NRL: 2014 Preview

Brisbane Broncos

2014 Coach: Anthony Griffin

Additions:

Ben Barba (Bulldogs)

Martin Kennedy (Roosters)

Todd Lowrie (Warriors)

Daniel Vidot (Dragons)

Stewart Mills (Sharks)

Marmin Barba (Titans) 

Jon Green (Sharks)

Losses:

Scott Prince (retired)

Peter Wallace (Panthers)

Corey Norman (Eels)

Luke Capewell (Panthers) 

Lama Tasi (Salford)

Delroy Berryman (Sea Eagles)

Kurt Baptiste (Raiders)

Scott Anderson (Wakefield)

Dunamis Lui (Sea Eagles) 

Caleb Timu (Mormon mission) 

Kurt Baptise (Raiders) 

Nick Slyney (released) 

One to watch: Ben Barba

 

Canberra Raiders

2014 Coach: Ricky Stuart

Additions:

Lagi Setu (Storm)

Kyle O’Donnell (Panthers)

Kurt Baptiste (Broncos)

Losses:

Blake Ferguson (released)

Joel Thompson (Dragons)

Shaun Berrigan (retired)

Sam Williams (Dragons)

Sandor Earl (banned – length pending)

Joe Picker (Rabbitohs)

Jonathon Reuben (Roosters)

Hayden Crockett (Mackay Cutters)

Dimitri Pelo (Burleigh Bears)

Michael Picker (retired)

One to watch: Anthony Milford

 

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

2014 Coach: Des Hasler

Additions:

Reni Maitua (Eels)

Chase Stanley (Dragons)

Pat O’Hanlon (Eels)

Kayne Brennan (Dragons)

Damien Cook (Dragons)

Tyrone Phillips (Rabbitohs)

Losses:

Ben Barba (Broncos)

Dene Halatau (Tigers)

Steve Turner (retired)

Martin Taupau (Tigers)

Danny Galea (Widnes)

Kris Keating (Hull KR)

Paul Carter (Titans)

Leilani Latu (Panthers)

Jack Littlejohn (Sea Eagles)

Joel Romelo (Easts Tigers)

One to watch: Chase Stanley

 

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

2014 Coach: Shane Flanagan

Additions:

Blake Ayshford (Tigers)

Matt Prior (Dragons) 

Eric Grothe Jr (unattached)

Daniel Holdsworth (Hull FC)

Jacob Gagan (Sea Eagles)

Tinirau Arona (Roosters)

Losses:

Jayson Bukuya (Warriors)

Jon Green (retired)

Tyrone Peachey (Panthers)

Ben Ross (retired)

Mark Taufua (retired)

Chad Townsend (Warriors)

Stewart Mills (Broncos)

Ben Pomeroy (Catalan) 

Jon Green (Broncos)

One to watch: Eric Grothe Jr

 

Gold Coast Titans

2014 Coach: John Cartwright

Additions:

Maurice Blair (Storm)

Kalifa Faifai Loa (Cowboys)

Siuatonga Likiliki (Knights)

Paul Carter (Bulldogs)

Christian Hazard (Rabbitohs) 

Brad Tighe (Panthers)

Losses:

Luke O’Dwyer (retired)

Hymel Hunt (Storm)

Marmin Barba (Broncos) 

Jordan Rankin (Hull FC

Mark O’Dare (Sea Eagles) 

Matthew Russell (Warrington)

Jamal Idris (Panthers)

One to watch: Brad Tighe 

 

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

2014 Coach: Geoff Toovey

Additions:

Cheyse Blair (Eels)

Josh Starling (Rabbitohs)

Delroy Berryman (Broncos)

Jayden Hodges (Cowboys)

Tyson Andrews (Mackay Cutters)

Dunamis Lui (Broncos)

Jack Littlejohn (Bulldogs)

Mark O’Dare (Titans)

Manaia Rudolph (Tigers)

Losses:

Brent Kite (Panthers)

George Rose (Storm)

David Gower (Eels)

Joe Galuvao (retired)

Jacob Gagan (Sea Eagles)

One to watch: Daly Cherry-Evans

 

Melbourne Storm

2014 Coach: Craig Bellamy

Additions:

George Rose (Sea Eagles)

Travis Robinson (Panthers)

Cody Walker (Easts Tigers)

Hymel Hunt (Titans)

Felise Kaufusi (Cowboys)

Cameron Munster (Central Queensland)

Dayne Weston (Panthers)

Losses:

Gareth Widdop (Dragons)

Maurice Blair (Titans)

Jason Ryles (retired)

Brett Finch (retired)

Junior Sa’u (Salford)

Lagi Setu (Raiders)

Jurusine Auva’a (Rabbitohs)

Matt McGahan (rugby union)

One to watch: George Rose

 

Newcastle Knights

2014 Coach: Wayne Bennett

Additions:

Russell Packer (Warriors – registration refused)

Clint Newton (Panthers)

Michael Dobson (Hull KR)

Losses:

Danny Buderus (retired)

Neville Costigan (Hull KR)

Kevin Naiqama (Panthers)

Peter Mata’utia (Dragons)

Siuatonga Likiliki (Titans)

Will Smith (Panthers)

One to watch: Michael Dobson

 

North Queensland Cowboys

2014 Coach: Paul Green

Additions:

Lachlan Coote (Panthers)

Cameron King (Dragons)

Hezron Murgha (Northern Pride)

John Asiata (Roosters)

Losses:

Matt Bowen (Wigan)

Dallas Johnson (retired)

Ashley Graham (retired)

Jayden Hodges (Sea Eagles)

Felise Kaufusi (Storm)

Chris Grevsmuhl (Rabbitohs)

