The next Under 17 Youth Championships will take place in Adelaide from 13 to 23 January 2014.

Queensland Youth History


Each season the Queensland Under 17 side competes in the Australian Under 17 championships. This is key step along the player career path for prospective international players, and already has provided any number of quality-plus first-class players.

Players are chosen from throughout Queensland via an exhaustive selection process and provides an opportunity for Queensland's premier players in the Under 17 bracket to test their skills against equivalent players from each state in Australia.

This is after Queensland played in a national carnival at Under 16 level until 1986-87. Teams to have represented Queensland at Under 16 and Under 17 level over the years have been:-



Players  Officials Summary
2013-14 Tom Healy

Tom Healy (Northern Suburbs), Aryan Jain (South Brisbane), Bryce Street (Sandgate-Redcliffe), Jack Webster (Wynnum-Manly), Max Houlahan (Gold Coast), Grayson Jones (Western Suburbs), David Coulthard (Cairns), Patrick Dooley (Western Suburbs), Jack Wood (Laidley), Patrick Morahan (Northern Suburbs), Lachlan Porter (Toowoomba), Sam Yabsley (Gold Coast), Zach Addison (Western Suburbs)

Coach: Vic Williams

Manager: Ken Dixon 
2012-13 Sam Heazlett Sam Heazlett (Redlands), Nic Selman (Sunshine Coast), Kendel Fleming (Norths), Matthew Renshaw (Toombul), Carlin Anderson (Ipswich, Laidley), Jack Beath (Valley), Tom Healy (Norths, vice-capt), Matthew Kuhnemann (Gold Coast), David Coulthard (Mossman), Nathan Lyons (Gold Coast), Trent Arnold, Lachlan Porter (Darling Downs), Jack Wood (Ipswich-Logan, SEQ)

Coach: Peter Cameron.

Assistants: Gavin Fitness & Brody Grogan

Queensland finished third after losses to Victoria and NSW. Opener Matthew Renshaw finished as the leading runscorer of the tournament with 296 at an average of 98.67. Skipper Sam Heazlett was sixth overall with 211 runs at 70.33. Nathan Lyons was Queensland's leading wicket-taker and No.7 overall with 11 victims at 21.18. Fellow opening bowler Trent Arnold finished with eight at 22.75. Renshaw and Heazlett were named in the team of the championships.

2011-12 Sam Hain James Bazley (Sunshine Coast), Grant Brix (Redlands), Mitchell Burton (Tropical North), Sam Fellows (Western Suburbs), Michael Graham (Gold Coast), Sam Hain (Gold Coast captain), Sam Heazlett (Redlands), Ben McDermott (Wynnum-Manly), Jack Prestwidge (Norths), Sam Rasmussen (Gold Coast), Nick Sale (Norths), Luke  Stutter (Sunshine Coast), Jack Wood (Western Suburbs). Coach: Peter Cameron. Asst: Terry Oliver. Manager: Ken Dixon Queensland produced their finest team effort in 13 years to finish second at the national titles in Adelaide. Queensland and NSW both won five games out of seven but the young Blues accrued two more bonus points. A shock loss to the ACT in a T20 on the final day cost Queensland the title. Michael Graham, Sam Hain, Harrison Jones and Ben McDermott were named in the Team of the Championships.
2010-11 Nick Stevens

James Bazley (Sun Coast), Mitchell Burton (Tville), Marcus Daldy (Uni), Sam Hain (GC), Marnus Labuschagne (Redlands), Joshua McClelland (NS), Ben McDermott (WM), Nick Sale (NS), Billy Stanlake (GC), Mark Steketee (Warwick), Mitchell Swepson (S/R), Nick Stevens (GC), Jack Wildermuth (Valley).

