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NHC Squad Announcement!

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Congratulations to all players selected in the 2022 NHC Squads

Final teams of 18 will be announced on August 21st by the Head Coach and selectors.


Men’s Squad

Charles Cleal Roskill Eden
Daniel Easton Howick Pakuranga
Daniel Panchia Southern Districts
Dylan Muggleston Howick Pakuranga
Jared Panchia Southern Districts
Jignesh Keshoor Roskill Eden
Joe Crooks Southern Districts
Julius Talavou Southern Districts
Keshan Narsai Auckland Indians
Kim Kingstone Southern Districts
Luke Holmes Howick Pakuranga
Malcolm Curley Roskill Eden
Manraj Singh Gill Southern Districts
Matthew Van Aardt Howick Pakuranga
Mitchell Murray Western Districts
Nic Finlayson Somerville
Owen Hood-Edwards Howick Pakuranga
Reagan Harnell Southern Districts
Ruan Bezuidenhout Roskill Eden
Shae Iswar Southern Districts
Shay Lala Roskill Eden
Tilo seltner-jones Western Districts
Vincent O’Connor Howick Pakuranga
Will Stables Somerville
Zane Ah Yuk Roskill Eden


Head Coach: Arun Panchia (SDHC) and Clive Daniels (HPHC)

Asst Coach: Ketan Hari (AUHC)

Manager: Dalien Venter (HPHC)


Women’s Squad

Amelia Marlow Roskill Eden
Antonia Cortesi Western Districts
Biddy Tothill Roskill Eden
Emma Irwin Somerville
Emma Rainey Southern Districts
Francesca Williamson Somerville
Hannah Stewart Howick Pakuranga
Izzy Gill Southern districts
Jasmyn Maher Roskill Eden
Jayda Pawhau Southern districts
Kaea Elliott Western Districts
Kushla Glauser Southern Districts
Lucy Russ Southern Districts
Maddie Dowe Somerville
Megan Phillips Roskill Eden
Michelle Mahoney Auckland University
Neve Ferguson Howick Pakuranga
Olivia Grigg Howick Pakuranga
Phoebe Steele Somerville
Rebecca Baker Southern Districts
Siennah Cowles Roskill Eden
Sophie Richards Howick Pakuranga
Zoe Teikamata Howick Pakuranga

Head Coach : Simon Child (SDHC)

Asst Coaches: Kim Archibald (AUHC) and Josephina Ahsam (AUHC)

Manager: Frances Kreft (SDHC)



Any player above who is unavailable should contact Rochi asap via

Final Team Announced : 21st August

Optional Top-Up Trainings with Royals Academy and Shane, Rochi and Manoj – Mondays starting 18th July at LEP – warmed up and ready to start at 7pm sharp.

Trainings and Build up Games from 22nd August.

Player Contributions for NHC in Dunedin – subsidised by 40% by AKH – $1200 includes Flights, Meals, Accommodation, HNZ and AKH Admin fees, Physios, etc. Final selected players will receive invoices on Aug 22. Full payment is due by September 9.


Players requiring Leave letters should contact Rochi directly at

NHC Dates: 10-17 September

After the U18 National Tournament week a Royals Academy Development Group(u23) will be named to participate in an overseas exchange later this year. Aus or Japan TBC.

AKH proudly acknowledge the support of our Partners