Betfred Championship 2022 Season Previews, squad lists and ones to watch

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The Betfred Championship gets underway this weekend. Here’s a look at how all the squads shape up heading into the season and ones to watch…

Barrow Raiders

Hakim Miloudi
Hakim Miloudi in action against Workington. Photo courtesy of Barrow Raiders

Coach: Paul Crarey
Key man: Jarrod Sammut
One to watch: Hakim Miloudi

Squad: 1 Luke Cresswell, 2 Tee Ritson, 3 Dec Hulme, 4 Hakim Miloudi, 5 Shane Toal, 6 Jarrod Sammut, 7 Ryan Johnston, 8 Adam Walne, 9 Nathan Mossop, 10 Carl Forster, 11 Danny Langtree, 12 Jarrad Stack, 13 Jordan Walne, 14 Jake Carter, 15 Dan Toal, 16 Tom Hopkins, 17 Charlie Emslie, 18 Bradd Crellin, 19 Connor Terrill, 20 Gary Wheeler, 21 Ellis Gillam, 22 Josh Wood, 23 Sam Brook, 24 Anton Iaria, 25 Danny Morrow, 26 Ryan Shaw, 27 Ethan Kelly, 30, Connor Saunders, 31 Dan Wright

Raiders: Barrow’s Nathan Mossop granted testimonial by the RFL

Batley Bulldogs

James Brown Batley PA
James Brown Batley PA

Coach: Craig Lingard
Key man: Tom Gilmore
One to watch: Luke Hooley

Squad: 1 Luke Hooley, 2 Perry Whiteley, 3 Kieran Buchanan, 4 Josh Hodson, 5 Jonny Campbell, 6 Ben White, 7 Tom Gilmore, 8 Adam Gledhill, 9 Allistair Leak, 10 Toby Everett, 11 Dane Manning, 12 Lucas Walshaw, 13 James Brown, 14 James Meadows, 15 Jack Blagbrough, 16 Michael Ward, 17 Luke Blake, 18 George Senior, 19 Tom Lillycrop, 20 Louis Collinson, 22 Dale Morton, 23 Josh Milthorpe, 24 Ben Kaye, 25 Connor Carr, 26 Nyle Flynn, 27 Aiden Ineson, 28 Oliver Burton, 29 Greg Johnson

Bulldogs: Batley out to maintain place among Betfred Championship top dogs

Bradford Bulls

Dec Patton Bradford
Dec Patton in action for new club Bradford against Hull in a pre-season friendly

Coach: John Kear
Key man: Dec Patton
One to watch: Kieran Gill

Squad: 1 Elliot Kear, 2 Matty Dawson-Jones, 3 Rhys Evans, 4 Kieran Gill, 5 Ryan Millar, 6 Dec Patton, 7 Jordan Lilley, 8 Ant Walker, 9 Thomas Doyle, 10 Steve Crossley, 11 Aaron Murphy, 12 Sam Scott, 13 Ben Evans, 14 George Flanagan, 15 Jordan Baldwinson, 16 Ebon Scurr, 17 Brad England, 18 Samy Kibula, 19 David Foggin-Johnston, 20 Billy Jowitt, 21 Elliot Hall, 22 Joe Burton, 23 Bradley Ho, 24 AJ Wallace, 27 Eldon Myers, 28 Dan Fleming

Bulls: Bradford captain on leader Dec Patton, Jordan Lilley blow & play-off goal

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Dewsbury Rams

Matty Beharrell Dewsbury
Photo courtesy of Dewsbury Rams and TCF Photography

Coach: Lee Greenwood
Key man: Matty Beharrell
One to watch: Jake Sweeting

Squad: 2 Andy Gabriel, 3 Adam Ryder, 4 Davey Dixon, 5 Lewis Carr, 6 Alex Smith, 7 Matty Beharrell, 8 Jimmy Beckett, 9 Reiss Butterworth, 10 Harry Kidd, 11 Jason Walton, 12 Michael Knowles, 13 Chris Annakin, 14 Dom Speakman, 15 Keenen Tomlinson, 16 Jordan Schofield, 17 Ross Peltier, 18 Ollie Greensmith, 19 Jake Sweeting, 20 Aaron Hall, 21 Brad Graham, 23 Jon Magrin, 24 Dale Ferguson, 25 Harry Copley, 26 Jackson Walker