Coach: Wayne Niven. Asst: Peter Cameron Skipper Nick Stevens topped the aggregates by a long way with 397 runs at 99.25 including five half-centuries, but Queensland could only finish fifth, although marginally short of third place.Nonetheless, four players were chosen in the Team of the Championships - Ben McDermott, Billy Stanlake, Mark Steketee, and Stevens. The titles were staged in Hobart in January 2011.
2009-10 Sam Gardiner Anthony Atkinson (T), Cameron Balcomb (N), Trent Clemments (Brothers Townsville), Sam Gardiner (Sunshine Coast - captain), Ryan Gleeson (G), Josh McClelland (N), Ben McDermott (GC), Corey McMahon (GC), Steven Moss (R), James Pierson (R), Nick Stevens (GC), Sam Truloff (Wests/Marburg), Harry Tyler (WM). Coach: Wayne Niven Queensland finished fifth at the carnival in Adelaide. Sam Truloff was the No.1 run-scorer overall for the championships as Queensland topped the team run-scoring list. Truloff was named in the U17 Australian team as was invited with James Pierson and Nick Walkden to the U18 Talent Camp held in Brisbane following the championships.
2008-09 Corey Barsby Corey Barsby (Sandgate-Redcliffe), Sam Truloff (Marburg), Tim Gregory (Norths), Chris Kent (Toombul), Zac Keune (Bundaberg), Michael Simmers (Frenchville), Jason Tibbitts (Toombul), Ryan Gleeson (Gold Coast), Nick Walden (Wests), Jacob Judd (Sandgate-Redcliffe), Guy Connew (Sandgate-Redcliffe), Sam Gardiner (Palmwoods), Cameron Balcomb (Norths). Coaches: Vic Williams & Wayne Niven The team began with twin Twenty20 victories before the batting fell apart against WA and Victoria in 50-over matches. They scored 296 against NSW but were overhauled, then chased down a remarkable 352 against SA. Tim Gregory and Zac Keuene scored centuries durigjnt he tournament, but Michael Simmers was most consistent with 250 runs at an average of 50, earning selection in the honours team. Queensland finished fourth. 


Nicholas Buchanan Alister McDermott (GC), Michael Johnson (BL), Nick Buchanan (S), Jack Stanlake (GC), Cameron Balcomb (N), Lachlan Pfeffer (W), Ben Turner (W), Ryan Thomson (SR), Michael Granger (GC), Andrew Tazelaar (W), Andrew Boyle (T'ville), Matthew Crow (Mackay), Jason Sim (GC). Coaches: Jeff Thomas, Brett Stephenson

Alister McDermott and Michael Johnson were rewarded for a consistent campaign at the national Under-17 titles in Melbourne with selection in the honorary Australian team. The Australia Post Queensland Under-17 team finished third, with McDermott the leading wicket-taker for Queensland with 14 scalps and Johnson theleading runscorer with 273  runs.


Chris Lynn

Adam Boon, Brent Morgan (R), Andrew Gode (V), Michael Johnson (BL), Chris Lynn (T), Alister McDermott (GC), Rowan Murray (Gladstone), Joel Roxby (Innisfail), Jason Smith (Maroochydore), Chris Sabburg (U), Ben Svensson (Ipswich), Levi Thomson-Mathews (Hervey Bay), Preston White (R'hampton).

Coaches: Jeff Thomas, Brett Stephensen

Manager: David Bannister

University batsman Chris Sabburg was the sole Queenslander selected in the Australian U17 honour team following the national championships in Brisbane. Sabburg, a cousin of Andy Bichel, celebrated with a defiant century in the final game of the carnival against champions South Australia and finished Queensland s leading run-scorer with 363 at 42. Gold Coast pace bowler Alister McDermott, son of former Test fast bowler Craig McDermott, was the leading wicket-taker for Queensland with 12 dismissals at 24.25 as the Maroons finished fifth, just behind Tasmania on net run-rate.


Adam O'Sullivan

Timothy Beadle (S), Matthew Gregory (GC), Alexander Kemp (R), Isaac Ling (Townsville Wanderers), Rodney McIntosh (W), Lindon March (Cairns United), Andrew Martel (Townsville Wanderers), Nathan Mazzeo (R), Haydn Murray (W), Dominic O'Brien (S), Adam O'Sullivan (W), Ryan Simpkins (GC), Byron Thick (Bundaberg).

Coaches: Jeff Thomas, Brett Stephenson Wests spinner Haydn Murray was chosen in the Australian Development Squad after a standout performance at an Australian Championships in Sydney that was badly affected by rain. He topped the carnival wicket-taking list with 15 @ 11.0. Other standout performers for Queensland were Alex Kemp, Rod McIntosh, Dominic O'Brien and captain Adam O'Sullivan. 


