2021 NRL Player Movements

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Check out who's in, who's out, who's in contract and who's off-contract looking ahead to the 2021 NRL season.

We'll update this list as news comes to hand - if you have a correction make sure you let us know via Twitter @LeagueUnlimited.


New signings for 2021: Andrew McCullough (returns from Knights' loan), Dale Copley (Titans)

Contracted for 2021: Jesse Arthars, Patrick Carrigan, Xavier Coates, Brodie Croft, Tom Dearden, Herbie Farnworth, Tom Flegler, Alex Glenn, Payne Haas, Jamayne Isaako, Rhys Kennedy, Matt Lodge, Issac Luke, Anthony Milford, Tesi Niu, Corey Oates, Cory Paix, Keenan Palasia, Tevita Pangai Junior, Kotoni Staggs, Jake Turpin

Unsigned for 2021: Jamil Hopoate, Jordan Kahu, Richie Kennar, Ben Te'o, Ilikena Vudogo, Tyson Gamble, Pride Petterson-Robati

Losses: Darius Boyd, Matt Gillett (retired), David Fifita (Titans 2021), Sean O'Sullivan (Warriors 2021), Jack Bird (Dragons 2021), Joe Ofahengaue (Wests Tigers)


New signings for 2021: Harry Rushton (Wigan), Ryan James (Titans), Caleb Aekins (Panthers)

Contracted for 2021: Adam Cook, Jarrod Croker, Matt Frawley, Emre Guler, Corey Harawira-Naera, Siliva Havili, Josh Hodgson, Corey Horsburgh, Dunamis Lui, Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad, Josh Papali'i, Curtis Scott, Bailey Simonsson, Harley Smith-Shields, Sia Soliola, Tom Starling, Ryan Sutton, Joe Tapine, Matt Timoko, Semi Valemei, Elliott Whitehead, Jack Wighton, Sam Williams, George Williams, Hudson Young

Unsigned for 2021: Seb Kris, Jordan Rapana

Losses: Michael Oldfield (Eels 2021), John Bateman (Wigan 2021), Nick Cotric (Bulldogs 2021), Luke Bateman (retired 2020), Jack Murchie (Warriors 2020)


New signings for 2021: Kyle Flanagan (Roosters), Jack Hetherington (Panthers), Corey Waddell (Sea Eagles), Nick Cotric (Raiders)

New signings for 2022: Matt Burton (Panthers)

Contracted for 2021: Jake Averillo, Dean Britt, Christian Crichton, Adam Elliott, Raymond Faitala-Mariner. Tyrone Harding, Will Hopoate, Josh Jackson, Sione Katoa, Tui Katoa, Lachlan Lewis, Jeremy Marshall-King, Nick Meaney, Dylan Napa, Ofahiki Ogden, Jayden Okunbor, James Roumanos, Chris Smith, Joe Stimson, Luke Thompson, Renouf To'omaga, Brandon Wakeham, Dallin Watene-Zelezniak

Losses: Morgan Harper (Sea Eagles 2020), Kieran Foran (Sea Eagles 2021), Marcelo Montoya (Warriors 2021), Reimis Smith (Storm 2021), Aiden Tolman (Sharks 2021), Sauaso Sue (Knights 2021), Jack Cogger, Tim Lafai, Isaiah Tass (released), Kerrod Holland (retired)


New signings for 2021: Aiden Tolman (Bulldogs)

Contracted for 2021: Blayke Brailey, Josh Dugan, Andrew Fifita, Wade Graham, Braden Hamlin-Uele, Mawene Hiroti, Royce Hunt, Shaun Johnson, Sione Katoa, Will Kennedy, Nene Macdonald, Billy Magoulias, Matt Moylan, Ronaldo Mulitalo, Briton Nikora, Kyle Paterson, Franklin Pele, Jesse Ramien, Toby Rudolf, Siosifa Talakai, Jensen Tamoepeau, Chad Townsend, Connor Tracey, Brayden Trindall, Jack Williams, Teig Wilton, Aaron Woods, Bronson Xerri

Unsigned for 2021: Kayleb Milne, Scott Sorensen,  Bryson Goodwin

Losses: Cameron King, Jayson Bukuya (retired), Cruz Topai-Aveai (released), Josh Morris (Roosters 2020)


