The Warriors have hinted at the prospect of another competitive NRL campaign after beating the Wests Tigers in an uneventful trial match in Whangarei.
Head coach Stephen Kearney is being backed to the hilt by the New Zealand Warriors, extending his deal until the end of 2022.
It has been a decade since the Warriors experienced the most tragic event in the NRL club's 25-year history
The Warriors would prefer to mould one of their own juniors into a replacement for Shaun Johnson rather than chasing a big-name recruit.
Shaun Johnson's public comments about his relationship with Stephen Kearney have come as a surprise to the Warriors coach.
Shaun Johnson's switch to Cronulla has handed Warriors management a chance to dissect the state of their roster.
Shaun Johnson has been accused of leaving the New Zealand club in the lurch after the mercurial halfback signed a three-year deal with the Sharks.
Just as the coaching carousel grinds to a halt, the halves merry-go-round begins.
Warriors halfback Shaun Johnson has requested an early release from his NRL contract after talks broke down with club management.
The Warriors captain was helped from the field during his side's finals exit, just a fortnight before he's expected to win the Dally M medal.
He hasn't received any of the plaudits, but Brian Smith has played a key role in helping the Warriors return to finals football.
The Warriors, who have recently beaten all the teams they may meet in the finals, like their chances in the NRL playoffs.
The Warriors got the gritty pre-finals win they wanted with a 20-16 win over Canberra in a milestone night for 300-gamer Simon Mannering.
A hat-trick to David Fusitu'a and masterful display from Shaun Johnson laid the foundations of a memorable 36-16 win for the Kiwi club.
Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has side-stepped the notion he's in contention for the Dally M medal but his Warriors teammates are fizzing at the prospect.
The Warriors possess a match-winning back three which is unrivalled in the NRL in the eyes of Mitchell Pearce.
Seven years of waiting for NRL finals action is almost over for the Warriors after they shunted aside Newcastle 20-4 in Auckland.
The Warriors kept alive their hopes of a top-four berth in the NRL play-offs with a 20-4 win on Friday that extended Newcastle's miserable run at Mt Smart Stadium.
The Warriors skipper reminded everyone why he is so lethal and the one reason to fear the New Zealand team come the finals.
Adam Blair concedes he's playing too close to the edge and has vowed to shed a dirty player tag by toning down his tackle technique.