Super League 2023 squad numbers: Club-by-club guide

Super League 2023 squad numbers Credit: Alamy
Super League 2023 squad numbers Credit: Alamy

Here’s a club-by-club guide to all Super League 2023 squad numbers ahead of the season kicking-off on February 16.

Castleford Tigers

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Lee Radford has confirmed a massive 37-man squad for Castleford’s 2023 Super League campaign. The Tigers will see a new half-back pairing this year with Gareth Widdop and Jacob Miller receiving shirt numbers six and seven respectively, with Danny Richardson to wear 37.

1. Niall Evalds, 2. Greg Eden, 3. Jordan Turner, 4. Mahe Fonua, 5. Bureta Faraimo, 6. Gareth Widdop, 7. Jacob Miller, 8. George Lawler, 9. Paul McShane, 10. George Griffin, 11. Kenny Edwards, 12. Alex Mellor, 13. Joe Westerman, 14. Nathan Massey, 15. Alex Sutcliffe, 16. Adam Milner, 17. Jack Broadbent, 18. Callum McLelland, 19. Albert Vete,20. Muizz Mustapha, 21. Jake Mamo, 22. Daniel Smith, 23. Suaia Matagi, 24. Cain Robb, 25. Brad Martin, 26. Elliot Wallis, 27. Bailey Dawson, 28. Sam Hall, 29. Kieran Hudson, 30. Jacob Hookem, 31. Jason Qareqare, 32. Liam Watts, 33. Aaron Willis, 34. George Hill, 35. Ilikaya Mafi, 36. Hugo Nikhata, 37. Danny Richardson.

Catalans Dragons

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Tonga co-captain Siosiua Taukeiaho has received shirt number 22 for his debut year in France with Catalans in 2023.

Tyrone May has shifted from the centres to the halves and will partner Mitchell Pearce as six and seven respectively. New recruit Tom Johnstone will don number 24, having moved from Wakefield. Ex-Hull back-rower Manu Ma’u will wear shirt number 26.

1 Arthur Mourgue, 2 Tom Davies, 3 Adam Keighran, 4 Matthieu Laguerre, 5 Fouad Yaha, 6 Tyrone May, 7 Mitchell Pearce, 8 Mike McMeeken, 9 Michael McIlorum, 10 Julian Bousquet, 11 Matt Whitley, 12 Paul Seguier, 13 Ben Garcia, 14 Alrix Da Costa, 15 Mickael Goudemand, 16 Romain Navarrete, 17 Cesar Rouge, 18 Tiaki Chan, 19 Arthur Romano, 22 Siosiua Taukeiaho, 23 Jordan Dezaria, 24 Tom Johnstone, 25 Bastien Scimone, 26 Manu Ma’u, 27 Leo Laurent, 28 Ugo Tison, 29 Sam Tomkins, 30 Loan Castano, 31 Tanguy Zenon, 32 Mike Parenti.

Huddersfield Giants

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Super League Jake Connor Credit: Alamy

Jake Connor returns to Huddersfield in 2023 and takes the number one shirt from Will Pryce, who will join Newcastle Knights in 2024.

Other new signings include Esan Marsters (3), Kevin Naiqama (4) and Jake Bibby (5). Harry Rushton also returns from the NRL with shirt number 16.

1. Jake Connor, 2. Jermaine McGillvary, 3. Esan Marsters, 4. Kevin Naiqama, 5. Jake Bibby, 6. Tui Lolohea, 7. Theo Fages, 8. Chris Hill, 9. Nathan Peats, 10. Joe Greenwood, 11. Josh Jones, 12. Chris McQueen, 13. Luke Yates, 14. Ashton Golding, 15. Matty English, 16. Harry Rushton, 17. Owen Trout, 18. Seb Ikahihifo, 19. Adam O’Brien, 20. Olly Wilson, 21. Leroy Cudjoe, 22. Harvey Livett, 23. Olly Russell, 24. Sam Halsall, 25. Innes Senior, 26. Nathan Mason, 27. Jack Ashworth, 28. George Roby, 29. Sam Hewitt, 30. Fenton Rogers, 31. Jack Bibby, 32. Will Pryce, 33. Kieran Rush, 34. Aidan McGowan.

