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Warriors bounce back to beat Broncos

Hard man to stop: Thomas Leuluai.

A Shaun Johnson-inspired Warriors have bounced back from a limp last-up NRL performance in emphatic fashion by downing Brisbane 36-18 in Auckland.

Raiders end NZ hoodoo

Joseph Leilua of the Raiders celebrates his try with teammates.

A change of scenery did the trick for the Raiders as they ended a woeful run of outs abroad.

Tapine once almost a Warrior

Canberra Raider and former Junior Kiwi Joseph Tapine is looking forward to playing in front of family on Saturday.

Canberra Raiders youngster Joseph Tapine has revealed he turned down a contract offer from New Zealand Warriors to ply his trade in Australia.

Family first for Soliola

Sia Soliola with his wife Gemmah after he won last year's Mal Meninga medal.

Sia Soliola's injury return looks set to be delayed with the Canberra Raiders forward to put family first.