The next Under 19 Youth Championships will take place in Hobart from 2 to 12 December 2013.

Members of the off-season youth specialist coaching sessions will be eligible for some practice matches against the NSW squad for the week beginning 25 August 2013.

Queensland Youth History 


Each season the Australia Post Queensland Under 19 side competes in the Australian Under 19 championships. Following on from the corresponding Under 17 program, this is the final stepping stone restricted by age limit for players in their quest for a first-class or international career, and has been a prolific nursery for the Queensland Bulls.

Players are chosen from throughout Queensland via an exhaustive selection process for a full-scale carnival which provides an opportunity for Queensland's premier players in the Under 19 age-bracket to test their skills against equivalent players from each state in Australia. Teams to have represented Queensland at Under 19 level over the years have been:-

Year Captain  Team   Officials  Summary
2013-14 Sam Heazlett

Nicholas Sale (Norths), Nicholas Selman (Sunshine Coast), Matthew Renshaw (Toombul), Sam Heazlett (Redlands), Ben McDermott (vc, Wynnum-Manly), Sam Howse (Toombul), James Bazley (Sunshine Coast), Bernard Bester (Norths), Corey Lucas (Ipswich-Logan), Matthew Kuhnemann (Gold Coast), Michael Graham (Wynnum-Manly), Joshua Lanham (Wests), Billy Stanlake (Gold Coast).

Coaches: Gavin Fitness & Vic Williams

Manager: Shawn Flegler
2012-13 Marnus Labuschagne Marnus Labushagne (Redlands), Nick Stevens (v-c, Gold Coast), Nick Sale (Northern Suburbs), Ben McDermott (Wynnum-Manly), Sam Lowry (Sandgate-Redcliffe), Sam Heazlett (Redlands), Joel Bruun (Norths Mackay), Jack Wildermuth (Valley), James Bazley (Sunshine Coast), Josh McClelland (Northern Suburbs), Mark Steketee (South Brisbane),  Mitchell Swepson (Sandgate-Redcliffe), Billy Stanlake (Gold Coast).

Coaches: Wade Seccombe & Vic Williams.

Manager: Ken Dixon

Queensland learned a harsh lesson that 12 months can be an eternity in cricket when they struggled to win a solitary game and finished seventh, just a year after claiming the title. Wicketkeeper-batsman Ben McDermott, who hit a blazing, unbeaten century against NSW, and tall paceman Billy Stanlake were selected in the team of the championships.
2011-12 James Peirson Steven Moss (Redlands), Marnus Labuschagne (Redlands), Nick Stevens (Gold Coast), Sam Truloff (Wests), Sam Hain (Gold Coast), James Peirson (Redlands), Emmanuel Peterson (Souths), Jack Wildermuth (Valleys), Joshua Dascombe (Sandgate-Redcliffe), Sam Gardiner (Sunshine Coast), Mark Steketee (Warwick/Souths), Billy Stanlake (Gold Coast), Daniel Lennox (Souths), Josh McClelland (Norths).
Coaches: Wade Seccombe & Vic Williams Queensland won their first under 19 national championship in 11 years when they produced a powerhouse carnival to finish well clear of their rivals despite going into the final day just one point ahead of WA. Big wins in both their T20 games ensured Queensland lost just the one game for the carnival. Four Queensland bowlers finished in the top 11 wicket-takers, however, with Sunshine Coast off-spinner Sam Gardiner at No.2 with 18 wickets at 11.72. Mark Steketee claimed 16 wickets at 14.31, Josh McClelland 15 at 13.87 and Jack Wildermuth 11 at 20.18. Skipper and keeper James Peirson led the runscoring with 311 at 58. Gardiner, Peirson and Steketee were named in the team of the championships. 
2010-11 Corey Barsby Anthony Atkinson (Toombul), Corey Barsby (S/R), Cameron Brimblecombe (GC), Josh Dascombe (Valley), Michael Granger (GC), Jacob Judd (S/R), Zac Keune (W/Bay), Corey McMahon (S/R), James Peirson (Redland), Michael Simmers (R/hmpton), Nick Stevens (GC), Sam Truloff (Wests), Nick Walden (Wests) Coaches: Jeff Thomas & Justin Sternes The championships were badly affected by rain in Brisbane in December 2010. Queensland sat second entering the latter stages before finishing fourth. Corey Barsby was the second-leading runscorer at the carnival behind SA's Jake Lehmann and was selected in the Team of the Championships. Corey McMahon, James Peirson, Nick Stevens and Sam Truloff were named in the Australian Under 19 team.
2009-10 Jason Floros Corey Barsby (S/R), Nick Buchanan (U), Guy Connew (S/R), Jason Floros (W/M - captain), Tim Gregory (N), Jake Hannan (W), Alister McDermott (GC), Ryan Meyer (S), Lachlan Pfeffer (V), Michael Simmers (Nth Rockhampton), Andrew Tazelaar (W), Jason Tibbetts (T), Nicholas Walden (W).

