Y.M.C.A. Cricket Club U19 squad

Players
Ian Anders

Favourite Test Team: Australia
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s):Steve Smith & Josh Little
Favourite YM Player: Rory Anders
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): Hagley Oval
Test Cricket or T20?: Test Cricket

 

Other Teams Played For: Leinster U11, U13, U15, U17 Ireland U15, U17, U19

 

New to the club for the 2019 season Ian has been extremely valuable member Of the 2nd and 3rd XI this year changing games with the bat, the ball and in the field. A member of the Ireland U19 World Cup squad in 2018, Ian has been brilliant for the club and has a lot more still to give.

Max Collins

Favourite Test Team: Ireland
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s):  Morne Morkel
Favourite YM Player:  Mikey O'Reilly
Favourite Ground (apart from YM):  Merrion CC
Test Cricket or T20?: T20

Max continues to go from strength to strength for the Y as he continues to put in performances with the ball known for hitting the pitch hard and his raw pace, Max will look to break into the 2XI for this season and prove his  talent with the bat for the 2019 season

Education: Wesley College

Teams Played For : Southern U17, 

Wilhelm De Klerk

Favourite Test Team: India
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s): Virat Kohli
Favourite YM Player:  Avrial Shukla
Favourite Ground (apart from YM):  Merrion CC
Test Cricket or T20?: T20

After making the switch from Malahide along with his brother Sj, Wilhelm has been brilliant for the Y, scoring 600 runs for the 2s and 3s last year at the ripe age of 14 proves Wilhelm's immense talent with the bat. He is also a brilliant fielder and Wilhelm will be looking to cement his place in the 2XI this year and continue to improve as a player

Education: St Andrews College

Teams Played For : Leinster U13, U15, Southern U17, Ireland U15


Jamie Forbes

Favourite Test Team:  South Africa 
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s):  Steve Smith, Paul Sterling
Favourite YM Player:  Oli Gunning
Favourite Ground (apart from YM):  Rush CC
Test Cricket or T20?: Test

Jamie continues to prove his value to the club not only with the bat but also with the ball with a string of great performances in 2018, Jamie will look to build on this and continue to score runs and take wickets this season and prove his talent as an All Rounder

 

Education: St Andrews College

Teams Played For : Leinster U11, U13, U15, U17, Ireland U15

Elliott Johns


Favourite Test Team: Ireland
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s):
Jos Butler, Paul Sterling
Favourite YM Player: Nathan Johns
Favourite Ground (apart from YM):
The Hills CC
Test Cricket or T20?: 
Test

 

After an injury kept Elliot out for the 2018 season, he is ready to prove his ability as an opening batsmen and keeper and continue his development in the 2019 season, His impeccable glove work backs up his ability to be dodged with the bat and a big season is expected from Elliot for this season

 

Education: Sandford Park

 

Other Teams Played For: Leinster U11, U13, U15

 

Roy Maltby

RHB, WK;

Favourite Test Team: Australia
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s): Jos Butler, Eoin Morgan, Umar Akmal & George Dockrell
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): Clontarf CC
Test Cricket or T20?: Test Cricket
Other Teams Played for: St. Andrews College

Cillian McDonnell

LHB, LS;

Favourite Test Team: England

 Favourite Test & Irish Player(s): Jonny Bairstow & George Dockrell

Favourite YM Player: Bobby Gamble
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): North County CC
Test Cricket or T20?: Test

A consistent performer over the last 2 seasons, Cillian has turned up with wickets when it is needed the most, after establishing himself in the 3XI last season he will be looking to secure a regular place in the 2XI this year and continue to take wickets for the Y

 

Aaron Naughton


Favourite Test Team: Australia

Favourite Test & Irish Player(s): Tyrone Kane Ed Joyce

Favourite YM Player: Andrew Blair White
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): Pembroke CC
Test Cricket or T20?: T20

 

In his second season with the Y, Aaron has started to reach the levels that we always knew he had with the bat and ball, an opening bowler and heavy hitting batsmen down the order Aaron has forced his way into the 3 XI this season and will hope to secure his place in the team with a string of good performances with the bat and ball

Michael O'Reilly

RHB, LM;

Favourite Test Team: Ireland
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s): Kevin O'Brien
Favourite YM Player: James Parkinson
Favourite Ground (apart from YM):  Merrion CC
Test Cricket or T20?: Test Cricket

Mikey continues to grow from strength to strength and hopefully 2019 will be a breakthrough season for him. Mostly known for his bowling, Mikey has spent the Winter in South Africa working hard on his batting and we expect him to have a breakthrough season in 2019 with bat and ball 

 

Education: St Michaels College

Other Teams Played for: Leinster U11, U13, U15, U17

Aviral Shukla
RHB, OB;

Favourite Test Team: Australia
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s): Ajinkya Rahane & Paul Stirling
Favourite YM Player: David M.Streek
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): The Hills CC
Test Cricket or T20?: Test Cricket
Other Teams Played for: Star of the Sea BNS, Railway Union CC & Leinster u13s
Daniel Swift

Favourite Test Team: England
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s): Sam Curran
Favourite YM Player:  Cillian McDonnell
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): The Hills CC
Test Cricket or T20?: Test

 

Joining us for the 2019 season  from Knockharley, Daniel will certainly add variation to an already strong 3XI and  his 1st Team experience will be extremely beneficial to a young 3XI Side

 

Education: St Columbas College

 

 Oth

Tim Tector

Favourite Test Team: Australia
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s):
Jos Butler, Harry Tector
Favourite YM Player: 
Padraic Flanagan
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): Clontarf CC
Test Cricket or T20?: Test

From the illustrious Tector bloodline, Tim had his breakthrough season in the 1XI last year, putting in some strong performances earning himself a regular place in the team, a top order batsmen and excellent fielder, Tim will look to push on this season and contribute regularly for the Y

Education: Sandford Park

Teams Played For : Leinster U11, U13, U15, U17, Ireland U15

Mitchell R.S. Thompson

RHB, LB;

Favourite Test Team: India
Favourite Test & Irish Player(s):
Virat Kohli & Paul Stirling
Favourite YM Player: Harry Tector
Favourite Ground (apart from YM): 
Merrion CC
Test Cricket or T20?: 
Test

 

Mitchell has been a regular performer with the bat and the ball for the past 4 seasons, he has made his way up the ranks with a string of good all round performances to win games for the Y, after spending the first half of last season in Queens College, Mitch returned to play regularly for the 1XI in an impressive breakthrough season, Mitchell will be looking to secure his place in the team and continue to come up with runs and wickets when they are needed the most

 

Education:  The Kings Hospital

 

Other Teams Played For: Leinster U11, U13, U15, U17, Ireland U15, U17

Performance history