The Warriors, with two tries to big young winger Ken Maumalo, have defeated Penrith in an NRL trial in Rotorua.
Rookie Warrior Tuimoala Lolohea is eyeing Saturday's final trial hit out against the Panthers as his chance to secure an NRL spot for the season opener.
Warriors coach Andrew McFadden has promised Matthew Allwood a final chance to push for inclusion in the team for Round 1.
The Titans may have paid a heavy price in their trial win over the Warriors with lock forward Ben Ridge leaving the field with a suspected pectoral injury.
The Warriors have received a boost ahead of the 2015 NRL season with prop Ben Matulino re-signing until the end of 2017.
The Sharks have held on for a heart-stopping win against home crowd favourites the Warriors, setting up a semi-final clash with the Roosters.
The Warriors have kept their tournament alive with a powerful 22-8 win over group leaders Wests Tigers on the back of more Shaun Johnson brilliance.
A stunning late Canberra comeback, including two tries inside the final minute, have stunned the Warriors with a 23-19 win.
The Warriors sent a packed Auckland crowd into raptures with an attacking 17-10 win over an impressive Titans outfit on day one of the Auckland Nines.
New Zealand Warriors coach Andrew McFadden believes Kiwi playmaker Shaun Johnson will fill the void left by NRL's departed stars in 2015.