Brent Wilde

Alex Boukogiannis (S), Peter Dein (Gympie), Nick Fanning (W), Cameron Farrell (Townsville), Jason Fenwick (Toowoomba), Alex Kemp (R), Alex Machin (N), Chris Marshall (Townsville), Bayden Mattheson (Sunshine Coast), Dominic Michael (N), Dominic O'Brien (S), Sam Winton (GC), Brent Wilde (S).

Coaches: Steve Fryer, Jeff Thomas. The Queensland side failed to come to grips with wet and windy conditions at the national championships in Hobart and finished a disappointing 8th. Left-handed opener Alex Machin topped the Queensland run-scoring list with 172 @ 28.6 while Townsville pair Chris Marshall and Cameron Farrell topped the wicket-taking list with eight wickets apiece at 16 and 19 respectively.


Ben Gledhill Ben Gledhill (captain), Alex Boukogiannis, Darren Clark, Ben Dunk, Michael Gould, Andrew Greig, Brody Grogan, Joel Hughes, Dane Hutchinson, Brendan Logue, Daniel Pearce, Graeme Skennar, Brent Wilde.  Coaches: Darren Holder, Steven Fryer. Captain Ben Gledhill, Joel Hughes and Graeme Skennar were selected in the Australian U17 Development squad after Queensland finished fourth at the national championships in Adelaide.


