10 Mar 2019

Stephen Kearney: 25th season for the Warriors

From Sunday Morning, 7:18 am on 10 March 2019
Stephen Kearney

Stephen Kearney Photo: Photosport

It's been a baptism of fire for Warriors coach Stephen Kearney in his first two seasons at the club he represented as a member of the inaugural playing roster in 1995, having led the Auckland-based side to only 22 wins in his first 49 games at the helm, but the man they call 'Mooks' is confident 2019 will be a year to remember for the club. Kearney speaks to Jim about his expectations for 2019 -- the 25th anniversary season for the Warriors -- the loss of club legends Simon Mannering and Shaun Johnson, and what drove him to recently sign a three-year contract extension