The Grand Final statistic which could have Leeds Rhinos fans worried

There have been 25 Grand Finals in Super League history and only four clubs have had the pleasure of securing Grand Final glory.

St Helens have won nine Grand Finals, Leeds Rhinos have won eight, Wigan Warriors have won five and Bradford Bulls won the other three.

Of the 25 Grand Final winning teams, 24 have something in common.

They all had at least one English halfback. In fact there has only been one team in Super League history who won the Grand Final with an all overseas halfback pairing an that was the Bradford Bulls in 2001.

Ironically they were brothers in the shape of Henry and Robbie Paul.

This could make concerning reading for Leeds Rhinos fans who currently have two Australian halfbacks.

If they end their six year wait for Grand Final glory in 2023, they will also break a 22 year hoodoo.

Here is every halfback partnership to win the Grand Final.

1998 Wigan Warriors: Henry Paul and Tony Smith

1999 St Helens: Paul Sculthorpe and Tommy Martyn

2000 St Helens: Tommy Martyn and Sean Long

2001 Bradford Bulls: Henry Paul and Robbie Paul

2002 St Helens: Paul Sculthorpe and Sean Long

2003 Bradford Bulls: Karl Pratt and Paul Deacon

2004 Leeds Rhinos: Kevin Sinfield and Danny McGuire

2005 Bradford Bulls: Iestyn Harris and Paul Deacon

2006 St Helens: Leon Pryce and Sean Long

2007 Leeds Rhinos: Danny McGuire and Rob Burrow

2008 Leeds Rhinos: Danny McGuire and Rob Burrow

2009 Leeds Rhinos: Danny McGuire and Rob Burrow

2010 Wigan Warriors: Paul Deacon and Thomas Leuluai

2011 Leeds Rhinos: Kevin Sinfield and Danny McGuire

2012 Leeds Rhinos: Kevin Sinfield and Danny McGuire

2013 Wigan Warriors: Blake Green and Matty Smith

2014 St Helens: Lance Hohaia and Mark Flanagan

2015 Leeds Rhinos: Kevin Sinfield and Danny McGuire

2016 Wigan Warriors: George Williams and Matty Smith

2017 Leeds Rhinos: Joel Moon and Danny McGuire

2018 Wigan Warriors: George Williams and Thomas Leuluai

2019 St Helens: Jonny Lomax and Theo Fages

2020 St Helens: Jonny Lomax and Theo Fages

2021 St Helens: Jonny Lomax and Lewis Dodd

2022 St Helens: Jonny Lomax and Jack Welsby

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