Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Vodafone Warriors Fight to Stay in Top Eight

For Immediate Release

Vodafone Warriors Fight to Stay in Top Eight

Auckland, New Zealand, April 17, 2001 – The Vodafone Warriors will head across the Tasman for the first time in several weeks to take on the Sharks in Sydney this Saturday.

With just one point separating the two sides (the Sharks are in sixth place, while the Vodafone Warriors have climbed to seventh) both teams will be working to maintain their ‘top eight’ spot on the NRL points table.

The Vodafone Warriors’ confidence are riding high after a 52-8 win against Penrith on Monday and a draw with the much-fancied Bulldogs. Coach Daniel Anderson is looking forward to his team posting the season’s first consecutive win at Toyota Park.

“We’ve come through the Penrith game relatively unscathed in terms of injuries. Mentally the guys are looking strong as well. We are more than happy with Monday’s win, but we need to keep this in perspective. There is another game each week, and each week we need to be in top form,” says Anderson.

“The game against the Sharks will be tough but we can’t expect to score more than 50 points against a side as consistent as them. But we’ll be competitive - this team is proving it has the depth of talent to go the distance and deliver good football throughout the full 80 minutes. The guys have got the desire to succeed and that’s half the battle won already.”

The Vodafone Warrior’s line up for Saturday’s game is as follows:

1. Justin Murphy
2. Henry Faafili
3. Clinton Toopi
4. Ivan Cleary
5. Francis Meli
6. Nathan Wood
7. Stacey Jones (C)
8. Jerry Seu Seu
9. Jason Death
10. Justin Morgan
11. Logan Swann
12. Awen Guttenbeil
13. Kevin Campion
14. Monty Betham
15. Richard Villasanti
16. Ali Lauitiiti
17. Richie Blackmore

The Vodafone Warriors will take on the Cronulla Sharks in Round 10 of the NRL competition at Toyota Park, Sydney, 7.30pm local time.

ENDS


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Scoop Review Of Books: Salt River Songs by Sam Hunt

Colin Hogg, a longtime comrade of Sam, writes in his Introduction that, ‘There is a lot of death in this collection of new poems by my friend Sam Hunt. It’s easier to count the poems here that don’t deal with the great destroyer than it is to point to the ones that do.’ More>>

Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi: "fa’afetai Tusiata, fa’afetai, / you’ve swerved & served us a masterclass corpus / through graft / of tears & fears..." More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>

ALSO:

New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news