It is a new year.
It is easy to get excited about what the new year could hold, especially for rugby league as a new Super League season waits around the corner.
Equally, it is easy to get excited about what happened in the year that was especially in a year that included four Rugby League World Cups two of which were won by England in the shape of the Wheelchair World Cup and the PDRL World Cup.
Meanwhile, 2022 also saw St Helens make history as they defeated Leeds Rhinos to claim a fourth consecutive title.
However, like any year we lost so many legends of our sport in 2022 and the RFL have remembered all 37 as well as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II who was a former patron of rugby league.
Rugby League remembers those we lost in 2022 pic.twitter.com/wBTzZUVZqz
— Rugby Football League (@TheRFL) January 1, 2023
As the new year begins, let’s remember them: