The Secondary School Boys' First XI Cup began in 1990 and is among the longest-running competitions in secondary school sport. Many first-class and international cricketers have made their name in this tournament.
The 2016 National Finals are being plays at Lincoln University from 5-9 December. College Sport Media is profiling the six teams involved.
Coaches: Chris Kuggeleijn, Tim Aughton
Squad: Jamie Moore, Ben Morris-Brown, Riyan Perera, Bodie Hodges, Cullen Aisalbie, Max Gaskett, Brayden Gaylor, Liam Calnon, Kristan Clarke, Dilan Nanayakkara, Jake Russ, William Muldowney, Hamish Mellow, Angus Lynch.
Northern Districts Reps: Moore, Morris-Brown, Aisalbie, Gaylor, Calnon
Previous Wins: 2002, 2003, 2008. (12 appearances)
Competition: Hamilton Premier Men's Competition, Northern Districts Champions, Super 8 Champions
Most Runs: Jamie Moore
Most Wickets: Brayden Gaylor
Motto: Together We Are Strong.
First Class Reps: Scott Styris, BJ Watling, Anton Devcich, Anurg Verma, Keir Bettley, Mitchell Santer, Scott Kuggeleijn, Owens Ivins, Josef Walker, Matthew Thomas.
Prospects: Hamilton Boys' High School have seven returning players from last year, six of whom are Year 13. Hamilton is a well-drilled unit in the field and have an effective slow-bowling attack that can strangle the opposition. Brayden Gaylor is an impressive spin bowler, who can bat a bit to. The side is well led by Jamie Moore who is an aggressive player while Aisalbie, Gaylor, Calnon are among the best players in the region. Once again Hamilton will be fiercely competitive.
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