REP U13 development programme

With the REP U13 development programme we would like to offer players of all abilities the chance to experience what it's like to be in a REP team and play against players from other associations. The programme is open for  Y7+ Y8 players.  If you just started to play hockey or already have played more hockey; we have a representative team for you.  

Structure U13 REP Development programme 


  • This 2-term programme starts with 2 skills days in term 1 to determine your level of hockey. 
  • The term 2 programme leads up to the OpenTrials U13, which will be held at the end of term 2. 
  • Key focus in this U13 REP development programme: " Development through responsibility and confidence”
  • Turf and turf time is limited. We have spaces for 48 players per gender + 3 goalies per gender. 

Term 2  U13 REP development programme

Skills days

U13 (rep) development programme boys

Sunday 8 April 11.00 - 1.00 pm

Thursday 12 April 5.30 - 7.00 pm

U13 (rep) development programme girls

Thursday 5 April 5.30-7.00 pm

Sunday 8 April 9-11 am

  • This programme starts with 2 skills days in term 1.
  • The term 2 programme leads up and prepares you for the Open REP trials U13
  • You train in U13 development squads, which are level groups
  • Beside turf they also train indoor. Indoor hockey is fast technical and tactical game which will challenge the skills and teamplay of players. Indoor sticks and balls are provided by Kāhui. We play in arena 2. For an impression:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfaWDmzsndg or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfaWDmzsndg
  • If possible, we would enter the teams in the secondary school competition again. Which would mean 1x or 2x you play a game as well (Tuesday for the boys, Thursday for the girls)   
  • Click HERE for the training schedule term 2;
  • Costs term 2 programme $ 67   (turf fee, indoor equipment, indoor fee, coach development costs, competition fee, adm costs, family/friends tournament etc)
  • Each player is expected to have a hockey glove, to protect their hands from the turf /indoor floor. 

OPEN TRIALS U13 REP development programme

  • Trial dates are Sunday 24th June, Sunday 1 July and Monday 2nd July (indoor hockey).
  • Cost Open Trials are $15  (indoor fee, turf, equipment etc.) 
  • All players who didn't participate in the term 2 programme needs to register for these trials. Players from the term 2 programme are automatically placed
  • We will make 3 teams. All players who trial, will be selected in a team. It gives them the chance to  experience REP hockey and have the opportunity to play against players from other associations.

Term 3 U13 REP development programme

  • You will train and play games with your own U13 team 
  • The costs in term 3 will depend on the team the player is selected for.  When sending information about the Open Trials we will also inform you about estimated costs per team.