Ganellen U20s named to play Hurricanes U20s

Ganellen U20s named to play Hurricanes U20s

Steven Bates and Dave Askew have named their first Ganellen Blues U20 team of the year. The team will travel to Napier to play the Hurricanes U20 in a Super Rugby curtain raiser at McLean Park, on Saturday the 29th of February.

Bates and Askew have picked the promising Zarn Sullivan as captain, with Terrell Peita as his vice captain, in a side which features 11 players recently named in the New Zealand U20s as well as NZ 7s player Niko Jones and the 2019 Development Player of the Year, Lemeki Namoa.

The match will kick off at 2.05pm.

Starting XV:
1 Tevita Langi – North Harbour
2 Soane Vikena – Auckland
3 Jimmy Roots – North Harbour
4 Damien Naufahu – Auckland
5 James Brown – Auckland
6 Rob Rush – Northland
7 Niko Jones – Auckland
8 Terrell Peita (vc) – Auckland
9 Manu Paea – Auckland
10 Zarn Sullivan © – Auckland
11 Heremaia Murray – Auckland
12 Lemeki Namoa – Auckland
13 Joel Cobb – Auckland
14 Lewini Mocevakaca – Auckland
15 Sofai Maka – Auckland

Reserves:
16 Gil Cann-Vaana – Northland
17 Leandro Vakatini – Auckland
18 Sione Ahio – Auckland
19 Joeli Matalaweru – Auckland
20 Noah Perelini – Auckland
21 Taufa Funaki – Auckland
22 Corey Evans – Auckland
23 Patrick Elia – Northland
24 Kade Banks – North Harbour
25 Jack Gray – Auckland
26 Clayton Frans – North Harbour
27 Cam Church – Auckland
28 Meihana Grindlay – Auckland
29 Hamdahn Tuipulotu/ Aisea Takapu – Auckland

30 John Latu – Auckland

Ganellen Blues U20s v Hurricanes U20s. McLean Park, Napier. Kick off is at 2:05pm