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.

Round 2 Looms Large For Heartland Under 20 Team

The Hurricanes Heartland Under 20 Team travel to Wellington's Westpac Stadium on Friday evening at 5.05pm to take on the Wellington Under 19 Team in their Round 2 fixture of the Central Region Shield.



Following last weekend's wet encounter against Hawkes Bay in Palmerston North, the Heartland side will be looking forward the experience of playing on the Hurricanes Home Ground as the Curtain-Raiser to the Mitre 10 Cup match between Wellington and Canterbury at 7.35pm.

The team has trained for the past two days at the Hurricanes Training Base in Newtown and has been hosted at Wellington's Pipitea Marae, opposite the Stadium. The Council thanks Karaka Cafe for their generous support of both the Heartland and Wellington teams.



The Hurricanes Heartland Team for Friday's match is:

1 WRIGHT Stan (WBRFU)
2 COVENY Kohlt (WRFU)
3 BUSH Lewis (WBRFU)
4 ROKOTAKALA Josefa (WRFU)
5 TAUATUVALU Ofa (PBRFU)
6 WAKEFIELD Zac (WBRFU)
7 MYERS Jason (WRFU)
8 PEREKA Xavier (C) (HKRFU)
9 RAUHIHI Josh (HKRFU)
10 MURPHY Arana (HKRFU)
11 GORDON Joe (WBRFU)
12 PETERSEN Raniera (WBRFU)
13 TOKOTAUA-MUMBY Tiari (WRFU)
14 RAPANA Toroa (HKRFU)
15 O’LEARY Jack (WRFU)
16 BRETT Ethan (PBRFU)
17 WIKI Dallas (HKRFU)
18 ITIELU Pokeka (HKRFU)
19 SHERIDAN Chase (PBRFU)
20 PEARCE Moses (HKRFU)
21 MEUNIER Lamaire (WRFU)
22 MEIHANA Tipene (ECRFU)
23 PAPE Sean (HKRFU)

The match will be broadcast live from Westpac Stadium, Wellington from 5.00pm, on 1161AM, 87.6FM, teupoko.co.nz, iheartradio.com (search “te upoko”) or tunein.com (search “te upoko”).



(Published : 22/08/19)

 

Contacts

Grant Gilbert
President

027 248 7426
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Gordon Noble-Campbell
Chairman

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David Fa'atafa
Secretary

021 448 279
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Matt Taylor
Treasurer

027 509 6727
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