NRL News Rd 10 Stats Breakdown: Warriors v Roosters

Former Roosters player Craig Fitzgibbon

It was a Mason Lino-led New Zealand Warriors side that beat the Sydney Roosters last time they met. 

With the young half likely to play again, the Warriors have all hands on deck bar Shaun Johnson. Can they make it two for the season over the Roosters?

New Zealand Warriors v Sydney Roosters Stats Breakdown

The New Zealand Warriors and Sydney Roosters have played each other 40 times; the Roosters have won 22 games, the Warriors 16 games and there have been two draws.

The Warriors need eight more points to reach 750 total points against the Roosters.

The Roosters need just 17 points to score 900 total points against the Warriors.

The Warriors have won the last four games between the two sides including their clash earlier this season.

The first ever game between the two sides was a narrow 26-22 win to the Warriors in round 8, 1995.

Biggest Wins

The Sydney Roosters biggest win over the New Zealand Warriors was a 58-6 decimation in round 12, 2004.

Players sin-binned/sent-off in this clash

  1. Andrew Walker (SYD) & Tony Tuimavave (WAR) (both sin-binned) & Brad Fittler (SYD) and Ali Lauiti’iti (WAR) (both sent-off) in round 1, 1999.
  2. Ruben Wiki (WAR) (sin-binned) in round 25, 2006.
  3. Simon Mannering (WAR) (sin-binned) in round 21, 2007.

Players to have scored three or more tries in one game in this clash

  1. Jerome Ropati (WAR) scored four tries in round 25, 2006.
  2. Justin Hodges (SYD) scored three tries in round 12, 2004.
  3. Joel Monaghan (SYD) scored three tries in round 21, 2007.
  4. Kevin Locke (WAR) scored three tries in round 16, 2010.

Players to have played for both sides in this clash

  1. Dean Bell (SYD: 1985-1986, 1988 & WAR: 1995)
  2. Terry Hermansson (SYD: 1995-1997 & WAR: 1999-2000)
  3. Ivan Cleary (SYD: 1996-1999 & WAR: 2000-2002)
  4. John Simon (SYD: 1996 & WAR: 1999-2000)
  5. Nathan Wood (SYD: 1995-2000 & WAR: 2001)
  6. Quentin Pongia (WAR: 1998 & SYD: 1999-2001)
  7. Robert Mears (SYD: 1995-1996 & WAR: 1999-2000)
  8. Todd Byrne (SYD: 2001-2004 & WAR: 2005-2007)
  9. Vince Mellars (WAR: 2003-2004 & SYD: 2006)
  10. Ian Henderson (SYD: 2003-2004, 2016 & WAR: 2008-2009)
  11. James Maloney (WAR: 2010-2012 & SYD: 2013-2015)
  12. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (SYD: 2012-2015 & WAR: 2016-2018)
  13. Sio Siua Taukeiaho (WAR: 2013 & SYD: 2015-2018)

Head coaching records

Stephen Kearney (WAR) – 2/2 at 100%.
Ivan Cleary (WAR) – 7/10 at 70% (1 draw)
Daniel Anderson (WAR) – 4/7 at 57.1%.
Ricky Stuart (SYD) – 5/10 at 50%.
Phil Gould (SYD) – 3/6 at 50%.
John Monie (WAR) – 1/2 at 50%.
Mark Graham (WAR) – 1/2 at 50%.
Matthew Elliott (WAR) – 1/2 at 50%.
Graham Murray (SYD) – 1/2 at 50%.
Trent Robinson (SYD) – 4/9 at 44.4%.
Andrew McFadden (WAR) – 2/5 at 40%.
Brian Smith (SYD) – 2/5 at 40%.
Tony Kemp (WAR) – 1/3 at 33.3%
Brad Fittler (SYD) – 1/5 at 20% (1 draw)
Frank Endacott (WAR) – 0/2 at 0%.
Brian McClennan (WAR) – 0/2 at 0%.

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

  1. Craig Fitzgibbon (SYD) – 4 tries & 47 goals (110 pts)
  2. James Maloney (WAR/SYD) – 2 tries, 27 goals & 1 field goal (71 pts)
  3. Stacey Jones (WAR) – 6 tries, 13 goals & 3 field goals (52 pts)
  4. Shaun Johnson (WAR) – 6 tries, 13 goals & 2 field goals (52 pts)
  5. Ivan Cleary (SYD/WAR) – 22 goals (44 pts)
  6. Braith Anasta (SYD) – 2 tries, 17 goals & 2 field goals (44 pts)
  7. Shaun Kenny-Dowall (SYD) – 11 tries (44 pts)
  8. Manu Vatuvei (WAR) – 10 tries (40 pts)
  9. Lance Hohaia (WAR) – 5 tries & 8 goals (36 pts)
  10. Matthew Ridge (WAR) – 2 tries & 12 goals (32 pts)
  11. Jerome Ropati (WAR) – 8 tries (32 pts)
  12. Anthony Minichiello (SYD) – 8 tries (32 pts)
  13. Chris Walker (SYD) – 2 tries & 10 goals (28 pts)
  14. Brad Fittler (SYD) – 7 tries (28 pts)
  15. Craig Wing (SYD) – 7 tries (28 pts)

Disclaimer: As always, the above players are simply the most prolific scorers in the history of this clash. 

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