Term 3 programmes

Register now: The academy’s talent centre programmes are set to begin for Term 3, but there’s still time to register boys and girls. Details here.

International tournament

Victorian tour: The RHFA will take two teams to an international tournament to be held in Shepparton, Australia. Details here.

Holiday courses

Fun and football: Nine groups of players throughout the country have been enjoying RHFA courses during the school holidays. Details here.

Teams named for Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: RHFA head coach Kale Herbert has announced the two academy teams for a tour to Malaysia in October. Details here.

Our courses

Our programmes

Our three-day courses

Having fun: Ever wondered how much fun our players have at the holiday courses run by the Ricki Herbert Football Academy? Check out Theo Bouavong’s video from one of our Beachlands-Maraetai courses.

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Interview with Fulham coach

Fulham partnership: Fulham FC academy coach Dave Wright interviewed by RHFA’s Clive Herbert after the RHFA’s national training camp. More details.

Mirko returns from Fulham

Fulham visit: 12-year-old Tauranga player Mirko Brinkmann says his three weeks with English Championship club Fulham was “a great experience”. More details here.

HOW THE FULHAM PARTNERSHIP WORKS: The Ricki Herbert Football Academy has a partnership with leading English club Fulham. The partnership helps RHFA and Fulham identify talented young players suitable for visiting England to work at the London club’s successful academy. More details are here.

Introducing our academy

Welcome: Ricki Herbert explains what the RHFA is trying to achieve.

U-13 Gold Coast tour squad

'Thanks, coaches'

Feedback: ‘Huge thanks to Shaun and Curtis for taking Jayden to this tournament; he had a blast and learned so much off both of you, an awesome experience he will never forget … ‘ – mother Angela Purcell after our U-13 Gold Coast tour, July 2016.

Coaching tips

Quick tips: Our coaches are always looking for simple ways to share their knowledge. Click here for another tip from Ricki and his coaching team.

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Partners of the Ricki Herbert Football Academy

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Fulham FC
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