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: None

Contracted for 2021: Jesse Arthars, Patrick Carrigan, Xavier Coates, Brodie Croft, Tom Dearden, Tom Flegler, Alex Glenn, Payne Haas, Jamayne Isaako, Matt Lodge, Joe Ofahengaue, Cory Paix, Keenan Palasia, Tevita Pangai Junior, Kotoni Staggs

Player options for 2021 in current contract: Jack Bird, Anthony Milford, Corey Oates, Jake Turpin

Mutual options for 2021 in current contract: Darius Boyd

Unsigned for 2021: Herbie Farnworth, David Fifita, Jamil Hopoate, Jordan Kahu, Richie Kennar, Rhys Kennedy, Sean O'Sullivan, Izaia Perese, Ben Te'o, Ilikena Vudogo, Issac Luke

2020 Development contracts: Ethan Bullemor (+2021 player option), Kobe Hetherington, Jordan Riki (+2021), Fanitesi Niu, Pride Petterson Robati, Tyson Gamble

Losses: Andrew McCullough (Knights 2020)


New signings for 2021: Harry Rushton (Wigan)

Contracted for 2021: Luke Bateman, Jarrod Croker, Matt Frawley, Emre Guler, Josh Hodgson, Corey Horsburgh, Dunamis Lui, Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad, Josh Papali'i, Bailey Simonsson, Harley Smith-Shields, Ryan Sutton, Joe Tapine, Elliott Whitehead, Jack Wighton, Sam Williams, Hudson Young, Curtis Scott, Semi Valemei, George Williams

Player options for 2021 in current contact: Siliva Havili

Unsigned for 2021: Nick Cotric, Seb Kris, Michael Oldfield, Sia Soliola, Tom Starling

2020 Development contracts: Darby Medlyn (+2021), Andre Niko, Kai O'Donnell, Jarrett Subloo

Losses: John Bateman (Wigan 2021), Luke Bateman (retired 2020), Jack Murchie (Warriors 2020)


New signings for 2021: None

Contracted for 2021: Jake Averillo, Dean Britt, Christian Crichton, Will Hopoate, Josh Jackson, Sione Katoa, Lachlan Lewis, Jeremy Marshall-King, Nick Meaney, Dylan Napa, Ofahiki Ogden, Chris Smith, Reimis Smith, Joe Stimson, Luke Thompson, Renouf To'omaga, Dallin Watene-Zelezniak

Unsigned for 2021: Jack Cogger, Adam Elliott, Raymond Faitala-Mariner, Kieran Foran, Morgan Harper, Kerrod Holland, Marcelo Montoya, Sauaso Sue, Isaiah Tass, Aiden Tolman, Brandon Wakeham

2020 & 2021 Development contracts: Matt Doorey, Tyrone Harding, Tui Katoa, James Roumanos, Sebastian Winters-Chang

Losses: None


New signings for 2021: Kyle Patterson (from 2020 development contract)

Contracted for 2021: Blayke Brailey, Josh Dugan, Andrew Fifita, Wade Graham, Mawene Hiroti, Shaun Johnson, Nene Macdonald, Billy Magoulias, Matt Moylan, Ronaldo Mulitalo, Briton Nikora, Jesse Ramien, Chad Townsend, Connor Tracey, Braden Hamlin-Uele, Jack Williams, Teig Wilton, Aaron Woods, Bronson Xerri

Unsigned for 2021: Bryson Goodwin, Royce Hunt, Sione Katoa, Will Kennedy, Cameron King, Kayleb Milne, Toby Rudolf, Scott Sorensen, Brayden Trindall

2020 Development contracts: Josh Carr, Jackson Ferris, Kyle Patterson (2021 to NRL), Daniel Vasquez, Jack A Williams, Siosifa Talakai

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


New signings for 2021: Tino Fa'asuamaleaui (Storm). Herman Ese'ese (Knights)

Contracted for 2021: Shannon Boyd, Tanah Boyd, AJ Brimson, Bryce Cartwright, Erin Clark, Darius Farmer, Moeaki Fotuaika, Beau Fermor, Brian Kelly, Greg Leleisiuao, Sam Lisone, Tyrone Peachey, Jonus Pearson, Mitch Rein, Phillip Sami, Ash Taylor, Corey Thompson, Jarrod Wallace, Jai Whitbread

Club option for 2021 in current contract: Treymain Spry

Unsigned for 2021: Dale Copley, Anthony Don, Keegan Hipgrave, Ryan James, Nathan Peats, Kevin Proctor, Tyrone Roberts, Sam Stone

2020 Development contracts: Juwan Compain (+2021), Jaimin Jolliffe, Kea Pere, Ioane Seiuli, Toby Sexton (+2021)

Losses: Kallum Watkins (Toronto 2020), Jai Arrow (Rabbitohs 2021)


New signings for 2021: None

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

Unsigned for 2021: Cade Cust, Brendan Elliot, Albert Hopoate, Danny Levi, Luke Metcalf, Sam Smith, Corey Waddell, Tony Williams

