Warriors vs Dragons

30 May 20 0 Comments

Written by Christopher Tearse

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Saturday, May 30, 3:00 pm (AEST), Central Coast Stadium New Zealand Warriors take on St George Illawarra Dragons NRL Match Preview

The New Zealand Warriors have been facing challenges as of late in almost every aspect, beginning the season with two losses to the Canberra Raiders and the Newcastle Knights scoring a total of 6 points from both games and leaking a total of 40, St.George Illawarra Dragons had the same start this season, losing both matches earlier in the year to the Penrith Panthers and the Wests Tigers scoring a total of 42 points but leaking a total of 56, both teams face a bit of pressure to get a win for the new season, strap in this should be full of hard running and hard-hitting!

Team Changes

The New Zealand Warriors


Chanel Harris-Tavita has been dropped to the reserves.


To be announced if any changes.

New Zealand Warriors 2020 squad list excluding above changes below;

1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 2. Patrick Herbert 3. Peta Hiku 4. Gerard Beale 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Kodi Nikorima 7. Blake Green 8. Lachlan Burr 9. Wayde Egan 10. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 11. Isaiah Papali’i 12. Tohu Harris 13. Adam Blair Reserves: 14. Karl Lawton 15. King Vuniyayawa 16. Agnatius Paasi 17. Eliesa Katoa 18. Chanel Harris-Tavita 20. Josh Curran 21. Adam Pompey 22. Jack Murchie

Coach: Stephen Kearney

The St George Illawarra Dragons


To be announced if any changes.


Trent Merrin has been named in jersey 18 but he could still retain his interchange position, depending on whether coach Paul McGregor deems it necessary to keep outside back Euan Aitken on the bench.

St George Illawarra Dragons 2020 squad list excluding above changes below;

1. Matthew Dufty 2. Jordan Pereira 3. Brayden Wiliame 4. Zac Lomax 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Corey Norman 7. Ben Hunt 8. Korbin Sims 9. Cameron McInnes 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Tariq Sims 13. James Graham Reserves: 14. Josh Kerr 15. Blake Lawrie 16. Tyrell Fuimaono 17. Euan Aitken 18. Trent Merrin 19. Adam Clune 20. Jacob Host 21. Jackson Ford

Coach: Paul McGregor

Last time they met

The last time these two teams met the Warriors beat the Dragons 26-18,  previously, the New Zealand Warriors at home, have played the St George Illawarra Dragons on 10 occasions and have won just 3 games out of the last 10, the home ground advantage leans towards the St George Illawarra Dragons with the away team having a win rate of 70% against the New Zealand Warriors at home.

New Zealand Warriors vs St George Illawarra Dragons
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The ERL Prediction

St George Illawarra Dragons for the win.

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