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' Competition

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

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.

18 Hurricanes Region Players Selected For N Z Schools Development Camp

Following an excellent season of secondary school rugby, over one-third of players selected for the 2016 New Zealand Schools Development Camp are from Hurricanes region secondary schools.

The Development Camp will be held at AUT Millennium in Auckland on 24 September, following which, selectors will name the 2016 New Zealand Schools and New Zealand Schools Barbarians sides to play Australia and Fiji Schools next month.

The players selected are:

Billy Proctor / St Patrick's College Wellington / Centre
Brayden Iose / Palmerston North Boys High School / No.8
Connor Garden-Bachop / Scots College / Wing
Danny Toala / Hastings Boys High School / Fullback
Folou Fakatava / Hastings Boys High School / Halfback
Kianu Kereru-Symes / Hastings Boys High School / Prop
Liam Bauckman / Hastings Boys High School / Lock
Lincoln McClutchie / Hastings Boys High School / First Five
Matene Ruawai / Palmerston North Boys High School / Loose Forward
Mosese Dawai / Fielding High School / Wing
Naera Tipoki / Gisborne Boys High School / Loose Forward
Naitoa Ah Kuoi / Wellington College / Lock
Reece Plumtree / Wellington College / Fullback
Sam Matenga / Gisborne Boys High School / Prop
Tim Farrell / Napier Boys High School / Prop
Vilimoni Koroi / Fielding High School / Wing
Will Tremain / Napier Boys High School / Loose Forward
Xavier Numia / St Patrick's College Wellington / Prop

 (Published : 06/09/16)




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