Coaches: Jeff Thomas & Justin Sternes.

Jason Floros was named Player of the Championships in Canberra, scoring 354 runs at 59.0, with back-to-back centuries. The off-spinning all-rounder was joined by Alister McDermott and Nick Buchanan in earning selection in the Australian team for the U19 World Cup in New Zealand, which Australia subsequently won.
2008-09 Chris Lynn

Chris Lynn (Toombul -captain), Rhys Brook (G-Coast), Nick Buchanan (Uni ), Jake Hannan (Wests), Michael Johnson (B/Logan), Shaun Kelly (B/Logan), Alister McDermott (G-Coast), Ryan Meyer (Souths), Michael Neser (G-Coast), Sean Pearce (W-Manly), Chris Sabburg (Toombul), Andrew Tazelaar (Wests), Levi Thomson-Mathews (Wests).

Coaches: Jeff Thomas & Justin Sternes.

Manager: Peter Cameron

High Performance Manager: Terry Oliver

Captain Chris Lynn was named in the All-Australian honorary side after Queensland finished fourth in the national carnival in Newcastle won by NSW. Queensland had a mixed tournament, going down to NSW in the first two-day game despite a Lynn century before the two-day game against WA was washed out. They beat Victoria and Tasmania in T20 games, and in the one-dayers, lost to ACT, beat SA thanks to a fine 97no from Chris Sabburg, and lost to NT.
2007-08 Shaun Austin Shaun Austin (Redlands - captain), Michael Nicol (Valley), Alex Kemp (Redlands), Chris Lynn (Toombul), Simon Milenko (Gold Coast), Dom O'Brien (Souths), Joe Burns (Norths), Preston White (Rockhampton), Cameron Gannon (Wests), Scott Walter (Uni), Cameron Boyce (Toombul), Andrew Martel (Townsville), Andrew Gode (Valley). Coaches: Trevor Barsby, Steven Baker Souths wicket-keeper Dominic O'Brien was the sole Queenslander chosen in the Australian team for the 2008 U19 World Cup in Malaysia following the Australian Championships in Hobart.
2006-07 Peter Dein

Peter Dein (Sunshine Coast - captain), Alex Kemp (R), Michael Nicol (V), Adam O'Sullivan, Haydn Murray, Matthew Gold, Cameron Gannon (W)*, Dominic O Brien (S), Jason Fenwick (B/L), Scott Walter (U)*, Nathan Rabnott (WM), Shaun Austin (Souths Mackay), Andrew Martel (Townsville Wanderers).

 * Note: Scott Walter and Cameron Gannon withdrew prior to titles with injury. They were replaced by Benjamin Jones (University) and Baden Matheson (Sunshine Coast)

Coaches: Trevor Barsby, Steven Baker

Manager: David Bannister

Souths wicket-keeper Dominic O'Brien continued won selection in the Australian U19 honour team following the national titles in Adelaide. O'Brien, 17, was the leading keeper at the titles, finishing with 23 dismissals (22 catches and a stumping) and scoring 183 runs at 45.75. He follows the likes of ex-Test great Ian Healy, current Bulls keeper Chris Hartley and QAS gloveman Ben Gledhill in achieving such honours. The Australia Post Queenslanders finished sixth but did beat eventual champions NSW and runners-up Tasmania. Valley batsmen Michael Nicol (235 runs at 33.57), Redlands opener Alex Kemp (205 runs at 29.29) and Wynnum-Manly s Nathan Rabnott (200 at 33.33) were the leading batsmen, with captain Peter Dein (181 at 30.17) also contributing. Mackay allrounder Shaun Austin was the leading Queensland wicket-taker with 16 at 13.75, finishing 2nd overall in the national aggregate, while Sunshine Coast quick Baden Matheson impressed with 13 scalps at 20.38. Toowoomba quick Jason Fenwick also did a good job with 10 wickets at 14.10.


