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Triallists put through paces at New Zealand Under 19 camp

allblacks.com     08 Dec 2006    

The New Zealand Under 19 team will be competing at the 2007 IRB Under 19 World Championship in Belfast, Northern Ireland, from 4–21 April.

At the trial, New Zealand Under 19 coach Kieran Crowley led a team of coaches and former players who ran workshops with the players. The trial squad included Air New Zealand Cup players Israel Dagg of Hawke’s Bay and Andre Taylor of Manawatu as well as several members of the 2006 New Zealand Schools side, including Bay of Plenty’s Luke Braid, the son of former All Black Gary Braid and younger brother of Auckland and Blues loose forward Daniel Braid; wing Ken Pisi of North Harbour, who is the brother of North Harbour players George and Tusi Pisi.

Trialists included:

New Zealand Under 19 triallists: Ben Afeaki # (North Harbour), Rodney Ah Yu (Canterbury), Kurt Baker (Manawatu), Nicholas Barrett (Southland), Luke Braid * (Bay of Plenty), Dean Brunsdon (Wellington), Matthew Cameron * (Waikato), Derek Carpenter (Northland), Adam Cathcart * (Waikato), Zarhn Commerer (Taranaki),
Ryan Crotty * (Canterbury), Thomas Crowley (Taranaki), Israel Dagg (Hawke’s Bay), Ashley Dixon * (Canterbury), Piula Faasalele # (Auckland), Paea Fa’anunu (Auckland), Robert Fruean * (Wellington), Karl Gemmell-Clarke (Poverty Bay),
Zachary Guildford * (Hawke’s Bay), Frank Halai (Counties Manukau), John Hardie * (Southland), Michael Harris * (North Harbour), Andrew Horrell (Canterbury), Mark Jackman (Canterbury), Hamish Kilpatrick (Canterbury), Daniel Kirkpatrick * (Hawke’s Bay), Tavita Koloamatangi (Tasman), Scott Lewis (Manawatu), Quentin MacDonald * (Tasman), Sean Maitland (Waikato), Liukanasi Manu * (Canterbury), James Marshall (Tasman), James Mills (North Harbour), Mike Moeahu (Otago), Simon Munro (Auckland), Wayne Ngaluafe * (Auckland), Timothy Perry * (Canterbury), Michael Peterson (Southland), Ken Pisi * (North Harbour), Kade Poki (Tasman), Sonny Rangitoheriri (Southland), Hugh Reed * (Canterbury), Trent Renata (Waikato), Sam Robinson (South Canterbury), Peter Saili * (Auckland), Andrew Scarlett (South Canterbury), Chris Smith (North Harbour), Toby Smith (Waikato), Winston Stanley * (Auckland), Shane Tasi (Auckland), Andre Taylor (Manawatu), Matt Todd (Canterbury), Josh Townsend (Otago), Jack Turley * (Auckland), Marlon Walker * (Auckland), Sam Whitelock * (Manawatu), Jackson Willison * (Waikato).

* Denotes 2006 New Zealand Schools players
# Denotes 2006 New Zealand Under 19 players