Big hits, scintillating skills and electric footwork were on the menu in Rotorua this week as the best under-15 and under-17 rugby league players in the country charged into battle at Puketawhero Park.
The Youth Rugby League Tournament plays a crucial role in helping to develop the next generation of stars and there were Wai-Coa-Bay sides entered in both age groups.
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