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

Major Associations announce first round of domestic contracts for 2013-14

New Zealand’s six Major Associations today announced the 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 2013.

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 offered today commence 1 October 2013.

Auckland Aces

Dean Bartlett
Michael Bates
Craig Cachopa
Lockie Ferguson
Tipene Friday
Colin de Grandhomme
Donovan Grobbelaar
Gareth Hopkins
Anaru Kitchen
Tim McIntosh
Matt Quinn
Jeet Raval
Bhupinder Singh

Canterbury Wizards

Todd Astle
Hamish Bennett
Brad Cachopa
Andrew Ellis
Matthew Henry
Roneel Hira
Ryan McCone
Matthew McEwan
Henry Nicholls
Rob Nicol
Shanan Stewart
Logan van Beek
George Worker

Devon Hotel Central Stags

Carl Cachopa
Greg Hay
Jamie How
Adam Milne
Andrew Mathieson
Tarun Nethula
Kieran Noema-Barnett
Dean Robinson
Bevan Small
Ben Smith
Kruger van Wyk
Ben Wheeler
William Young

SKYCITY Northern Knights

Graeme Aldridge
Jono Boult
Anton Devcich
Cameron Fletcher
Daniel Flynn
Jono Hickey
Scott Kuggeleijn
Daryl Mitchell
Ish Sodhi
Anurag Verma  
Brad Wilson

Otago Volts

Nick Beard
Michael Bracewell   
Neil Broom   
Ian Butler    
Mark Craig
Derek De Boorder   
Jacob Duffy   
James McMillan   
James Neesham   
Aaron Redmond   
Iain Robertson    
Jesse Ryder   
Sam Wells  

Wellington Firebirds

Brent Arnel
Josh Brodie
James Franklin
Mark Gillespie
Andy McKay
Stephen Murdoch
Michael Papps
Jeetan Patel
Michael Pollard
Luke Ronchi
Ili Tugaga
Henry Walsh
Luke Woodcock

Additional notes

2013-14 BLACKCAPS contracted player list – announced 8 July 2013
Corey Anderson – Northern Knights
Trent Boult – Northern Knights
Doug Bracewell – Central Stags
Dean Brownlie – Canterbury Wizards
Grant Elliott – Wellington Firebirds
Peter Fulton – Canterbury Wizards
Martin Guptill – Auckland Aces
Tom Latham – Canterbury Wizards
Bruce Martin – Auckland Aces
Mitchell McClenaghan – Auckland Aces
Brendon McCullum – Otago Volts
Nathan McCullum – Otago Volts
Kyle Mills – Auckland Aces
Colin Munro – Auckland Aces
Hamish Rutherford – Otago Volts
Tim Southee – Northern Knights
Ross Taylor – Central Stags
Neil Wagner – Otago Volts
BJ Watling – Northern Knights
Kane Williamson – Northern Knights


2012-13 Major Association full contract list (1 Oct 2012 – 30 Sep 2013)
Auckland Aces
Dean Bartlett
Michael Bates
Lockie Ferguson
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
Tim Johnston
Tom Latham
Willie Lonsdale
Ryan McCone
Henry Nicholls
Shanan Stewart
Logan van Beek
George Worker

Central Stags
Roald Badenhorst
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
Brett Hampton
James Marshall
Daryl Mitchell
Bradley Scott
Ish Sodhi
Scott Styris
Anurag Verma
Brad Wilson
Joseph Yovich

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

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

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