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Hurricanes Heartland Under 20s Named For Central Region Shield

Sun 11th Aug

Following the final matches in the 2019 Under 20 Development Series in Palmerston North today, the Hurricanes Youth Council's Selectors named a Hurricanes Under 20s team to compete in the Central Region Shield Tournament which kicks-off next weekend.

The players selected are:

Ngati Porou East Coast RFU

Tipene Meihana.

Horowhenua-Kapiti RFU

Dallas Wiki; Poleka Itielu; Moses Pearce; Josh Rauhihi; Arana Murphy; Shae Gray; Toroa Rapana; Xavier Pereka; Sean Pape.

Poverty Bay RFU

Ethan Brett; Ofa Tauatuvalu; Chase Sheridan.

Wairarapa-Bush RFU

Stan Wright; Lewis Bush; Zac Wakefield; Raniera Petersen; Joe Gordon.

Wanganui RFU

Kohlt Coveny; Josefa Rokotakala; Jason Myers; Lamaire Mariner; Jack O'Leary.

The team will be captained by Xavier Pereka from Horowhenua-Kapiti RFU.

The team will play three matches in the Central Region Shield, commencing this coming Saturday, against Hawkes Bay RFU, at Palmerston North. The team's second match will be played at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Friday, 23 August as the Curtain-Raiser to the Mitre 10 Cup match, with the third game to be played in Palmerston North the following weekend.

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