Former New Zealand Warriors coach Matthew Elliott suspected players were abusing prescription painkillers during his time with the club.
Did the decision to switch Josh Dugan to the centres backfire? That was the question many Dragons fans were asking following the 26-10 loss to the Warriors on Sunday.
Against all the odds the Warriors pulled off a 26-10 win over the Dragons on Sunday to end a cataclysmic week for the club.
New Zealand internationals Manu Vatuvei, Ben Matulino, Bodene Thompson and Konrad Hurrell are among six Warriors players dumped by coach Andrew McFadden after going out until 3am following the team's return from their ANZAC Day thrashing.
Warriors hooker Issac Luke has produced a brutally honest evaluation of his NRL form, admitting he would drop himself from New Zealand Test side if he was the coach.
Melbourne Storm threw their attacking woes out the window with an eight-try demolition of the New Zealand Warriors.
Melbourne Storm chief executive Dave Donaghy wants to lock back down a place for his club's Anzac clash with New Zealand Warriors on the city's sporting calendar.
NRL superstar Shaun Johnson didn't realise how many requests he would get when he offered his services to be a waterboy on his day off.
New Zealand Warriors fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has been ruled out for the rest of the NRL season with a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
Just when all hope appears lost, the New Zealand Warriors turn around and do something special.
All that was missing was a megaphone or a town crier's bell. But that's not really Des Hasler's style.
The Eagles set the platform with a dominant start, monopolising possession as they built a 12-0 lead.
Warriors coach Andrew McFadden has warned chasers being taken out will become "open slather" unless the sin bin is used for professional fouls.
Nikorima, having already marked up against Johnathan Thurston in a four-game career that is yet to register a victory, is facing another great challenge at Gosford on Sunday.
Canterbury forward Shaun Lane is poised to join the Warriors immediately in a player swap for Raymond Faitala-Mariner.
The Warriors-Roosters clash at Central Coast Stadium marks the first time Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, now with New Zealand, will play against the club where he made his name.
The dark clouds parted at Mt Smart Stadium on Monday with the Warriors finally winning a game. The side that hadn't recorded a victory since last July comfortably beat the Knights 40-18.
Warriors coach Andrew McFadden believed his team played worse in its 40-18 win over the Knights on Monday, than it did in the defeats to the Broncos and Storm in previous weeks.
Melbourne have extended their unbeaten start to the NRL season, with a late Marika Koroibete try sealing a 21-14 victory over the Warriors in Auckland.
The former Roosters star is convinced he has made the right move but has spent too much time trying to fine-tune his attack with his new teammates across the Tasman.