The 2020 season never got off the ground, and now the anticipation surrounding the return of rugby league in the Western Rams region is building.
After a slow start through October and November, the player transfer market is heating up, and all the switches, new arrivals and shock departures are hard to keep track of, we understand.
So, to make life easier, we've got all the moves - in, out and sideways - for every club in both Group 10 and Group 11 right here in the one place.
(We'll update this list as the off-season progresses)
COACH: Graeme Osborne.
- OUT: Greg Behan (Oberon), Lochlan Piper (Terrigal), Corey Willmott (Dora Creek), Keelan Bresac (Bathurst Panthers).
COACH: Jack Littlejohn (cc).
- IN: Clay Priest (Canterbury Bulldogs)
- OUT: Nick Harvey (Dubbo Macquarie), Ryan Leggett (Old Bar), Tom Shearman (Dunedoo Swans).
COACH: Doug Hewitt (cc).
- IN: McCoy White (Bathurst St Pat's), Bradyn Cassidy (Cowra), Abel Faifua-Lefaosu (Oberon), David Sellers (Oberon), Claude Gordon (Dubbo CYMS), Corey Kennedy (Glen Innies), Keelan Bresac (Lithgow Workies).
- OUT: Josh Starling (Thirroul), Noah Griffiths (Newcastle Knights)
BATHURST ST PAT’S
COACH: Zac Merritt (cc).
- IN: Sione Naufahu (Wentworthville), Mitch Browne (Cowra Magpies).
- OUT: Traie Merritt (Forbes Magpies), McCoy White (Bathurst Panthers).
COACH: Daniel Mortimer (cc).
- IN: Jack Buchanan (Cowra), Jack Nobes (Cowra).
- OUT: Emmanuel Rodriguez (Canowindra), Ryan Griffin (Goulburn City Bulldogs).
COACH: Willie Heta (cc).
- IN: Toby Westcott (North Sydney Bears), Ryan Manning (Aquinas Colts), Saul Houma (Wagga Kangaroos).
- OUT: Steven Widders (Newcastle), Corey Brown (South Newcastle).
COACH: Brent Wood.
- IN: Bailey Hartwig (Forbes Magpies), Benny Cokanasiga, Dennis Spathis.
- OUT: Kyle Mawhinney, Aaron Mawhinney, Cooper Neilsen, Jay Slavin (Belconnen United), Harrison MacGregor (Cessnock)
COACH: Cameron Greenhalgh.
- IN: Nick Greenhalgh (Shellharbour Sharks), Traie Merritt (Bathurst St Pat's), Lose Siliili.
- OUT: Jaiden Burke (Temora), Brad McMillan (Eugowra), Bailey Hartwig (Parkes Spacemen), Ethan Gaffney (Caloundra), Kristian Markwort (Gungahlin).
COACH: Justin Toomey-White (cc).
- IN: Colt Ure (Macquarie Raiders), Corey Cox (Dubbo CYMS), Harry Kempston (Dubbo CYMS), Derrick Peachey.
- OUT: Travis Waddell (Goondiwindi), James Stanley (Dubbo CYMS), Dave Dryden.
COACH: Shawn Townsend.
- IN: Josh Toole (Macquarie), James Stanley (Wellington), Jack Smith (Tugun Seahawks).
- OUT: Jack Kavanagh (Macquarie Raiders), Claude Gordon (Bathurst Panthers), Jack Quinn (Mackay Cutters), Tony Pellow (Wests Devils), Bayden Searle (Macquarie Scorpions), Isaac Thompson (Windsor Wolves), Noah Ryan (Western Suburbs Magpies), Randel Dowling (Macquarie Raiders), Wade Kavanagh (Macquarie Raiders), Harry Kempston (Wellington), Corey Cox (Wellington).
After COVID-19 forced all play this season to be abandoned there’s already plenty of excitement about #Group11 in 2021.— Nick Guthrie (@Nj_Guthrie) December 17, 2020
The draw was realeased today and the return of the All Stars match and a number of other rep games has also been confirmed.https://t.co/lTyLtOfYei
COACH: Alex Ronayne (cc).
- IN: Wade Kavanagh (Dubbo CYMS), Nick Harvey (Mudgee), Richard Peckham, Clayton Couley, Oliver Gordon, Tyler Bamblett, Lindsay Thurgate, Jack Kavanagh (Dubbo CYMS), Jamie Towney (Gilgandra), Randel Dowling (Dubbo CYMS).
- OUT: Josh Toole (CYMS), Boche Satrick (Edmonton Storm), Cameron Dennis (Macquarie Scorpions).
COACH: Ryan Richardson and Chad Jacobson.
- IN: Luke Thompson (Peak Hill), Kurt Fuller, PJ Stanton, Alexander Marr, Stanley Lord (Trangie), Blake Richardson (Forster Tuncurry)
- OUT: Trent Jacobson (Trangie)
COACH: Jeremy Smith (cc).
- IN: Ngatokorua Dawson (Coogee Dolphins), Peni Botiki (Hills Bulls), Guy Thompson (Cessnock), Ben Baker (Easts Campbelltown).
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