Western Force 16s

National U16s 2017 will be The Southport School on the Gold Coast from Sunday, 24 September to Saturday, 30 September.

The U16 National Championship 2017 will be the first true state verse state test for the WA players, as they continue along the player development pathway and their own career. The last time the tournament was held was back in 2013 and WA will look to improve on their 6th place finish in that year.

The squad chosen were identified by coaches through club rugby, two sets of trials and for the majority of players at the State Champs match held at nib Stadium on Saturday prior to the Road Safety Western Force match. The squad selected is very strong across all positions but will be challenged through eight intense weeks of training.

Key Dates:

  • Monday, 31 July – Induction night
  • Where: Rugby WA HQ ( 203 Underwood Ave Floreat)
  • Time: 5:30pm
  • No training on this night
  • The first training will be Wednesday, 2 August. 5:00pm-7:00pm (1 hour skills and 1 hour strength and conditioning)
Name Position
Forwards Rueben Williams Loose head
Leon Matthews Loose head
Harry Daynes Loose Head
Jack Scoble Hooker
Murray Pratt Hooker
Devante Nathan Hooker
Dante Tatafu Tighthead Prop
Maui Te Tana Tighthead Prop
Sean Phillips Tighthead Prop
Ben Sinclair Lock
James Sinclair Lock
Joshua Plane Lock
Garret Smook Lock
Wian Raats Lock
Kingston Niwa Jolo Blindside Flanker
Cooper Guy Blindside Flanker
Jaques Kruger Openside Flanker
Darcey Hinkley Openside Flanker
Tyrone Sulusulumaivasa No.8
Alex Masibaka No.8
Jarhys Jensen No.8
Backs Winiata Cherrington Scrum Half
Ryan McDonagh Scrum Half
Jamie Walker
Reece Anapu
Scrum Half
Scrum Half
Othaniiel Vaevae Fly Half
Lachlan Hardy Fly Half
Jaxson Halatuavaha Fly Half
Toso Pa Centre
Luke Kapene Centre
Ethan de Beer Centre
Jackson Bond Centre
Mayson Hill Centre
Caleb Beams Centre
Zachary Barrett Wing
Isaac Evans Wing
Poripika Tukaki Wing
Ace Maki Wing
Tahamo Tierway Full Back
Braeden Kahu Full Back