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The 2017 Intrust Super Premiership NSW season will feature a brand new team, following the merger of Manly and Blacktown to form the Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles. 

The new-look Sea Eagles and the rest of the Intrust Super Premiership NSW competition will be hunting down premiers Illawarra, who finished the 2016 season as champions following a 21-20 grand final victory against Mounties.

Stay locked on for the latest news and player-transfer updates in the lead-up to the 2017 Intrust Super Premiership NSW season.


Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles

Ins: Matthew Wright (mid-season, North Queensland Cowboys), Frank Winterstein (Rugby Union), Shaun Lane (Warriors), Cameron Cullen (Gold Coast Titans), Akuila Uate (Newcastle Knights), Jonathan Wright (Warriors), Richard Coorey (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), Shane Kiel (Penrith Panthers), Curtis Sironen (Wests Tigers), Tyler Cassel (Wests Tigers), Tom Amone (Wentworthville Magpies), Pat Mataele (Mounties), Kyle Eather (Illawarra Cutters), Nick Kassis (Wentworthville Magpies), Sione Masima (French Rugby Union), Brendan Attwood (Penrith Panthers), Kurt Aldridge (Newcastle Knights), Jacob Samoa (Queensland Intrust Super Cup), Viliame Kaveinga (Warriors), Haimona Hiroti (South Sydney Rabbitohs/North Sydney Bears), Manaia Rudolph (Wests Tigers), Charlie Faingaa (Queensland Intrust Super Cup), Josiah Tamasi (Wentworthville Magpies), Andrew Fiagatusa (Wests Tigers), Chris Aunese-Scanlan (Penrith Panthers), George Tsikrikas (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), Will Solway (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), Jake Kamire (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)

Outs: Tim Moltzen (retired), Feleti Mateo (mid-season, Salford Red Devils), Luke Burgess (mid-season, Salford Red Devils), Siosia Vave (Parramatta Eels/Wentworthville Magpies), Liam Knight (Sydney Roosters/Wyong Roos), Issac John (Mounties), Nathan Green (released), Blake Leary (released), Rhys Armstrong (Wests Tigers), Fabian Goodall (rugby union), Halaufa Lavaka (released), Tony Satini (Penrith Panthers), Dylan Kelly (released), Hugh Pratt (released), Nicho Hynes (released), Darcy Cox (Wests Tigers), Josh Starling (Newcastle Knights), Ben Fritz (Newtown Jets), James Tuitahi (Cronulla Sharks/Newtown Jets)


Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

Ins: Zac Woolford (Canberra Raiders), Josh Cleeland (Cronulla Sharks/Newtown Jets), Rhyse Martin (Townsville Blackhawks), Brenko Lee (Canberra Raiders/Mounties), Tom Carr (St George Illawarra Dragons/Illawarra Cutters), Francis Tualau (Melbourne Storm/Easts Tigers), Richard Kennar (Melbourne Storm Storm/Easts Tigers) Josh Bergamin (2016 Holden Cup), Lachlan Lewis (2016 Holden Cup), Marcelo Montoya (2016 Holden Cup), Darcy Maroske (2016 Holden Cup), Soni Hala (2016 Holden Cup), D’Rhys Miller (2016 Holden Cup), Peter Tiatia (2016 Holden Cup), Lachlan Lee (2016 Holden Cup), Jerry Leasi (2016 Holden Cup), Rod Griffin (Wests Tigers), Michael Morgan (Rugby Union), Andy Saunders (Penrith Panthers)

Outs: Dane Chisholm (mid-season, Bradford Bulls), Lindon McGrady (mid-season, Wentworthville Magpies), Pat O'Hanlon (retired), Richard Coorey (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Makahesi Makatoa (Canberra Raiders), Jarrod McInally (Queensland Intrust Super Cup), Graham Clark (released), Jake Kamire (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Reubenn Rennie (Mounties), Lamar Liolevave (released), Brad Keighran (released, mid-season), Soni Hala (released), George Tsikrikas (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), Will Solway (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)



