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Super League Grand Final live commentary: St Helens take on Leeds Rhinos at Old Trafford


St Helens can become the first-ever team to win four successive Grand Finals in the Super League era at Old Trafford today.

Saints beat Salford Red Devils 19-12 to reach the final and will now face Leeds Rhinos who beat Wigan Warriors in the semi-finals, winning 20-8.

St Helens take on Leeds Rhinos in the Super League Grand Final on Saturday

The defending champions will be looking to make history in what will be manager Kristian Woolf’s last game in England before returning to Australia next season.

For Leeds the arrival of Rohan Smith as manager has helped turn the tide and after five years of disappointment they are now one game away from winning their ninth title.

But it’s the underdogs heading for this one, whichever way you look at it.

Super League Grand Final: How to listen

The final will take place on Saturday September 24 and it will start at 6 p.m. at Old Trafford.

talkSPORT will have live coverage of the game from 5 p.m.

Live commentary will be provided by Mark Wilson, Paul Cooke and Craig Murdock.

To tune into talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 via the website, click HERE for the live stream. You can also listen through the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, through your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

The Rhinos play their first Super League grand final in five years on Saturday

The Rhinos play their first Super League grand final in five years on Saturday

Super League Grand Final: team news

St Helens will be able to call on Morgan Knowles after his two-game suspension was lifted

Dan Norman Will Hopoate and Josh Simm are also back in contention

The Saints also had their doubts over Jack Welsby after committing an A-level tackle, but he avoided suspension and will be available.

But star man Alex Walmsley has not recovered from a broken foot.

Leeds’ Harry Newman has been ruled out of Saturday’s final with a hamstring injury after missing the last six weeks of action.

Wingers David Fusitu’a and Ash Handley are also expected to be unavailable.

But Rhyse Martin and Ash Handley are back, which is a huge boost for the Rhinos.

Morgan Knowles will not take part in the Super League Grand Final on Saturday

Morgan Knowles will not take part in the Super League Grand Final on Saturday

Super League Grand Final: What was said?

Leeds Rhinos’ Liam Sutcliffe is set to make his final appearance for the club today.

He said: “It will be emotional for a few boys, but I’m sure they’ll want to enjoy the week too.

“I just want to enjoy the week as much as possible, enjoy everything, enjoy my time around the place and try to enjoy everything on Saturday as well.

Liam Sutcliffe will play his last game for Leeds Rhinos on Saturday

Liam Sutcliffe will play his last game for Leeds Rhinos on Saturday

“This [winning] would be hard to put into words – I don’t know if I would cry from happiness or sadness. It would be a dream to have a start with a ring and things like that.

“I haven’t thought about it too much and I don’t want to get overwhelmed too early in the week, but whatever happens Saturday comes.”



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