NRL: Warriors unveil new jerseys for 2017 season

Warriors players Solomone Kata and Issac Luke model the club's new 2017 home and away jerseys. Photo / Warriorsstore.co.nz .
Warriors players Solomone Kata and Issac Luke model the club's new 2017 home and away jerseys. Photo / Warriorsstore.co.nz .

The Warriors have today unveiled their home and away kits for next year's NRL season.

The new jersey designs feature a stylised traditional rugby league V (or chevron) and a distinctive koru pattern running down the sides.

The Warriors 2017 home jersey. Photo / warriorsstore.co.nz .
The Warriors 2017 home jersey. Photo / warriorsstore.co.nz .

The home jersey is predominantly dark in colour with touches of red and silver, while the away version is a lighter grey on both the chest and back.

And here's the 2017 away jersey. Photo / warriorsstore.co.nz .
And here's the 2017 away jersey. Photo / warriorsstore.co.nz .

A statement from the club explains the designs cultural significance, saying: "In Maori culture, a new unfurling silver fern frond symbolises new life, growth, strength and peace, with the koru also representing nurturing, care and protection."

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