Ben Gledhill

Darren Clark (S), Ben Cutting (S), Ben Dunk (N), Ben Gledhill (S/R), Andrew Greig (V), Dominic Michael (N), Daniel Pearce (S/R), Adam Pearson (R), Mitch Russell (S/R), Graeme Skennar (U), Craig Smith (Brothers Diggers - Toowoomba), Worrin Williams (B/L), Wally Wright (N). Coaches: David Bannister, Steven Baker Souths fast bowler Ben Cutting was the standout performer in a Queensland side that won only two games at the national championships in Melbourne, finishing 7th ahead of only NT. He topped the Queensland wicket-taking list with 13 at 19.4 and was selected in the Australian team for the U19 World Cup in Sri Lanka. Norths batsman Ben Dunk was Queensland's leading run-scorer with 345 @ 43.1 and was named as a World Cup standby player. Darren Clark and Worrin Williams took 11 wickets apiece to provide good bowling support, while Andrew Greig scored a second-innings century against champions NSW and Dominic Michael posted a 90 against SA.
2004-05 Ben Gledhill Darren Clark (S), Anthony Eden (N), Nick Fitzpatrick (S'shine Coast), Ben Gledhill (S/R), Andrew Greig (V), Joel Hughes (R), Joshua Kemp (N), Andrew Micheal (N), Daniel Pearce (S/R), Sean Powell (U), Michael Salerno (Mareeba), Graeme Skennar (U), Wade Townsend (N). Coaches: Trevor Barsby, David Bannister

Captain Ben Gledhill, Graeme Skennar, Darren Clark and Joel Hughes were selected in the Australian training squad ahead of the 2006 U19 World Cup after Queensland finished 3rd in the national carnival in Melbourne, beaten only by eventual champions Victoria.

