Hurricanes Under 16 Tournament
Wellington Under 16 Teams Defend Championship Titles
At the annual Hurricanes Under 16 Tournament hosted by the Manawatu Rugby Football Union in Palmerston North this week, Wellington A and Wellington Development won the Don Broughton Shield (Division A) and Saracens Cup (Division B) respectively.
The overall 2016 Tournament placings are as follows.
Division A – Don Broughton Shield
1. Wellington A – (defeated Manawatu 35 points to 10)
3. Hawkes Bay – (defeated Poverty Bay by 33 points to 0)
4. Poverty Bay
Division B – Saracens Cup
1. Wellington Development – (defeated Horowhenua-Kapiti by 46 points to 8)
3. Hawkes Bay Development – (defeated Wairarapa-Bush by 22 points to 7)
5. Wanganui – (defeated East Coast by 31 points to 27)
6. East Coast
Tournament Top Points-Scorers
- Malo Manuao Wellington A 41
- Riley Forbes Wellington Development 33
- Benedetto Cusin Wellington Development 31
- Tamakapua Cook Horowhenua-Kapiti 28
- Ropati So’oala Wellington Development 25
- Liam Udy Johns Hawke’s Bay A 22
- Albert Polu Wellington A 20
- Scott Svenson Wellington Development 20
- Frtiz Rayasi Wellington Development 20
- Samuel Morison Wairarapa Bush 17
- Henry Williams Hawke’s Bay Development 17
- Antonio Walker-Leawere East Coast 15
- Jaylen Tuapola Wellington A 15
- Jack Eschenbach Wairarapa Bush 15
- Te Tana Wright Wellington Development 15
2016 Tournament Team
- Hawkes Bay TEDDY Patrick.
- Manawatu BOLTON James, MAREKU Josiah, STRATTEN James.
- Poverty Bay CHRISTIE Moses, PRIESTLY Billy, WYLIE Tyrin.
- Wairarapa-Bush BRACEWELL Isaac, MCKAY Harry.
- Wanganui PONGA Paiki.
- Wellington A APINERU Iona, BOYLE Harrison, KATOA Moala, MANNIX Luke, MANUAO Malo, PAESE Setefano, PLUMTREE Taine, POLU Albert, TUAPOLA Jaylen, WHITMAN Keelan.
- Wellington Development DE LA RAMBELJE Kienan, SOUTHALL Josh.Gordon Noble-Campbell
Chairman, Hurricanes Youth Rugby Council Inc.