Academy resumes football activities under Alert Level 2

The Ricki Herbert Football Academy has resumed training activities after meeting appropriate guidelines from government and NZ Football.

The academy has updated its timetables for its programmes starting the week of May 25, and will use this website to share information. Please keep checking here for updates.

Training underway at Cambridge’s John Kerkhof Park.

The RHFA programmes will adhere to health and safety guidelines, and contact tracing requirements, as provided by NZ Football in consultation with Sport New Zealand and the Ministry of Health.

The winter football season was set to start in June throughout the country, under alert level 2 guidelines.

Meanwhile, our academy’s holiday programmes planned for April has moved to the July school holidays.

Click here for details and dates for our July holiday programmes.

These will provide programmes for boys and girls at Kamo, Warkworth, Papatoetoe, Hamilton, Cambridge, New Plymouth.

If you have already registered for these programmes for April, your registrations will automatically carry forward for July.

Otherwise please check our website for when we confirm new dates and re-open registrations.

RHFA founder Ricki Herbert said nothing was more important to the academy than the welfare of its players and their families, and the academy’s staff.

“As much as we would like to continue training we feel we have a responsibility to follow the guidelines given to ensure the safety of your family, which is paramount.”

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