Quinn Sunde completes the ACES contract list for 2022/23!

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Quinn Sunde completes the ACES contract list for 2022/23!

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The talented Takapuna Pirates’ wicket-keeping batsman has snagged his first ACES domestic contract to complete the full list of 16 for 2022/23 season. Sunde has been a consistent performer in the club circuit averaging over 40 across formats for the past two seasons while also picking up 23 catches and 4 stumpings in 2021/22. Head Coach Male Performance Programme, Doug Watson … Read More


Luke Wright appointed ACES Performance and Talent Coach!

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Luke Wright appointed ACES Performance and Talent Coach!

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The leading English domestic T20 run-scorer and ICC T20 World Cup winner returns to Auckland as the newly appointed ACES Performance and Talent Coach. Wright previously featured for the ACES during the 2013/14 Super Smash season and brings a diverse set of coaching experiences to the environment with stints across the globe as the Assistant Coach for Melbourne Stars (BBL), … Read More


Keene is set for a first ACES contract after a stellar season!

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Keene is set for a first ACES contract after a stellar season!

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North Shore all-rounder Simon Keene has been awarded his first domestic contract after a stellar season for the ACES in 2021/22. Recently named the Young Cricketer of the Year 21/22, Keene lit up the domestic circuit and finished with 25 wickets in his first five First-Class matches for Auckland. Director of Talent and Performance, Daniel Archer is excited to have … Read More


Glenn Phillips to take on a new challenge with Otago Cricket

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Glenn Phillips to take on a new challenge with Otago Cricket

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After 6 years with the ACES, Glenn has decided to make the move down South. A true all-rounder in every sense, Phillips made NZ history by becoming the first player to score a century across all three domestic formats in a season. At the age of 20. Phillips will join brother Dale once again at Otago after playing several seasons … Read More


ACES suffer defeat; presented Plunket Shield

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ACES suffer defeat; presented Plunket Shield

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The Auckland ACES have been presented with the Plunket Shield after a remarkable campaign. While the side suffered defeat in their final game in Lincoln, Robbie O’Donnell’s side took on the challenge of chasing down 372 in the fourth inning. Resuming at 6/0 and needing a further 366 runs, the ACES headed into the last day of their victorious summer … Read More


Doug Watson to return to ACES set-up as Head Coach of Male Performance

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Doug Watson to return to ACES set-up as Head Coach of Male Performance

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Former Auckland ACES Assistant Coach Doug Watson will return to the ACES set-up as the Head Coach of the Male Performance Programme for the next three years. Watson will be no stranger to the Auckland cricket scene, having served as the ACES Assistant Coach for three years and helping lift the Ford Trophy title two summers ago. The 48-year old … Read More


ACES reinforced by five changes for final clash of the summer

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ACES reinforced by five changes for final clash of the summer

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After a congested summer, starting on December 17 and rolling on to its climax this week, the Auckland ACES name a strong squad to contest their final Plunket Shield clash against Canterbury in Lincoln. Having secured the Plunket Shield during last week’s draw against Central Districts in Napier, the squad sees five changes. The top-order is bolstered by Mark Chapman, … Read More


Forced changes for ACES, Horne to captain

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Forced changes for ACES, Horne to captain

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The Auckland ACES make several changes ahead of a trip to Napier to take on the Central Stags for Round 7 of the Plunket Shield. Flynn McGregor-Sumpter and Jordan Sussex are both in line for First-Class debuts at McLean Park, while Ross ter Braak also returns to the squad. Martin Guptill, Kyle Jamieson and George Worker are unavailable due to BLACKCAPS … Read More


ACES take a step closer to Plunket Shield glory, earn day off

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ACES take a step closer to Plunket Shield glory, earn day off

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Auckland ACES vs. Wellington Firebirds | ACES win by ten wickets The ACES have secured a fifth win out of six Plunket Shield matches (with the other abandoned without a ball being bowled) after defeating the Wellington Firebirds inside three days. By lunch on the third morning, the ACES still led by 151 runs, chasing the six remaining wickets to take … Read More


ACES welcome crowds back for final home match of 21/22

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ACES welcome crowds back for final home match of 21/22

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The Auckland ACES return home for their final 2021/22 hit-out at Kennards Hire Community Oval, welcoming the Wellington Firebirds for Round 6 of the Plunket Shield, starting Monday. With three matches to go, the ACES sit atop the Shield standings, despite a frustrating wait for action up north that never eventuated. Seamer Jordan Sussex remains with the squad, while Ben … Read More