NRL Rd 8: New Zealand Warriors v Brisbane Broncos Stats Breakdown

Former New Zealand Warriors halfback Shaun Johnson

New Zealand Warriors v Brisbane Broncos Breakdown

The New Zealand Warriors and Brisbane Broncos have played each other on 44 occasions; the Warriors have won 18 games, the Broncos have won 25 games and there has been one draw.

The Brisbane Broncos won eleven of the opening twelve games between the two sides.

The New Zealand Warriors have won three of four games they have played in at Central Coast Stadium, with their only loss at the venue coming in 2013 against Manly.

The first game between the two sides was a 25-22 win for the Broncos in round 1, 1995.

Biggest Wins

The New Zealand Warriors biggest ever win over the Brisbane Broncos was a 54-18 hiding in round 12, 2013.

The Brisbane Broncos biggest ever win over the New Zealand Warriors was a 44-6 rout in round 22, 1995.

Former Brisbane Broncos goal-kicking winger Michael De Vere

Leading Try Scorer

Michael De Vere (BRI) – 9
Shaun Berrigan (BRI/WAR) – 8
Manu Vatuvei (WAR) – 7
Francis Meli (WAR) – 6
Darren Lockyer (BRI) – 6

Leading Point Scorer

Shaun Johnson (WAR) – 5 tries, & 36 goals & 1 field goal (93 pts)
Michael De Vere (BRI) – 9 tries & 21 goals (78 pts)
Corey Parker (BRI) – 1 try & 37 goals (78 pts)
Darren Lockyer (BRI) – 6 tries, 15 goals & 1 field goal (59 pts)
James Maloney (WAR) – 3 tries & 42 goals (56 pts)

Players to have played for both sides in this clash

  1. Kevin Campion – 1998-2000 (BRI) & 2001-2002 (WAR)
  2. Shaun Berrigan – 1999-2007 (BRI) & 2011 (WAR)
  3. Motu Tony – 2001-2003 (WAR) & 2004 (BRI)
  4. Brent Tate – 2001-2007 (BRI) & 2008-2010 (WAR)
  5. PJ Marsh – 2002-2003 (WAR) &2008-2009 (BRI)
  6. Brett Seymour – 2002-2006 (BRI) & 2010-2011 (WAR)
  7. Joel Moon – 2006-2008 (BRI) & 2009-2011 (WAR)
  8. Denan Kemp – 2007-2008 & 2010 (BRI) & 2009 (WAR)
  9. Gerard Beale – 2009-2012 (BRI) & 2018-2020 (WAR)
  10. Todd Lowrie – 2013 (WAR) & BRI (2014)
  11. Nathan Friend – 2002 (BRI) & 2012-2015 (WAR)
  12. Kodi Nikorima – 2015-2019 (BRI) & 2019-2020 (WAR)
  13. Adam Blair – 2015-2017 (BRI) & 2018-2020 (WAR)
  14. James Gavet – 2015 (BRI) & 2016-2018 (WAR)

Players to have sin-binned/sent-off in this clash

  1. Phil Blake (WAR) sin-binned in round 1, 1995.
  2. Mark Horo (WAR) sin-binned in round 22, 1996.
  3. Monty Betham & Wairangi Koopu (both WAR) & Casey McGuire & Carl Webb (both BRI) all sin-binned in round 24, 2003.
  4. Brent Webb (WAR) sin-binned in round 2, 2005.

Players to have scored three tries or more in one game

  1. Steve Renouf (BRI) scored four tries in round 22, 1995.
  2. James Maloney (WAR) scored three tries in round 3, 2010.

Head coaching records

Matthew Elliott (WAR) – 2/2 (100%)
Daniel Anderson (WAR) – 5/7 (71.4%)
Wayne Bennett (BRI) – 18/30 (60%)
Anthony Griffin (BRI) – 4/8 (50%)
Anthony Seibold (BRI) – 1/2 (50%) (1 draw)
Brian McClennan (WAR) – 1/2 (50%)
Ivan Cleary (WAR) – 4/10 (40%)
Stephen Kearney (WAR) – 2/5 (40%) (1 draw)
Tony Kemp (WAR) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Ivan Henjak (BRI) – 1/4 (25%)
Andrew McFadden (WAR) – 1/5 (20%)
Frank Endacott (WAR) – 0/2 (0%)
Mark Graham (WAR) – 0/3 (0%)
John Monie (WAR) – 0/5 (0%)

 

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