Luke Matthews, Scott Wood, Wade Townsend, Michael Philipson, Zane Turner, Andrew Michael, Sean Powell, Michael Keightley, Chris Raimondi, Josh Kemp, Andrew Knezevic, Glen Dobbie, Caleb Bilewicz. Coach: Darren Holder. A/Coach: Steven Fryer. Manager: Toot Byron. Michael Philipson was chosen in the Australian U17 Development Squad after Queensland finished fourth at the national championships in Perth.
2001-02 Andrew Hicks Andrew Hicks (Gold Coast - captain), Cavan Ditchman (Toowoomba), John Kemp (Norths), Zane Turner (Caboolture), Nathan Reardon (University), Matthew Turich (Gladstone), Patrick Hagenbach (Townsville), Reece Neyland (Mackay), Robert Mackay (Valley), David Marriott (Valley), Caleb Bilewicz (S/Redcliffe), Chris Laporte (Souths), Berrick Barnes (University).   Captain Andrew Hicks and Matthew Turich were selected in the Australian U17 Development Squad after Queensland finished third at the national championships.
2000-01 Chris Howe (Sunshine Coast), Curtis Mengel (Sunshine Coast), Cameron Merchant (Gold Coast), Julian Nielsen (Wests), Peter Reimers (Toowoomba), Brayden Teece (W/Manly), Andrew Hicks (Beenleigh/Logan), Murray Bragg (Valley), Luke Davis (Beenleigh/Logan), Matthew Jennings (S/Redcliffe), Tim Hardingham (Sunshine Coast), Grant Sullivan (Mackay), Damian Watts (Charleville). Queensland played their best cricket towards the end of the national championships and finished fourth. Grant Sullivan and Luke Davis were selected in the Australian U17 Development Squad.
1999-2000 Nick Kruger Luke Davis (Beenleigh/Logan), Nathan Rimmington (S/Redcliffe), Greg Moller (Easts-Redlands), Nick Kruger (Valley - captain), Craig Philipson (University), Aaron Maynard (Sunshine Coast), Bryan Lutvey (Beenleigh/Logan), Brett Wightman (Townsville), Chris Summers (Gympie/Wests), Mitchell Chapman (Valley), Grant Sullivan (Mackay), Zac Pacey (Townsville), Shane Marcus (Townsville). Queensland played their best cricket towards the end of the national championships and finished fourth.
1998-99 Leigh McLauchlan (S/Redcliffe), Nick Kruger (Valley), Ryan Broad (W/Manly), Craig Phililpson (University), Chris Baumann (Gold Coast), Simon Larrescy (Beenleigh/Logan), Greg Moller (Easts-Redlands), John Dellit (Valley), Tony Summerfeldt (S/Redcliffe), Greg Sturges (University), Jarrod Turner (University), David Escriva (Ayr), Justin Harris (Gold Coast). Queensland finished second in the national championships in Sydney.
1997-98 Nathan Hauritz Nathan Hauritz (captain), Steve Paulsen, David Glazbrook, Clint Kelly, Jonathon Reinders, Jonathon Olzard, Dustin Gaskell, Chris Hartley, Tim MacDonald, David Pamenter, Grant Edwards, Chris Rohde, Rohan Thomas. Queensland had a 'poor' national carnival in Hobart.
1996-97 Alan Rowe Alan Rowe (captain), Brett Weightman, Damien MacKenzie, Travis Orr, Andrew Barlow, Stephen Farrell, Nathan Hauritz, Nick Alexander, Scott Connor, Brad Ipson, Shane Watson, Luke Canning, Lyle Teske. Coaches: Trent Ryan, Ian Bartlett. Queensland were undefeated in their five games, closing the campaign with a resounding win over NSW at the Gabba, yet were frustrated as the championship was awarded to NSW because they had more outright wins. Alan Rowe, Damien MacKenzie and Andrew Barlow were named in the Australian U17 training squad.
1995-96 Lachlan Stevens Lachlan Stevens (Toowoomba - captain), Chris Cordery (Norths), Nathan Herbener (Roma), James Hopes (Norths), Mick Miller (Toowoomba), Anthony Murnane (Wests), Aaron Nye (Norths), Daniel Plamenac (W/Manly), Iain Ross (Toombul), Alan Rowe (Logan/Beenleigh), Rohan Thomas (Bundaberg), Damien Wallis (Gold Coast), Ben Woodbridge (Ipswich). Coaches: Jim Hunter, Trent Ryan. Queensland, well led by Lachlan Stevens, won their second consecutive national U17 title in magnificent fashion. They recovered well after a slow start and after a convincing semi-final win qualified for the final on the MCG, where they beat South Australia. James Hopes scored a century in the semi-final and the final and was chosen in the Australian U17 Development Squad with Michael Miller, a consistent bowler throughout the carnival.
1994-95 Greg Paulsen Greg Paulsen (Wests - captain), Gavin Chapman (Valleys), Lee Dalton (Wests), Ben Edmondson (Townsville), James Hopes (Norths), Trevor Irvine (Valley), Wayne Kelly (Norths), Matthew Lunn (Souths), Anthony McCashney (Millmerran), Mick Miller (Toowoomba), Aaron Nye (Norths), Iain Ross (Toombul), Chris Swan (Gold Coast). Coaches: Jim Hunter, Trent Ryan. Queensland shared the title with NSW after being thwarted in their bid for outright points in the final by slow NSW batting.
1993-94 Mark Bartholomeusz Mark Bartholomeusz (c), Craig Boal, Matthew Pascoe, Jason Curtis, Grant Lutz, Greg Paulsen, Wayne Kelly, Troy Rafton, Matthew Lunn, Ashley Holznagel, Ryan Poole, Chips Byron, Michael Patterson. Queensland finished third at the Australian championships in Adelaide after losing a semi-final to NSW. Matthew Pascoe was judged 'Player of the Championships' after topping the wicket-taking list with 17 and was selected in the Australian U17 Development squad with Ryan Poole and Wayne Kelly.
1992-93 Terry O'Regan Terry O'Regan (c), Steven Baker, Lee Carseldine, Justin Poole, Shaune Watts, Lance Kahler, Adrian Wight, Brendan Barlow, Matthew Pascoe, Chips Byron, Ashleigh Holznagel, Matthew Gilmore, Shane Jurgensen.  Queensland finished fourth at the Australian championships in Hobart behind NSW, SA and WA. Lee Carseldine and Shane Jurgensen were selected in the Australian U17 Development Squad.
1991-92 Andrew Symonds Andrew Symonds (c), Kevin Curyer, Andrew Scotney, Chris Torrisi, Brad Townsend, Terry O'Regan, Lee Carseldine, Chips Byron, Rodney Seib, Adam Kasprowicz, Scott Davis, Paul Spence, Ross Lupton. Queensland finished fourth at the Australian championships in Canberra behind NSW, WA and Victoria. Andrew Symonds scored the first ever double century at a national U17 carnival.
1990-91 Matthew Mott, Jeff Spillman, Martin Love, Mark Hunt, Grant Casemore, Jimmy Maher, Jerry Cassell, Peter Breadsell, Anthony Fowler, Damian Barry, Duncan Begg, Kevin Curyer, Paul Farmer. Coach: Peter Charles. Jimmy Maher, Matthew Mott and Anthony Fowler were selected in the Australian U17 Development Squad after the national championships in Brisbane.
1989-90 Noel Covell Noel Covell (captain), Ross Christ, Andrew Bailey, Anthony Walduck, Garth Stubbin, Dean Nye, Angus Cowan, Dene Rauchle, Jason Colborne, David Souter, Ben Stackleberg, Darren Muddle, Dennis Albion. Queensland finished fourth in the national championships in Adelaide. Dene Rauchle, Ben Stackleberg and Dean Nye were chosen in the Australian U17 Development Squad.

