Your club's best 17 for 2021

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Sam Bourke's annual off-season look at how your team might line up in 2021 is in!

Let us know on social if you agree - if we missed the mark here - or who your best 17 is for your club!

NOTE: written 24 December 2020 - correct at time of writing.


Brisbane Broncos

1. Tesi Niu
2. Xavier Coates
3. Kotoni Staggs
4. Herbie Farnworth
5. Jamayne Isaako
6. Anthony Milford
7. Tom Dearden
8. Payne Haas
9. Jake Turpin
10. Matt Lodge
11. Corey Oates
12. Tevita Pangai Jr
13. Patrick Carrigan

14. John Asiata
15. Thomas Flegler
16. Alex Glenn
17. Jordan Riki

Canberra Raiders

1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
2. Bailey Simonsson 
3. Jarrod Croker (c)
4. Curtis Scott
5. Jordan Rapana
6. Jack Wighton
7. George Williams
8. Josh Papalii
9. Josh Hodgson (c)
10. Dunamis Lui
11. Corey Harawira-Naera
12. Elliott Whitehead
13. Joseph Tapine

14. Tom Starling
15. Ryan James
16. Corey Horsburgh
17. Hudson Young

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

1. Will Hopoate
2. Nick Meaney
3. Nick Cotric
4. Jake Averillo
5. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
6. Lachlan Lewis
7. Kyle Flanagan
8. Dylan Napa
9. Jeremy Marshall-King
10. Luke Thompson
11. Josh Jackson (c)
12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner
13. Adam Elliott

14. Sione Katoa
15. Joe Stimson
16. Renouf Atoni
17. Jack Hetherington

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

1. William Kennedy
2. Sione Katoa
3. Jesse Ramien
4. Josh Dugan
5. Ronaldo Mulitano
6. Shaun Johnson
7. Chad Townsend
8. Braden Hamlin-Uele
9. Blake Brailey
10. Aaron Woods
11. Briton Nikora
12. Wade Graham (c) 
13. Aiden Tolman

14. Matt Moylan
15. Andrew Fifita
16. Toby Rudolph
17. Siosifa Talakai

Gold Coast Titans

1. AJ Brimson
2. Corey Thompson
3. Brian Kelly
4. Tyrone Peachey
5. Phillip Sami
6. Ash Taylor
7. Jamal Fogarty
8. Moeaki Fotuaika
9. Mitch Rein
10. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui
11. David Fifita
12. Kevin Proctor (c)
13. Herman Ese'ese

14. Tanah Boyd
15. Jarrod Wallace
16. Sam McIntyre
17. Beau Fermor

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

1. Tom Trbojevic
2. Jorge Taufua
3. Moses Suli
4. Dylan Walker
5. Reuben Garrick
6. Kieran Foran
7. Daly Cherry-Evans (c) 
8. Josh Aloiai 
9. Lachlan Croker
10. Martin Taupau
11. Curtis Sironen
12. Jack Gosiewski
13. Jake Trbojevic

14. Josh Schuster
15. Toafofoa Sipley
16. Taniela Paseka
17. Andrew Davey

Melbourne Storm

1. Ryan Papenhuyzen
2. Reimis Smith
3. Justin Olam
4. Brenko Lee
5. Josh Addo-Carr
6. Cameron Munster
7. Jahrome Hughes
8. Jesse Bromwich
9. Harry Grant
10. Christian Welch 
11. Kenny Bromwich 
12. Felise Kaufusi
13. Dale Finucane

14. Brandon Smith
15. Nelson Asofa-Solomona
16. Tui Kamikamica
17. Nicho Hynes

Newcastle Knights

1. Kalyn Ponga
2. Edrick Lee
3. Enari Tuala
4. Bradman Best
5. Starford To'a
6. Kurt Mann
7. Mitchell Pearce
8. Daniel Saifiti
9. Jayden Brailey
10. David Klemmer
11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon
12. Tyson Frizell
13. Mitchell Barnett

