Annual Under 15 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 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 Tournament

Every year in September, the Council holds a competition for Under 18 teams from member Heartland Provincial Unions, with one team from the Wellington Samoan Rugby Union, competing for the TrustBank Central Secondary Schools Shield.

Annual Under 19 Seeding Tournament

This competition determines rankings for the Jock Hobbs Memorial Tournament and comprises teams from Wellington, Hawkes Bay and Manawatu, with a Barbarians Team (comprising players from these three 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 three weeks in Palmerston North, 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, played annually in Palmerston North.

Hurricanes Over Half Of New Zealand Under 19 Heartland Team

13 players (of 25) have been named in the New Zealand Heartland Under 19 Team to compete in the Jock Hobbs Memorial Tournament in Taupo this month. The New Zealand team includes seven players who were part of the Hurricanes Heartland Under 20 Team.



Horowhenua-Kapiti RFU’s Aleni Feagaiga returns as Head Coach of the Heartland Team, assisted by Kelly Walsh from South Canterbury. The Team Manager is Jason Ree from Mid-Canterbury, while the Team Physio is Davide Castorina from Wairarapa-Bush. The Council wishes all those involved with the team every success during the Tournament in Taupo.


The players selected from the Hurricanes region are listed below.

Horowhenua-Kapiti RFU

GILLAND James, GRAY Shae, RAPANA Toroa, RAUHIHI Josh

Ngati Porou East Coast RFU

MEIHANA Tipene

Poverty Bay RFU

SHERIDEN Chase

Wairarapa-Bush RFU

GORDON Adam, HEBENTON-PRENDERVILLE Logan, MORISON Sam, PETERSEN Raniera, WRIGHT Stanley

Wanganui RFU

COVENY Kohlt, MYERS Jason


(Published : 03/09/19)

 

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