U12 Trials

BEARS Selection Process U12

Updated - 13/04/19

To all players trialling for this seasons U12 representative teams, the BEARS executive wish you the very best as you put your skills on show. Thank you for supporting junior cricket in our region and we hope you gain valuable experience and further develop your skills by being a part of our selection process.

This season selectors from BEARS, RCI & EDJCA will be selecting approximately 50 x U12 players to represent our zone in upcoming Rep carnivals.

1 x BEARS U12 State Championship Team playing in Cairns, 16-20 December 2019


1 x Bears U12 Development teams playing in Ian Heally Cup hosted by Albany Cricket Club - January 2020

Please Note Costs for Carnivals:
To help parents budget and plan ahead for the expenses associated with providing representative opportunities for children we will clearly list the costs. Please make yourself aware of the costs prior to nominating your child for possible selection.

Important Logistical Information for Players and Parents

To each session you attend please be sure to bring:

Your own cricket kits; broad brim hat and or cap; sunscreen; water; food/snacks

What to wear:

For each of the trial sessions players are required to wear their normal cricket whites.


No representative or club clothing of any description is allowed to be worn.


A plain white or cream shirt but try to distinguish yourself from others. No representative clothing of any description is allowed to be worn. Tip for young players: The more professional you look the better.

Commitments if selected:

Please be aware of your obligations as a player if you are selected. There will be 1 training day, 3 practice games on 4 consecutive Sundays commencing the 5th November as well as weekly training (start date yet to be confirmed) You will be required to be part of these important 'pre-carnival' games and training. See the latest BEARS rep calendar for more details. You must also meet the BEARS Selection Policy.

Representative Trial Process

Combined group of RCI and EDJCA players will be attending all 3 selection sessions.

Stage 1: COMPLETED FOR 2019

Who attends 1st stage of trials?

If you are playing within the RCI, EDJCA or BEARS competition (and are 11 years of age as at the 31st August 2019) and are a member of one of the following clubs:

RCI Clubs - Redlands Sharks, Muddies, Wellington Point, Cleveland Thornlands , Alexandra Hills, Ormiston College, Loganholme  or

EDJCA Clubs - Wynnum, Carina, Bulimba, Holland Park, Villanova, Mansfield, Redeemer College

You are eligible to attend the 1st trial stage. This first stage will include a net session, games and fielding drills to allow you to put your skills on show.

Please arrive at the session at least 15 minutes prior to the start in correct playing gear, with sun cream on ready to start on time.

Players ARE required to be nominated by their club to be eligible to attend.

Please be aware that PLAYERS will be attending a representative trial and selectors will be looking for players with above average skills in each facet of the game.

Depending on the size and skill level of the group some players may not be invited back to attend the 2nd trial stage. Selectors and coaches will be discussing this with players at the end of the 1st session.


Venue: Bulimba Cricket Club, Colmslie

Time: Trials will be split into groups. Times TBC (Session may run longer depending on player numbers)



Stage 2:  Names Below

Who attends 2nd trial session?

Combined BEARS, RCI and EDJCA Players invited to attend from 1st stage

(please note depending on the size and skill level this may be the whole playing group from stage 1 or a selection of players. This will be discussed by coaches/selectors at the end of the 1st week's trial)

Stage 2's session will mainly consist of players breaking into teams and playing a series of games. There may be some players allocated to net sessions during the day.

Date: TBC

Venue: Bulimba Cricket Club, Colmslie

Time: 9am - 4pm (May finish early at the discretion of coaches/selectors)  Timings may change, please refer to website for updates.

*** Please arrive by 8:45am to ensure the trial can begin on time. This week the players are to bring their own lunch and water bottles as there will be limited food and drinks available at the canteen. 

All invited players will take part in a Match/Game Sense simulation were players will be broken into teams to play against each other.

Batting and Bowling orders and logistics of the session is at the discretion of the selectors.

At the conclusion of these matches the selectors for BEARS, RCI and EDJCA will nominate players into  teams.

One BEARS State Championship Team

Teams for Ian Healy Cup, number of teams TBC

Teams will be posted on the BEARS website

Christopher Anderson
Nate Bainbridge
Aidan Ball
Joshua Barrett
Luke Biddle
Lachlan Buckle
Shaun Campbell
Lewis Caust
Jack Clutton
Toby Collins
Connor McDowall
Alexander Cook
Lucas D’Amore
Andrew Dickie
Hudson Donovan
Jack Earnshaw
Jack Ehler
Joseph Forster
Rian Gilligan
Hudson Goodwin
Toby Hall
Jesse Haller
Hayden Hamilton
Christopher Heath
Samil Hemani
Alister Hillier
Arush Hiremath
Patrick Holmes
Donnell Jobi
Max Jones
Dominic Jones
Amreen Kahlon
Ruben Kelly
Ryan Kothari
Noah Maguire
Callum McKeon
Charlie Mee
Sanay Mody
Harry Morton
Jacob Orbell
Hamish Paterson

Joshua Price

Theo Rae

 Joshua Ritchie

Daniel Rogers
Tyler Rukavina
Thanuslikar Shanmugaprusath
Yuvraj Singh
Thomas Slade
Keita Smalley
Hayden Smith
Lachlan Smith
Alexander Smith
Will Souter
Finnegan Speare
Joshua Stehbens
Angus Storen
Oscar Tesch
Finn Thallon
Alexander Walduck
Lachlan Whaites