2019 Central Region Shield Winners

 

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.

Fixtures & Results

Date Versus Time Venue Result

Saturday 3 August

 

1.30pm

Lansdowne Park

Blenheim

(Pre-Season)

Win 50 to 28

Saturday 10 August

Wellington Centurions

12.30pm

Porirua Park # 1

(Pre-Season)

Lost 26 to 33

Saturday 17 August

1.00pm

Palmerston North

(Seeding Match 1)

Win 28 to 0

Friday 23 August

Heartland U20

5.05pm

Westpac Stadium

(Seeding Match 2)

Win 83 to 7

Saturday 31 August

12.00pm

Porirua Park # 1

(Seeding Match 3)

Win 50 to 7

7-14th September

 

 

Game 1 - Sunday 8 Sept

Wellington vs Otago

 

Game 2 - Wednesday 11 Sept

Wellington vs Auckland

 

Game 3 - Saturday 14 Sept

Wellington vs Bay of Plenty

 

12.30pm

 

 

2.15pm

 

 

1.45pm

 

 

 

Jock Hobbs Memorial

National U19 Tournament

Taupo

 

Win 22 to 3

 

 

Lost 18 to 21

 

 

Win 34 to 7

 

 

Team Management

Head Coach
Dion Waller
Assistant Coach
Thomas Kiwara
Scrum Coach
Eugene Smith
Manager
Dustin Brattle
Physio
Miles Ganley
Trainer
Joel Marshall
Trainer
Koji Shigeeda
Video Analyst
Matt Healy

2019 WELLINGTON U19 JOCK HOBBS TOURNAMENT SQUAD

 

 

PJ Sheck

 

Keelan Whitman

Leo Thompson

Sanasco Crichton

Tyrone Thompson

 

Junior Time-Taotua

Kienan Higgins

Caleb Delany

Luke Gilbert

Shamus Langton

Taine Plumtree

 

Malo Tevita-Manuao

Steven Va'a

Kayden Muller

Cameron Ferreira

Jaylen Tuapola

Niko Manaena

 

 

 

Hugo Plummer

Iona Apineru

Josh Southall

Kaleb Sinclair

Luke Chisholm

 

Sam Smith

Angelo Smith

Isaac Bracewell