Wellington U18 Trials

February 17, 2021

It is with excitement that we open registrations to trial for the Wellington U18 representative teams. All players wishing to be considered for the rep teams must complete the online registration form and participate in the relevant trials, register via the following link - https://forms.gle/81NJtgusUpany4f59


2021 will see the introduction of the new tournament format where we will compete as Wellington against other Associations across the country. The merging of the previous Regional and Association events will form one big National tournament that will host up to 32 teams.


For 2021, Wellington will be selecting one team (18 players) as well as some development players per gender to compete at the following events:

  • U18 Men's Nationals - 11-17th July Hamilton
  • U18 Women's Nationals - 11-17th July Wellington


We have appointed quality coaching teams that will lead campaigns and support player development:

  • U18 Men - Alex Grey (lead), Josh Symonds, Rio Tuson
  • U18 Women - Bjorn Dix (lead), Sam Davies, Kiri Rakuraku-Akavi


Trials are open to any players in the relevant age group who are registered members in Wellington - we welcome any players that are keen. 


Trials will be held at NHS as follows:

  • Sunday 28th March - 12-3pm
  • Wednesday 31st March - 6-7.30pm
  • Wednesday 7th April (if required) - 6-7.30pm


Further information regarding the trial structure, selection process etc will be sent to registered players ahead of trials.