2003-04 Nathan Reardon Andrew Hicks, Edward Ross, Lyndon Hoffman, Michael Philipson, Nathan Reardon (c), James Spargo, Peter Keys, Cavan Ditchmen, Michael Salerno, Nick Fitzpatrick, Dave Marriott, Joe Endicott, Adam Lavis, Sean Powell.  Coaches: Mark McLatchey, Justin Sternes. Manager: Toot Byron. Queensland finished 6th at the national championships held in Brisbane.
2002-03 Julian Nielsen  Julian Nielsen (c), Andrew Hicks, Steven Ledger, Peter Reimers, Chris Howe, Nathan Reardon, Ryan LeLoux, Luke Davis, Murray Bragg, David Marriott, John Loader, Grant Sullivan, Matthew Turich. Coach: Mark McLatchey. A/Coach: Justin Sternes. Manager: Toot Byron. Queensland finished fourth at the national championships. Luke Davis and Grant Sullivan were chosen in the Australian U19 team that played a series of four-day and one-day matches against England in February/March 2003.
2001-02 Michael Philipson Curtis Mengel (S'shine Coast), Nick Kruger (V), Aaron Maynard (S'shine Coast), Craig Philipson (U - captain), Julien Nielsen (W), Greg Moller (R), Murray Bragg (Nths), Luke Davis (B/L), Grant Sullivan (Mackay), Scott Brant (Nths), Nathan Rimmington (S/R), Chris Summers (S'shine Coast), Chris McCabe (S'shine Coast), John Loader (S/R).  Queensland finished second at the National Championships. Captain Craig Philipson was selected in the Australian U19 team that won the World Youth Cup in New Zealand in January 2002.
2000-01 Nathan Hauritz Chris Simpson (W/M), Nick Kruger (V), Aaron Maynard (S'shine Coast), Craig Philipson (U), Nathan Hauritz (N - captain), Chris Hartley (N), Mitchell Chapman (V), Luke Davis (B/L), John Dellit (V), Scott Brant (N), Nathan Rimmington (S/R), Chris Summers (S'shine Coast), Chris McCabe (S'shine Coast). Coaches: Mark McLatchey, Toot Byron. Queensland won the national U19 championship outright for the first time in Hobart. Captain Nathan Hauritz, Chris Hartley, and Nathan Rimmington were selected in the Australian U19 training squad with fellow Queenslanders Mitchell Johnson and Ryan Broad, who did not play in the carnival. Hauritz was later named captain of the Australian U19 team that played a series of Youth Tests and one-day games against Sri Lanka in April 2001.
1999-2000 Shane Watson Ryan Broad (W/M), Chris Hartley (N), Nathan Hauritz (N), Shane Watson (E/R - captain), Chris Simpson (W/M), Derek Tate (B/L), Leigh McLaughlin (S/R), Simon Larrescy (B/L), David Pamenter (W), Mitchell Johnson (T'ville), Nathan Madsen (Redbank Plains), Duncan Betts (N), Glen Batticciotto (S/R). Queensland shared the national championships in Perth. Five Queenslanders - Chris Hartley, Nathan Hauritz, captain Shane Watson, Mitchell Johnson and Glen Batticciotto - were selected in the Australian U19 team for the World Cup.
1998-99 Scott Connor (T'ville), Chris Simpson (W/M), Shane Watson (E/R), Alan Rowe (B/L), Steven Farrell (U), Steven Paulsen (W), Nathan Hauritz (N), Chris Hartley (U), Damien MacKenzie (E/R), Stephen Jesperson (S'shine Coast), Stephen Magoffin (Ws), Brad Ipson (E/R), Derek Tate (B/L). Queensland finished second in the national championships in Adelaide.
1997-98 Lachlan Stevens Andrew Carnell, Robert Colville, Chris Simpson, Stephen Farrell, Steven Jesperson, Michael Levens, Damien MacKenzie, Aaron Nye, Matthew Petrie, Alan Rowe, Lachlan Stevens (captain), Damien Wallis, Shane Watson. The Queenslanders had a good national carnival in Melbourne. Despite some untimely injuries to fast bowlers, they won four of five matches and with a little more batting resolve could have played in the final.
1996-97 Lachlan Stevens Lachlan Stevens (captain), Brendan Nash, Michael Miller, James Hopes, Trevor Irvine, Damian Wallis, Steven Reading, Matthew Kerr, Anthony Rush, Ben Edmondson, Scott O'Leary, Mark George, Alan Rowe. Coaches: Toot Byron, Darren Holder. James Hopes was selected in the Australian Youth Team to tour Pakistan after a national championships which began brightly and ended in disappointment. Queensland swept all before them early before losing their last two games after captain Lachlan Stevens broke his hand, fast bowler Anthony Rush broke his foot, Mick Miller was unable to bowl, and several other players contracted a virus.
1995-96 Craig Boal Craig Boal (S/R - captain), Matthew Anderson (S/R), Gavin Chapman (V), Dom De'Ambrosis (S), Ben Edmondson (T'ville), Trevor Irvine (V), Lance Kahler (S), Brendan Nash (N), Ashley Noffke (S'shine Coast), Matthew Pascoe (T), Greg Paulsen (B/L), Ryan Poole (W/M), John Ryan (U). Coaches: Toot Byron, Darren Holder. Curiously, Queensland scored more points in the national championships than any other team yet did not qualify for the final. Lance Kahler, Matthew Pascoe and Matthew Anderson were selected in the Australian Youth Team for the home series against New Zealand.
1994-95 Justin Poole Justin Poole (W/M - captain), Matthew Anderson (S/R), Steven Baker (N), Craig Boal (S/R), Brett Boardman (Uni), Lee Carseldine (V), Dominc De'Ambrosis (S), Shane Jurgensen (S/R), Lance Kahler (S), Craig Murree (S), Geoff Paulsen (W), Michael Sippell (Gatton), Adrian Wight (T'bul). Coaches: Toot Byron, Ian Seib. Queensland were joint winners of the national championhip in Sydney, sharing the title with NSW after rain interrupted their bid for outrights points in the final at the SCG.
1993-94 Andrew Symonds Andrew Symonds (c), Andrew Scotney (vc), Rendle O'Connell, Clinton Perren, Jerry Cassell, Matthew Hayward, Shane Jurgensen, Adrian Wight, Rodney Seib, Lance Kahler, Paul Spence, Justin Poole, Chris Torrisi. Coaches: Jim Hunter, Trent Ryan. Queensland fielded a highly-regarded squad but was hard hit by injuries during the championships in Melbourne, with three bowlers breaking down, and finished fifth on adjusted points. Jerry Cassell scored 568 runs to break the national aggregate record and win the 'Player of the Championships' award. He was also selected in the Australian U19 side to tour India with Andrew Symonds and Shane Jurgensen.
1992-93 Jimmy Maher Jimmy Maher (c), Martin Love, Matthew Mott, Andrew Symonds, Paul Spence, Stephen Bell, Scott Davis, Jerry Cassell, Matthew Hayward, Andrew Scotney, Kevin Curyer, Ray Atkinson, Brendan Shinnick.

