North Zone management name U19 squad
Kaitaia players make up the bulk of the North Zone U19 extended squad named by management to muster at Ohaeawai at 1pm this coming Sunday. The squad will prepare for the annual clash against the South Zone in the annual Johnny Isaacs Maori Rugby Tournament, to be played next month.
From Kaitaia are Tseard Vandermei, Tristan Maaku, TeRangi Taonui, Torrence Antunovich, TJ Napia, Rameka Waitai, Tjay Neville Murray, Tana Jason, Patuone Te Paa, Sidney Andrew Pomare, Tony Joseph, James King, Hoani Wiripa Manuel, Kendall Henry, Walters Brownlee, Adam Pomare, Eruiti Ryder, Shanadian Roche, Quinton Paul, Moeke Hetariki, Wiremu D’angelo Wikite-Te Whei Mathews, Rapine Haimona William Murray Watts-Hemopo and Duke Kirk Fraser.
From Otiria: Caelin Wilson, Credence, Harry Marsh, Mark Watene, Matt Butler, Michael Panga; Kaikohe: Te Iti Kahurangi Davis-Brooking, Michael Anaru, Jesse Wynyard, Andrew Nimmo, Ammon Jonach Tipoki, Amorangi Wikaira, Hemi Charlie Eruiti Ryder, Karena Harris, Te Morehu Hiriti, Thomas William Shepherd, Nikau Taukiri Peter Graham, Wiremu Weka Herewini Hona, Raymond Rakete, Remus Leef.
Others named are, Panguru: Rihari Pomare, Mike Tangimetua, Milton Leef, Mitikakau Morunga, Herewini Pomare, Roscoe Mathews, Rai Samson, Peter Pomare, Patrick Paparoa; Moerewa: Teraleigh Schultz, Latrell James Dunn Maihi Tawhirimatia George Mason Taniwha, Craven Martin, Tanekaha Ngaropo; Kerikeri: Byron Todd, Denim Clarke, Dylan James Haynes, Floyd Chadwick, Kioni Clark, Mahu Mark, Troy Hona; Okaihau: Rueben Andrew, Caleb Peri, Kieston Breeze Repia, Kako Witana, Apiata Henry; Kaeo: Wiremu Kakarana, Royce Sanderson, Jamahi Pawa, Arena Heta; Ohaeawai: Manaia Pirihi, Anaru Tipu; Eastern: Quest Haerewa, Sam Harrop.
Players were asked to contact Te Rangi Allen ph (020) 4167-4085 or email [email protected] if unable to attend Sunday’s trial.
■ The annual Johnny Isaacs Memorial Maori Rugby Tournament at the Horahora RFC on Saturday, June 1, will include games between the North Zone (featuring players hailing from the Mangonui/ Hokianga/ Bay of Islands sub-unions) and the South Zone (Whangarei/ Northern Wairoa/ Rodney/ Otamatea sub unions).
Following a whakatu at 10.30am, kick-off times are, U13s and U15s at 11.15pm, U17s at 12.15pm, Mitre 10 Cup team senior trial at 12.30pm, U19s at 2.30pm and senior women at 2pm,