Academy team brings home the 2016 Sydney Youth Cup!

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Sydney Youth CupThe Ricki Herbert Football Academy team have won the U-11 section of the prestigious Sydney Youth Cup.

The team (above) played undefeated through the four-day tournament at Sydney’s Olympic Park to take home the age group trophy and medals for each player.

Congratulations to the successful squad:

Cody Hawkes (C), Nathan Murray, Ty Christensen, Connor O’Brien, Albie Francis-Alles, Tyrone Laurent-Stokes, Tobias Grigg, Lucca Aylward, Ben Pattinson, Lucas Loveridge, Tanner Dean, Sam Green and Saurav Chand. Coaches Shaun O’Brien and Dane Rayner.

Tournament goalscorers were:

Albie Francis Alles 5

Lucca Aylward 5

Nathan Murray 3

Tanner Dean 2

Tyrone Laurent-Stokes 2

Conor O’Brien 2

Saurav Chand 1

Sam Green 1

Cody Hawkes 1

Own goal 1

The U-11 squad was one of three RHFA teams entered into the Sydney Youth Cup.

Check out photographs of the trophy winners here.

The U-12s lost their final game of the tournament on the last day, with Kyran Lockwood scoring the team’s goal, while the U-10s had already concluded their schedule going into the final day.

All three squads head home to New Zealand after a hectic but fun-filled tour with many friendships made and renewed.

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