Venus and Daniell competed at the 2016 Games, which they nominate as a career highlight.
After a promising start to the season, his side is losing its chance to make the playoffs.
Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has backed Reece Walsh to perform in State of Origin.
It represents the first foray into league for Spark Sport and could be a significant one.
The 18-year-old backs himself at State of Origin level, but admits he's got much to learn.
Coming into the second half of the season the Warriors looked close to full strength.
He says he's "at ease" with the decision now, but the emotion of the process was evident.
The Warriors have learnt some tough lessons against the top teams in 2021.
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Fonua-Blake is confident he can make an impact, despite coming off a 10-week injury.
Given the occasion and the pent-up demand, the club is confident of a bumper turnout.
Signed on potential and promise, Aaron Pene has landed himself a two-year contract.
Michael Burgess: The next four games will determine if this truly is the Warriors' year.
The history books won't reflect it, but this Phoenix incarnation is one of the best.
When dreams die, they die hard for the Wellington Phoenix.
Clayton Lewis has rebounded impressively after a couple of lost seasons in England.
The frustrating defeat in Townsville on Friday night leaves more questions than answers.
This could have been one of the Warriors' most significant wins of the season.
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Brown understands the excitement around Walsh, especially after his display last Friday.
Friday will be his fourth start in five weeks, sandwiched around two stints off the bench.
The initiative is especially problematic for Kane Evans, 4th tallest player in the NRL.
Coach Nathan Brown has dispensed with the subterfuge, with Walsh listed at fullback.
After 433 days, this was more than worth the wait.
Nathan Brown says Reece Walsh would have been on the bench if he'd had his own way.
It's never easy or straightforward with the Warriors, but it can certainly be thrilling.
There is a small but uncomfortable element of doubt about what 2022 looks like.
Tuivasa-Sheck says the lightbulb moment came in Reece Walsh's second week at the club.
The prop provides momentum and go-forward that can't be replicated by any other player.
Nathan Brown has stuck with the status quo in the spine for the clash with the Tigers.
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It's a conundrum for Brown, finding a way to fit Walsh and Tuivasa-Sheck into the spine.
In many ways, this match sums up the Wellington Phoenix season.
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The round 16 clash with the Dragons was previously earmarked as the first Mt Smart match.
One of the Warriors' most popular players could be set to leave the club.
The Warriors have had some impressive moments in 2021, but have also been erratic.
Chanel Harris-Tavita says he isn't spooked by the emergence of Reece Walsh.
There could be a subplot to the American move, in keeping with the long Cup tradition.
Brown questioned his own decision-making around the Warriors spine.
Yet again for the Warriors, it's a case of two steps forward and one back.
It's a novel situation for the coaches, who haven't had the luxury of many options.
The Kiwis halfback has all the tools at his disposal to be an elite NRL playmaker.
RTS' season is proof that the Warriors are moving away from their previous game model.
It's an amazing rise for the 18-year-old but the Warriors believe he is ready and able.
Both men are keen to be in Tokyo, but the ultimate call rests with their EPL clubs
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Payten did a superb job as Warriors interim coach in 2020. Now he's hoping to beat them.
Brown said the key was enhancing the grassroots level in New Zealand and across the game.
Wynton Rufer says we may be witnessing a once-in-a-lifetime run of success.
It's another example of the physical and mental tenacity of Roger Tuivasa-Sheck.
Any thoughts of a one-off Warriors back line switch appeared to be scotched by Brown.
Sunday night was the culmination of a hectic, but unforgettable week for the youngster.
The road to the A-League finals has got a little smoother for the Wellington Phoenix
Melbourne-born Taunoa-Brown isn't bothered about facing his childhood favourites.
The Warriors insist they are not intimidated by the prospect of facing the Storm.
Luna Rossa are close to locking in their star helmsmen as they look ahead to future Cups.
Opinion: The collapse of the Super League is a victory for the people.
Reece Walsh admits the Warriors captain played a massive part in luring him to the club.
It was uncomfortable viewing, followed by a frank, honest discussion between the spine.
TV boss Jeff Latch says Spark Sport is here to stay - and is coming for more sports.
The Warriors could face the Storm on Sunday with only two of their first choice backline.
It was a brave call, as the Warriors seemed to have prop preferences elsewhere.
To get the best out of himself, the skipper knows he can contribute more by doing less.
Nikorima's become something of a barometer, a bit like Shaun Johnson used to be.
Over the last decade the Warriors have rarely had stability at dummy half.
Like many before him, Katoa has struggled to find the same impact in his second season.
Murdoch-Masila has proved to be a wise investment.