The Manly Sea Eagles upset hometown side the New Zealand Warriors 15-11 to open their account in game 4 of the Downer NRL Auckland Nines.
Ali Lauitiiti has sent out an ominous message to any player who comes across his former Kiwis teammate Ruben Wiki on the Eden Park turf.
He will spend the bulk of the 2017 NRL season on the wing but Tui Lolohea has no idea what his role for the Warriors will be at the Auckland Nines.
Veteran second-rower Ryan Hoffman said losing the captaincy of the Warriors came as a surprise to him and admitted to feeling "very disappointed".
For three young New Zealand Warriors props an already special week in the lead-up to the 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines has been made that much better.
Warriors legend Ali Lauiti'iti believes that new captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has the qualities needed to lead the club into a new era of success.
On the eve of the 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines, a full wrap of the important NRL Fantasy news from the past week that could impact your Fantasy selections.
New Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck will lead the NRL side through professionalism, quality and energy, rather than words.
The Warriors have signed Kiwi international Tohu Harris to a four-year deal from 2018, while making fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck their new captain.
The dominant Warriors, the start of the captain's call and a couple of try-scoring heroes feature in this week's edition of the best moments from the NYC.