Weekend Update

Weekend Update

The first Warrior of the Month is revealed, a club legend hangs up his international boots and a narrow defeat for one of the club's new signings - catch up with what's been going on in our Weekend Update.

Harley claims Warrior of the Month

The first McCrea Financial Services Warrior of the Month award was handed out last week, as the club’s most experienced player Rob Harley claimed the award for September 2019.

The flanker was selected by the club’s S&C staff, in a month dominated by pre-season before the club’s opening Guinness PRO14 match of the new campaign.

By my reckoning that’s the 7th time the ginger ninja has been the Warrior of the month. https://t.co/9jsHMzChRK
— Kevin Millar (@topofthemoonGW) October 17, 2019

DTH calls time on Canada career

Unquestionably one of his country’s greatest ever players, DTH van Der Merwe announced his retirement from international rugby at the end of last week following an illustrious career for Canada.

He finishes as the all-time leading try-scorer for the men in red after finishing with 38 tries in 61 appearances, whilst also running out at four Rugby World Cups.

Otago lose out in Mitre 10 Cup semi-final

There was disappointment for new signing Aki Seiuli over the weekend, as he bade farewell to his Otago team-mates after their 44-39 Mitre 10 semi-final loss to Hawke’s Bay.

A thrilling match required extra time to separate the two sides, with the Magpies eventually edging the contest to end the hopes of the men in blue.

Back to business

The Warriors return from their week off this Saturday, as they travel to Newport to face the Dragons at Rodney Parade…

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