The team of the Auckland 9’s features the exciting young players of the future prominently with only one of the players named over the age of 22. From established first graders like Cameron Munster and Waqa Blake to players with all the potential in the world like Gideon Gela-Mosby and Brodie Croft, the 9’s once again proved to be an entertaining showcase of the immense talent of up and coming players coming through the ranks. Connor Watson of the Sydney Roosters was named the MVP of the tournament.

Auckland 9’s Team of the Tournament for 2017
Connor Watson (MVP)- Sydney Roosters
Cameron Munster- Melbourne Storm
Kalyn Ponga- North Queensland Cowboys
Gideon Gela-Mosby- North Queensland Cowboys
Suaia Matagi- Parramatta Eels
Brodie Croft- Melbourne Storm
Waqa Blake- Penrith Panthers
Moses Leota- Penrith Panthers
Latrell Mitchell- Sydney Roosters