2020 Development contracts: Jade Anderson (+2021), Abbas Miski, Zac Saddler (+2021), Keith Titmuss (+2021), Ben Trbojevic (+2021)

Losses: None


New signings for 2021: None

Contracted for 2021: Josh Addo-Carr, Nelson Asofa-Solomona, Kenny Bromwich, Dale Finucane, Harry Grant, Jahrome Hughes, Tui Kamikamica, Cameron Munster, Justin Olam, Ryan Papenhuyzen, Brandon Smith

Player option for 2021 in current contract: Felise Kaufusi

Club option for 2021 in current contract: Albert Vete

Mutual option for 2021 in current contract: Jesse Bromwich

Unsigned for 2021: Sandor Earl, Tom Eisenhuth, Nicho Hynes, Ryley Jacks, Cooper Johns, Max King, Brenko Lee, Isaac Lumelume, Aaron Pene, Darryn Schonig, Marion Seve, Cameron Smith, Christian Welch

2020 Development contracts: Dan Atkinson, Dean Ieremia (+2021), Kelma Tuilagai, Chris Lewis, Trent Loiero, Judda Turahai (+2021)

Losses: Tino Fa'asuamaleaui (Titans 2021), Suliasi Vunivalu (rugby union 2021)


New signings for 2021: Tyson Frizell (Dragons)

Contracted for 2021: Bradman Best, Jayden Brailey, Phoenix Crossland, Lachlan Fitzgibbon, Tim Glasby, Tex Hoy, Hymel Hunt, David Klemmer, Edrick Lee, Kurt Mann, Sione Mata'utia, Jirah Momoisea, Mitch Pearce, Kalyn Ponga, Daniel Saifiti, Pasami Saulo, Starford To'a, Gehamat Shibasaki, Enari Tuala

Unsigned for 2021: Mitchell Barnett, Aidan Guerra, Brodie Jones, Josh King, Mason Lino, Andrew McCullough, Tautau Moga, Tyronne Roberts-Davis, Jacob Saifiti, Connor Watson

2020 Development contracts: Matt Croker, Luke Huth, Chris Randall, Nathanael Sasagi (+2021)

Losses: Herman Ese'ese (Titans)


New signings for 2021: None

Contracted for 2021: Scott Drinkwater, Kyle Feldt, Tom Gilbert, Jake Granville, Coen Hess, Peter Hola, Valentine Holmes, Connelly Lemuelu, Esan Marsters, Josh McGuire, Michael Morgan, Justin O'Neill, Reece Robson, Murray Taulagi, Jason Taumalolo, Shane Wright

Player option for 2021 in current contract: Ben Hampton, Corey Jensen, Jordan McLean

Unsigned for 2021: John Asiata, Jake Clifford, Gavin Cooper, Reuben Cotter, Mitchell Dunn, Francis Molo, Tom Opacic, Emry Pere, Dan Russell, Tukimihia Simpkins

2020 Development contracts: Daejarn Asi (+2021), Benjamin Condon (+2021), Wiremu Greig (+2021), Garrett Smith, Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow (+2021)

Losses: None


New signings for 2021: None

Contracted for 2021: Dan Alvaro, Waqa Blake, Dylan Brown, Reagan Campbell-Gillard, Blake Ferguson, Clint Gutherson, Michael Jennings, Oregon Kaufusi, Shaun Lane, Ryan Matterson, Mitchell Moses, Marata Niukore, Junior Paulo, Jordan Rankin, Maika Sivo, Reed Mahoney

Player option for 2021 in current contract: Nathan Brown

Unsigned for 2021: Andrew Davey, Rhys Davies, Haze Dunster, Kane Evans, Jai Field, David Gower, George Jennings, Jaeman Salmon, Will Smith, Ray Stone, Brad Takairangi, Peni Terepo

2020 Development contracts: Watson Heleta, Sam Hughes (+2021), Kyle Schneider

Losses: Stefano Utoikamanu (Wests Tigers 2021)


New signings for 2021: None

Contracted for 2021: Billy Burns, Matt Burton, Kurt Capewell, Nathan Cleary, Stephen Crichton, Dylan Edwards, James Fisher-Harris, Jack Hetherington, Mitch Kenny, Viliame Kikau, Spencer Leniu, Moses Leota, Jarome Luai, Josh Mansour, Liam Martin, Brent Naden, Brian To'o, Dean Whare, Isaah Yeo

Unsigned for 2021: Caleb Aekins, Dean Blore, Jed Cartwright, Tyrone May, Braydon McGrady, James Tamou, Malakai Watene-Zelezniak

2020 Development contracts: Shannon Harris (+2021), Daine Laurie (+2021), Glenn McGrady, Charlie Staines

Losses: Shawn Blore (Wests Tigers 2020), Kaide Ellis (Dragons 2020), Jed Cartwright (Rabbitohs 2021)


