Top 13 off-contract Super League stars in 2020

Josh McAllister

We take a look at some of the biggest Super League stars who are off-contract at the end of the season.

Calum Turner

The Castleford youngster is off-contract at the end of the current season, and a new deal looks unlikely to be agreed, with Niall Evalds joining the club for 2021.

A product of local community club Lock Lane and the Tigers’ academy, Turner made his first-team debut in 2018. He has made five appearances in 2020, scoring one try.

Remi Casty

Casty is coming to an end of his latest two-year deal at the Gilbert Brutus Stadium.

The 35-year-old was the first Frenchman to be named in the Super League Dream Team in 2012, and became the Dragons’ all-time leading appearance maker in 2018.

David Mead

The former NRL outside back and Papua New Guinea captain joined the Dragons in 2018, and was a part of the history-making side that lifted the Challenge Cup in the same year.

Mead remains without a contract for 2021, coming to an end of his original three-year deal with Catalans, and would add a spark to most Super League clubs with his pace and experience, and with the skill to cover full-back, wing or centres.

Mike McMeeken

The Castleford second-rower is yet to sign a deal for 2021, and looks likely to be leaving the Tigers to join a Super League opposition.

McMeeken has won two England caps, and has played more than 120 appearances for Castleford since joining the club in 2015.

Stevie Ward

Ward was ruled out of the 2020 season after suffering concussion earlier on in the season, and the Leeds forward has shared his journey off the field, including a mental health podcast called ‘Mantality’.

He is off-contract in 2021, and the rugby league community will be hoping to see him return to the sport safely in 2021.

Krisnan Inu

The 33-year-old is yet to sign an extension with Salford, and had been previously linked with a move to Leigh.

However, Inu has played a big part in Salford’s success in 2020, including scoring 26 points in the club’s recent win over Catalans.

He has been in fine form since the restart, and head coach Ian Watson has said he is keen to re-sign the outside back for 2021.

Kyle Amor

The 32-year-old Ireland international has featured for Whitehaven, Leeds and Wakefield before making the switch to St Helens in 2014.

Amor has made more than 150 appearances for the Totally Wicked Stadium side, and his future for 2021 is unknown.

Declan Patton

Patton made his first-team debut for Warrington in 2015 against Wakefield, and scored in the club’s Grand Final defeat to Wigan in 2016.

He also appeared in the 2018 Grand Final and Challenge Cup final defeats, before lifting silverware in 2019 after defeating St Helens in the 2019 Challenge Cup final.

Patton has been out of favour for some time now at Warrington, and could be moving on in 2021.

Joe Burgess

The Wigan winger has been linked with a move to Salford in 2021, but nothing has been confirmed yet.

Burgess, who had a season Down Under with the Sydney Roosters and South Sydney Rabbitohs, has made more than 100 appearances for hometown club Wigan. He signed a one-year extension in June 2019.

Ben Jones-Bishop

The former Leeds winger is coming to an end of his three-year deal at Wakefield, and his future is unknown.

He has scored three tries in seven appearances in 2020.

Ukuma Ta’ai

The Tongan forward is out of contract at the end of 2020, and is a big fan’s favourite at the John Smith’s Stadium.

He helped the side to the 2013 League Leaders’ Shield in his debut campaign after joining from New Zealand Warriors in the NRL.

Fouad Yaha

Yaha, who came through the academy at the Dragons, returned to the club in 2019 on a two-year deal after a short stint in rugby union.

He made his Catalans debut in 2015, and has scored nine tries in 2020.

Dom Peyroux

Peyroux had five years in the NRL with Gold Coast Titans and the New Zealand Warriors before making the move to Saints, where he has made more than 100 appearances.

He has been linked with a move to the South of France with Toulouse in 2021.

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