Vince was a standout in the Hurricanes draw vs the Lions, Phoenix, unfortunately, lost in the ANZ Championship, but it can’t take away what has been an amazing season for Phoenix and the Pulse, Nephi and Ziggy battled it out in the opening match of the Pacific Nations Cup, Ziggy and Tonga coming away with the win 30-26 and Ricardo is off to South Africa to compete in the first WSL 10,000 of the season. An awesome effort this week by everyone at WeAreTENZING, and don’t forget if you or a fellow WeAreTENZING client you know has done something amazing, please let us know and we’ll try to get it in the next installment.
What a Battle
Two of WeAreTENZING clients battled it out over the weekend.
Nephi and Ziggy played in a hard-fought match between the two Pacific rivals of Samoa and Tonga.
This was a memorable moment for the Tongan team as it was the first international test they had hosted in over 8 years.
The game was very entertaining with many spectacular trys being scored. Ziggy and Tonga eventually coming away with the win 30-26. For full match highlights click here.
The Big Sleepout
The annual Lifewise Big Sleepout is on Thursday 6th July 2017.
Lifewise would like community leaders to experience one night sleeping rough, to get a taste of life on the streets, and raise critical funds to tackle homelessness.
If you are unable to participate but wish to support you can donate to one of WeAreTENZING clients Richie Hardcore.
Richie will be participating and has the aim of raising $5000. To support Lifewise and Richie click here.
Social Media Tips & Tricks
1. The task of replying to followers and fans on social media can seem like a bit of a chore but it can be very beneficial. Not only does replying to comments build a genuine connection with your followers but it also helps to increase your posts potential reach because of its high activity.
2. Using facebook schedule is a very helpful tool that can take a lot of time and pressure of your busy life. By planning out your posts and scheduling them well in advance you don’t have to get to the end of the day and be pressured to post.
Silver Ferns Trialists
Congrats to Kayla, Phoenix and Storm who have all been named in the Silver Ferns trialist squad.
The trials will take place in Auckland from Monday 31July – Friday 4 August with the Silver Ferns and Silver Ferns Development Squads to be announced on August 7.
The Silver Ferns squad will play in the Quad series which will start on the 30th of August vs England. Best of luck girls!
Lions Fan Zone
The Lions Fan Zone reopens this Thursday with one of WeAreTENZING own featuring.
Huriana Manuel is back from Japan and will be at the Lions Fan Zone this Thursday for a Q&A with John Kirwan.
After winning an Olympic Silver medal Huriana has taken a gap year from playing rugby but has been working hard overseas to help grow woman’s rugby grow globally.
The Lions Fan Zone is held at Queens Wharf, make sure you get down and support Huriana and the WeAreTENZING team.
The Final Whistle
The Final Whistle is an online personal development and career education tool.
It helps athletes identify jobs and career opportunities post career that fit within their personal purpose.
Whether you are an aspiring athlete, mid-career or transitioning from professional sport to post career The Final Whistle has the tools necessary to get you on track to achieve your dream job.
WeAreTENZING has teamed up with The Final Whistle to assure our athletes are prepared for life after sport. If you would like to give The Final Whistle a try let us know.