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2021 Super Rugby squads

George Bridge of the Crusaders (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Here are full squads for every Super Rugby team in the 2021 Super Rugby season.

To help you stay on top of all the teams, here is every squad in the Super Rugby competition.


Jump to: Super Rugby AU | Super Rugby Aotearoa


Australian Conference

ACT Brumbies

New recruits James Tucker, Reece Tapine and Archer Holz headline the inclusions as the reigning Super Rugby AU champions look to continue their dominance over the rest of the competition.

ACT Brumbies squad
Backs
Lachlan Albert, Tom Banks, Issak Fines, Mack Hansen, Len Ikitau, Solomone Kata, Bayley Kuenzle, Noah Lolesio, Ryan Lonergan, Andy Muirhead, Reesjan Pasitoa, Irae Simone, Reece Tapine, Nic White, Tom Wright

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Forwards
Allan Alaalatoa, Jahrome Brown, Tom Cusack, Folau Fainga’a, Nick Frost, Archer Holz, Tom Hooper, Harry Lloyd, Lachlan Lonergan, Connal McInerney, Cadeyrn Neville, Billy Pollard, Luke Reimer, Tom Ross, Pete Samu, Rory Scott, Scott Sio, James Slipper, Darcy Swain, James Tucker, Rob Valetini


Melbourne Rebels

The Rebels had a decent amount of off-season turnover, with forwards Jermaine Ainsley and Matt Philip leaving and scrumhalf Joe Powell joining from the Brumbies.

Melbourne Rebels squad
Forwards
Ignacio Calas, Ed Craig, Steve Cummins, Cabous Eloff, Pone Fa’amausili, Matt Gibbon, Richard Hardwick, Ross Haylett-Petty, James Hanson, Trevor Hosea, Josh Kemeny, Rob Leota, Isi Naisarani, Cameron Orr, Jeral Skelton, Lucio Sordoni, Jordan Uelese, Rhys van Nek, Michael Wells, Brad Wilkin

Backs
Lachie Anderson, Carter Gordon, Dane Haylett-Petty, Reece Hodge, Lewis Holland, Marika Koroibete, Frank Lomani, Campbell Magnay, Tom Pincus, Joe Powell, Theo Strang, Young Tonumaipea, Matt To’omua, James Tuttle, Glen Vaihu, Ilikena Vudogo


NSW Waratahs

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The Waratahs’ rebuild continues for another year, with more youth and development players injected into the squad.

NSW Waratahs squad
Backs
Ben Donaldson, Tane Edmed, Lalakai Foketi, Jake Gordon, Jack Grant, Will Harrison, Jack Maddocks, Tepai Moeroa, Mark Nawaqanitawase, Alex Newsome, Izaia Perese, James Ramm, Triston Reilly, Henry Robertson, Joey Walton

Forwards
Robbie Abel, Angus Bell, Sam Caird, Joe Cotton, Jack Dempsey, Max Douglas, Tetera Faulkner, Charlie Gamble, Will Harris, Tom Horton, Harry Johnson-Holmes, Dave Porecki, Hugh Sinclair, Lachlan Swinton, Chris Talakai, Alefosio Tatola, Tiaan Tauakipulu, Carlo Tizzano, Jack Whetton, Jeremy Williams, Sam Wykes


Queensland Reds

The Reds will look to back up their strong campaign from a year ago with a relatively intact squad, topped up by development players from Queensland talent pathways.

Queensland Reds squad
Backs
Jock Campbell, Hudson Creighton, Lawson Creighton, Filipo Daugunu, Ilasia Droasese, Josh Flook, Feao Fotuaika, Mac Grealy, Bryce Hegarty, Isaac Henry, Tate McDermott, James O’Connor, Hunter Paisami, Jordan Petaia, Moses Sorovi, Hamish Stewart, Kalani Thomas, Suliasi Vunivalu

Forwards
Angus Blyth, Matt Faessler, Feao Fotuaika, Ben Grant, Harry Hoopert, Alex Mafi, Fraser McReight, Josh Nasser, Zane Nonggorr, Brandon Paenga-Amosa, Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, Angus Scott-Young, Ryan Smith, Tuaina Taii Tualima, Taniela Tupou, Seru Uru, Sam Wallis, Harry Wilson, Liam Wright, Dane Zander

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Western Force

The Force bolstered their squad for 2021 with a number of high-profile signings including Tevita Kuridrani, Rob Kearney and Tomas Cubelli.

Western Force squad
Forwards
Bo Arba, Tim Anstee, Ollie Callan, Victor Harris, Chris Heiberg, Greg Holmes, Feleti Kaitu’u, Kane Koteka, Fergus Lee-Warner, Tomas Lezana, Kieran Longbottom, Ryan McCauley, Santiago Medrano, Jackson Pugh, Andrew Ready, Tom Robertson, Brynard Stander, Jeremy Thrush, Sitaleki Timani, Angus Wagner, Jack Winchester

Backs
Marcel Brache, Tomas Cubelli, Kyle Godwin, Richard Kahui, Rob Kearney, Tevita Kuridrani, Brad Lacey, Jono Lance, Grason Makara, Jack McGregor, Jake McIntyre, Michael McDonald, Domingo Miotti, Ian Prior, Toni Pulu, Byron Ralston, Jake Strachan, Henry Taefu


Super Rugby Aotearoa

Blues

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With a dozen current or former All Blacks and two of Samoas World Cup players in the squad, the Blues will back themselves to cover the loss of Beauden Barrett and get close to the summit once more.

