The Otago Razorbacks have named their team for a National Provincial Championship pre-season match against North Otago at the Whitestone Contractors Stadium in Oamaru on Saturday.
The Razorbacks will be without their new captain Eben Joubert as he has been sidelined with a thumb injury so lock forward Danial Ramsay will skipper the side on his debut as the local rivals go head to head.
Otago co-coaches Andy Hunter and Phil Mooney have named a squad of 27 players to take to Oamaru as they assess their options ahead of the upcoming season.
Otago Razorbacks: 15 Tony Fenner, 14 Buxton Popoalii, 13 Ben Atiga, 12 Glenn Dickson, 11 Joe Hill, 10 Hayden Parker, 9 Johnny Legg, 8 Paul Grant, 7 Adam Hill, 6 Gareth Evans, 5 Rob Verbakel, 4 Daniel Ramsay (captain), 3 James McGougan, 2 Liam Coltman, 1 Scott Manson.
Replacements from - Halani Aulika, Jason MacDonald, Kees Meeuws, Tom Franklin, Regan Tamihere, TJ Ioane, Daniel Crichton, Sean Romans, Tony Brown, Jayden Spence, Matt Faddes, Buxton Popoalii.
Date: Saturday, June 25
Venue: Whitestone Contractors Stadium, Oamaru
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