Championship ins and outs for 2022: Signings and retentions club-by-club

Dec Patton in action for Salford
Dec Patton

All the signings and retentions happening in the Championship for the 2022 season.

Championship signings and retentions:

Barrow Raiders

Josh Wood in action for Wakefield
Josh Wood

Ins: Danny Langtree (Oldham), Josh Wood (Wakefield), Sam Brooks (Swinton), Ellis Gillam (Whitehaven), Anton Iaria (Penrith Panthers NSW Cup)

Outs: Harry Swarbrick (North Wales Crusaders).

Retentions: Ryan Shaw, Nathan Mossop, Luke Cresswell, Tee Ritson, Declan Hulme, Shane Toal, Jordan Walne, Adam Walne, Charlie Emslie, Carl Forster, Gary Wheeler, Jake Carter, Tom Hopkins, Dan Toal, Jarrad Stack, Bradd Crellin, Danny Morrow, Hakim Miloudi, Connor Terrill, Jamie Dallimore, Ryan Johnston.

Batley Bulldogs

James Meadows in action for London Broncos
James Meadows

Ins: Josh Hodson, James Meadows (both London Broncos), Perry Whiteley (York), Josh Milthorpe, Louis Collinson (Castleford).

Outs: Wayne Reittie (Hunslet), Jodie Broughton (retired).

Retentions: Alister Leak, Ben White, Luke Hooley, Tom Gilmore, Dane Manning, Toby Everett, Lucas Walshaw, James Brown, Ben Kaye, George Senior, Adam Gledhill, Dale Morton, Nyle Flynn, Johnny Campbell, Michael Ward, Greg Johnson, Jack Blagbrough, Tom Lilleycrop, Keiran Buchanan.

Bradford Bulls

Samy Kibula in action for Warrington
Samy Kibula

Ins: Ryan Millar (Sheffield), Elliot Hall (Batley), Samy Kibula (Warrington), Dec Patton (Salford), Jordan Baldwinson (York), Kieran Gill (Newcastle), Eldon Myers (unattached), Sam Scott (York), Jamie Pye (St Helens, three-month trial), Charlie Harris (Castleford).

Outs: Brandon Pickersgill (Featherstone), Brad Gallagher (unattached), Joe Brown (York), Levy Nzoungou (Widnes), Danny Brough (retired), Ross Oakes (Sheffield), Sam Hallas, Brad Gallagher (Newcastle Thunder).

Retentions: Matty Dawson-Jones, Marcus Green, Jaden Barraclough, Jayden Myers, Lewis Camden, George Flanagan, David Foggin-Johnston, Steve Crossley, Brad England, Jordan Lilley, Thomas Doyle, Billy Jowitt, Dan Fleming, Ebon Scurr, Bradley Ho. 

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Dewsbury Rams

Dale Ferguson in action for Huddersfield in 2018
Dale Ferguson

Ins: Dale Ferguson, Jake Sweeting, Jimmy Beckett (Featherstone), Ross Peltier, Matty Beharrell (Doncaster), Oliver Greensmith (Wakefield), Harry Kidd (Hunslet), Owen Harrison (Hull KR), Matty Fleming (Widnes), Harry Copley (Dewsbury Celtic), Jackson Walker (Dewsbury Moor), Brad Graham (Castleford).

Outs: Liam Finn (Retiring), Tom Garratt (Hull KR), Matty Fleming (Widnes), Bayley Liu (Sheffield), Rhys Davies (Rochdale), Will Oakes (York), Sam Day (unattached), Bayley Liu (Sheffield).

Retentions: Aaron Hall, Dom Speakman, Chris Annakin, Jon Magrin, Jordan Schofield, Alex Smith, Davey Dixon, Adam Ryder, Lewis Carr, Reiss Butterworth, Andy Gabriel, Keenen Tomlinson, Jason Walton, Michael Knowles, Paul Sykes.

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Featherstone Rovers

Morgan Smith in action for London Broncos
Morgan Smith

Ins: Ben Hellewell (Leigh), Morgan Smith (York), Brandon Pickersgill (Bradford), Luke Briscoe (Leeds), Matty Wildie (Leigh), Jesse Sene-Lefao (Castleford), Joey Leilua (Wests Tigers), Bayley Gill (Mackay Cutters).

Outs: Brad Day, Thomas Minns (Newcastle), Dean Parata (London Broncos), Frankie Halton (Hull KR), James Harrison (Warrington), Jake Sweeeting, Dale Ferguson, Jimmy Beckett (Dewsbury), Nu Brown (unattached), Kris Welham (Sheffield).

