Warriors CEO, Jim Doyle, has confirmed on Tuesday Stephens Kearney’s return to the club on a three year contact. The announcement is seen as a major revamp to the club.
Kearney’s appearance in the team is expected to help the club return to its original status. In the meantime, former and current Coach, now the Assistant Coach, Andrew McFadden, will remain as an assistant coach. Kearney will finish with the Brisbane Broncos when the 2016 season ends.
He made 79 appearances as a foundation player for the Warriors club, from 1995 to 1998.
Kearney’s performance in the past was where he brought the Kiwis to a new level with their success in the Rugby League World Cup in 2008 and twice in the four nations in 2010 and 2014, have been identified and described to be of high standards.
Meanwhile, Kearney is helping the Brisbane Broncos for their next sudden death NRL match against the North Queensland Cowboys this weekend in Auckland, New Zealand.