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Granville late third lets Cowboys rope in runaway Warriors

Three times a winner: Jake Granville.

It was Johnathan Thurston's night, but Jake Granville stole the show.

Tigers battered by milestone Manu

Man of the moment: Warrior Manu Vatuvei on the charge.

Sarah Harvey   The Warriors celebrated 200 games for Manu "The Beast" Vatuvei in the best possible style, beating Wests Tigers in a hard-fought match at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday.

Tuivasa-Sheck contract a warning for the future

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Phil Gould   So what's a good rugby league player worth these days? What's a great player worth?

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Minichiello will stand by Warriors recruit

"He's always happy to check stuff out for me and see how I'm going and where I can improve": Roosters fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck on Anthony Minichiello.

Daniel Lane   Anthony Minichiello, the 302-game Sydney Roosters legend, said his role as the club's mentor for Roger Tuivasa-Sheck would not change despite the mid-week announcement he has signed-on for the New Zealand Warriors next year.

Warriors profit from Tomkins' departure

Heading home: The Warriors have released English fullback Sam Tomkins.

Brad Walter   The Warriors are set to receive a re-imbursement of up to $400,000 on their world record $1.2 million transfer fee for Sam Tomkins and still have money another marquee signing to join Roger Tuivasa-Sheck at the club.

Pining Tomkins led to Tuivasa-Sheck deal

Heading home to England: Sam Tomkins.

Robert Lowe   The Warriors admit they wouldn't have pulled off their Roger Tuivasa-Sheck signing coup if Sam Tomkins wasn't such a "home bird".

Slater hurting after win over Warriors

Shaun Johnson of the Warriors is tripped by Billy Slater of the Storm.

Roy Ward   Billy Slater will face a battle to be fit for the Storm's clash against Canberra Raiders this Sunday.

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Storm winger Koroibete stars in win over Warriors

Storm winger Marika Koroibete makes a break during the game against the Warriors.

Roy Ward   Melbourne Storm took on the New Zealand Warriors on Easter Monday with the Storm winning 30-14.

Mannering excels in Ultimate League

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Chris Boulous   For several years Warriors captain Simon Mannering has been one of the hottest properties in fantasy football.

Hoffman faces Storm in 250th NRL match

New beginning: Warriors forward Ryan Hoffman is brought down in the third round against Parramatta.

Robert Lowe   Ryan Hoffman can see the irony. After 11 seasons and 245 appearances for Melbourne, the new Warriors back-rower will bring up game 250 against the Storm at AAMI Park on Monday night.

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Broncos withstand late Warriors fightback

Looking to pass: Brisbane five-eighth Anthony Milford looks to pass against the New Zealand Warriors.

David Long   The Brisbane Broncos spoilt the party two decades ago and they've done it again, holding off a big Warriors' fightback for a 24-16 NRL victory in Auckland.

Arthur backs calls to send Peats back on

Three from three: Ryan Hoffman scored his third try for the Warriors in as many games this season.

David Long   Eels coach Brad Arthur said he followed his team’s medical advice in putting hooker Nathan Peats back onto the field after passing a concussion test.

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Rapira leaving Warriors for Super League

Moving on: Warriors forward Sam Rapira.

Robert Lowe   Long-serving Warriors prop Sam Rapira is to quit the NRL and the end of the season.

Warriors outlast Raiders to secure first win of season

Warriors fullback Sam Tomkins skips past Edrick Lee during a commanding display for the New Zealanders.

Jon Tuxworth   New Zealand Warriors fullback Sam Tomkins showed how crucial he is to his team's title hopes with a key performance in his comeback from injury in a 18-6 road win over Canberra Raiders on Sunday night. 

Canberra Raiders under-20s slump to first loss of year against Warriors

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Jon Tuxworth   The Canberra Raiders under-20s suffered their first loss of the season, outmuscled by defending champions New Zealand Warriors 44-24 at Canberra Stadium on Sunday night. 

Home loss but plenty of positives for spirited Raiders

SPORT: Canberra Raiders v New Zealand Warriors at GIO Stadium in Canberra. Shannon Boyd of the Canberra Raiders in action. 15th March 2015. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Jon Tuxworth   A loss but plenty of positives for Raiders

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Cornish ready to prove worth against Johnson

Mitch Cornish of the Raiders in action in their round one win at Cronulla.

Jon Tuxworth   On paper it is a lopsided mismatch: the reigning Golden Boot winner against a rookie halfback keen to cement his first grade spot. 

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Canberra Raiders youngster Jeremy Hawkins to face 'The Beast' as replacement for injured Jordan Rapana

Jeremy Hawkins has replaced the injured Jordan Rapana in the Canberra Raiders team to play New Zealand on Sunday.

Jon Tuxworth   Canberra Raiders rookie is bracing for a baptism of fire against Manu Vatuvei 

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We won't be blown away again: Raiders

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Jon Tuxworth   Canberra Raiders skipper Jarrod Croker insists the team carries no mental baggage from three consecutive hidings by the New Zealand Warriors, adamant the new-look squad has the "mongrel" to avoid another 50-point thrashing on Sunday night.  

Warriors halfback Shaun Johnson ready to silence critics

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 10: Shaun Johnson of the Warriors makes a break during the round nine NRL match between the New Zealand Warriors and the Canberra Raiders at Eden Park on May 10, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

David Long   Warriors playmaker Shaun Johnson says it's come as no surprise that people have turned on him after a poor performance against the Newcastle Knights last weekend.