The following players have been selected in the Auckland U19 squad for the 2016/2017 season (in no particular order):
- William O’Donnell (Captain and Takapuna)
- Finn Allen (Auckland University)
- Keegan Russell (Westlake and Takapuna)
- Angus McKenzie (Westlake and North Shore)
- William St John (Kings and Parnell)
- Dale Phillips (Howick Pakuranga)
- Nikheil Bhana (Grafton)
- Daniel Young (Howick Pakuranga)
- Ariyan Hassan (Cornwall)
- Ryan Schierhout (Westlake and ECB)
- Flynn McGregor-Sumpter (Auckland Grammar and Parnell)
- Benjamin Beecroft (Auckland University)
- Christy O’Brien (Papatoetoe)
Non Travelling Reserves (who train with the squad):
- Aditya Edekar (Ellerslie)
- Jordan O’Neill (Waitakere)
- Jack Dymond (Grafton)
- Todd Wannan (Waitakere)
Coach: Nick White
Assistant coach: Ian West
To view the schedule for the National Under 19 Tournament, click here.
See below for 2015/16 season results for Auckland U19:
15 Dec (One Day)
Auckland U19 v Northern Districts U19
Auckland U19 293/9 (Dale Phillips 81, Glenn Phillips 32, Mitchell Murray 31) defeated Northern U19 221 (Jake Gibson 57, Josh Plummer 37, Tristan Payle 34, Katene Clarke 30; Dale Phillips 3/24) by 72 runs.
Click here for a full scorecard.
16 Dec (One Day)
Auckland U19 v Otago U19
Auckland 212/6 (Glenn Phillips 55, Finn Allen 50, Dale Phillips 43) defeated Otago 89/9 (Aniket Parikh 4/15) by 123 runs.
17 Dec (One Day)
Auckland U19 v Central Districts U19
Central Districts 275/6 (Josh Clarkson 68, J Field 60, C Leopard 49) lost to Auckland 280/5 (Glenn Phillips 137, Will O’Donnell 52; J Barrett 3/49) by 5 wickets.
19 Dec (One Day)
Auckland U19 v Canterbury U19
Auckland 294/5 (Aniket Parikh 79, Finn Allen 46, Glenn Phillips 43, Will O’Donnell 37*, Mitchell Murray 37) defeated Canterbury 279/9 (Finn Loader (90*, Daniel Stanley 58, Matt Parker 56; Ross ter Braak 3/33, Will O’Donnell 3/48) by 15 runs.
20 Dec (One Day)
Auckland U19 v Wellington U19
Auckland 297/9 (Finn Allen 142, Will O’Donnell 47) defeated Wellington 100 (Ross ter Braak 3/26, Taine Jolley 3/27) by 197 runs.
22 Dec (One Day)
Semifinals - Auckland U19 v Northern Districts U19
Game ended due to rain. Auckland advanced to the final after finishing round robin play unbeaten.
23 Dec (One Day)
Final - Auckland U19 v Canterbury U19
Auckland 172 (Finn Allen 47, Mitchell Murray 44; M Parker 4/28) defeated by Canterbury 173/2 (N Kwant 62, J Southby 49, B Thatcher 43) by 8 wickets.
Click here for match reports on all the tournament games.
Auckland A v Auckland U19 - 10 December (Warm up)
Colin Maiden Park
Auckland 162/9 (Bill Walsh 57, Vishi Jeet 27*, Brad Schmulian 26; Chris Groenink 3/15, Dale Phillips 3/46) lost to Auckland U19 163/6 (Glenn Phillips 39, Finn Allen 33*, Mitchell Murray 29) by four wickets.