New signings for 2021: None

Contracted for 2021: Eddie Blacker, Billy Brittain, Adam Clune, Matt Dufty, Jackson Ford, Tyrell Fuimaono, Ben Hunt, Blake Lawrie, Zac Lomax, Cameron McInnes, Trent Merrin, Corey Norman, Jordan Pereira, Mikaele Ravalawa, Jason Saab, Korbin Sims, Tariq Sims, Paul Vaughan, Brayden Wiliame

Player option for 2021 in current contract: Josh Kerr

Unsigned for 2021: Euan Aitken, Jack de Belin, Jacob Host, Tim Lafai, Joe Lovodua, Tristan Sailor, Kaide Ellis

2020 & 2021 Development contracts: Mathew Feagai, Max Feagai, Hayden Lomax, Shaun Sauni-Esau, Jayden Sullivan

Losses: Tyson Frizell (Knights 2021), James Graham (St Helens 2020), Issac Luke (Broncos 2020)


New signings for 2021: Jai Arrow (Titans), Jed Cartwright (Panthers)

Contracted for 2020: Corey Allan, Tom Burgess, Braidon Burns, Damien Cook, Joshua Cook, Troy Dargan, Dane Gagai, Campbell Graham, Dean Hawkins, Liam Knight, Keaon Kolomatangi, Ethan Lowe, Latrell Mitchell, Cameron Murray, Mark Nicholls, Adam Reynolds, James Roberts, Tevita Tatola, Cody Walker

Player option for 2021 in current contract: Jaydn Su'A

Club option for 2021 in current contract: Patrick Mago

Unsigned for 2021: Tom Amone, Cory Denniss, Kurt Dillon, Alex Johnston, Steven Marsters, Ky Rodwell, Bayley Sironen

2020 Development contracts: Brock Gardner (+2021), Edene Gebbie (+2021), Jack Johns, Jaxson Paulo

Losses: Bryson Goodwin (Sharks 2020)


New signings for 2021: None

Contracted for 2021: Fletcher Baker, Egan Butcher, Nat Butcher, Lindsay Collins, Boyd Cordner, Angus Crichton, Poasa Faamausili, Kyle Flanagan, Luke Keary, Isaac Liu, Joey Manu, Victor Radley, Billy Smith, Daniel Suluka-Fifita, Siosiua Taukeiaho, James Tedesco, Christian Tuipulotu, Daniel Tupou, Sitili Tupouniua, Sam Verrills, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves

Mutual option for 2021 in current contract: Ryan Hall

Unsigned for 2021: Mitchell Aubusson, Jake Friend, Drew Hutchison, Matt Ikuvalu, Asu Kepaoa, Lachlan Lam, Brett Morris, Josh Morris

2020 Development contracts: Luca Moretti, Lani Graham-Taufa (+2021), Moala Graham-Taufa (+2021)

Losses: None


New signings for 2021: Ben Murdoch-Masila (Warrington)

Contracted for 2021: Bunty Afoa, Leeson Ah Mau, Josh Curran, Wayde Egan, David Fusitu'a, Tohu Harris, Chanel Harris-Tavita, Eliesa Katoa, Karl Lawton, Ken Maumalo, Jack Murchie, Kodi Nikorima, Agnatius Paasi, Hayze Perham, Adam Pompey, Jamayne Taunoa-Brown, Jazz Tevaga, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck

Player option for 2021 in current contract: Adam Blair

Unsigned for 2021: Gerard Beale, Lachlan Burr, Jackson Frei, Blake Green, Peta Hiku, Patrick Herbert, Adam Keighran, Taane Milne, Isaiah Papali'i, Leivaha Pulu, Nathaniel Roache

2020 & 2021 Development contracts: Tom Ale, Rocco Berry, Israel Ogden, Selesitino Ravutaumada (2020 only), Tyler Shade, Paul Turner

Losses: Blake Ayshford (retired), Ligi Sao (Hull FC), Issac Luke (Dragons), Sam Lisone (Titans)


New signings for 2021: Stefano Utoikamanu (Eels)

Contracted for 2021: Josh Aloiai, Shawn Blore, Luke Brooks, Michael Chee-Kam, Adam Doueihi, Luke Garner, Joey Leilua, Luciano Leilua, Jacob Liddle, Moses Mbye, Zane Musgrove, Thomas Mikaele, David Nofoaluma, Russell Packer, Josh Reynolds, Tommy Talau, Alex Twal

Unsigned for 2021: Oliver Clark, Matt Eisenhuth, Harry Grant, Robert Jennings, Chris Lawrence, Benji Marshall, Sam McIntyre, Chris McQueen, Alex Seyfarth, Dylan Smith, Elijah Taylor

2020 Development contracts: Kane Bradley (2021 NRL), Zac Cini (2021 NRL), Reece Hoffman (2021 DC), Jock Madden (2021 NRL), Jake Simpkin (2021 NRL)

Losses: Corey Thompson (Titans 2020)