Blues squad
Backs
Otere Black, Finlay Christie, Caleb Clarke, TJ Faiane, Rieko Ioane, AJ Lam, Jone Macilai-Tori, Emoni Narawa, Sam Nock, Stephen Perofeta, Harry Plummer, Jacob Ratumaitavuki-Kneepkens, Jonathan Ruru, Zarn Sullivan, Tanielu Tele’a, Mark Telea

Forwards
Gerard Cowley-Tuioti, Sam Darry, Blake Gibson, Josh Goodhue, Alex Hodgman, Dillon Hunt, Akira Ioane, Nepo Laulala, James Lay, Ray Niuia, Dalton Papalii, James Parsons, Jacob Pierce, Taine Plumtree, Marcel Renata, Tom Robinson, Hoskins Sotutu, Karl Tu’inukuafe, Patrick Tuipulotu, Ofa Tuungafasi, Soane Vikena


Chiefs

The Chiefs were busy in the transfer market, nabbing Bryn Gatland, Sione Mafileo, Chase Tiatia and Jonah Lowe as they look to put last year’s annus horribilus behind them.

Chiefs squad
Backs
Bryn Gatland, Anton Lienert-Brown, Jonah Lowe, Damian McKenzie, Etene Nanai-Seturo, Alex Nankivell, Rivez Reihana, Xavier Roe, Shaun Stevenson, Bailyn Sullivan, Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, Chase Tiatia, Kaleb Trask, Quinn Tupaea, Sean Wainui, Brad Weber

Forwards
Naitoa Ah Kuoi, Kaylum Boshier, Lachlan Boshier, Mitchell Brown, Sam Cane, Nathan Harris, Luke Jacobson, Mitchell Karpik, Josh Lord, Sione Mafileo, Laghlan McWhannell, Atu Moli, Ollie Norris, Reuben O’Neill, Simon Parker, Aidan Ross, Bradley Slater, Pita Gus Sowakula, Angus Ta’avao, Samisoni Taukei’aho, Tupou Vaa’i

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Crusaders

The Crusaders have gone to the well of Mitre 10 talent to top up their list after claiming the inaugural Super Rugby Aotearoa title last year.

Crusaders squad
Backs
George Bridge, Fergus Burke, Brett Cameron, Mitchell Drummond, Ere Enari, Braydon Ennor, Leicester Fainga’anuku, Chay Fihaki, Jack Goodhue, Bryn Hall, David Havili, Will Jordan, Manasa Mataele, Josh McKay, Dallas McLeod, Richie Mo’unga, Isaiah Punivai, Rene Ranger, Sevu Reece

Forwards
Michael Alaalatoa, Scott Barrett, Ethan Blackadder, George Bower, Tom Christie, Whetu Douglas, Mitchell Dunshea, Cullen Grace, Sione Havili, Oliver Jager, Andrew Makalio, Brodie McAlister, Joe Moody, Fletcher Newell, Luke Romano, Tom Sanders, Quinten Strange, Codie Taylor, Isi Tu’ungafasi, Sam Whitelock, Tamaiti Williams


Highlanders

The Highlanders put some work into rejigging their list in the transfer market, signing Solomon Alaimalo, Billy Harmon and Fetuli Paea, but losing Bryn Gatland and Dillon Hunt.

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Highlanders squad
Backs
Solomon Alaimalo, Michael Collins, Folau Fakatava, Connor Garden-Bachop, Sam Gilbert, Scott Gregory, Kayne Hammington, Mitchell Hunt, Josh Ioane, Vilimoni Koroi, Nehe Milner-Skudder, Jona Nareki, Fetuli Paea, Ngane Punivai, Aaron Smith, Sio Tomkinson, Thomas Umaga-Jensen

Forwards
Jermaine Ainsley, Teariki Ben-Nicholas, Liam Coltman, Ethan de Groot, Josh Dickson, Ash Dixon, Bryn Evans, Shannon Frizell, Billy Harmon, Kazuki Himeno, Josh Hohneck, Ricky Jackson, Ayden Johnstone, James Lentjes, Daniel Lienert-Brown, Marino Mikaele-Tu’u, Sione Misiloi, Pari Pari Parkinson, Manaaki Selby-Rickit, Liam Squire, Jeff Thwaites, Siate Tokolahi


Hurricanes

The return of Julian Savea from overseas headlines an otherwise uneventful player movement period for the Hurricanes.

Hurricanes squad
Backs
Vince Aso, Jordie Barrett, Jamie Booth, Luke Campbell, Jackson Garden-Bachop, Wes Goosen, Simon Hickey, Ngani Laumape, Ruben Love, Pepesana Patafilo, Billy Proctor, Salesi Rayasi, Julian Savea, Jonathan Taumateine, Danny Toala, Peter Umaga-Jensen, Lolagi Visinia

Forwards
Fraser Armstrong, Asafo Aumua, James Blackwell, Dane Coles, Gareth Evans, Alex Fidow, Vaea Fifita, Devan Flanders, Brayden Iose, Du’Plessis Kirifi, Kane Le’aupepe, Tyrel Lomax, Tevita Mafileo, Liam Mitchell, Xavier Numia, Reed Prinsep, Pouri Rakete-Stones, Ricky Riccitelli, Ardie Savea, Scott Scrafton, Isaia Walker-Leawere