Kalifa Faifai Loa (Titans) 

Clint Greenshields (Limoux Grizzlies)

Jayden Hodges (Sea Eagles)

One to watch: Lachlan Coote

 

Parramatta Eels

2014 Coach: Brad Arthur

Additions:

Will Hopoate (unattached)

Lee Mossop (Wigan)

Nathan Peats (Rabbitohs)

Corey Norman (Broncos)

Justin Hunt (Rabbitohs)

David Gower (Sea Eagles)

Brenden Santi (Tigers)

Toby Evans (Panthers)

Evander Cummins (Dragons)

Liam Foran (Salford)

Losses:

Reni Maitua (Bulldogs)

Cheyse Blair (Sea Eagles)

Jake Mullaney (Salford)

Pat O’Hanlon (Bulldogs)

Matt Keating (Burleigh Bears)

Taulima Tautai (Wakefield)

Matt Ryan (Wakefield)

One to watch: Will Hopoate

 

Penrith Panthers

2014 Coach: Ivan Cleary

Additions:

Peter Wallace (Broncos)

Jamie Soward (London)

Elijah Taylor (Warriors)

Brent Kite (Sea Eagles)

Kevin Naiqama (Knights)

Tyrone Peachey (Sharks)

Shaun Spence (Tigers)

Will Smith (Knights)

Leilani Latu (Bulldogs)

Wellington Albert (Lae Tigers, PNG)

Jamal Idris (Titans)

Losses:

Lachlan Coote (Cowboys)

Luke Walsh (St Helens)

Mose Masoe (St Helens)

Clint Newton (Knights)

Danny Galea (Widnes)

Travis Robinson (Storm)

Blake Austin (Tigers)

Cameron Ciraldo (retired)

Toby Evans (Eels)

Mosese Pangai (Raiders)

Dayne Weston (Storm)

Kyle O’Donnell (Raiders)

Brad Tighe (Titans)

One to watch: Jamal Idris

 

South Sydney Rabbitohs

2014 Coach: Michael Maguire

Additions:

Joel Reddy (Tigers)

Joe Picker (Raiders)

Chris Grevsmuhl (Cowboys)

Kirisome Auva’a (Storm)

Losses:

Nathan Peats (Eels)

Roy Asotasi (Warrington)

Matt King (retired)

Michael Crocker (retired)

Andrew Everingham (Japanese rugby)

Justin Hunt (Eels)

Dylan Farrell (Dragons)

Josh Starling (Sea Eagles)

Christian Hazard (Titans)

Jeff Lima (Catalan)

Mitchell Buckett (Wynnum Manly)

Tyrone Phillips (Bulldogs)

Daniel Smith (Wakefield)

Fetuli Talanoa (Hull FC)

One to watch: Adam Reynolds

 

St George-Illawarra Dragons

2014 Coach: Steve Price

Additions:

Gareth Widdop (Storm)

Sam Williams (Raiders)

Joel Thompson (Raiders)

Mike Cooper (Warrington)

Dylan Farrell (Rabbitohs)

Josh Ailaomai (Roosters)

Matt Groat (Tigers)

Peter Mata’utia (Knights)

Michael Witt (London Broncos)

Losses:

Jamie Soward (Panthers)

Michael Weyman (Hull KR)

Matt Cooper (retired)

Nathan Fien (retired)

Chase Stanley (Bulldogs)

Cameron King (Cowboys)

Matt Prior (Sharks)

Kayne Brennan (Bulldogs)

Jackson Hastings (Roosters)

Daniel Vidot (Broncos)

Damien Cook (Bulldogs)

Evander Cummins (Eels)

One to watch: Gareth Widdop

 

Sydney Roosters

2014 Coach: Trent Robinson

Additions:

Remi Casty (Catalan)

Jackson Hastings (Dragons)

Jonathon Reuben (Raiders)

Sio Siua Taukeiaho (Warriors)

Heath L’Estrange (Bradford) 

Curtis Naughton (Bradford) 

Kem Seru (Dragons)

Losses:

Josh Ailaomai (Dragons)

Martin Kennedy (Broncos)

Adam Henry (Bradford)

Henare Wells (Burleigh Bears)

Jack Bosden (released)

John Asiata (Cowboys)

Tinirau Arona (Sharks)

Michael Oldfield (Catalan)

Luke O’Donnell (retired)

One to watch: Remi Casty

 

New Zealand Warriors

2014 Coach: Matt Elliott

Additions:

Sam Tomkins (Warriors)

Jayson Bukuya (Sharks)

Chad Townsend (Sharks)

Losses:

Elijah Taylor (Panthers)

Steve Rapira (Salford)

Russell Packer (Knights)

Todd Lowrie (Broncos) 

Sio Siua Taukeiaho (Roosters)

Bill Tupou (Raiders)

Pita Godinet (Wakefield)

One to watch: Sam Tomkins

 

Wests Tigers

2014 Coach: Mick Potter

Additions:

Pat Richards (Wigan)

Dene Halatau (Bulldogs)

Cory Paterson (Hull KR)

Martin Taupau (Bulldogs)

Blake Austin (Panthers)

Keith Lulia (Bradford)

Yileen Gordon (Newton)

Losses:

Benji Marshall (rugby union)

Blake Ayshford (Sharks)

Lote Tuqiri (rugby union)

Joel Reddy (Rabbitohs)

Eddy Pettybourne (Wigan)

Matt Groat (Dragons)

Jacob Miller (Hull FC)

Brenden Santi (Eels)

Shaun Spence (Panthers)

Mosese Pangai (Raiders)

Manaia Rudolph (Sea Eagles)

One to watch: Robbie Farah