Queensland finished third at the Australian U19 championships in Brisbane behind Victoria and NSW. Jimmy Maher and Martin Love were selected in the Australian U19 side to tour New Zealand, where both scored centuries in the Test match in Hamilton - Australia's only centuries of the match. Love topped the tour batting aggregate, just ahead of Maher, and was later selected to make his first-class debut for Queensland in the Sheffield Shield final against NSW.. Maher and Wade Seccombe were selected to attend the Australian Institute of Sport Academy in Adelaide, and Andrew Symonds was selected in the Shield squad.

1991-92 Jimmy Maher Jimmy Maher (c), Dean Nye, Matthew Mott, Martin Love, Damien Vescovi, Andrew Bailey, Anthony Walduck, Stephen Bell, Duncan Begg, Brian Hawke, Chris Pascoe, Greg Sorrenson, Alan Wilson. Queensland finished third at the Australian U19 championships in Perth behind WA and NSW. Martin Love topped the batting aggregate, and Matthew Mott scored an unbeaten double century.
1990-91 Matthew Dupayne, Sean Flegler, Matthew Fraser, Tom Garde, Andrew Harris, Matthew Hayden, Chris Holding, Michael Kasprowicz, Andrew Lossberg, Gavin Maslen, Wade Seccombe, John Stafford, Jeff Thomas. Coach: Ian Seib. Michael Kasprowicz and Matthew Fraser were selected in the Australian Youth team after Queensland finished an unlucky second at the national championships.
1989-90 Peter Skuse Peter Skuse (captain), Ian Dollery, Matthew Dupayne, Matthew Fraser, Tom Garde, Andrew Harris, Michael Kasprowicz, Scott Moody, Scott Muller, Bradley Ruddell, Chris Holding, Jeff Thomas, Ian Venamore. The Queensland U19 side were sponsored for the first time by Australia Post, and reference was made in the QCA Annual Report of the team's "smart appearance in uniform" at the national championships in Melbourne, where they finished fourth. Matthew Fraser, Michael Kasprowicz and Brad Ruddell were named in the Australian Youth Squad.
1988-89 G Robins J Bolton, M Brackenbury, I Dollery, T Dixon, M Fraser, R Herring, C Holding, S Hood, G Robins (captain), S Rynne, D Rynne, D Todd. Coach: Ian Seib. Manager: Basil Wright. Queensland finished third at the national championships in Canberra. J Bolton was the only Queenslander selected in the Australian U19 squad. He was later included in the Cricket Academy squad.
1987-88 Joe Scuderi Joe Scuderi (c), D Playle, P Rutledge, Brad Spanner, M Turner, J Bolton, Stuart Law, W Short, P Graham, Jason Little, Paul Argent, M Brackenbury, N Jones. Queensland finished fourth in the national championships held in Brisbane behind WA. Stuart Law, D Playle, W Short and Joe Scuderi were selected in the Australian U19 development squad. Law, Scuderi and Playle played in the Youth World Cup in which Australia beat Pakistan in the final.
1986-87 Ken Healy Ken Healy (c), G Chambers, Kim Evetts, Stuart Law, Geoff Foley, Trent Ryan, S Becky, Peter Drinnen, Joe Scuderi, B Hunt, I Hansen, D Hines. Queensland finished a very close third at the national carnival in Adelaide. Four Queenslanders were selected in the Australian Youth Team to tour New Zealand - Ken Healy, Joe Scuderi, Stuart Law and G Chambers.
1985-86 Dean Reynolds Dean Reynolds (c), Dean Tuckwell, Ian Stenhouse, Craig Jesberg, G Chambers, Ken Healy, Joe Scuderi, Peter Drinnen, C McIntyre, Paul Carew, S Beckey, B Hunt.

Coach: C Harvey.
Manager: A Kennedy. 

