Rugby League

New Zealand Warriors

Troubled Foran's comeback 'not risky'

On the mend: Kieran Foran is expected to make his Warriors debut in round three.

Warriors CEO Jim Doyle is adamant the NRL isn't taking a risk by greenlighting Kieran Foran's return into what will be one of the best rugby league spines ever assembled.

Foran still working on issues, says Warriors chief

New start: Kieran Foran.

New Zealand Warriors chief executive Jim Doyle says new signing Kieran Foran has already told him he 'deplores' the idea of match fixing as the pair begin to tackle all the issues required to get the fallen star back on the field.

Stephen Kearney named Warriors head coach

New challenge: Stephen Kearney with New Zealand skipper Jesse Bromwich in May.

Stephen Kearney has been confirmed as the new head coach of New Zealand's NRL franchise, with his predecessor Andrew McFadden stepping down to an assistant's role alongside increased input from Warriors legend Stacey Jones.