2004 Super League Grand Final

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2004 (2004) Super League Grand Final  ()
1 2 Total
LEE Rhinoscolours.svg 10 6 16
BRA Bullscolours.svg 4 4 8
Date 16 October 2004
Stadium Old Trafford
Location Manchester, United Kingdom
Harry Sunderland Trophy Matt Diskin, Leeds
Referees Steve Ganson
Attendance 65,547
Broadcast partners
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The 2004 Super League Grand Final was the conclusive and championship-deciding game of Super League IX. It was held on Saturday 16 October 2004, at Old Trafford, Manchester, and was played between Leeds Rhinos, who finished top of the league after the 28 weekly rounds, and Bradford Bulls, who finished second after the weekly rounds.

Route to final[edit]

Regular season final standings

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 28 24 2 2 1037 443 +594 50
2 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls 28 20 1 7 918 565 +353 41

Leeds Rhinos[edit]

Position in Super League table: 1st

  • Qualifying semi-final: Lost 12-26 to Bradford Bulls
  • Final Eliminator: Won 40-12 v Wigan Warriors

Bradford Bulls[edit]

Position in Super League table: 2nd

  • Qualifying semi-final: Won 12-26 v Leeds Rhinos


Bradford's Leon Pryce was unable to play due to a shoulder injury, he was replaced by Paul Johnson.[1]

Andrew Dunemann was left out of the Leeds side.[1] Danny McGuire was partnered by Kevin Sinfield in the halves.[1] The pre-match entertainment was performed by singer Heather Small


Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos Positions Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls
Richard Mathers Fullback Michael Withers
Mark Calderwood Winger Stuart Reardon
Chev Walker Centre Paul Johnson
Keith Senior Centre Shontayne Hape
Marcus Bai Winger Lesley Vainikolo
Kevin Sinfield Stand Off Iestyn Harris
Danny McGuire Scrum Half Paul Deacon
Danny Ward Prop Joe Vagana
Matt Diskin Hooker Robbie Paul
Ryan Bailey Prop Stuart Fielden
Chris McKenna 2nd Row Jamie Peacock
Ali Lauitiiti 2nd Row Logan Swann
David Furner Loose Forward Lee Radford
Rob Burrow Interchange Karl Pratt
Willie Poching Interchange Jamie Langley
Barrie McDermott Interchange Rob Parker
Jamie Jones-Buchanan Interchange Paul Anderson
Tony Smith Coach Brian Noble

Match details[edit]

16 October 2004
Leeds Rhinos Rhinoscolours.svg 16 - 8 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls
Tries: Diskin
Goals: Sinfield (4)
Report Tries: Vainikolo
Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 65,547
Referee/s: Steve Ganson (St Helens)

Man of the Match[edit]

Harry Sunderland Trophy winner: Matt Diskin (Leeds)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c BBC Sport (2004-10-16). "Clockwatch: Bradford v Leeds". BBC. Retrieved 2009-07-11. 

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