Brad Weber will be joint captain of the Waikato Mooloos alongside Whetu Douglas for this years ITM Cup.
Weber, 24, has been one in a handful of standout halfbacks in New Zealand this year and after a strong season with the Chiefs, went on to represent both the NZ Maori and All Blacks.
Douglas, also 24, has trained with the Chiefs and NZ Maori and has earned co-captaincy after a strong ITM Cup season last year and impressing local crowds in the Waikato Club Rugby competition playing loose forward for University who made the final this season.
Waikato are off to a winning start in pre season after beating North Harbour 40-33 last Friday at Beetham Park.
Waikato have one more pre season game against Northland this week before the regular season begins on August 14th at home against Tasman.