Retentions: Craig Hall, Gareth Gale, Josh Hardcastle, Dane Chisholm, Tom Holmes, Brett Ferres, John Davies, Connor Jones, Craig Kopczak, Junior Moors, Callum Field, Luke Cooper, Dane Chisholm, Jack Bussey, Jacob Doyle, James Lockwood, Loui McConnell. 

Halifax Panthers

Joe Keyes in action for Hull KR
Joe Keyes

Ins: Liam Whitton (Siddal), Titus Gwaze (London Broncos), Lachlan Walmsley (Whitehaven), Joe Keyes (Hull KR), Brad Knowles (Sheffield), Cory Aston (London Broncos), Matty Gee (Leigh), Louis Jouffret (Whitehaven), Joe Arundel (Wakefield), Kyle Wood (Wakefield), Cole Oakley (Newcastle Thunder), Alex Walker (Wakefield, on trial).

Outs: Liam Harris (York), Connor Robinson (Doncaster).

Retentions: Ed Barber, Will Calcott, Jacob Fairbank, Matt Garside, Ben Kavanagh, Kevin Larroyer, Zack McComb, Brandon Moore, Elliot Morris, Dan Murray, Connor Robinson, James Saltonstall, Adam Tangata, Ben Tibbs, James Woodburn-Hall, Greg Worthington.

Leigh Centurions

Ins: Aaron Smith (St Helens), Chris Green (Wakefield), Jacob Jones (London Broncos), Ed Chamberlain (Salford), Joe Wardle (Huddersfield), Jayden Hatton (Widnes), Tom Nisbet (St Helens on loan), Luis Roberts (Swinton), Jy Hitchcox (Toulouse), Caleb Aekins (Canberra Raiders), Keanan Brand (Warrington), Ata Hingano (Salford), Nene MacDonald (North Devils).

Outs: Craig Mullen (Newcastle), Ryan Brierley (Salford), Matty Russell, Lewis Tierney, Matty Wildie, Alex Gerrard, Nathaniel Peteru, Tom Spencer, Brendan Elliot, Nathan Peats, Jack Logan (unattached), Iain Thornley (Wigan), Junior Sa’u (Washington Old Glory), Blake Wallace, Ben Flower, Tyrone McCarthy (retired), Liam Hood (Wakefield), Ben Hellewell (Featherstone), Jordan Thompson (York), James Bell (St Helens), Jamie Ellis (York), Nathan Mason (Huddersfield), Keanan Brand (returned to Warrington), Matty Gee (Halifax), Jai Whitbread (Wakefield).

Retentions: Ben Reynolds, Adam Sidlow, Joe Mellor, Sam Stone, Mark Ioane.

London Broncos

Lewis Bienek in action for Castleford
Lewis Bienek

Ins: Brad Foster (Doncaster), Dean Parata (Featherstone), Dan Coates (Newcastle), Dec O’Donnell (Workington), Iliess Macani (London Skolars), Lewis Bienek (Castleford), Paulos Latu (London Skolars), Wellington Albert (Keighley), Ronny Palumbo (Palau Broncos), Rob Tuliatu (unattached), Paul Ulberg (North Devils), Will Ramsey (West Wales Raiders). 

Outs: Abbas Miski (Wigan), Josh Hodson (Batley), Chris Hankinson (returning to Wigan), Jacob Jones (Leigh), James Meadows (Batley), Sadiq Adebiyi (Wakefield), Jacob Ogden (York), Matty Fozard (Widnes), Gideon Boafo (Newcastle).

Retentions: Will Blakemore, Oli Leyland, Rhys Curran, Rob Oakley, Rian Horsman, Will Lovell.

Newcastle Thunder

Craig Mullen in action for Leigh
Craig Mullen

Ins: Brad Day, Thomas Minns (Featherstone), Craig Mullen (Leigh), Alex Foster (Castleford), Josh Eaves (St Helens), Gideon Boafo (London Broncos), Jesse Dee (Mackay Cutters), Pat Moran (London Broncos), Sam Hallas (Bradford), Mitch Clark (Wigan), Brad Gallagher (Bradford), Connor Bailey (Wakefield).

Outs: Bob Beswick (retired) Alex Clegg (Workington), Kieran Gill (Bradford), Ollie Gowing, Kieran Hudson, Liam McAvoy, Cole Oakley, Calum Turner, Reece Dean (unattached) Cian Tyrer (Rochdale), Sam Wilde (Widnes), Matty Wright, Lewis Young.

Retentions: Jake Anderson, Ukuma Ta’ai, James Chapelhow, Teddy Chapelhow, Alex Donaghy, Josh Woods, Jack Johnson, Jake Shorrocks, Nathan Clemmitt, Nathan Wilde, Isaac Nokes, Evan Lawther.