Rams: Matty Beharrell on his Super League nightmare and new club ambitions

Featherstone Rovers

Joey Leilua Featherstone
Photo courtesy of Featherstone Rovers

Coach: Brian McDermott
Key man: Craig Hall
One to watch: Joey Leilua

Squad: 1 Brandon Pickersgill, 2 Luke Briscoe, 3 Joey Leilua, 4 Craig Hall, 5 Gareth Gale, 6 Tom Holmes, 7 Dane Chisholm, 8 Craig Kopczak, 9 ConnorJones, 10 James Lockwood, 11 Brett Ferres, 12 Jesse Sene-Lefao, 13 Jack Bussey, 14 Matty Wildie, 15 John Davies, 16 Junior Moors, 17 Ben Hellewell, 18 Josh Hardcastle, 19 Callum Field, 20 Morgan Smith, 21 Luke Cooper, 22 Kyle Trout, 23 Loui McConnell, 24 Jacob Doyle, 25 Bayley Gill, Adam Cuthbertson, Ryler Jacks, Ben Mathiou

Rovers: Joey Leilua wants to help take Featherstone to Super League

Halifax Panthers

Kyle Wood
Kyle Wood will feature for Halifax in 2022.

Coach: Simon Grix
Key man: Joe Keyes
One to watch: Lachlan Walmsley

Squad: 1 James Woodburn-Hall, 2 Lachlan Walmsley, 3 Greg Worthington, 4 Joe Arundel, 5 James Saltonstall, 6 Cory Aston, 7 Joe Keyes, 8 Adam Tangata, 9 Brandon Moore, 10 Daniel Murray, 11 Ben Kavanagh, 12 Matt Garside, 13 Jacob Fairbank, 14 Kyle Wood, 15 Elliot Morris, 16 Will Calcott, 17 Ed Barber, 18 Matty Gee, 19 Zack McComb, 20 Brad Knowles, 21 Titus Gwaze, 22 Ben Tibbs, 23 Liam Whitton, 24 Louis Jouffret, 25 Cole Oakley, 31 Kevin Larroyer

Panthers: Halifax don’t want to be underdogs in Super League promotion fight

Leigh Centurions

Adrian Lam
Adrian Lam

Coach: Adrian Lam
Key man: Nene Macdonald
One to watch: Caleb Aekins

Squad: 1 Caleb Aekins, 2 Jy Hitchcox, 3 Keanan Brand, 4 Nene Macdonald, 5 Tom Nisbet, 6 Ben Reynolds, 7 Joe Mellor, 8 Adam Sidlow, 9 Aaron Smith, 10 Mark Ioane, 11 Joe Wardle, 12 Sam Stone, 13 Tom Amone, 14 Chris Green, 15 Ata Hingano, 16 Ed Chamberlain, 17 Jacob Jones, 18 John Asiata, 19 Luis Roberts, 20 Kieran Dixon, 21 Edwin Ipape

Centurions: Super League the aim for Leigh’s local lad Luis Roberts

London Broncos

London Broncos
London Broncos

Coach: Jermaine Coleman
Key man: Siti Moceidreke
One to watch: Dean Parata

Squad:1 Siti Moceidreke, 2 Paul Ulberg, 3 Jude Ferreira, 4 Paulos Latu, 5 Iliess Macani, 6 Oliver Leyland, 7 Rian Horsman, 8 Wellington Albert, 9 Dean Parata, 10 Lewis Bienek, 11 Will Lovell, 12 Rhys Curran, 13 Brad Foster, 15 Jordan Williams, 16 Will Blakemore, 17 Rob Oakley, 18 Ronny Palumbo, 19 Jacob Thomas, 20 Dan Coates, 21 Will Ramsay, 22 Robert Tuliatu, 23 Mike Greenhalgh, 24 Max Allen, 25 Bill Leyland, 27 Jack Howorth, 28 Dalton Grant

Broncos: We want to see Plough Lane packed with a new generation of rugby league fans

Newcastle Thunder

Alex Walmsley
Patrick Mago of Wigan Warriors is tackled during the Friendly match between Newcastle Thunder and Wigan Warriors at Kingston Park

Coach: Eamon O’Carroll
Key man: Josh Woods
One to watch: Craig Mullen

Squad: 1 Craig Mullen, 2 Jack Johnson, 3 Jesse Dee, 5 Gideon Boafo, 6 Jake Shorrocks, 7 Josh Woods, 8 Nathan Wilde, 9 Josh Eaves, 10 Mitch Clark, 11 Alex Foster, 12 Brad Day, 13 Sam Hallas, 14 Connor Bailey, 15 Ted Chapelhow, 16 Jay Chapelhow, 17 Ukuma Ta’ai, 19 Pat Moran, 20 Brad Gallagher, 21 Lewis Peachey, 22 Alex Donaghy, 23 Isaac Nokes, 24 Jake Anderson, 25 Nathan Clemmitt, 26 Matty Nicholson, 27 Josh McDermott, 28 Alex Sutton

Thunder: Josh Woods on Newcastle Thunder ambitions, captaincy & expansion

Sheffield Eagles

Anthony Thackeray
Sheffield Eagles’ Anthony Thackeray celebrates at the end of the 1895 Cup Final at Wembley Stadium.

