NZ national sevens teams announced
January 15, 2004

The sixteen teams who will compete in the Lion Foundation National Sevens Tournament at the Queenstown Recreation Ground have been announced.

The teams competing are Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Counties-Manukau, Hawke's Bay, Horowhenua-Kapiti, Manawatu, Marlborough, Northland, North Otago, North Harbour, Otago, Southland, Taranaki, Waikato and Wellington.

Auckland
Craig de Goldi, Mark Ama, Kane Hancy, Ed Coker, Mana Ashford, Afa Amua, Paul McGrath, Patrick Segi, Chad Tuoro, Andrew Suniula, Mark Ozich, Luke Mealamu.
Coach: Brent Semmons
Manager, Greg Aldous

Bay of Plenty
Alan Bunting, Andrew Leota, Apoua Stewart, Darren Benson, Nathaniel Walker, Donovan Nepia, Grant McQuoid, Ross Martin, Brad Fleming, Matiu Soloman, Tom Woods, Ray Azara.
Coach: Warwick Paul
Manager: Joe Panapa

Canterbury
Junior Tupai, Michael Davis, Mike Kirkpatrick, Ben Jones, Karne Kaufana, Sam Lemalie, Carl Manu, Rowan O'Gorman, Jason Tiatia, Andrew Dalton, Steven Yates, Rhys Williams.
Coach: Joe Leota
Manager: Paul Fremaux

Counties-Manukau
Waka Setitaia, Massey Tuhakaraina, Luteru Anzac, Liam Messam, Koratu Kaiatu, Duncan Bell, Mark Lawson, Niha Moea, Patrick Tuhakaraina, Aaron Enoka, Isileli Fa, Billy Ngawini
Coach: Joe Tuhakaraina
Manager: Adam Newman

Hawke's Bay
Andy Barham, Rangi Vallance, Bryn Evans, Ben Trew, Ricky Blunsdon, Colin Bourke, Amasio Valence, Joe Utiera, Nui Bartlett, Jason Kupa, Paratene Edwards, Chad Shepherd.
Coach: Tom Blake
Manager: Shane Hurndell

Horowhenua-Kapiti
Ashley Drake, Ricky Fonoti, Danny Feehan, Paul Tucker, Bud Slikas, Taipari Rikihana, Hayden Head, Barry Muir, Daniel Sanson, Dylan Higginson, Ross Thomas, Jackson Wood.
Coach: Jim Barker
Manager: Brenton Tukapua

Manawatu
Carl Izatt, Stuart Ross, Davy Taula-Fa'apito, Quintyn Austin, Tomasi (Junior) Komainaua, Richard Kupa, Michael Rowe, Tony Mafi, Paula Maisiri Bevan Gray, Francis Bryant, Jonathan Southey.
Coach: Paul Claridge
Manager: Dave Adamson

Marlborough
Eddie Hekenui, Joel McLean, Ono Levu Temo, Jeremy Manning, Nathan Deipi, George Love, Ross Love, Stu Campbell, Todd Nicholas, Chez Bloxham, Riki Winitana, Blair Skipper.
Coach: Mike Bonisch
Manager: John Taylor

Northland
Jared Going, Matt Faleuka, Eric Abraham, Aaron Baigent, Dixie Harris, Dana Young, Brad Christenson, Willie Brame, Christian Prime, Warren Dunn, Jeremy Whaikawa, Leon Baigent
Coach: Mark Seymour
Manager: Greg Shipton

North Otago
Mike Mavor (captain), Daniel Gard, Grant Johnston, Scott Mayhew, Tobias Sekona Maka Lea, Tai Halelele, Monga Fusitua, Pila Fifita, Michael Walding, Wati Lotawa, Noa Soqeta
Coach: Barry Matthews
Manager: Ian Patterson

North Harbour
Marc Camburn, Joel Nasmith, Matua Parkinson, Tusi Pisi, Justin Poihipi, Brett Sweeny, Viliami Wagaseduadua, Tia Suemai, Karl Te Nana, Nigel Watson, Mike Wilson, Rudolffe Wulf.
Coaches: John McKittrick and Geoff Alley
Manager: Steve Allen

Otago
Adam Thompson, Villiame Wiekoso, Luke Herden, Andrew Tuaine, Josh Hall, Willie Walker, Scott Mayhew, Tim McArthur, Alando Soukai, Matt Saunders, Joe Snee, Luke Chambers.
Coach: Mike Moehau
Manager: Barry Williams

Southland
Elgan O'Donnell, Dion Hamilton, Iona Sipa, Sam Muir, Terry Ngu, Siomon Jones, Ryan Glover, Mana Harrison, Ben Nally, Pilate Fili, Adam Clarke, Ben Boyle.
Coach: Jeremy Winders
Manager: Glenn Buckingham

Taranaki
Bryce Robins, Lifiemi Mafi, Chris Woods, Asalemo Malo, Daniel Taogaga, Jack Cameron, Shayne Austin, Bernard Orbell, Phil Barron, Maifea Maifea, Paul Talaia, Tomasi Soqeta.
Coach: Rawiri Mako
Manager: Rob Yule

Waikato
Shane Thornton (captain), Karl Perry, Wayne McEntee, Aaron Rogers, Rena Schuster, Apenisa Delaibau, Waylon Tangohau, John Versteynen, Dwayne Sweeney, Tau Moeke, Jarod Payne and Sosene Anesi.
Coach: Martyn Steffert
Manager: Larry Tremewan

Wellington
Tafai Ioasa, Justin Wilson, Michael Kingsbeer, Victor Vito, Cameron Incledon, Esava Tiko, Lote Raikabula, Joe Wright, Fa'atonu Fili, Cory Jane, Jon Manu and Sam Hala.
Coach: Tony Meachen
Manager: Dave Meaclem

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