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Hull FC

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Jake Trueman joins Hull on a three-year deal.

It’s a year of changes for Hull in 2023, with Tony Smith taking charge for his first season following his appointment last September.

The club will enjoy a new-look back-line in 2023 with Tex Hoy (1), Jake Trueman (6) and Jake Clifford (7).

1. Tex Hoy, 2. Adam Swift, 3. Carlos Tuimavave, 4. Liam Sutcliffe, 5. Darnell McIntosh, 6. Jake Trueman, 7. Jake Clifford, 8. Ligi Sao, 9. Danny Houghton, 10. Chris Satae, 11. Andre Savelio, 12. Jordan Lane, 13. Brad Fash, 14. Joe Lovodua, 15. Joe Cator, 16. Kane Evans, 17. Cameron Scott, 19. Ben McNamara, 20. Jack Brown, 21. Connor Wynne, 22. Mitieli Vulikijapani, 23. Josh Griffin, 24. Matty Laidlaw, 25. Davy Litten, 26. Harvey Barron, 27. Will Gardiner, 28. Denive Balmforth, 29. Jamie Shaul, 30. Scott Taylor, 31. Nick Staveley, 32. Charlie Severs, 33. Brad Dwyer, 34. Kye Armstrong, 35. Lewis Martin, 36. Manoa Wacokecoke.

Hull KR

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Tom Opacic joins Hull KR on a two-year deal from Parramatta Eels

Over on the east side of Hull, Willie Peters begins his first season at Hull KR following his move from the NRL. Several players have joined him in making the journey including Tom Opacic (3), Sauaso ‘Jesse’ Sue (8) and Rhys Kennedy (15).

1. Lachlan Coote, 2. Ethan Ryan, 3. Tom Opacic, 4. Shaun Kenny-Dowall, 5. Ryan Hall, 6. Roger Millward MBE (Retired), 7. Jordan Abdull, 8. Sauaso ‘Jesse’ Sue, 9. Matt Parcell, 10. George King, 11. Frankie Halton, 12. Kane Linnett, 13. Elliot Minchella, 14. Jez Litten, 15. Rhys Kennedy, 16. James Batchelor, 17. Matty Storton, 18. Jimmy Keinhorst, 19. Will Dagger, 20. Mikey Lewis, 21. Rowan Milnes, 22. Dean Hadley, 23. Louis Senior, 24. Sam Wood, 25. Luis Johnson, 26. Sam Luckley, 27. Yusuf Aydın, 28. Wil Tate, 29. Phoenix Laulu-Togaga’e, 30. Greg Richards, 31. Zach Fishwick, 31. Connor Barley.

Leeds Rhinos

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Richie Myler will wear shirt number one for Leeds in 2023 for the first time

13 of Leeds’ top 25 players have new numbers for the 2023 season as Rohan Smith takes charge of his first pre-season with the club since his appointment last April.

Joining from Leigh, Papua New Guinea star Nene Macdonald takes shirt number 4. Sam Lisone takes shirt number 15 and Derrell Olpherts will wear 16.

1. Richie Myler, 2. David Fusitu’a, 3. Harry Newman, 4. Nene Macdonald, 5. Ash Handley, 6. Blake Austin, 7. Aidan Sezer, 8. Mikolaj Oledzki, 9. Kruise Leeming, 10. Zane Tetevano, 11. James Bentley, 12. Rhyse Martin, 13. Cameron Smith, 14. Jarrod O’Connor, 15. Sam Lisone, 16. Derrell Olpherts, 17. Justin Sangare, 18. Tom Holroyd, 19.  James McDonnell, 20. Morgan Gannon, 21. Luke Hooley, 22.  Sam Walters, 23.  Liam Tindall, 24. Luis Roberts, 25. James Donaldson, 26. Corey Johnson, 27. Toby Warren, 28. Max Simpson, 29.  Jack Sinfield, 30. Levi Edwards, 31. Leon Ruan, 32. Oli Field, 33. Joe Gibbons, 34. Alfie Edgell, 35. Riley Lumb, 38. Jack Smith.

