- St Helens 24-12 Leeds
- Saints run in four tries to make history
Tommy Makinson ran the length of the field to salute the St Helens supporters. Jake Wingfield, playing in his first Grand Final, broke down in tears. James Roby, who has seen this stage so many times, simply stood and took it all in. The range of emotions were contrasting but you knew every single St Helens player, in that moment, knew exactly what they had just managed to achieve.
Two Super League titles in a row is no mean feat. Three is borderline impossible. But four? That is genuine rugby league history you have just witnessed being written. For context, only the all-conquering Wigan team of the early-1990s have won four league titles in a row. Until now. Their great rivals have just joined them on that list and it is perhaps typical of this great St Helens side – perhaps the greatest ever – that they managed to take any nerves out of it by the end.
Written by Aaron Bower at Old Trafford
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/sep/24/st-helens-leeds-super-league-grand-final-match-report-rugby-league under the title “St Helens sink Leeds to win record fourth consecutive Grand Final”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.