Sheffield Eagles

Joel Farrell in action for Sheffield
Joel Farrell

Ins: Vila Halafihi (Hunslet), Mikey Wood (Newcastle), Martyn Reilly, Liam Kirk (both Oldham), Bayley Liu (Dewsbury), Kris Welham (Featherstone), Jason Bass (York), Ross Oakes (Bradford), Liam Johnson (Doncaster), Matty Chrimes (Hunslet), Ben Sheils (Leeds), James Johnson (Unattached), Tyler Hart (Sheffield Hallam University),  Brandon Douglas (Doncaster), Ben Jones-Bishop (York).

Outs: Ryan Millar (Bradford), James Glover (York), Aaron Brown, Oliver Davies (both Widnes), Brad Knowles (Halifax), Bobby Tyson-Wilson (unattached), Max Clarke (Toulouse), Robbie Ward, Greg Burns, Paddy Byrns, Chris Ball (unattached), Rob Worrincy, Scott Wheeldon, Matt James, Frankie Mariano (retired), Olly Butterworth (York),

Retentions: Blake Broadbent, Isaac Farrell, Joel Farrell, James Davey, Josh Guzdek, Anthony Thackeray, Evan Hodgson, Tyler Dickinson, Ryan Johnson, Harry Tyson-Wilson, Jordan Bull, Connor Bower.

Whitehaven

Ryan King signs new Whitehaven deal
Ryan King

Ins: Jake Moore (Workington Town), Liam McAvoy, Kieran Hudson (Newcastle), Dave Eccleston (North Wales Crusaders), Geronimo Doyle (Swinton), Alex Bishop (North Devils). 

Outs: Lachlan Walmsley (Halifax), Ellis Gillam (Barrow), Marc Shackley, Jessie Joe Parker (retired), Louis Jouffret (France), Gregg McNally (Rochdale), Jason Mossop (Hunslet), Kris Coward (unattached).

Retentions: Ryan King, Nikau Williams, Karl Dixon, Andrew Bulman, Will Evans, Tom Wilkinson, Guy Graham, Tom Walker, Andrew Dawson, Callum Phillips, Jake Bradley.

Workington

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Ins: Alex Clegg, Evan Simons (Newcastle Thunder), Curtis Teare (Wath Brow).

Outs: Dec O’Donnell (London Broncos), Brad Holroyd (Widnes), Jake Moore (Whitehaven), Blain Marwood (Unattached).

Retentions: Rhys Clarke, Joe Brown, Jake Lightowler, Matty Henson.

Widnes

Sam Wilde

Ins: Olly Davies, Aaron Brown (both Sheffield), Brad Holroyd (Workington), Tyler Dupree, Dec Gregory, Ryan Ince, Liam Bent (all Oldham), Levy Nzoungou (Bradford), Matty Fozard (London), Matty Fleming (Dewsbury), Sam Wilde (Newcastle).

Outs: Lewis Else (Swinton), Deon Cross (Salford), Jayden Hatton (Leigh), Owen Buckley, Josh Wilde (all unattached), Matt Cook, Paul Clough, Lee Jewitt (retired), Daniel Hill (St Helens).

Retentions: Joe Edge, Will Tilleke, Ollie Brookes, Joe Lyons, Shade Grady, Matty Smith, Adam Lawton, Owen Farnworth, Kenny Baker, Ste Tyrer, Jack Owens, Danny Craven, Jake Spedding, Logan Tomkins, Lloyd Roby, Lewis Hulme. 

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York City Knights

Pauli Pauli in action for Salford
Pauli Pauli

Ins: Masi Matongo (Hull), Jacob Ogden (London Broncos), Pauli Pauli (Salford), James Glover (Sheffield), Jamie Ellis (Leigh), Will Oakes (Dewsbury), Liam Harris (Halifax), Jordan Thompson (Leigh), Sam Davis (London Broncos), Joe Brown (Bradford), Olly Butterworth (Sheffield), Jack Logan (Leigh), Ronan Michael (Huddersfield on loan).

Outs: Morgan Smith (Featherstone), Jordan Baldwinson (Bradford), James Green, Ryan Atkins, Danny Washbrook, Tim Spears (retired), Sam Scott (Bradford), Jason Pass (York).

Retentions: Matty Marsh, Myles Harrison, AJ Towse, Toby Warren, Will Jubb,  Jack Teanby, Marcus Stock, Ronan Dixon, Chris Clarkson, Brendan O’Hagan, Danny Kirmond, Kriss Brining.

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