The Tauranga Talent Development Centre caters for young players in the Bay of Plenty region.

Coaches at the centre are led by Shaun O’Brien.

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News from our centre

Tauranga youngsters invited to national camp

Members of the RHFA Talent Centre in Tauranga are eligible to attend the academy’s national training camp to be held in Cambridge from April 17-21. The national camp will be held in Cambridge because of its central location, with players expected to come from Auckland, Tauranga, Taupo, New Plymouth and Wellington – areas that all have talent centres.

Football fun on the fields

SunLive: Aspiring young footballers from Tauranga have spent three days enjoying a RHFA programme at the Otumoetai Football Club.

Mount chosen as site for football academy

Bay of Plenty Times: New Zealand’s best-known football brand is establishing a talent centre based at Mt Maunganui. The Ricki Herbert Football Academy will work with talented young players from the Bay of Plenty, helping them develop their skills.

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