Illawarra Cutters

Ins: Josh Kerr (Melbourne Storm), Nene Macdonald (Gold Coast Titans), Paul Vaughan (Canberra Raiders/Mounties), Addison Demetriou (Manly Sea Eagles), Kal Collins (Gerringong Lions), Nathan Ford (Gerringong Lions), Jack Payne (2016 Holden Cup), Ryan Fletcher (2016 Holden Cup), Matt Dufty (2016 Holden Cup), Blake Lawrie (2016 Holden Cup), Pat Herbert (2016 Holden Cup), Adam Clune (Albion Park-Oak Flats Eagles), Sam Clune (Albion Park-Oak Flats Eagles), Kal Collins (Gerringong Lions), Jesse Dee (Warilla Lake South Gorillas), Nathan Ford (Gerringong Lions), Jay Gallagher, Matt Jurd (Shellharbour Sharks), Rhys Kennedy (Mounties), Eric Newbigging, Jack Noble (Thirroul Butchers), Jack Payne (Corrimal Cougars), Blake Phillips (Helensburgh Tigers), Luke Sutton (Kiama Knights), Keelyn Tuuta-Edwards

Outs: Peter Mata’utia (mid-season, Newcastle Knights), Tom Carr (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), Sam Coster (Burleigh Bears), Shannon Wakeman (Huddersfield Giants), Adam Quinlan (Hull Kingston Rovers), Blake Wallace (Toronto Wolfpack), Damian Sironen (Intrust Super Cup), Mitchell Porter (Released), Andrew McCarthy (Released), Fraser Alcock (contract not renewed), Kayne Brennan (contract not renewed), Kyle Eather (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles)



Ins: Reubenn Rennie (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), Rhys Kennedy (Illawarra Cutters), Yileen Gordon (Wentworthville Magpies), Dylan Izzard (Wentworthville Magpies), Isaac John (Manly Sea Eagles), Jack Nelson (Penrith Panthers), Dominic Reardon (Wyong Roos), Vaipuna Tia Kilifi (Queensland Intrust Super Cup), Magnus Stromquist (Queensland Intrust Super Cup)

Outs: Mitchell Barnett (mid-season, Newcastle Knights), Lachlan Lewis (St George Illawarra Bulldogs), Sisa Waqa (rugby union), Zac Woolford (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), Sam Williams (Wakefield Trinity Wildcats), Brenko Lee (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), Paul Vaughan (St George Illawarra Dragons), Pat Mataele (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles)


Newcastle Knights

Ins: Brendan Elliott (mid-season, Sydney Roosters/Wyong Roos), Tom Hughes (mid-season, South Sydney Rabbitohs/North Sydney Bears), Peter Mata’utia (mid-season, St George Illawarra Dragons/Illawarra Cutters), Chris Adams (mid-season, Lakes United), Josh Starling (Manly Sea Eagles), Jacob Gagan (Cronulla Sharks/Newtown Jets)

Outs: Akuila Uate (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Kurt Aldridge (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Sam Cook (Warriors)


Newtown Jets

Ins: Manaia Cherrington (Wests Tigers), Alec Bush (Parramatta Eels), Luke Towers (Limoux/Carassone/Salford Red Devils), Jayden McDonogh (2016 Holden Cup), Penani Manumalealii (Wests Tigers), Tepatasi Fuiava (2016 Holden Cup), Ben Fritz (Manly Sea Eagles), James Tuitahi (Manly Sea Eagles)

Outs: David Fifita (mid-season, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats), Mitch Brown (mid-season, Leigh Centurions), Josh Cleeland (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), Jesse Sene-Lefao (Castleford Tigers), Jacob Gagan (Newcastle Knights), Anthony Moraitis (released), Lachlan Stein (Penrith Panthers), Matt McIlwrick (Wests Tigers)


North Sydney Bears

Ins: Tyrell Fuimaono (Parramatta Eels/Wentworthville Magpies), Brett Greinke (mid-season, Brisbane Broncos), Robbie Rochow (Newcastle Knights), Connor Tracey (Cronulla Sharks), Luke Kelly (Parramatta Eels/Wentworthville Magpies), Anthony Cherrington (Redcliffe Dolphins)

