Wellington Under 16A - 2017 HYRC Don Broughton Shield Winners

Wellington are the current holders of the Don Broughton Shield.

This shield is contested at the Hurricanes U16 tournament held every year in the Hurricanes Region.

Wellington compete for this shield in Division A along with Manawatu, Hawkes Bay & Poverty Bay.

This competition has been going since 1972 and Wellington have won the title 15 times in the 44 years. Only Hawkes Bay have won more titles with 21.


This years tournament will be held in Wanganui.

Fixtures And Results

Saturday 9 September1:00pmBernie Wood TurfWin 85 to 5
Saturday 16 September1:00pmCET, P/NorthWin 14 to 8
Saturday 23 September1:00pmLevinWin 59 to 10
2 - 6 October

Under 16 Tournament


2017 Don Broughton Shield Winners

2 Oct v Poverty Bay

3 Oct v Hawkes Bay

5 Oct v Hawkes Bay


Win 46 to 12

Win 36 to 24

Win 31 to 16 

Team Management

Head Coach
Willie Leota
Backs Coach
Kent Harris
Mike Parker
Assistant Manager
Danny Merito
Koji Shigeeda
Mike Ngan-Kee



Ropati So'oalo


Samuel Champion


James Winter


Jabez Peniata


Charles Oloapu

Jason Aueilo


Ethan Webster-Nonu

Jonty Bird

Roderick Solo

Sage Shaw-Tait


Akira Ieremia

Cassius Misa

Julius Masoe

Mikaele Felix

Riley Higgins

Rocco Berry

Scott Svenson


Jeremiah Tuiatua

Ronaldo Seumanufagai

Samson Alaimoana


Eyring Fiso


Kaleb Sinclair


Geordie Bean

Marino Doyle

Ridge Studd