2000 Super League Grand Final

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2000 (2000) Super League Grand Final  ()
1 2 Total
WIG Wigancolours.svg 4 12 16
ST H Saintscolours.svg 11 18 29
Date 14 October 2000
Stadium Old Trafford
Location Manchester, United Kingdom
Harry Sunderland Trophy Chris Joynt, St Helens
Referee Russell Smith
Attendance 58,132
Broadcast partner
Broadcaster Sky Sports
Commentators Eddie Hemmings, Mike Stephenson
 < 1999
2001

The 2000 Super League Grand Final was held on Saturday 14 October 2000, at Old Trafford, Manchester, England. The game was played between St Helens and Wigan Warriors. Wigan wore blue for the encounter and St Helens wore their traditional red and white. The match was refereed by Russell Smith of Castleford and played before a crowd of 58,132. In the end St Helens, inspired by their captain Chris Joynt, defeated Wigan Warriors 29–16.[1]

St Helens Team[edit]

Paul Wellens, Steve Hall, Kevin Iro, Sean Hoppe, Anthony Sullivan, Tommy Martyn, Sean Long, Apollo Perelini, Keiron Cunningham, Julian O'Neill, Tim Jonkers, Chris Joynt, Paul Sculthorpe.

Subs: Fereti Tuilagi, Scott Barrow, John Stankevitch, Sonny Nickle

Scorers[edit]

Tries: Sean Hoppe, Chris Joynt (2), Fereti Tuilagi, Tim Jonkers

Goals: Sean Long (4)

Field Goals: Paul Sculthorpe

Wigan Warriors Team[edit]

Jason Robinson, Brett Dallas, Kris Radlinski, Steve Renouf, Dave Hodgson, Tony Smith, Willie Peters, Terry O'Connor, Terry Newton, Neil Cowie, Mick Cassidy, Denis Betts, Andy Farrell.

Subs: Lee Gilmour, Chris Chester, Tony Mestrov, Brady Malam

Coach: Frank Endacott

Scorers[edit]

Tries: Andy Farrell, Dave Hodgson, Tony Smith

Goals: Andy Farrell (2)

Man Of The Match[edit]

Harry Sunderland Trophy winner: Chris Joynt (St Helens)

References[edit]

  1. ^ news.bbc.co.uk (14 October 2000). "Joynt inspires Saints triumph". BBC Sport (UK: BBC). Retrieved 28 November 2010. 

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