Impressive trial win for Vodafone Junior Warriors in Hamilton

The Vodafone Junior Warriors made an encouraging start to their preparations for the 2009 National Youth Competition with a seven tries-to-one victory over a Waikato Selection in their trial at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton tonight.

Facing senior opponents, the Vodafone Junior Warriors were largely untroubled in winning the contest despite being locked at 6-6 early in the first half.

The side has lost several players from the line-up that was just seconds away from reaching the inaugural NYC grand final last year.

But tonight