New signings for 2021: Tino Fa'asuamaleaui (Storm). Herman Ese'ese (Knights), David Fifita (Broncos), Patrick Herbert (Warriors), Sam McIntyre (Wests Tigers)

Contracted for 2021: Tanah Boyd, AJ Brimson, Bryce Cartwright, Erin Clark, Anthony Don, Darius Farmer, Moeaki Fotuaika, Beau Fermor, Jamal Fogarty, Jaimin Jolliffe, Brian Kelly, Sam Lisone, Gregory Marzhew, Tyrone Peachey, Jonus Pearson, Kevin Proctor, Mitch Rein, Phillip Sami, Toby Sexton, Treymain Spry, Sam Stone, Ash Taylor, Corey Thompson, Jarrod Wallace, Jai Whitbread

Unsigned for 2021: Nathan Peats, Tyrone Roberts

Losses: Kallum Watkins (Toronto 2020), Keegan Hipgrave (Eels 2021), Jai Arrow (Rabbitohs 2021), Ryan James (Raiders 2021), Shannon Boyd (retired), Young Tonumaipea (rugby union), Bryce Cartwright (Eels 2021), Dale Copley (Broncos 2021)


New signings for 2021: Andrew Davey (Eels), Kieran Foran (Bulldogs), Christian Tuipulotu (Roosters), Jason Saab (Dragons), Josh Aloiai (Wests Tigers)

Contracted for 2021: Morgan Boyle, Daly Cherry-Evans, Lachlan Croker, Cade Cust, Manase Fainu, Tevita Funa, Reuben Garrick, Jack Gosiewski, Morgan Harper, Sean Keppie, Tolutau Koula, Haumole Olakau'atu, Brad Parker, Taniela Paseka, Josh Schuster, Toafofoa Sipley, Curtis Sironen, Moses Suli, Jorge Taufua, Martin Taupau, Ben Trbojevic, Jake Trbojevic, Tom Trbojevic, Dylan Walker

Unsigned for 2021: Brendan Elliot, Albert Hopoate, Danny Levi, Luke Metcalf, Tony Williams

Losses: Corey Waddell (Bulldogs 2021), Joel Thompson (St Helens 2021), Addin Fonua-Blake (Warriors 2021)


New signings for 2021: George Jennings (Eels), Reimis Smith (Bulldogs)

Contracted for 2021: Josh Addo-Carr, Nelson Asofa-Solomona, Jesse Bromwich, Kenny Bromwich, Tom Eisenhuth, Dale Finucane, Harry Grant, Jack Howarth, Jahrome Hughes, Nicho Hynes, Ryley Jacks, Cooper Johns, Tui Kamikamica, Felise Kaufusi, Max King, Brenko Lee, Chris Lewis, Isaac Lumelume, Cameron Munster, Justin Olam, Ryan Papenhuyzen, Aaron Pene, Darryn Schonig, Marion Seve, Brandon Smith, Christian Welch

Unsigned for 2021: Ricky Leutele, Cameron Smith, Albert Vete

Losses: Tino Fa'asuamaleaui (Titans 2021), Suliasi Vunivalu (rugby union 2021), Paul Momirovski (loanee, returns to Wests Tigers 2021), Sandor Earl (retired)


New signings for 2021: Tyson Frizell (Dragons), Dominic Young (Huddersfield), Sauaso Sue (Bulldogs), Bailey Hodgson (Castleford), Jack Johns (Rabbitohs)

New signings for 2022: Jake Clifford (Cowboys)

Contracted for 2021: Mitchell Barnett, Bradman Best, Jayden Brailey, Phoenix Crossland, Lachlan Fitzgibbon, Blake Green, Tex Hoy, Hymel Hunt, Brodie Jones, Josh King, David Klemmer, Edrick Lee, Kurt Mann, Jirah Momoisea, Mitch Pearce, Kalyn Ponga, Daniel Saifiti, Jacob Saifiti, Nathanael Sasagi, Pasami Saulo, Starford To'a, Gehamat Shibasaki, Enari Tuala, Connor Watson

Unsigned for 2021: Tautau Moga, Tyronne Roberts-Davis

Losses: Herman Ese'ese (Titans 2021), Aidan Guerra, Tim Glasby (retired), Andrew McCullough (loanee, returning to Broncos 2021), Sione Mata'utia (St Helens 2021), Mason Lino (Wakefield 2021)


