The Warriors will play their first two games of the National Rugby League season at their home in Auckland next year, subject to COVID-19 transmission – Tasman travel restrictions are lifted.
Eleven of the Warriors’ home games will take place at Mt Smart Stadium in 2021, again subject to travel restrictions.
The club will start the season on 13. Start March with two home games against the Gold Coast Titans and the following week against Newcastle Knights.
The 12. The Warriors’ home game against Parramatta will be played at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane in the NRL Magic Round (Round 10). .
Cameron George, CEO of
Warriors, said the club remains optimistic that it will be back home in 2021.
The Warriors are expected to return home to Mt Smart Stadium in 2021 – if Covid19 allows.
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« We have always said our priority is to play at home in front of our families, members and fans in 2021, » he said.
« While the Covid-19 situation meant planning all possibilities, our ultimate wish is to be back on Mount Smart. We couldn’t think of anything better after playing away all season.
« We have no control over decisions regarding cross-border border policy, but to this day we are delighted that the NRL has officially assigned all of our home games to Mount Smart. «
The nine clubs that warriors face at home and abroad are Titans, Knights, Robbers, Sea Eagles, Dragons, Storm, Cowboys, West’s Tigers, and Sharks.
The three clubs that don’t travel to play the Warriors at home are South Sydney, the Sydney Roosters, and Brisbane.
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