Queensland and NSW were declared joint winners of the national carnival in Sydney after the final was washed out. It was Queensland's first title at this level. Dean Reynolds, Ian Stenhouse and Dean Tuckwell were century-makers, each scoring more than 250 runs, while Joe Scuderi bowled exceptionally well to take 14 wickets at 13.28, and was ably supported by Paul Carew. Wicket-keeper Peter Drinnen did an excellent job with 11 catches. Reynolds was chosen captain of an Australian U19 side that included Stenhouse, Scuderi and Carew and played New Zealand. It was a record Queensland representation in the Australian Youth team.

1984-85 Dean Reynolds Dean Reynolds (c), G Dickman (vc), Paul Carew, D Cottee, G Dobbin, I Duncan, Andrew Hammelmann, Gary Hayden, Ken Healy, S Jensen, R McAllister, I McCracken, Ian Stenhouse, Dean Tuckwell. Queensland finished a disappointing sixth at the national U19 championships in Hobart, won by NSW. Dean Reynolds and Ian Stenhouse were selected in the Australian U19 side to tour India and Sri Lanka, with Reynolds named team captain.
1983-84 Scott Keddy Scott Keddy (c), Bennett King (vc), C Bailey, V Buckland, M Edwards, G Holt, S Jensen, Craig McDermott, A McDowall, T Magoffin, S Partridge, G Pointing, Sean Remedios, P Smith, G Tibbets.

Coach: C Harvey.
Manager: A Kennedy.

Queensland managed just three wins from seven matches at the Australian U19 championships in Melbourne, falling short of expectations. Craig McDermott and Sean Remedios were selected in the Australian U19 side that played against a touring Sri Lankan side.McDermott became the first player selected for the Queensland U19 side and the Queensland Sheffield Shield side in the same season.
1982-83 Ian Healy Ian Healy (c), Trevor Barsby (vc), S Jensen, G Sheppard, Bennett King, C Bailey, J Moore, Harley Hammelmann, Craig McDermott, C Lachmund, J Wilken, Scott Keddy, R Gallagher, P Smith.

Coach: C Harvey.
Manager: R Harris.

Queensland finished fourth at the Australian U19 championships in Perth. Captain Ian Healy was judged 'Player of the Championships' and also won the wicket-keeping award, while Harley Hammelmann, who took 6-36 including a hat-trick against SA, won the bowling award after he and Bennett King topped the wicket-taking list. Healy, Hammelmann and Craig McDermott were selected in the Australian U19 side to tour England in July/August 1983.
1981-82 Stephen Monty Stephen Monty (c), Gavin Ashworth (vc), Jamie Allan, Trevor Barsby, Anthony Betts, Ken Bidgood, Harley Hammelmann, Ian Healy, Brad Inwood, Wayne Iszlaub, Craig McDermott, Brendan McMullen, Peter McPhee, Glenn Trimble, Brad Winton.

Coach: Jim Taylor. Manager: Ralph Osborn.

Queensland finished in a three-way tie for first place at the national U19 championships in Canberra, finishing second on a countback. Glenn Trimble, Craig McDermott and Peter McPhee were selected in the Australian U19 side to play against Pakistan, while Brad Inwood was included in a special ACB training squad.
1980-81 Stephen Monty Stephen Monty (c), J Henderson (vc), R Applegarth, Gavin Ashworth, Trevor Barsby, Brian Dobinson, Harley Hammelmann, Ian Healy, Jon Maher, G Manteit, I Martin, S Perkins, G Smith, Steven Turner, Brad Winton. Coach: Tom Veivers.
Manager: B Adams.
Queensland hosted the first national U19 championships in Brisbane in January 1981, finishing fourth. Jon Maher was runner-up in the 'Batsman of the Carnival' award and Steven Turner was runner-up in the 'Fieldsman of the Carnival' award. Maher (2) and fellow Queenslander Trevor Barsby scored the only three centuries of the carnival. Stephen Monty and Jon Maher were selected in the Australian U19 team to tour Pakistan.
Brett Henschell Brett Henschell (Dalby High), Ron Bucholz (TGS), Brian Dobinson (IGS), J Henderson (BGS), D Lansbury (St.Peters), Jon Maher (TSS), Geoff Manteit (GT), Mark McLatchey (Pine Rivers High), Steve Monty (TSS), J Mullins (Villanova), R Reddacliff (Murgon High), P Stockwell (IGS), Geoff Smith (IGS), P Torr (Beenleigh High), S Turner (BSHS).  Coach: Jim Taylor. Manager: Alistair Nixon-Smith The 11th annual Australian Schoolboys carnival was held in Adelaide in January 1980, where Queensland finished a creditable fourth. Geoff Smith from Brisbane Grammar was chosen in the Australian Schools Team of the Year, and was later included in the Queensland Colts side that played South Australia.