Outs: Joe Burgess (Wigan Warriors), Tom Hughes (mid-season, Newcastle Knights), Paul Carter (Sydney Roosters/Wyong Roos), Michael Oldfield (Penrith Panthers), Jack Siejka (Wests Tigers), Haimona Hiroti (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles)


Penrith Panthers

Ins: Michael Oldfield (North Sydney Bears), Tony Satini (Manly Sea Eagles), Samisoni Langi (North Sydney Bears), Lachlan Stein (Cronulla Sharks/Newtown Jets), Jed Cartwright (Gold Coast Titans)

Outs: George Jennings (Parramatta Eels/Wentworthville Magpies), Elijah Taylor (mid-season, Wests Tigers), Stanton Albert (PNG Hunters), Wellington Albert (PNG Hunters), Brendon Attwood (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Josh Hall (Townsville Blackhawks), Shane Kiel (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Chris Aunese-Scanlan (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Andy Saunders (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), Jack Nelson (Mounties)


New Zealand Warriors

Ins: Sam Cook (Newcastle Knights)

Outs: Raymond Faitala-Mariner (mid-season, Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), Jeff Robson (mid-season, Parramatta Eels/Wentworthville Magpies), Shaun Lane (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Ali Lauitiiti (Retired), Sione Lousi (Released), John Palavi (Released), Henare Wells (Released), Jonathan Wright (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Viliame Kaveinga (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles)


Wentworthville Magpies

Ins: Jeff Robson (mid-season, Warriors), Jamal Fogarty (Burleigh Bears), Siosia Vave (Manly Sea Eagles), Nathan Brown (South Sydney Rabbitohs/North Sydney Bears), George Jennings (Penrith Panthers), Reece Goldsmith (Nyngan Tigers), Leva Li (Gold Coast Titans)

Outs: Ryan Morgan (mid-season, Storm), Kieren Moss (Bradford Bulls), Tom Amone (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Nick Kassis (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Josiah Tamasi (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Yileen Gordon (Mounties), Dylan Izzard (Mounties)


Wests Tigers

Ins: Elijah Taylor (mid-season, Penrith Panthers), Jamal Idris, Matt McIlwrick (Cronulla Sharks/Newtown Jets), Jack Siejka (Wyong Roos), Christian Yassmin (Rugby Union), Darcy Cox (Manly Sea Eagles), Ash Nisbet (Cronulla-Sutherland), Eli Roberts, Rhys Armstrong (Manly Sea Eagles), Andrew Kazzi, Daniel Rakvin

Outs: Josh Addo-Carr (Melbourne Storm), Jack Buchanan (Widnes Vikings), Josh Drinkwater (released), Asipeli Fine (mid-season, Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), Lamar Liolevave (mid-season, Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), Jesse Parahi (Rugby Sevens), Manaia Cherrington (Cronulla Sharks/Newtown Jets), Robbie Farah (South Sydney Rabbitohs/North Sydney Bears), Curtis Sironen (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Dene Halatau (retired), Tyler Cassel (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Dallas Graham (released), Chance Peni (Rugby Union), Manaia Rudolph (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Andrew Fiagatusa (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles), Rod Griffin (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)


Wyong Roos

Ins: Liam Knight (Manly Sea Eagles), Chris Smith (mid-season, Penrith Panthers), Paul Carter (South Sydney Rabbitohs/North Sydney Bears), Josh Mantellato (Hull Kingston Rovers)

Outs: Joe Burgess (mid-season, South Sydney Rabbitohs/North Sydney Bears), Brendan Elliot (mid-season, Newcastle Knights), Abraham Papalii, Omar Slaimankhel, Tyler Cornish (Burleigh Bears), Joey Lussick (Sydney Roosters/Wyong Roos), Dominic Reardon (Mounties), Paki Afu, Vinnie Leuluai

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