While majority of the players from this season's playing roster have been retained, six have been released for personal reasons.
When releasing the Vipers pre-season train-on squad, Vipers Board Chairman Dr Newton Albert said majority of players from this season have been retained for consistency game management and combinations.
Dr Newton said they are now looking at other pathway competitions such as the NCD Governor’s Cup, Hope Cup and Amazing Moresby Cup to select additional young players to boost their squad for the 2022 season.
The squad has commenced preseason training with few players from the local leagues and other franchises also invited for the preseason.
Players retained for the 2022 season:
Aaron Kamba Frank Tole Kingstimer Paraia
Abel Rami Iru Dikana Maya Clark
Ade Kawa Joel Torombe Philip Holmie
Ben Wemin Junior Kale Peter Mondo
Benjamin Timothy Junior Mel Shane Nigel
Bob Gore Joel Kee Shallom Bire
Brian Gispe John Stanley Yeki Benjamin
Fedro Gene Karis Peter Yunny Patrick
Brendon Bigam Jason Maima Macdonald Alowale
Mathew Wauwe Philip Komboi sYoks Bagave