Michael Maranta
Michael Maranta (GT - captain), Roger Traves (BGS - v/captain), Peter Anderson (CEGS), Tony Brown (BSHS), Ron Bucholz (TGS), Andrew Courtice (BBC), Brian Dobinson (IGS), Brett Henschell (Dalby High), Robert Kerr (St.Pauls), Neale Mansell (Salisbury High), Geoff Manteit (GT), Barry Quinn (GT), Don Smith (TGS), Geoff Smith (BGS), Don Thrupp (TGS),.

Coach: John Bell.
Manager: Jim Taylor.

Note: Mel Johnson accompanied the team to Sydney after John Bell's State selection

Queensland finished sixth at the Australian Schoolboys Championships in Sydney in December 1978. Andrew Courtice was selected in the Australian Schoolboys team

(Under 19s)

Greg Ritchie Greg Ritchie (captain), Michael Maranta (vc), Peter Anderson, Tony Brown, Andrew Courtice, Mal Freeman, Brett Henschell,  Rob Kerr, Michael Mainhardt, Carl Rackemann, Don Thrupp, John Welch.  Queensland U19s played and beat a visiting Young England team at Church of England Grammar School. Afterwards, Andrew Courtice and Brett Henschell were selected in the Australian U19 team for a series of one-day and three-day matches against the tourists - the first offical Queensland representatives at this level.
Greg Ritchie Greg Ritchie (Toowoomba High - captain), David Grogan (CEGS - v/c), Peter Anderson (CEGS), Tony Brown (BSHS), Mal Freeman (Beaudesert High), Geoff Harvey (The Gap High), Brett Henschell (Dalby High), Chris Hill (Redland Bay High), Kel Ingram (St.Colombans), Rob Kerr (St.Pauls), David King (BGS), Michael Mainhardt (Rockhampton Grammar), Mike Maranta (GT), Bernard Murphy (NC), Carl Rackemann (Kingaroy High), Andrew Radcliffe (CEGS).

Coach: John Bell.
Manager: Mel Johnson.

Queensland finished fifth in the Australasian Schoolboys Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand. David Grogan and Carl Rackemann were selected in the 'Team of the Year'. No Queenslanders were chosen in the Australian U19 side.
1976-77 Brett Adams Brett Adams (c), Lindsay Mason (vc), Tony Brown, Pat Carty, David Grogan, Stephen Hamill, Greg Healy, Tony Hillas, Michael Hollindale, Terry Humphries, Ian Kelly, David Pie, Andrew Radcliffe, Allan Reid, Greg Ritchie. Queensland had little luck at the Australasian Schoolboys Championships in Hobart, with three matches abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain and another washed out at lunch.
1975-76 Brett Adams Brett Adams (c), Lindsay Mason (vc), Greg Barrett, Glen Burgess, Gary Calder, Spiro Charchalis, Joe Flynn, Mal Gillespie, Nev Henry, Lew Ireland, Bernie Kelly, Ross McLellan, Ralph Osborne, David Pie, Mick Young. Queensland finished a disappointing last at the national U19 championships in Perth but were the only team to fully dismiss champions NSW.

Note: Listed are Queensland U19 sides unless otherwise marked. There are some crossovers with Queensland Schoolboys sides, and on some occasions both teams were chosen.

Legend of Clubs

B/L - Beenleigh/Logan; E/R - Easts-Redlands; N - North Suburbs; R - Redlands; S/R - Sandgate-Redcliffe; S - South Brisbane; T - Toombul; U - University; V - Valley; W/M - Wynnum Manly; W - Western Suburbs.

Legend of Schools

GT = Gregory Terrace; CEGS - Church of England Grammar School (later Anglican Church Grammar School), BGS = Brisbane Grammar School, IGS = Ipswich Grammar School, TGS = Toowoomba Grammar School, TSS = The Southport School, NC = Nudgee College; BSHS = Brisbane State High School.