2005 Super League Grand Final

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2005 (2005) Super League Grand Final  ()
1 2 Total
LEE Rhinoscolours.svg 6 0 6
BRA Bullscolours.svg 8 7 15
Date 15 October 2005
Stadium Old Trafford
Location Manchester, United Kingdom
Harry Sunderland Trophy Leon Pryce, Bradford
Jerusalem Lesley Garrett
Referee Ashley Klein
Attendance 65,728
Broadcast partner
Broadcaster Sky Sports
Commentators Eddie Hemmings, Mike Stephenson
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The 2005 Super League Grand Final was held on Saturday 15 October 2005, at Old Trafford, Manchester, England. The game was played between Bradford Bulls, who finished 3rd in the league after the 28 weekly rounds, and Leeds Rhinos, who finished second after the weekly rounds.

Route to final[edit]

Further information: Super League X

Regular season final standings

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
2 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 28 22 0 6 1150 505 +645 44
3 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls 28 18 1 9 1038 684 +354 37

Leeds Rhinos[edit]

Position in Super League table: 2nd

  • Qualifying semi-final: Won 16-19 v St Helens

Bradford Bulls[edit]

Position in Super League table: 3rd

  • Elimination semi-final: Won 71-0 v Hull

Pre-match[edit]

Lesley Garrett and Madness provided the pre-match entertainment.

Teams[edit]

Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos Positions Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls
Richard Mathers Fullback Michael Withers
Mark Calderwood Winger Leon Pryce
Chev Walker Centre Ben Harris
Chris McKenna Centre Shontayne Hape
Marcus Bai Winger Lesley Vainikolo
Danny McGuire Stand Off Iestyn Harris
Rob Burrow Scrum Half Paul Deacon
Ryan Bailey Prop Jamie Peacock (c)
Andrew Dunemann Hooker Ian Henderson
Danny Ward Prop Stuart Fielden
Gareth Ellis 2nd Row Paul Johnson
Willie Poching 2nd Row Brad Meyers
Kevin Sinfield (c) Loose Forward Lee Radford
Matt Diskin Interchange Robbie Paul
Ali Lauitiiti Interchange Jamie Langley
Jamie Jones-Buchanan Interchange Adrian Morley
Barrie McDermott Interchange Joe Vagana
Tony Smith Coach Brian Noble

Match details[edit]

15 October 2005
18:00 UTC+1
Leeds Rhinos Rhinoscolours.svg 6 - 15 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls
Tries: Danny McGuire
Goals: Kevin Sinfield
Report Tries: Leon Pryce
Lesley Vainikolo
Goals: Paul Deacon (3)
Drop Goals: Iestyn Harris
Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 65,728
Referee/s: Ashley Klein (Australia)

Man of the Match[edit]

Harry Sunderland Trophy Winner: Leon Pryce, Bradford

See also[edit]

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