14. Connor Watson
15. Jacob Saifiti
16. Pasami Saulo
17. Jack Johns

North Queensland Cowboys

1. Valentine Holmes
2. Kyle Feldt
3. Esan Marsters
4. Justin O'Neil
5. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow
6. Scott Drinkwater
7. Michael Morgan (c)
8. Jordan McLean
9. Reece Robson
10. Josh McGuire
11. Mitchell Dunn
12. Coen Hess
13. Jason Taumalolo (c)

14. Ben Hampton
15. Lachlan Burr
16. Francis Molo
17. Shane Wright

Parramatta Eels

1. Clint Gutherson (c)
2. Maika Sivo
3. Tom Opacic
4. Waqa Blake
5. Blake Ferguson
6. Dylan Brown
7. Mitchell Moses
8. Junior Paulo
9. Reed Mahoney
10. Reagan Campbell-Gillard
11. Shaun Lane
12. Ryan Matterson
13. Nathan Brown

14. Bryce Cartwright
15. Isaiah Papali'i
16. Marata Niukore
17. Oregon Kaufusi

Penrith Panthers

1. Dylan Edwards
2. Charlie Staines
3. Matt Burton
4. Stephen Crichton
5. Brian To'o
6. Jarome Luai
7. Nathan Cleary
8. James Fisher-Harris
9. Apisai Koroisau
10. Moses Leota
11. Viliame Kikau
12. Liam Martin
13. Isaah Yeo

14. Tyrone May
15. Kurt Capewell
16. Matt Eisenhuth
17. Spencer Leniu

St George Illawarra Dragons

1. Matt Dufty
2. Jordan Pereira
3. Zac Lomax
4. Brayden Williame
5. Cody Ramsey
6. Corey Norman
7. Ben Hunt
8. Paul Vaughan
9. Cameron McInnes (c) 
10. Blake Lawrie
11. Jackson Ford
12. Tariq Sims
13. Jack Bird

14. Tyrell Fuimaono
15. Daniel Alvaro
16. Josh Kerr
17. Poasa Faamausili

South Sydney Rabbitohs

1. Latrell Mitchell
2. Alex Johnson
3. Campbell Graham
4. Dane Gagai
5. Corey Allan
6. Cody Walker
7. Adam Reynolds (c)
8. Jai Arrow
9. Damien Cook
10. Tevita Tatola
11. Jaydn Su'a
12. Liam Knight
13. Cameron Murray

14. Hame Sele
15. Tom Burgess
16. Keaon Kolomatangi
17. Mark Nicholls

Sydney Roosters

1. James Tedesco 
2. Daniel Tupou
3. Josh Morris
4. Joey Manu
5. Brett Morris
6. Lachlan Lam
7. Luke Keary
8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
9. Jake Friend
10. Siosiua Taukeiaho
11. Boyd Cordner
12. Angus Crichton
13. Victor Radley

14. Isaac Liu
15. Sitili Tupouniua
16. Lindsay Collins
17. Sam Verrills

Warriors

1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (c) 
2. David Fusitu'a
3. Euan Aitken
4. Peta Hiku
5. Ken Maumalo
6. Chanel Harris-Tevita
7. Kodi Nikorima
8. Addin Fonua-Blake
9. Wayde Egan
10. Ben Murdoch-Masila 
11. Eliesa Katoa
12. Tohu Harris
13. Jazz Tevaga

14. Paul Turner
15. Leeson Ah Mau
16. Kane Evans
17. Jack Murchie

Wests Tigers

1. Moses Mbye
2. David Nofoaluma
3. James Roberts
4. Joey Leilua
5. Tommy Talau
6. Billy Walters
7. Luke Brooks
8. James Tamou
9. Jacob Liddle
10. Joe Ofahengaue
11. Luke Garner
12. Luciano Leilua
13. Alex Twal

14. Adam Doueihi
15. Michael Chee-Kam
16. Shawn Blore
17. Stefano Utoikaman