2006 Super League Grand Final

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2006 (2006) Super League Grand Final  ()
12 Total
ST H Saintscolours.svg 1016 26
HUL Hullcolours.svg 40 4
Date14 October 2006
StadiumOld Trafford
LocationManchester, United Kingdom
Harry Sunderland TrophyPaul Wellens, St Helens
RefereesKarl Kirkpatrick
Attendance72,575
Broadcast partners
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Commentators
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The 2006 Super League Grand Final was the conclusive and championship-deciding game of Super League XI. Held on Saturday, 14 October at Manchester's Old Trafford ground, the game was played between St. Helens, who finished top of the league after the 28 weekly rounds, and Hull FC, who finished second after the weekly rounds.

Route to final[edit]

Regular season final standings

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1st Saintscolours.svg St. Helens 28 24 0 4 939 430 +509 48
2nd Hullcolours.svg Hull 28 20 0 8 720 578 +142 40

St Helens[edit]

Position in Super League table: 1st

  • Qualifying semi-final: Won 12-8 v Hull FC

Hull FC[edit]

Position in Super League table: 2nd

  • Qualifying semi-final Lost 12-8 to St Helens
  • Final eliminator: Won 19-12 v Bradford Bulls

Pre-match[edit]

Deacon Blue performed before the game.

Teams[edit]

Saintscolours.svg St. Helens Position Hullcolours.svg Hull
Paul Wellens Fullback Shaun Briscoe
Ade Gardner Winger Motu Tony
Jamie Lyon Centre Sid Domic
Willie Talau Centre Kirk Yeaman
Francis Meli Winger Gareth Raynor
Leon Pryce Stand Off Paul Cooke
Sean Long (c) Scrum Half Richard Horne
Paul Anderson Prop Ewan Dowes
Keiron Cunningham Hooker Richard Swain (c)
Jason Cayless Prop Garreth Carvell
Lee Gilmour 2nd Row Shayne McMenemy
Jon Wilkin 2nd Row Lee Radford
Jason Hooper Loose Forward Danny Washbrook
James Roby Interchange Richard Whiting
James Graham Interchange Graeme Horne
Mike Bennett Interchange Scott Wheeldon
Maurie Fa'asavalu Interchange Paul King
Daniel Anderson Coach Peter Sharp

Match details[edit]

14 October 2006
18:00 UTC+1
St. Helens Saintscolours.svg 26 - 4 Hullcolours.svg Hull F.C.
Tries: Meli 18'
Pryce 39'
Talau 50'
Gardner 53'
Cunningham 62'
Goals: Lyon (3)
Report Tries: Domic 24'
Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 72,582
Referee: Karl Kirkpatrick (Warrington)
Jamie Lyon kicking at goal in the 2006 Super League Grand Final victory over Hull F.C. at Old Trafford

Harry Sunderland Trophy Winner: Paul Wellens, St Helens.

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