Leigh Leopards

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Former Man of Steel Zak Hardaker will don the number one jersey for the newly-promoted Leopards in 2023. Ricky Leutele, a star signing in the off-season from Huddersfield, will wear number four. Papua New Guinea stars Lachlan Lam and Edwin Ipape will wear seven and nine respectively.

1. Zak Hardaker, 2. Tom Briscoe, 3. Ed Chamberlain, 4. Ricky Leutele, 5. Josh Charnley, 6. Joe Mellor, 7. Lachlan Lam, 8. Tom Amone, 9. Edwin Ipape, 10. Robbie Mulhern, 11. Joe Wardle, 12. Jack Hughes, 13. John Asiata, 14. Ben Nakubuwai, 15. Ben Reynolds, 16. Oliver Holmes, 17. Gareth O’Brien, 18. Matty Davis, 19. Aaron Smith, 20. Keanan Brand, 21. Jacob Jones, 22. Tom Nisbet, 23. Jacob Gannon, 24. Kai O’Donnell, 25. Nathan Wilde, 26. Umyla Hanley.

Salford Red Devils

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(L-R) Salford players Tim Lafai, Brodie Croft and Ken Sio were named in the Super League Dream Team 2022 | Photo: Allan McKenzie/SWpix

Oliver Partington has received shirt number 13 for his debut year at Salford, having made the move from Wigan on a two-year deal. He takes the shirt number from former captain Elijah Taylor, who has made the switch to the Championship for 2023.

Meanwhile, new signings Andrew Dixon and Sam Stone will wear jersey numbers 11 and 12 respectively in 2022.

1. Ryan Brierley, 2. Ken Sio, 3. Kallum Watkins, 4. Tim Lafai, 5. Joe Burgess, 6. Brodie Croft, 7. Marc Sneyd, 8. Jack Ormondroyd, 9. Andy Ackers, 10. King Vuniyayawa, 11. Andrew Dixon, 12. Sam Stone, 13. Ollie Partington, 14. Chris Atkin, 15. Danny Addy, 16. Tyler Dupree, 17. Shane Wright, 18. Alex Gerrard, 19. Adam Sidlow, 20. Ellis Longstaff, 21. Amir Bourouh, 22. Rhys Williams, 23. Dan Sarginson, 24. Matt Costello, 25. Ben Hellewell, 26. James Greenwood, 27. Ryan Lannon, 28. Deon Cross.

St Helens

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St Helens have added just two fresh faces to their squad for 2023 – Tee Ritson (25) and Wesley Bruines (34). Jon Bennison has been promoted to shirt number five following the departure of Regan Grace.

1. Jack Welsby, 2. Tommy Makinson, 3. Will Hopoate, 4. Mark Percival, 5. Jon Bennison, 6. Jonny Lomax, 7. Lewis Dodd, 8. Alex Walmsley, 9. James Roby, 10. Matty Lees, 11. Sione Mata’utia, 12. Joe Batchelor, 13. Morgan Knowles, 14. Joey Lussick, 15. LMS, 16. Curtis Sironen, 17. Agnatius Paasi, 18. Jake Wingfield, 19. James Bell, 20. Dan Norman, 21. Ben Davies, 22. Sam Royle, 23. Konrad Hurrell, 24. Lewis Baxter, 25. Tee Ritson, 26. Dan Hil, 27. Jumah Sambou, 28. Matty Foster, 29. Taylor Pemberton, 30. George Delaney, 31. Daniel Moss, 32. Ben Lane, 33. McKenzie Buckley, 34. Wesley Bruines.

