15 Mar 2009

Warriors win opening game

10:24 am on 15 March 2009

The New Zealand Warriors have beaten the Parramatta Eels 26-18 in their first National Rugby League match of the season.

The win helped Warriors captain Steve Price celebrate his 300th NRL game and was a record seventh straight home victory.

The Warriors scored four tries to the Eels' three, with Lance Hohaia scoring two of the home team's tries.