Annual Under 15 Boys' Tournament

As part of Winter Tournament Week, the annual Under 15 Tournament comprises sixteen teams from secondary schools (on an invitational basis) who compete in a Cup and Plate section for the Rex Kerr Trophy.

Annual Under 16 Boys' Tournament

Every year in the third term school holidays, the Council holds New Zealand's premier tournament for Under 16 players, comprising teams from all member Provincial Unions, competing in two divisions for the Don Broughton Shield, the Saracens Cup and the Manaaki Tangata Trophy.

Annual Under 18 Boys' Tournament

Every year in September, the Council holds a competition for eight Under 18 teams from member Provincial Unions, competing for the TrustBank Central Secondary Schools Shield first competed for in the 1990's, in two pools.

Annual Under 19 Tournament

This competition comprises teams from Wellington, Hawkes Bay and Manawatu, and a Hurricanes Heartland Team (comprising players from the Council's member Heartland Provincial Unions), competing for the Central Region Shield on a home and away basis.

Annual Under 20 Heartland Development Series

Comprising teams from the regions Heartland Provincial Unions, the Heartland Development Series is held annually over two weeks, with teams competing for the Hurricanes Under 20 Cup.

Girls' Rugby Development Programmes

Every year, with the support of New Zealand Rugby, the Council provides Development Days, an Under 15 Tournament and an Under 18 Development Camp for young women within the Hurricanes Region.

Annual Hurricanes Sevens Tournament

The best secondary school Sevens players in the region (in Boys and Girls divisions) compete for the Hurricanes Secondary Schools Sevens Cup, hosted by Wairarapa-Bush.

26 Players Named In Heartland Under 20 Training Squad

Following the conclusion of the 2022 Heartland Series in Palmerston North today, the Council’s Selectors have a named a squad of 26 players to play upcoming fixtures against: the Wairarapa Bush Barbarians; Manawatu Under 19; Wellington Under 19; Hawkes Bay Under 19 and the Chiefs Heartland Under 20 team. The 2022 Hurricanes Heartland Under 20 squad is as follows.



 

FORWARDS

Caedman HAWKINS

Wairarapa Bush RFU

George PARKE

Wairarapa Bush RFU

Henry FONOTI

Horowhenua-Kapiti RFU

Oscar LULI

Horowhenua-Kapiti RFU

Heremaia COOPER

Horowhenua-Kapiti RFU

Stanley PUAPII

Whanganui RFI

Kyah HOLLIS

Poverty Bay RFU

Callum HIGGINSON

Wairarapa Bush RFU

Kauri WAITOA

Poverty Bay RFU

Waikato NEPIA-KATIPA

Horowhenua-Kapiti RFU

Junior SIONE

Horowhenua-Kapiti RFU

Neo TICHBON

Whanganui RFU

Tawhiwhi KARAITIANA

Whanganui RFU

Mikaere HARVEY

Horowhenua-Kapiti RFU

 

BACKS

Tarquin KARAITIANE

Wairarapa Bush RFU

Rehimana MEIHANA

Whanganui RFU

Frederick ESCHENBACH

Wairarapa Bush RFU

Mitai HEMI

Whanganui RFU

Lafo TAKIARI-AH CHING

Whanganui RFU

Darren FALANIKO

Horowhenua-Kapiti RFU

Jordan TURVEY

Whanganui RFU

Max HOSKING

Horowhenua-Kapiti RFU

Antony SELLERS

Whanganui RFU

Kagyn TAUNOA

Horowhenua-Kapiti RFU

Hayden COOPER

Wairarapa Bush RFU

Caleb ALAGA

Horowhenua-Kapiti RFU

 

The Head Coach of the team is Darren Larsen (Hurricanes), assisted by Mark Childs (Wairarapa-Bush RFU). The Team Manager is Chris Back (Whanganui RFU), assisted by Graeme Aldridge (Wellington RFU).


(Published: 07/08/22)

 

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