Major Associations announce the first round of domestic contracts for 2012-13

New Zealand’s six Major Associations today announced the names of those players offered first round domestic contracts for the coming season.

The contracting process for domestic players involves two rounds. Each Major Association can offer 9-13 contracts at their discretion in the first round and then complete the process to their full contingent of 14 players with second round contracts being offered on 9 August 2012.

The two stage contracting process will ensure increased competition for the final contracts to be offered at Major Association level and should also help to ensure the best players are contracted throughout the country.

The domestic contracts being offered today do not commence until 1 October 2012.

Auckland Aces

Dean Bartlett
Michael Bates
Colin de Grandhomme
Gareth Hopkins
Anaru Kitchen
Bruce Martin
Mitchell McClenaghan
Tim McIntosh
Colin Munro
Bhupinder Singh
Daryl Tuffey
Lou Vincent
Reece Young

Canterbury Wizards

Todd Astle
Hamish Bennett
Brad Cachopa
Peter Fulton
Matt Henry
Ronnell Hira
Tom Latham
Willie Lonsdale
Ryan McCone
Henry Nicholls
Shanan Stewart
Logan van Beek
George Worker

Central Stags

Carl Cachopa
Jamie How
Marty Kain
Andrew Mathieson
Adam Milne
Kieran Noema-Barnett
Jeet Raval
Dean Robinson
Mathew Sinclair
Bevan Small
Ben Smith
Ben Wheeler
William Young

Northern Knights

Graeme Aldridge
Corey Anderson
Brent Arnel
James Baker
Anton Devcich
James Marshall
Daryl Mitchell
Brad Wilson
Joseph Yovich

Otago Volts

Derek de Boorder
Nick Beard
Michael Bracewell
Darren Broom
Neil Broom
Ian Butler
Mark Craig
James McMillan
Jimmy Neesham
Aaron Redmond
Hamish Rutherford
Neil Wagner
Sam Wells

Wellington Firebirds

Harry Boam
Josh Brodie
Grant Elliott
Mark Gillespie
Scott Kuggeleijn
Andy McKay
Stephen Murdoch
Michael Papps
Jeetan Patel
Michael Pollard
Luke Ronchi
Jesse Ryder
Luke Woodcock

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