2018/2019 AW Green Shield Merit XII announced
Date of Event NSW Premier Cricket: Wed Feb 6, 2019 12:11PM

6th February 2019

NSW Premier Cricket today named the players selected in the 2018/19 AW Green Shield Merit XII.


Regarded as the strongest junior club competition in the world, the AW Green Shield is NSW Premier Cricket’s U/16 competition and forms part of the Club Championship.


Many NSW and Australian players have emerged from this competition in the past, including Steven Smith, David Warner, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kurtis Patterson, Stephen O’Keefe, Sean Abbott and Jack Edwards.


Based on statistics from the preliminary rounds only, the AW Green Shield Merit XII comprises the top six batsmen in the competition, the top five bowlers and the leading wicketkeeper. Ties are separated by superior average, wicket-keeper separated by most runs.


All players will receive a commemorative cap in recognition of their selection.



  • Joel Davies (Manly-Warringah, 459 runs at 91.80; HS 79);
  • Jack Hartigan (St George, 322 runs at 46.00; HS 126);
  • Ethan Jamieson (St George, 281 runs at 40.14; HS 81);
  • Yianni Theodorakopoulos (Blacktown, 274 runs at 54.80; HS 103);
  • Corey Miller (Northern District, 269 runs at 44.83; HS 74);
  • Jayden Zahra-Smith (Campbelltown-Camden, 263 runs at 37.57; HS 117).

Wicket keeper

  • Lachlan Shaw (Sydney, 14 dismissals);


  • Marcus Jones (Blacktown, 16 wickets at 13.69; Best 6-27);
  • Yash Patel (Northern District, 15 wickets at 10.53; Best 4-23);
  • Lachlan Beasley (Hawkesbury, 14 wickets at 11.86; Best 5-9);
  • Ethan Fitzpatrick (Sydney University, 14 wickets at 18.71; Best 5-32);
  • Charles Mitchell (Gordon, 13 wickets at 8.54; Best 4-20).


Last updated: Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:29PM
Author: Roy Formica