List of New Zealand Warriors records

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The New Zealand Warriors (formerly Auckland Warriors) are a professional rugby league club in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australasia.

Based in Auckland the Warriors were admitted to the Australian Rugby League (ARL) competition in 1995, a predecessor of the current NRL competition. Below is a list of individual and team records set since the clubs introduction.

Individual Records[edit]

* indicates player still active.

Player of the Year[edit]

Year Player
2015 *Ben Matulino
2014 *Simon Mannering
2013 *Simon Mannering
2012 *Ben Matulino
2011 *Simon Mannering
2010 *Manu Vatuvei
2009 Michael Luck
2008 *Simon Mannering
2007 Steve Price
2005 Ruben Wiki
2004 Wairangi Koopu
2003 Francis Meli
2002 Ali Lauitiiti
2001 Jerry SeuSeu
2000 Robert Mears
1999 Jason Death
1998 Joe Vagana
1997 Stacey Jones
1996 Stephen Kearney
1995 Tea Ropati

1995–2010 Rd 25

Most Games[edit]

Games Player Career
261 Stacey Jones 1995–2005, 2009
232* Simon Mannering 2005–Present
210* Manu Vatuvei 2004–Present
195 Logan Swann 1997–2008
185 Lance Hohaia 2002–2011
170 Awen Guttenbiel 1996–2006
159 Wairangi Koopu 1999–2008

Most Tries[edit]

Tries Player Career
149* Manu Vatuvei 2004–Present
77 Stacey Jones 1995–2005, 2009
60 Francis Meli 1999–2005
57 Clinton Toopi 1999–2006
57 Lance Hohaia 2002–2011
54 Jerome Ropati 2003–2014

Most Tries in a Season[edit]

Tries Player Season
23 Francis Meli 2003 (including finals)
20* Manu Vatuvei 2010 (including finals)
19 Sean Hoppe 1995 (regular season record)[1]
18 Clinton Toopi 2002
17 Clinton Toopi 2003
17 Manu Vatuvei 2014
16 Manu Vatuvei 2008
16 Manu Vatuvei 2013

Most Points[edit]

Points Player Career
677* Shaun Johnson 2011–Present
674 Stacey Jones 1995–2005, 2009
584* Manu Vatuvei 2004–Present
547 James Maloney 2010–2012
439 Ivan Cleary 2000–2002
357 Lance Hohaia 2002–2011
291 Michael Witt 2007–2008
283 Gene Ngamu 1995–1999

Most Points in a Season[edit]

Points Player Season
224 Ivan Cleary 2002
184 James Maloney 2010
180 James Maloney 2011
177 Shaun Johnson 2013
169 Ivan Cleary 2001
163 Shaun Johnson 2014
160 Tony Martin 2006
153 Michael Witt 2007
153 James Maloney 2012
147 Stacey Jones 2005
138 Michael Witt 2008

Most Points in a Match[edit]

Points Player Details
28 Gene Ngamu 3 tries, 8 goals vs North Queensland, 1996 (Won 52–6)
28 Ivan Cleary 1 try, 12 goals vs Northern Eagles, 2002 (Won 68–10)
28 James Maloney 3 tries, 8 goals vs Brisbane Broncos, 2010 (Won 48–16)
26 Shaun Johnson 3 tries, 7 goals vs Canberra Raiders, 2013 (Won 50–16)
26 Shaun Johnson 2 tries, 9 goals vs Canberra Raiders, 2014 (Won 54–12)
22 Tony Martin 1 try, 9 goals vs South Sydney, 2006 (Won 46–14)
20 Ivan Cleary 1 try, 8 goals vs North Queensland, 2002 (Won 50–20)
20 Francis Meli 5 tries vs Canterbury Bulldogs, 2003 (Won 48–22)
20 Michael Witt 2 tries, 6 goals vs Penrith Panthers, 2007 (Won 54–14)
20 Shaun Johnson 2 tries, 6 goals vs Gold Coast Titans, 2015 (Won 36–14)

Top Try Scorers[edit]

Year Player Tries
1995 Sean Hoppe 19
1996 John Kirwan 10
1997 Sean Hoppe 11
1998 Jaydon Vilikoka 13
1999 Micaiah Meuil 15
2000 Nigel Vagana 12
2001 Henry Fa'afili 14
2002 Clinton Toopi 18
2003 Francis Meli 23
2004 Francis Meli 10
2005 Todd Byrne 15
2006 Brent Webb 11
2007 Jerome Ropati Grant Rovelli Manu Vatuvei 10
2008 Manu Vatuvei 16
2009 Manu Vatuvei 13
2010 Manu Vatuvei 18
2011 Manu Vatuvei 12
2012 Manu Vatuvei Shaun Johnson Konrad Hurrell 12
2013 Manu Vatuvei 16
2014 Manu Vatuvei 17
2015 Solomone Kata 12