T Condely, Tom Garde (captain), L Gibbons, T Greentree, Andrew Harris, Matthew Hayden, Michael Kasprowicz, Gavin Maslen, Jeff Pfaff, P Selke, Mark Walsh, Matthew Walsh.
Note: Matthew Walsh replaced M DuPayne, who was unable to take his place in the selected tour party.

Coach: Keigh Dudgeon.
Manager: I McKay.

Queensland finished sixth at the national championships in Sydney, and Michael Kasprowicz, captain Tom Garde and Gavin Maslen were named in the Australian U17 development squad.
1987-88 Queensland finished fifth in the national carnival in Tasmania. Scott Muller was selected in the Australian U17 Development Squad.
1986-87 Jason Little* Jason Little (c), A Anderson, L Bodimeade, J Bolton, A Head, S Hood, P Johnson, A McCormack, G Pearce, G Pritchard, R Van Twist, S Wilkes. Queensland finished fifth in the national championships. L Bodimeade and and S Wilkes were century-makers, while G Pearce topped the batting aggregate with 230 runs. T Head led the bowling aggregate with 13 weeks. Head and Pearce were chosen in the Australian U17 Development Squad.
1985-86 Queensland won the national U16 championships in Sydney. 
1984-85 Coach: Ross Duncan. Manager: Eddie Pearen. Queensland won the Australian U16 championship for the third time in four years in Canberra. Paul Graham, Stuart Law, Peter Rutledge and Warren Short were selected in the Australian U16 Development Squad.
1983-84 Brisbane hosted the Australian U16 championships, with Queensland finishing third behind Victoria and WA.
1982-83 Dean Reynolds Dean Reynolds (Bris -captain), Dean Tuckwell (Bris - v/c), Geoff Hogarth (Bris), J Doley (Bris), Col McIntyre (Bris), Ken Healy (Bris), Craig Jesberg (SEQ), Laurie Edwards (SEQ), S Denman (SEQ), B Perkins (WB), S Sunderland (CQ), Ian Stenhouse (CQ), M M'Alloon (FNQ). Queensland retained the national U16 championship in Sydney. Dean Tuckwell, the Queensland vice-captain, was named captain of the Australian team which included B Perkins and S Denman.
1981-82 G Bukonski Gary Bukowski (CQ - captain), D Tomkins (CQ), S Sunderland (CQ), G DIckman (WB), Gary Hayden (WB), M Harris (CQ), Allan Langer (SEQ), S Jensen (SEQ), L Bandiera (SEQ), B McKeown (Bris), Andrew Hammelmann (Bris), N Gooding (Bris), Dean Reynolds (Bris), M Johnson (Bris). Queensland won the national U16 championship. Gary Bukowski, Gary Hayden and Dean Reynolds were selected in the Australian team.
1980-81 Queensland finished third behind Victoria and NSW at the national U16 carnival in Hobart. Peter Smith and Wayne Iszlaub were selected in the Australian team and John Marsh won the award for 'best fieldsman' at the carnival.
1979-80 Queensland finished third at the Australian U16 championships in Melbourne behind Victoria and WA. Ian Healy was named 'Cricket of the Series' and was chosen captain of the Australian U16 team, which included fellow Queenslander Wayne Iszlaub, who topped the carnival wicket-taking list and bowling averages.
1978-79 The Australian U16 Championships were held in Rockhampton. Queensland captain Brad Inwood and teammate Ian Healy were chosen in the Australian side. WA were the champions.
1977-78 Queensland finished second at an uofficial Australian carnival against Victoria, WA and Tasmania.

 * The national competition was changed from U16 to U17 in the 1986-87 season.