Wellington Gold win U16s tournament, Lions preparing for Hawke’s Bay in final Ranfurly Shield match of the year

Wellington Lions players Kemara Hauiti-Parapara and Ruben Love celebrate with Losi Filipo after the latter's seventh try of the season last Sunday against North Harbour. Photo: Andy McArthur. Wellington Gold won the Hurricanes U16s tournament played this week in Hastings in a thriller. In the final on Thursday, Wellington Gold and Hawke’s

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Updates Tuesday: The opening day of the Hurricanes U16s tournament was in Hastings on Monday, with both Wellington teams winning their Division A Don Broughton Cup fixtures. Wellington Gold beat Hawke’s Bay A 17-10 and Wellington Black defeated Manawatu 10-8. In Division B Saracens Cup matches, Wairarapa-Bush beat Ngati Porou East Coast