27 Sep 2008

Warriors Brent Tate prepares to meet one of the best centres in the NRL

4:35 pm on 27 September 2008

The New Zealand Warriors have another shot at the National Rugby League final if they get past Manly in their preliminary final at Sydney's football stadium tonight (kickoff 9.30).

The winner will play minor premier champions Melbourne Storm who beat Cronulla Sharks 28-nil in Sydney last night.

However, the Warriors centre Brent Tate will have his hands full when faces his Manly counterpart Steve Matai.

Tate says Matai doesn't do anything by halves and is one if most physical centres in the NRL