Warriors Lament a Season Ending Loss (excerpt)

NRL Rd 25 - Warriors v Tigers
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 28: Ryan Hoffman of the Warriors reacts during the press conference after the round 25 NRL match between the New Zealand Warriors and the Wests Tigers at Mount Smart Stadium on August 28, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images)

The following is an excerpt from an original article written by Jovilisi Waqa.

The National Rugby League (NRL) round robin competition is nearing it’s end. After 26 solid weeks, the Minor Premiership title is at stake. For some, the challenge of the ‘finals series’ awaits. For others, it is another case of de ja vu–the Warriors lament a season ending loss.

Post-match, the team made a for a sorry site last sunday afternoon. Losing 24-36, it was certainly not the sides finest moment. In their 22 year history they have only made the finals 36% of the time. This season was the fifth since the last qualified for the semifinals, so the expectations in February and March were well and truly dashed……read more here.

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