New signings for 2021: Lachlan Burr (Warriors)

Contracted for 2021: Daejarn Asi, Michael Bell, Jake Clifford, Ben Condon, Reuben Cotter, Scott Drinkwater, Mitchell Dunn, Kyle Feldt, Tom Gilbert, Jake Granville, Wiremu Greig, Ben Hampton, Coen Hess, Peter Hola, Valentine Holmes, Corey Jensen, Connelly Lemuelu, Heilum Luki, Esan Marsters, Jordan McLean, Josh McGuire, Francis Molo, Michael Morgan, Ieremia Nanai, Griffin Neame, Justin O'Neill, Emry Pere, Reece Robson, Tukimihia Simpkins, Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow, Murray Taulagi, Jason Taumalolo, Shane Wright

Losses: Gavin Cooper (retired), Tom Opacic (Eels 2021), John Asiata, Dan Russell (released)

2022 Losses: Jake Clifford (Knights)


New signings for 2021: Tom Opacic (Cowboys), Nathaniel Roache, Isaiah Papali'i (Warriors), Joey Lussick (Salford), Keegan Hipgrave (Titans), Michael Oldfield (Raiders), Bryce Cartwright (Titans)

Contracted for 2021: Dan Alvaro, Waqa Blake, Dylan Brown, Nathan Brown, Reagan Campbell-Gillard, Haze Dunster, Blake Ferguson, Clint Gutherson, David Hollis, Sam Hughes, Michael Jennings, Oregon Kaufusi, Shaun Lane, Reed Mahoney, Ryan Matterson, Mitchell Moses, Marata Niukore, Junior Paulo, Jordan Rankin, Maika Sivo, Will Smith, Ray Stone

Unsigned for 2021: Peni Terepo

Losses: Stefano Utoikamanu (Wests Tigers 2021), Andrew Davey (Sea Eagles 2021), Kane Evans (Warriors 2021), David Gower (retired), Jai Field, Rhys Davies, Jaeman Salmon, Brad Takairangi (released), George Jennings (Storm 2021)


New signings for 2021: Robert Jennings, Matt Eisenhuth (Wests Tigers)

Contracted for 2021: Billy Burns, Matt Burton, Kurt Capewell, Nathan Cleary, Stephen Crichton, Dylan Edwards, James Fisher-Harris, Mitch Kenny, Viliame Kikau, Api Koroisau, Spencer Leniu, Moses Leota, Jarome Luai, Tyrone May, Josh Mansour, Liam Martin, Brent Naden, Lindsay Smith, Charlie Staines, Zane Tetevano, Brian To'o, Dean Whare, Isaah Yeo

Unsigned for 2021: Dean Blore

Losses: Shawn Blore (Wests Tigers 2020), Kaide Ellis (Dragons 2020), Jed Cartwright (Rabbitohs 2021), Caleb Aekins (Raiders 2021), James Tamou (Wests Tigers 2021), Jack Hetherington (Bulldogs 2021), Braydon McGrady, Malakai Watene-Zelezniak, Pat Hollis (released)

2022 Losses: Daine Laurie (Wests Tigers), Matt Burton (Bulldogs)


New signings for 2021: Poasa Faamausili (Roosters), Jack Bird (Broncos)

Contracted for 2021: Eddie Blacker, Billy Brittain, Adam Clune, Matt Dufty, Kaide Ellis, Jackson Ford, Tyrell Fuimaono, Ben Hunt, Josh Kerr, Blake Lawrie, Zac Lomax, Cameron McInnes, Trent Merrin, Corey Norman, Jordan Pereira, Cody Ramsey, Mikaele Ravalawa, Tariq Sims, Jayden Sullivan, Paul Vaughan, Brayden Wiliame

Unsigned for 2021: Jack de Belin (contracted yet to be registered pending court case), Joe Lovodua, Tristan Sailor

Losses: Tim Lafai (Bulldogs 2020), Tyson Frizell (Knights 2021), James Graham (St Helens 2020), Issac Luke (Broncos 2020), Euan Aitken (Warriors 2021), Jacob Host (Rabbitohs 2021), Korbin Sims (Hull KR 2021), Jason Saab (Sea Eagles 2021)


New signings for 2021: Jai Arrow (Titans), Taane Milne (Warriors), Jacob Host (Dragons),