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Wakefield Trinity

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Kevin Proctor links up with Wakefield for the 2023 Super League season

Another new head coach for the 2023 Super League season, Mark Applegarth takes charge of Wakefield and has confirmed a 30-man squad for the new campaign.

Kevin Proctor headlines the new additions to the squad, and will wear shirt number 19 in 2023. He is joined by new faces Renouf Atoni (17), Morgan Smith (20) and Samisoni Langi (21).

1. Max Jowitt, 2. Jorge Taufua, 3. Corey Hall, 4. Reece Lyne, 5. Tom Lineham, 6. Lee Gaskell, 7. Mason Lino, 8. Eddie Battye, 9. Liam Hood, 10. Jai Whitbread, 11. Matty Ashurst, 12. Kelepi Tanginoa, 13. Jay Pitts, 14. Jordan Crowther, 15. Liam Kay, 16. Josh Bowden, 17. Renouf Atoni, 18. Lee Kershaw, 19. Kevin Proctor, 20. Morgan Smith, 21. Samisoni Langi, 22. Rob Butler, 23. Lewis Murphy, 24. Harry Bowes, 25. Sam Eseh, 26. Dane Windrow, 27. Robbie Butterworth, 28. Ellis Roberts, 29. Joe Law, 30. Olly Pratt.

Warrington Wolves

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Matt Dufty on his Warrington debut during the 2022 season

Josh Drinkwater will don shirt number seven following his move from Catalans. He is joined by Sam Kasiano (14) and Gil Dudson (17) in making the move from Perpignan.

Other signings include Paul Vaughan (10) and Josh McGuire (13).

1. Matt Dufty, 2. Josh Thewlis, 3. Peter Mata’utia, 4. Stefan Ratchford, 5. Matty Ashton, 6. George Williams, 7. Josh Drinkwater, 8. James Harrison, 9. Daryl Clark, 10. Paul Vaughan, 11. Ben Currie, 12. Matty Nicholson, 13. Josh McGuire, 14. Sam Kasiano, 15. Joe Philbin, 16. Danny Walker, 17. Gil Dudson, 18. Tom Mikaele, 19. Joe Bullock, 20. Connor Wrench, 21. Greg Minikin, 22. Riley Dean, 23. Tom Whitehead, 24. Luke Thomas, 25. Leon Hayes, 26. Adam Holroyd, 27. Aiden Doolan, 28. Jack Darbyshire, 29. Josh Lynch, 30. Jake Thewlis, 31. Jamie Reddecliff, 32. Bobby Shingler, 33. Ellis Longstaff, 34. Matty Russell

Wigan Warriors

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Harry Smith will wear shirt number seven for Wigan in 2023

Head coach Matt Peet has made just two additions to his squad for the 2023 season in Toby King (3) and Jake Wardle (4). Morgan Smithies will wear shirt number 13 following the departure of John Bateman, who has joined Wests Tigers on a long-term deal.

Harry Smith will wear shirt number seven following the retirement of Thomas Leuluai.

1. Jai Field, 2. Bevan French, 3. Toby King, 4. Jake Wardle, 5. Liam Marshall, 6. Cade Cust, 7. Harry Smith, 8. Brad Singleton, 9. Sam Powell, 10. Liam Byrne, 11. Willie Isa, 12. Liam Farrell, 13. Morgan Smithies, 14. Mike Cooper, 15. Kaide Ellis, 16. Ethan Havard, 17. Kai Pearce-Paul, 18. Wigan Warriors Fans, 19. Joe Shorrocks, 20. Patrick Mago, 21. Iain Thornley, 22. Brad O’Neill, 23. Abbas Miski, 24. Logan Astley, 25. Alex Sutton, 26. Harvie Hill, 27. Junior Nsemba, 28. Zach Eckersley, 29. Tom Forber, 30. Ramon Silva.

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