Coach: Mark Aston
Key man: Anthony Thackeray
One to watch: Joel Farrell

Squad: 1 Josh Guzdek, 2 Ben Jones-Bishop, 3 Connor Bower, 4 Ross Oakes, 5 Jason Bass, 6 Izaac Farrell, 7 Anthony Thackeray, 8 Brandon Douglas, 9 James Davey, 10 Tyler Dickinson, 11 Liam Johnson, 12 Joel Farrell, 13 Evan Hodgson, 14 Vila Halafihi, 15 Mikey Wood, 16 Blake Broadbent, 17 Liam Kirk, 18 Martyn Reilly, 19 Kris Welham, 20 Harry Tyson-Wilson, 21 Ryan Johnson, 22 Matty Chrimes, 23 Bayley Liu, 24 Will Wallis, 25 Kadeem Williams, 26 Ben Sheils

Eagles: Anthony Thackeray to bring curtain down on career at end of season

Whitehaven

Coach: Jonty Gorley
Key man: Karl Dixon
One to watch: Geronimo Doyle

Squad: 1 Geronimo Doyle, 2 Dave Eccleston, 3 Chris Taylor, 4 Will Evans, 5 Andrew Bulman, 6 Karl Dixon, 7 Nikau Williams, 8 Liam McAvoy, 9 Callum Phillips, 10 Tom Walker, 11 Ryan King, 12 Liam Cooper, 13 Dion Aiye, 14 James Newton, 15 Connor Holliday, 16 Tom Wilkinson, 17 Andrew Dawson, 18 Guy Graham, 19 Jake Moore, 20 Jake Bradley, 21 Kieran Hudson, 22 Josh Martin, 23 Alex Bishop, 30 Glenn Riley

More: Whitehaven confirm Betfred Championship 2022 captain

Widnes Vikings

Jack Owens Widnes
Jack Owens Widnes

Coach: Simon Finnigan
Key man: Jack Owens
One to watch: Ollie Brookes

Squad: 1 Jack Owens, 2 Ollie Brookes, 3 Jake Spedding, 4 Ste Tyrer, 5 Ryan Ince, 6 Danny Craven, 7 Matty Smith, 8 Owen Farnworth, 9 Matty Fozard, 10 Shane Grady, 11 Sam Wilde, 12 Adam Lawton, 13 Kenny Baker, 14 Joe Lyons, 15 Aaron Brown, 16 Tyler Dupree, 17 Liam Bent, 18 Matty Fleming, 19 Ollie Davies, 20 Lloyd Roby, 21 Dec Gregory, 22 Joe Edge, 23 Will Tilleke, 24 Lewis Hulme, 25 Brad Holroyd, 26 Levy Nzoungou

Vikings: Jack Owens says Widnes “have to” make Betfred Championship play-offs

Workington Town

Ireland international Dec O’Donnell in action for Workington (photo courtesy of 40/20pix)
Ireland international Dec O’Donnell in action for Workington (photo courtesy of 40/20pix)

Coach: Chris Thorman
Key man: Carl Forber
One to watch: Dec O’Donnell

Squad: Caine Barnes, Ethan Bickerdike, Joe Brown, Rhys Clarke, Alex Clegg, Hanley Dawson, Jamie Doran, Conor Fitzsimmons, Carl Forber, Maty Henson, John Hutchings, Jake Lightowler, Marcus O’Brien, Dec O’Donnell, Zac Olstrom, Lee Postlethwaite, Stevie Scholey, Evan Simons, Perry Singleton, Malik Steele, Curtis Teare, Oscar Thomas, Jordan Thomson, Ciaran Walker, David Weetman, Ryan Wilson, Alex Young. Numbers to be confirmed.

More: Workington Town chairman on Betfred Championship survival aim & stadium hope

York City Knights

Midlands Hurricanes
Midlands Hurricanes v York. Photo courtesy of Midlands Hurricanes

Coach: James Ford
Key man: Matty Marsh
One to watch: Ronan Michael

Squad: 1 Matty Marsh, 2 Joe Brown, 3 James Glover, 4 Jacob Ogden, 5 Will Oakes, 6 Brendan O’Hagan, 7 Jamie Ellis, 8 Masi Matongo, 9 Will Jubb, 10 Jack Teanby, 11 Chris Clarkson, 12 Pauli Pauli, 13 Jordan Thompson, 14 Sam Davis, 15 Ronan Dixon, 16 Marcus Stock, 17 Danny Kirmond, 19 Liam Harris, 20 Kriss Brining, 21 Toby Warren, 22 Myles Harrison, 23 AJ Towse, 24 Ronan Michael, 25 Jack Logan, 33 Olly Butterworth

Knights: World Cup goal for Betfred Championship loanee Ronan Michael

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