Steven McGiffin2022-09-02T01:29:15+01:00

Steven McGiffin

Date of Birth 16/04/1997
Age 25
NationalityAustralian
Player Status Placed
Playing Role Batting All-Rounder (Seam)
Bowling Style RA Medium Fast
Batting Style RH Top Order Bat
Entry Route UK Ancestry Visa
Major Teams Brisbane Heat, Queensland 2nd XI, Queensland U19s, U17s, Western Suburbs District CC
Coaching Qualifications CA Level 1

Steve McGiffin is a stand-out Premier Grade all-rounder who broke into the Brisbane Heat side towards the end of the last BBL campaign and is pushing for Queensland Bulls (State) selection.

His BBL call-up (Jan 2022) came courtesy of his exploits for Western Suburbs District who play in Queensland’s Premier First Grade Competition. McGiffin is West’s number 4 bat who bowls first-change in 2-Day cricket, and middle/death overs in T20s.

He broke into First Grade during the 2016/17, where he notched up 346 runs at 43.25 alongside 42 wickets at 16.55. The trend has continued since, with several run and wicket-filled seasons. In 2020/21 he belted 767 runs at 51.13 and bagged 29 wickets at 27.76, before another dominant 2021/22 season (693 runs at 43.31 and 27 wickets at 21.52).

He has become a leader around the group and has previously skippered T20 sides, including the Mackay Bash winning side that collected a cool $40,000 cash pot. He currently plays alongside State/BBL players including Blake Edwards, Arjun Nair, Steve Paulsen, and Sam Truloff, and regularly turns out against Australian Test stars Marnus Labuschagne, Joe Burns, and Usman Khawaja.

Over the past 4 years, he has been inside the top 5 Peter Burge Medal finalists (Queensland Premier Grade) and has won a Premier First Grade title with Wests.

His success in recent years has been recognised with Queensland 2nd XI selection, having previously represented the State Under-17 and 19 sides at the National Championships. His highlight - figures of 3-24 (3), and a 22-ball 46* to help Queensland to T20 victory over Tasmania.

McGiffin is not only an incredibly gifted cricketer, but he is also an accredited and practicing coach, who is currently the 1st XI coach at Ambrose Treacy College.

The Australian start is currently plying his trade for Hampstead (Middlesex County League) following his prolific stint with Northchurch in Hertfordshire back in 2017. He was the league’s leading run churner hitting 1,048 runs at 104.80, amongst a quite incredible run tally of 1,442 runs at 65.55 and 36 wickets at 20.94 in all cricket.

Follow McGiffin's exploits with the London-based club by clicking the link below.

https://hampstead.play-cricket.com/player_stats/batting/5338105?rule_type_id=179

Team (Season) Mts Inns NO Runs HS Ave Ovs Runs Wkts BB Avg
Hampstead (2022)
Northchurch (2017) 38 33 11 1442 154* 65.55 157.3 754 36 5/14 20.94
Date of Birth 16/04/1997
Age 25
NationalityAustralian
Player StatusPlaced
Playing RoleBatting All-Rounder (Seam)
Player Status Placed ()
Bowling Style RA Medium Fast
Batting Style RH Top Order Bat
Entry Route UK Ancestry Visa
Major Teams Brisbane Heat, Queensland 2nd XI, Queensland U19s, U17s, Western Suburbs District CC
Coaching Qualifications CA Level 1

Steve McGiffin is a stand-out Premier Grade all-rounder who broke into the Brisbane Heat side towards the end of the last BBL campaign and is pushing for Queensland Bulls (State) selection.

His BBL call-up (Jan 2022) came courtesy of his exploits for Western Suburbs District who play in Queensland’s Premier First Grade Competition. McGiffin is West’s number 4 bat who bowls first-change in 2-Day cricket, and middle/death overs in T20s.

He broke into First Grade during the 2016/17, where he notched up 346 runs at 43.25 alongside 42 wickets at 16.55. The trend has continued since, with several run and wicket-filled seasons. In 2020/21 he belted 767 runs at 51.13 and bagged 29 wickets at 27.76, before another dominant 2021/22 season (693 runs at 43.31 and 27 wickets at 21.52).

He has become a leader around the group and has previously skippered T20 sides, including the Mackay Bash winning side that collected a cool $40,000 cash pot. He currently plays alongside State/BBL players including Blake Edwards, Arjun Nair, Steve Paulsen, and Sam Truloff, and regularly turns out against Australian Test stars Marnus Labuschagne, Joe Burns, and Usman Khawaja.

Over the past 4 years, he has been inside the top 5 Peter Burge Medal finalists (Queensland Premier Grade) and has won a Premier First Grade title with Wests.

His success in recent years has been recognised with Queensland 2nd XI selection, having previously represented the State Under-17 and 19 sides at the National Championships. His highlight - figures of 3-24 (3), and a 22-ball 46* to help Queensland to T20 victory over Tasmania.

McGiffin is not only an incredibly gifted cricketer, but he is also an accredited and practicing coach, who is currently the 1st XI coach at Ambrose Treacy College.

The Australian start is currently plying his trade for Hampstead (Middlesex County League) following his prolific stint with Northchurch in Hertfordshire back in 2017. He was the league’s leading run churner hitting 1,048 runs at 104.80, amongst a quite incredible run tally of 1,442 runs at 65.55 and 36 wickets at 20.94 in all cricket.

Follow McGiffin's exploits with the London-based club by clicking the link below.

https://hampstead.play-cricket.com/player_stats/batting/5338105?rule_type_id=179

Team (Season) Mts Inns NO Runs HS Ave Ovs Runs Wkts BB Avg
Hampstead (2022)
Northchurch (2017) 38 33 11 1442 154* 65.55 157.3 754 36 5/14 20.94
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