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.

Secondary School Finalists For Hurricanes Region Titles Decided

Following a series of thrilling matches played across the region today and earlier in the week, the eight finalists to compete for the four Hurricanes Youth Rugby Council 2019 15-a-side secondary school titles in Palmerston North next Saturday (31 August), have been confirmed.

(Palmerston North Boys High School will play for the Hurricanes Cup, next Saturday)

The Rex Kerr Cup (Girls Final) will be played between St. Mary’s College (Wellington) and Manukura (Manawatu). The inaugural Life Members Cup (Boys Development Final) will feature Hutt International Boys School (Wellington) and Lindisfarne College (Hawkes Bay). The Co-Ed Cup will be competed for by Feilding High School (Manawatu) and Aotea College (Wellington). The Hurricanes Cup (Boys Final) will feature Hastings Boys High School (Hawkes Bay) and Palmerston North Boys High School (Manawatu).

(Palmerston North's Manukura will meet St. Mary's College in the Rex Kerr Cup Final)

(Details of all Semi-Final results can be found by clicking here).

The Rex Kerr Cup will kick-off at 11.15am on CET Arena 4, followed by the Life Members Cup match at 12.35pm on CET Arena 4, (or the Artificial Turf). The Co-Ed Cup fixture will start at 1.00pm on CET Arena 3, with the Hurricanes Cup match to kick-off at 2.40pm at Massey University.

Council Life Members Rex Kerr and David King will present the trophies to the winners of the Girls and Boys Development titles, while Council Vice-President Nick Reid will present the Co-Ed Cup, with Council President Grant Gilbert to present the Hurricanes Cup.

(Updated : 25/08/19)



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