2005 Super League Grand Final

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2005 (2005) Super League Grand Final  ()
12Total
LEE Rhinoscolours.svg 606
BRA Bullscolours.svg 8715
Date15 October 2005
Stadium Old Trafford
Location Flag of England.svg Manchester
Harry Sunderland Trophy Flag of England.svg Leon Pryce ( Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls)
Headliners Madness
Referees Ashley Klein
Attendance65,728
Broadcast partners
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Commentators
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The 2005 Super League Grand Final was the 8th official Grand Final and the conclusive and championship-deciding match of the Super League X season. Held on Saturday 15 October 2005, at Old Trafford, Manchester, 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.

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Route to final

TeamPldWDLPFPAPDPts
2 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 2822061150505+64544
3 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls 2818191038684+35437

Route to the Final

Leeds Rhinos

RoundOppositionScore
Qualifying Semi-Final Saintscolours.svg St Helens (H)16-19
Key: (H) = Home venue; (A) = Away venue; (N) = Neutral venue.

Bradford Bulls

RoundOppositionScore
Elimination Play-Off Broncoscolours.png London Broncos (H)44-22
Elimination Semi-Final Hullcolours.svg Hull F.C. (H)71-0
Elimination Final Saintscolours.svg St Helens (A)23-18
Key: (H) = Home venue; (A) = Away venue; (N) = Neutral venue.

Match details

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: Ashley Klein (Australia)
Leeds Rhinos Position Bradford Bulls
1 Flag of England.svg Richard Mathers Fullback1 Flag of Ireland.svg Michael Withers
2 Flag of England.svg Mark Calderwood Winger Flag of England.svg Leon Pryce
3 Flag of England.svg Chev Walker Centre Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ben Harris
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Chris McKenna Centre Flag of New Zealand.svg Shontayne Hape
5 Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg Marcus Bai Winger5 Flag of Tonga.svg Lesley Vainikolo
6 Flag of England.svg Danny McGuire Stand Off6 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Iestyn Harris
7 Flag of England.svg Rob Burrow Scrum Half7 Flag of England.svg Paul Deacon
16 Flag of England.svg Ryan Bailey Prop10 Flag of England.svg Jamie Peacock (c)
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Andrew Dunemann Hooker Flag of Scotland.svg Ian Henderson
Flag of England.svg Danny Ward Prop Flag of England.svg Stuart Fielden
12 Flag of England.svg Gareth Ellis 2nd Row Flag of England.svg Paul Johnson
Flag of New Zealand.svg Willie Poching 2nd Row Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brad Meyers
13 Flag of England.svg Kevin Sinfield (c)Loose Forward Flag of England.svg Lee Radford
9 Flag of England.svg Matt Diskin Interchange Flag of New Zealand.svg Robbie Paul
13 Flag of New Zealand.svg Ali Lauitiiti Interchange Flag of England.svg Jamie Langley
11 Flag of England.svg Jamie Jones-Buchanan Interchange Flag of England.svg Adrian Morley
Flag of Ireland.svg Barrie McDermott Interchange Flag of New Zealand.svg Joe Vagana
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tony Smith Coach Flag of England.svg Brian Noble

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