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|Broadcasters|| Sky Sports |
|Most wins||Leeds Rhinos (8 titles)|
|Most player appearances||Jamie Peacock (11 appearances)|
The Super League Grand Final is the championship-deciding game of rugby league's Super League competition.It is played between two teams who have qualified via the Super League Play-Off series. The winning team receives the Super League Trophy and goes on to play the NRL champions in the World Club Challenge. The Harry Sunderland Trophy is awarded to the man of the match. The match is normally played at Old Trafford in Manchester.
Only 4 clubs have won the Grand Final, as of 2020 - Leeds Rhinos (8) St Helens (7), Wigan Warriors (5), and Bradford Bulls (3). St Helens are the current champions, after winning the 2020 Grand Final.
Use of a play-off system to decide the Championship brought back a rugby league tradition that had fallen out of use in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. The Super League Premiership replaced the Championship final but it was to decide the Premiership winners, not the Championship winners. The Premiership was discontinued after the introduction of the Super League play-off series in 1998.
The Super League Grand Final was introduced for the 1998 season. The inaugural Grand Final match was played that year on Saturday 24 October, between Wigan and Leeds.
The Grand Final has been held at Old Trafford in Manchester every year since 1998, except in 2020, when it was held at the KCOM Stadium in Hull due to Covid 19.
The winners of the Super League collect the Grand Final rings and the team's name, captain and year are engraved into the trophy. The winners also collect £100,000 with the runner up collecting £50,000.
The record for most Super League titles won is held by Leeds with eight titles. Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield currently holds the record for captaining the most Super League title winning sides after captaining Leeds to 7 of their grand final successes. St Helens contested the final 6 years in a row (from 2006 until 2011) during which time they succeeded only once in lifting the trophy against Hull F.C. in 2006; after which they suffered consecutive defeats against Leeds in 2007, 2008, 2009, Wigan in 2010 and Leeds once again in 2011.
The Harry Sunderland Trophy is awarded to the Man-of-the-Match in the Super League Grand Final by the Rugby League Writers' Association. Named after Harry Sunderland, who was an Australian rugby league football administrator in both Australia and the United Kingdom, the Trophy was first awarded in the Rugby Football League Championship Final of the 1964–65 season following Sunderland's death.
The Super League Grand Final has been the championship-deciding game since Super League III in 1998:This final is held at Old Trafford.
|Club||Winners||Runners-up||Years won||Years runner-up|
|Leeds Rhinos||8||2||2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017||1998, 2005|
|St Helens||7||5||1999, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2014, 2019, 2020||2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011|
|Wigan Warriors||5||6||1998, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2018||2000, 2001, 2003, 2014, 2015, 2020|
|Bradford Bulls||3||3||2001, 2003, 2005||1999, 2002, 2004|
|Warrington Wolves||0||4||2012, 2013, 2016, 2018|
|Salford Red Devils||0||1||2019|
In rugby league, the term 'the Double' is referring to the achievement of a club that wins the top division and Challenge Cup in the same season. To date, this has been achieved by ten clubs, four of them during the Super League era.
|1||Wigan||7||1989–90, 1990–91, 1991–92, 1992–93, |
1993–94, 1994–95, 2013
|2||St Helens||3||1965–66, 1996, 2006|
The Treble refers to the team who wins all three domestic honours on offer during the season; Grand Final, League Leaders' Shield and Challenge Cup. To date seven teams have won the treble, only Bradford Bulls, St Helens and Leeds Rhinos have won the treble in the Super League era.
|1||Wigan||3||1991–92, 1992–93, 1994–95|
|3||St Helens||2||1965–66, 2006|
The Quadruple refers to winning the Super League, League Leaders' Shield, Challenge Cup and World Club Challenge in one season.
|2007||The Kaiser Chiefs|
|2008||Scouting for Girls|
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