Warriors head coach Andrew McFadden has today confirmed six players would not be available for their round nine clash with the Dragons.
Big names Manu Vatuvei and Ben Matulino have been dropped to the Intrust Super premiership team alongside Bodene Thompson, Albert Vete, Sam Lisone and Konrad Hurrell.
The six players will play for the Intrust Super Premiership team who host the Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs this weekend.
New Zealand Warriors v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Mt Smart Stadium, Sunday 1 May, 11:45am (local)
Canterbury-Bankstown: 1 BRAD ABBEY 2 REIMIS SMITH 3 TYRONE PHILLIPS 4 REUBENN RENNIE 5 JARROD MCINALLY 6 MATT FRAWLEY 7 DANE CHISHOLM 8 MAKAHESI MAKATOA 9 BRONSON GARLICK 10 JAKE KAMIRE 11 LAMAR LIOLEVAVE 12 RENOUF TO’OMAGA 13 ADAM ELLIOTT 14 BRAD KEIGHRAN 15 GEORGE TSIKRIKIS 16 BRANDON LUAMANU 23 WILL SOLWAY COACH ANDREW PATMORE
The Warriors team will be confirmed an hour before kick-off.