Wellington Under 19

Wellington are the current holders of the Central Region U19/20 Shield.

This shield is contested at the Hurricanes U19 tournament held every year in the Hurricanes Region. This is a seeding tournament to the National U19 Tournament.

Wellington Compete against Hawkes Bay, Manawatu & and Hurricanes Heartland Under 20 selection for this tournament

This competition has been going since 1983 and Wellington have won the title 15 times in the 35 years.  Hawkes Bay who have also won 15 titles.

Wellington then move on to the National U19 tournament and compete for the Jock Hobbs Memorial trophy.

This tournament started in 2014 and Wellington were the inaugural winners that year. Wellington have won the title once in four years.

 

Team Management

Head Coach
Dion Waller
Assistant Coach
Riki Flutey
Assistant Coach
Rodney So'oialo
Scrum Coach
Eugene Smith
Manager
Dustin Brattle
Manager
Maurice Karaitiana
Physio
Miles Ganley
Trainer
Joel Marshall
Video Analyst
Ryan Runciman

2018 WELLINGTON U19 SQUAD

 

Albert Polu

Nicholas Apikotoa

Naitoa Ah Kuoi

Ricky Manulaiatea

Xavier English

 

Kienan Higgins

Misilifi Faimalo

Caleb Delany

Faafetai Neli

Laurence Lim

Shamus Langton

Taine Plumtree

Tane Te Aho

 

Reuben Va'a

 

DJ Taoipu

George Jacobs

 

Desmond Matofai

Kyle Preston

Tisileli Finau

Tominiko Maiava

 

Jack Wright

Raniera Petersen

Todd Svenson

Tanara Haenga

 

Callum Harkin