26 Jan 2021

Ins & Outs for 2021

With the start of the 2021 Betfred Super League season just weeks away, take a look at the new faces and departing players club-by-club;

Catalans Dragons

Ins: Gil Dudson (Salford Red Devils), Mike McMeeken (Castleford Tigers)

Outs: David Mead (Brisbane Broncos), Lewis Tierney (Leigh Centurions), Rémi Casty (Toulouse Olympique XIII), Sam Moa (released), Mickael Simon (released), Antoni Maria (Lezignan), Lucas Albert (Carcassone)

Castleford Tigers

Ins: Niall Evalds (Salford Red Devils), Gareth O’Brien (Toronto Wolfpack), Jordan Turner (Huddersfield Giants), Lewis Bienek (Hull FC) and Suaia Matagi (Huddersfield, loan) 

Outs: Mike McMeeken (Catalans Dragons), Junior Moors (released), Matt Cook (Widnes Vikings), Calum Turner (Newcastle Thunder), Bailey Hodgson, Jack Sanderson, Robbie Storey, Joe Summers (Featherstone Rovers) and Lewis Carr (Dewsbury Rams)

Jai Field joins Wigan from Parramatta

Huddersfield Giants

Ins: Josh Jones (Hull FC), Ricky Leutele (Melbourne Storm), Jack Ashworth (St Helens), Jack Cogger (Canterbury Bulldogs), Olly Ashall-Bott (unattached), Joe Greenwood (Wigan Warriors), Luke Yates (Salford Red Devils), George Roby (Warrington Wolves), James Cunningham (Toronto Wolfpack)

Outs: Jordan Turner (Castleford Tigers), Suaia Matagi (Castleford Tigers, Matagi on loan), Reiss Butterworth (Dewsbury Rams), Adam Walne (Barrow Raiders), Akuila Uate (retired), Ukuma Ta'ai (released), Aaron Murphy (Bradford Bulls)

Hull FC

Ins: Josh Reynolds (Wests Tigers)

Outs: Josh Jones (Huddersfield Giants), Albert Kelly (released), Liam Harris (Halifax Panthers), Lewis Bienek (Castleford Tigers), Gareth Ellis (retired), Ratu Naulago (Bristol Bears RU), Kieran Buchanan (Batley Bulldogs)

Mason Lino joins Wakefield from Newcastle Knights

Hull KR

Ins: Luis Johnson (Warrington Wolves), Ryan Hall (Sydney Roosters), Muizz Mustapha (Leeds Rhinos, loan), Korbin Sims (St George Illawarra Dragons), Albert Vete (Melbourne Storm), Brad Takairangi (Parramatta Eels)

Outs: Kyle Trout (released), Dan Murray (Halifax Panthers), Ryan Brierley (Leigh Centurions), Nathaniel Peteru (Leigh Centurions), Matty Gee (Leigh Centurions), Jamie Ellis (Leigh Centurions), Mitch Garbutt (Toulouse Olympique XIII), Weller Hauraki (released), Adam Rooks (Bradford Bulls), Will Oakes (Dewsbury Rams)

Leeds Rhinos

Ins: Zane Tetevano (Penrith Panthers), Bodene Thompson (Toronto Wolfpack), King Vuniyayawa (New Zealand Warriors)

Outs: Ava Seumanufagai (released), Stevie Ward (retired), Adam Cuthbertson (York City Knights), Dom Crosby (retired), Rhys Evans (Bradford Bulls), Muizz Mustapha (season loan to Hull KR)

Josh Jones will join his former coach, Ian Watson at the Giants in 2021

Leigh Centurions

Retentions: Liam Hood; Jordan Thompson; Nathan Mason, Alex Gerrard, Mark Ioane, Iain Thornley, Junior Sa’u, Ben Hellewell, Matty Wildie

Ins: Blake Wallace, Matty Russell, Joe Mellor, Adam Sidlow (all Toronto Wolfpack); James Bell (Toulouse Olympique), Lewis Tierney (Catalans Dragons), Keanan Brand (Warrington Wolves – season long loan), Nathaniel Peteru, Ryan Brierley, Jamie Ellis, Matty Gee (all Hull KR), Ben Flower, Craig Mullen (Wigan Warriors)  

Outs: Martyn Ridyard, Liam Forsyth, Sam Brooks (all Swinton Lions), Callum Field (Featherstone Rovers), Gregg McNally (Whitehaven), Ryan Ince (Oldham), Jarrod Sammut (London Broncos), Adam Higson (not attached); Ben Reynolds (Toulouse Olympique), Danny Addy (Salford Red Devils), Nick Glohe (not attached), Ryan Shaw (Barrow), Brad Holroyd (Workington Town)

Salford Red Devils

Ins: Joe Burgess, Morgan Escare, Harvey Livett, Danny Addy, Elijah Taylor, Darcy Lussick, Jack Wells, Matty Costello, Sam Luckley

Outs: Mark Flanagan, Niall Evalds, Luis Roberts, Kris Welham, Gil Dudson, Joey Lussick, Connor Jones, Tyrone McCarthy (released)

St Helens new recruit Sione Mata'utia in action for Newcastle Knights

St Helens

Ins: Joel Thompson (Manly Sea Eagles), Agnatius Paasi (New Zealand Warriors), Sione Mata’utia (Newcastle Knights), Dan Norman (London Broncos)

Outs: Zeb Taia (retired), Dom Peyroux (Toulouse Olympique XIII), Joseph Paulo (Toulouse Olympique XIII), James Graham (retired), Matty Costello (Salford Red Devils), Jack Ashworth (Huddersfield Giants), Callum Hazzard (North Wales Crusaders), Richard Marshall (Coach) (Salford Red Devils)

Wakefield Trinity

In: Mason Lino (Newcastle Knights), Innes Senior (Huddersfield Giants, loan), Eddie Battye (London Broncos)

Out: Ben Jones-Bishop (released), Tony Gigot (released), Danny Brough (Bradford Bulls), Danny Kirmond (York City Knights), Craig Kopczak (Featherstone Rovers), Titus Gwaze (released), Romain Navarrete (loan expired)

Burgess will swap Wigan for Salford in 2021

Warrington Wolves

Ins: Greg Inglis (unattached), Robbie Mulhern (Hull KR), Rob Butler (London Broncos)

Outs: Anthony Gelling (released), Ben Murdoch-Masila (New Zealand Warriors), Luis Johnson (Hull KR), Luther Burrell (Newcastle Falcons, RU), Keanan Brand (Loan, Leigh), Samy Kibula (Loan, Newcastle), Harvey Livett (Salford Red Devils), Declan Patton (released)

Wigan Warriors

Ins: John Bateman (Canberra Raiders), Jai Field (Parramatta Eels)  

Outs: Sean O'Loughlin (Retired), Joe Burgess (Salford Red Devils), Jack Wells (Salford Red Devils), Ben Flower (Leigh Centurions), Harry Rushton (Canberra Raiders), Joe Greenwood (Huddersfield Giants), Jake Shorrocks (Newcastle Thunder), Josh Woods (Newcastle Thunder), Chris Hankinson (loan to London Broncos)