|Super League IV|
Bradford Bulls vs Leeds Rhinos (3 Sept)
Gateshead Thunder vs Hull Sharks (19 May)
|Broadcast partners||Sky Sports|
|Champions|| St. Helens |
2nd Super League title
9th English title
|League Leaders||Bradford Bulls|
|Man of Steel||Adrian Vowles|
|Top point-scorer(s)||Iestyn Harris (325)|
|Top try-scorer(s)||Toa Kohe-Love (25)|
|Merger with Hull|
Merger with Huddersfield
| Gateshead Thunder; |
JJB Sports Super League IV was the official name for the year 1999's Super League championship season, the 105th season of top-level professional rugby league football in Britain, and the fourth championship run by the Super League. The start of Super League IV saw the emergence of a North East based Rugby League Club, Gateshead Thunder as well as newly promoted Wakefield Trinity Wildcats to expand the league to fourteen teams.
|Bradford Bulls||Odsal||27,000||Bradford, West Yorkshire|
|Castleford Tigers||Wheldon Road||11,750||Castleford, West Yorkshire|
|Halifax Blue Sox||Thrum Hall||9,832||Halifax, West Yorkshire|
|Huddersfield Giants||Galpharm Stadium||24,500||Huddersfield, West Yorkshire|
|Hull Sharks||The Boulevard||10,500||Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Leeds Rhinos||Headingley||21,500||Leeds, West Yorkshire|
|London Broncos||The Valley||27,000||Charlton, Greater London|
|Salford Reds||The Willows||11,363||Salford, Greater Manchester|
|Sheffield Eagles||Don Valley Stadium||25,000||Sheffield, South Yorkshire|
|St. Helens||Knowsley Road||17,500||St Helens, Mersyside|
|Warrington Wolves||Wilderspool||9,200||Warrington, Cheshire|
|Wigan Warriors||Central Park||18,000||Wigan, Greater Manchester|
|1||Bradford Bulls||30||25||1||4||897||445||+452||51||Play-off Semi Final|
|2||St Helens||30||23||0||7||1034||561||+473||46||Play-off Qualifying Final|
|4||Wigan Warriors||30||21||1||8||877||390||+487||43||Play-off Eliminator Final|
|9||Halifax Blue Sox||30||11||0||19||573||792||-219||22|
|11||Wakefield Trinity Wildcats||30||10||0||20||608||795||-187||20|
|12||Salford City Reds||30||6||1||23||526||916||-390||13|
|Qualifying / Elimination finals||Semi-finals||Preliminary final||Grand Final|
|St. Helens||4||9 October 1999|
|2||St. Helens||38||St. Helens||36|
|3||Leeds Rhinos||14||Castleford Tigers||6|
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