Contracted for 2020: Corey Allan, Tom Burgess, Braidon Burns, Jed Cartwright, Damien Cook, Joshua Cook, Troy Dargan, Dane Gagai, Brock Gardner, Campbell Graham, Dean Hawkins, Alex Johnston, Liam Knight, Keaon Kolomatangi, Patrick Mago, Steve Marsters, Latrell Mitchell, Cameron Murray, Mark Nicholls, Jaxson Paulo, Adam Reynolds, Hame Sele, Jaydn Su'A, Tevita Tatola, Cody Walker

Unsigned for 2021: Tom Amone, Cory Denniss, Kurt Dillon, Ky Rodwell

Losses: Bryson Goodwin (Sharks 2020), Ethan Lowe (retired), James Roberts (Wests Tigers 2021), Jack Johns (Knights 2021), Bayley Sironen (Warriors 2021), Joseph Suaalii (Roosters 2021)


New signings for 2021: Adam Keighran (Warriors), Joseph Suaalii (Rabbitohs)

Contracted for 2021: Fletcher Baker, Egan Butcher, Nat Butcher, Lindsay Collins, Boyd Cordner, Angus Crichton, Jake Friend, Drew Hutchison, Matt Ikuvalu, Luke Keary, Lachlan Lam, Isaac Liu, Joey Manu, Brett Morris, Josh Morris, Victor Radley, Billy Smith, Daniel Suluka-Fifita, Siosiua Taukeiaho, James Tedesco, Christian Tuipulotu, Daniel Tupou, Sitili Tupouniua, Sam Verrills, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Sam Walker

Unsigned for 2021: Ryan Hall

Losses: Mitch Aubusson (retired), Kyle Flanagan (Bulldogs 2021), Poasa Faamausili (Dragons 2021), Sonny Bill Williams (released), Christian Tuipulotu (Sea Eagles 2021)


New signings for 2021: Ben Murdoch-Masila (Warrington), Kane Evans (Eels), Euan Aitken (Dragons), Addin Fonua-Blake (Sea Eagles), Iliesa Ratuva (union), Sean O'Sullivan (Broncos), Marcelo Montoya (Bulldogs), Bayley Sironen (Rabbitohs)

Contracted for 2021: Bunty Afoa, Leeson Ah Mau, Tom Ale, Rocco Berry, Josh Curran, Wayde Egan, David Fusitu'a, Jackson Frei, Tohu Harris, Chanel Harris-Tavita, Peta Hiku, Eliesa Katoa, Karl Lawton, Ken Maumalo, Jack Murchie, Kodi Nikorima, Hayze Perham, Adam Pompey, Jamayne Taunoa-Brown, Jazz Tevaga, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Paul Turner

Unsigned for 2021: Leivaha Pulu

Losses: Blake Green (Knights 2020), Adam Blair, Gerard Beale (retired), Lachlan Burr (Cowboys 2021), Isaiah Papali'i, Nathaniel Roache (Eels 2021), Taane Milne (Rabbitohs 2021), Patrick Herbert (Titans 2021), Agnatius Paasi (St Helens 2021), Adam Keighran (Roosters 2021)


New signings for 2021: Stefano Utoikamanu (Eels), James Tamou (Panthers), James Roberts (Rabbitohs), Joe Ofahengaue (Broncos)

New signings for 2022: Daine Laurie (Panthers)

Contracted for 2021: Shawn Blore, Kane Bradley, Luke Brooks, Michael Chee-Kam, Zac Cini, Adam Doueihi, Luke Garner, Asu Kepaoa, Joey Leilua, Luciano Leilua, Jacob Liddle, Jock Madden, Moses Mbye, Zane Musgrove, Thomas Mikaele, Paul Momirovski, David Nofoaluma, Russell Packer, Josh Reynolds, Alex Seyfarth, Jake Simpkin, Tommy Talau, Alex Twal, Billy Walters

Unsigned for 2021: Oliver Clark, Benji Marshall, Dylan Smith, Elijah Taylor

Losses: Chris McQueen (Huddersfield 2020), Corey Thompson (Titans 2020), Chris Lawrence (retired), Robert Jennings, Matt Eisenhuth (Panthers 2021), Harry Grant (loanee, returning to Storm 2021), Sam McIntyre (Titans 2021), Josh Aloiai (Sea Eagles 2021)