Club Records[edit]

1995–2010 Rd 25

Highest home game attendance[edit]

Biggest Wins[edit]

Margin Score Opponent Venue Year
66 66–0 South Sydney Rabbitohs Sydney Football Stadium 2006
58 68–10 Northern Eagles Mt Smart Stadium 2002
48 48-0 Parramatta Eels Mt Smart Stadium 2014
46 52–6 North Queensland Cowboys Mt Smart Stadium 1996
44 60–16 Western Suburbs Campbelltown 1999
44 52-8 Penrith Panthers Mt Smart Stadium 2001

Biggest Losses[edit]

Margin Score Opponent Venue Year
56 6-62 Penrith Panthers Penrith Stadium 2013
54 0–54 St. George Illawarra Dragons WIN Stadium 2000
52 6–58 Sydney Roosters Sydney Football Stadium 2004
46 10–56 Melbourne Storm Olympic Park Stadium 2000
46 6–52 Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Brookvale Oval 2008
46 4–50 Wests Tigers Jade Stadium 2004

Kept Opposition To Nil[edit]

Score Opponent Venue Year
66–0 South Sydney Rabbitohs Telstra Stadium 2006
48-0 Parramatta Eels Mt Smart Stadium 2014
42–0 Gold Coast Titans Mt Smart Stadium 2014
42–0 Newcastle Knights Mt Smart Stadium 1999
30–0 Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks Mt Smart Stadium 2001
26–0 North Queensland Cowboys Mt Smart Stadium 2006
14–0 Wests Tigers Mt Smart Stadium 2009

Kept To Nil[edit]

Score Opponent Venue Year
0–54 St. George Illawarra Dragons WIN Stadium 2000
0–44 Sydney Roosters Sydney Football Stadium 2002
0–42 Melbourne Storm Melbourne Rectangular Stadium 2016
0–36 St George Illawarra Dragons Westpac Stadium 2015
0–30 Melbourne Storm Mt Smart Stadium 2009
0–24 North Queensland Cowboys Mt Smart Stadium 1999
0–24 Sydney Roosters Allianz Stadium 2015

Most Consecutive Wins[edit]

Wins First Round Last Round
8 Round 7, 2002 Round 14, 2002

Most Consecutive Losses[edit]

Losses First Round Last Round
8 Round 19, 2012 Round 26, 2012
8 Round 19, 2015 Round 26, 2015
7 Round 17, 2000 Round 23, 2000
7 Round 20, 2004 Round 1, 2004

Most Consecutive Home Wins[edit]

Wins First Round Last Round
7 Round 18, 2008 Round 1, 2009

Most Consecutive Away Wins[edit]

Wins First Round Last Round
5 Round 8, 2002 Round 16, 2002

Most Consecutive Home Losses[edit]

Losses First Round Last Round
6 Round 24, 1998 Round 9, 1999

Most Consecutive Away Losses[edit]

Losses First Round Last Round
7 Round 5, 2009 Round 17, 2009

Biggest Comeback[edit]

Recovered from a 20-point deficit.

  • Trailed Newcastle 20–0 after 39 minutes to win 30–26 at EnergyAustralia Stadium on 17 April 2005


Recovered from a 16-point deficit.

  • Trailed Canterbury 24-8 after 75 minutes to draw 24 all at Westpac Stadium on 7 April 2001

Worst Collapse[edit]

Surrendered a 26-point lead.

  • Led Penrith 32–6 after 59 minutes to draw 32–32 at CUA Stadium on 1 August 2009

Surrendered a 16-point lead (three times).

  • Led Newcastle 16–0 after 34 minutes to lose 36–26 at Mt Smart Stadium on 16 March 2003
  • Led Canterbury 16–0 after 21 minutes to lose 22–18 (in extra-time) at ANZ Stadium on 9 July 2006
  • Led Canberra 22-6 after 46 minutes to lose 42-22 Mt Smart Stadium on 2 September 2012

Golden Point Record[edit]

Played 9: Won 3, Lost 3, Drawn 3

All Time Premiership Record 1995-2015[edit]

Note: 17 of those 489 games were in the finals (8 wins) (9 losses)

Games Won Drawn Lost Win Percentage Points For Points Against Points Differential
514 238 7 269 46.98% 10868 11395 −527

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/nrl/news/article/-/7764960/vatuvei-closing-record
  2. ^ ONE Sport (2007-08-24). "Warriors sell-out crucial home game". tvnz.co.nz Sport. New Zealand. Archived from the original on 2011-06-13. Retrieved 2010-04-08.