2022 Youth Trans Tasman

April 2022

Christchurch, New Zealand


Touch New Zealand would like to congratulate the following players selected in the New Zealand Under 18’s and Under 20’s teams for the Youth Trans-Tasman to be held in Christchurch in April 2022.​​​​​​​


Coaches and Managers Appointments

Touch NZ would like to congratulate the following Coaches and Managers who have been appointed to the NZ18 and NZ20 teams for the upcoming Youth Trans Tasman in 2022.

NZ 18 Boys

Head Coach: Isaac Walker - Auckland 

Asst Coach: Ryan Mauriohooho - Waikato 

Manager: Tia Mativa - Auckland 


NZ 18 Girls

Head Coach: Lovey Woodhouse - North Harbour 

Asst Coach: Kim-anaka Baillie - North Harbour 

Manager: Savanna Walker - Auckland 

NZ 18 Mixed

Head Coach: Dennis Thompson - Southland 

Asst Coach: Steven Beazley - Te Tai Tokerau 

Manager: Jemma Taikato - Nelson

NZ 20 Men

Head Coach: Paora Peawini - Canterbury 

Asst Coach: Michael Cavanagh - Auckland 

Manager: Brenda Williams - Counties Manukau 

NZ 20 Women

Head Coach: LeToia Tainui-McIntyre - Auckland 

Asst Coach: Hollie Graham - Waikato

Manager: Cath Mulligan - Canterbury 

NZ 20 Mixed

Head Coach: Damian Burden - Otago 

Asst Coach: Peter Samuel - Auckland 

Manager: Jackie Tuala - Manawatu 


Player Dispensation Application for NZ Youth Squad/Team Selection

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2022 NZ Under 18 & 20 Programme Costs

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