Central names first side for warm-up games

Central Districts has named its side to play Auckland in the first of its warm-up games for the Shell Trophy season.

The State Insurance Central Stags for the two-day game at Wanganui's Victoria Park staring on Thursday is: Jacob Oram (captain), David Kelly, Joseph Hill, Ben Smith, Mark Douglas, Greg Loveridge, Martyn Sigley, Michael Mason, Lance Hamilton, Ewan Thompson, Gareth West, Brent Hefford.

Unavailable for selection were Greg Todd and Taraia Robin due to exam commitments.

Stags will play Central Districts 'A' on November 26-27 at Wanganui as the final warm-up/selection match.