League: Warriors ease to trial match win

Kevin Locke. File photo / Dean Purcell
Kevin Locke. File photo / Dean Purcell

The New Zealand Warriors scored three tries in each half to beat Queensland Cup side Burleigh 30-0 in their National Rugby League trial at Toll Stadium in Whangarei today.

Fullback Kevin Locke dotted down twice in the first half and Krisnan Inu added another as the Warriors took a 16-0 lead into the interval.

After the break they added tries to Auckland Vulcans fullback Johnny Aranga, the speedy Glen Fisiiahi and hooker Alehana Mara to complete the scoring.

Earlier the Junior Warriors beat Otahuhu 34-28 in their third trial match.

Warriors 30 (Kevin Locke 2, Krisnan Inu, Johnny Aranga, Glen Fisiiahi, Alehana Mara tries; James Maloney 2 cons; Krisnan Inu con) Burleigh Bears 0. Halftime: 16-0 Warriors.

- NZPA

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