Auckland Aces State Championship team, 2004-05; Photosport; 2005; 2005.36.1


Auckland Aces State Championship team, 2004-05

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The team photo of the 2004-05 Auckland side that won the State Championship.

Auckland and Wellington met in the final after finishing the season as the top two sides. After registering a 90-run first innings' lead, thanks to Andre Adams' 5 for 39 and Tama Canning's 106, Auckland went on to win by 7 wickets. In the second innings, Auckland's Kerry Walmsley claimed 5 for 94 while Richard Jones hit 114* to lead Auckland's chase. For Wellington, Mark Gillespie claimed 6 for 81 in Auckland's first innings. Northern Districts won 6, lost 1, drew 1 and had 1 no result during the season.

STANDING (L to R): Pip Sail (physio), Fred Thomas (manager), Paul Hitchcock, Keeley Todd, Gareth Shaw, Kerry Walmsley, Andy McKay, Rob Nicol, Mark O'Donnell (coach);
SEATED (L to R): Andre Adams, Tama Canning, Matt Horne, Brooke Walker (captain), Richard Jones, Aaron Barnes, Reece Young, Carl Cachopa;
ABSENT: Kyle Mills, Lou Vincent.

The State Championship was New Zealand's First Class competition while State were the sponsor and the Plunket Shield was in storage at the New Zealand Cricket Museum.



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Place Made

Auckland, New Zealand


276mm x 352mm

Named Collection

Auckland Cricket Association Collection

Credit Line

New Zealand Cricket Museum

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