5 Things You Need to Know

The New Zealand Warriors may have been playing in the NRL for 12 years longer than the AQUIS Gold Coast Titans, however their win, loss ratio:

NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS have played 514 matches since joining the NRL in 1995 with a winning ratio of 46.98%

GOLD COAST TITANS admitted to the premiership in 2007 have contested 249 matches winning ratio of 44.09%

Heading into this weekend clash, both teams start with 1 win from their opening 4 encounters of the 2017 campaign.

TRANS-TASMAN RIVALRY

The AQUIS Gold Coast Titans and New Zealand Warriors have contested NRL matches on 20 occasions over Ten years with the Warriors claiming the Premiership points 13 times.

WINNING STREAKS:

TITANS:

After losing their opening two encounters against the Warriors, the AQUIS Gold Coast Titans went on a 6-game winning streak against their Trans-Tasman rivals including a quarter final encounter contested in front of a near capacity crowd on the Gold Coast.

·         Rnd 7,   2008  Titans 36 v Warriors 24

·         Rnd 16, 2009  Titans 28 v Warriors 12

·         Rnd 22, 2009  Titans 30 v Warriors 10

·         Rnd 1,   2010 Titans  24 v Warriors 18

·         Rnd 21, 2010  Titans 28 v Warriors 20

·         QF           2010 Titans  28 v Warriors 16

WARRIORS:

·         Rnd 9,   2011 Warriors 34 v Titans 14

·         Rnd 18, 2011 Warriors 22 v Titans 6

·         Rnd 4,    2012 Warriors 26 v Titans 6

·         Rnd 18,  2012 Warriors 32 v Titans 14

·         Rnd 8,    2013 Warriors 25 v Titans 24

·         Rnd 24,  2013 Warriors 24 v Titans 22

·         Rnd 11, 2014 Warriors  24 v Titans 11

·         Rnd 25, 2014 Warriors 42 v Titans   0 

PLAYERS TO HAVE WORN BOTH JERSEYS:

After spending 6 seasons at the on the Gold Coast Titans, Nathan Friend spent three seasons in New Zealand with the Warriors playing 86 games before returning to finish his impressive NRL career on the Gold Coast as Co-Captain of the Titans as they surged into the 2016 finals.

A Gold Coast Titans NYC graduate, Bodene Thompson made 49 first grade appearances for the Titans over 4 seasons. Currently playing across the ditch, Bodene is a mainstay of the Warriors forward pack.

Konrad Hurrell arrived on the Gold Coast in 2016 after spending five years in the Warriors system, the former Tongan representative playing 71 matches before making a mid-season transfer to the Gold Coast where he has become an instant star on and off the field.

NEXT CLASH:

The New Zealand Warriors return to CBUS Super Stadium to play the AQUIS Gold Coast Titans on Saturday the 10th of June.

It’s a family friendly 3:00pm kick off with a big crowd anticipated.

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