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Northern Swords Premiers – Team List for Sunday 25th August

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Below is the selected team put forward today to NZRL.

Click here to see photographs of players and team officials. Note: Not all profiles are available at time of publishing.


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Northern Swords 14s – MusterNorthern Swords 14s – Muster

A big call out to all potential Northern Swords 14s! There will be a muster next Tuesday 18th August at Bluegoose, 6pm and every Tuesday thereafter.

All players who played in the 2015 season in the 14s age grade at Bluegoose are eligible.

Any additional players who did not participate in the 2015 league season, must be born in 2001, 2002, (possibly 2003) AND have submitted player registration forms, birth IDs and photographs to be eligible to enter. We are unable to accept any players transferring from Australia as the clearance cut-off for this has passed and will not be open again until January 2016.

Head Coach – Jim Croft, 0220 907 615

Manager – Mike Foster

Trainer – Kingston Croft-Haenga

Training will be in conjunction with Joe Rau and the Swords 15s as some players are eligible for both teams, which will provide strength in numbers for training purposes.


Team Selection

The team will be capped at 22 players. Therefore should we have more than 22 at musters and trainings, a trial may be required.


Pre-Season Games

Pre-Season Games will be announced as and when they get arranged, prior to the National tournament which will be in Mt Maunganui on 8th October (games on 9th and 10th October).

RLN Community Manager – Employment Opportunity.RLN Community Manager – Employment Opportunity.

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Northern Swords 14s – Squad SelectionNorthern Swords 14s – Squad Selection

The Coach and Management team, are pleased to announce the Squad Selection for Swords 14s who will be participating in the upcoming RuLA tournament in Tauranga between 8-10th October 2015. A huge thank you to all the boys that trialled.

The Coach and Management have stated that those players who have not made the final squad, are on still on standby should injuries arise. Any enquiries regarding this team should be directed to the Coach, Jim Croft or Manager, Michael Hetaraka. RLN would like to congratulate all boys and wish the team every success for the tournament.

Coach Jimmy Croft
Manager Michael Hetaraka
Trainer Kingston Croft-Haenga


Club First Name Surname
Hikurangi Stags Lathan Hutchinson-Walters
Hikurangi Stags Charme Henry-Turner
Hikurangi Stags Siosiua Fotu
Hikurangi Stags Pakiohewa Ngaropo-Roma
Otangarei Knights Jordyn Hetaraka
Otangarei Knights Xavier Mexted
Otaua Valleys Addalicent Haenga-Croft
Otaua Valleys Siakini Taulangau
Portland Panthers Riki Shelford
Portland Panthers Richmond Patua
Portland Panthers Rangatira Keerako
Portland Panthers Manny Snooks
Portland Panthers Aiden Blower
Portland Panthers Kiani Ranui
Portland Panthers Toiangakahurangi Mehana-Puru
Takahiwai Warriors Terry-Jack Smart
Takahiwai Warriors Brigham Jackson
Takahiwai Warriors James Power
Takahiwai Warriors Tajon Murray
Whanau Tangaroa Pireroa
Whanau Matenga Ashby
Whanau Shane Kauwhata