2003 Super League Grand Final

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2003 (2003) Super League Grand Final  ()
1 2 Total
BRA Bullscolours.svg 4 21 25
WIG Wigancolours.svg 6 6 12
Date 18 October 2003
Stadium Old Trafford
Location Manchester, United Kingdom
Harry Sunderland Trophy Stuart Reardon, Bradford
Referees Karl Kirkpatrick
Attendance 65,537
Broadcast partners
Broadcasters
Commentators
Super League Grand Final
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The 2003 Super League Grand Final was the conclusive and premiership-deciding match of Super League VIII. Held on Saturday 18 October 2003 at Old Trafford, Manchester, the game was played between Bradford Bulls and Wigan Warriors. The match was refereed Karl Kirkpatrick and watched by a crowd of 65,537, with Bradford winning 25 - 12.

Bradford Team[edit]

Bradford: Stuart Reardon, Tevita Vaikona, Michael Withers, Shontayne Hape, Lesley Vainikolo, Karl Pratt, Paul Deacon, Joe Vagana, James Lowes, Stuart Fielden, Daniel Gartner, Jamie Peacock, Mike Forshaw.

Subs: Leon Pryce, Robbie Paul, Lee Radford, Paul Anderson

Coach: Brian Noble

Scorers[edit]

Bradford Tries: Stuart Reardon, Shontayne Hape, James Lowes

Goals: Paul Deacon (6)

Field Goals: Paul Deacon

Wigan Team[edit]

Wigan: Kris Radlinski, Brian Carney, Martin Aspinwall, David Hodgson, Brett Dallas, Sean O'Loughlin, Luke Robinson, Quentin Pongia, Terry Newton, Craig Smith, Mick Cassidy, Danny Tickle, Andy Farrell.

Subs: Paul Johnson, Mark Smith, Gareth Hock, Terry O'Connor

Coach: Mike Gregory

Scorers[edit]

Wigan Tries: Danny Tickle, Kris Radlinski

Goals: Andy Farrell (2)

Man Of The Match[edit]

Harry Sunderland Trophy winner: Stuart Reardon (Bradford)

World Club Challenge[edit]

Having won the championship, the Bradford Bulls were to play 2003 NRL season premiers, the Penrith Panthers in the following February's World Club Challenge.

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