Rugby League Legend Leon Pryce’s Ultimate Team Revealed

Rugby League Legend Leon Pryce Reveals His Ultimate Team

In a new feature on Love Rugby League, legendary Great Britain half-back Leon Pryce has shared the ultimate team he played alongside during his illustrious career.

Pryce, who featured in the iconic Bradford Bulls and St Helens squads of the 2000s, went on to represent Great Britain and enjoy spells with Catalans Dragons and Hull FC. His trophy cabinet is nothing short of remarkable, boasting four Grand Final wins, three World Club Challenge victories, six Challenge Cups, and six League Leaders’ Shields.

The 41-year-old’s most recent role in the game was as assistant coach to Sean Long at Championship side Featherstone Rovers, while his son Will is currently making waves in the NRL after joining Newcastle Knights from Huddersfield Giants.

Speaking exclusively to Love Rugby League, Pryce selected an exceptional lineup of players he lined up alongside, including defensive maestro Paul Wellens, the legendary Lesley Vainikolo, and the freakishly talented Jamie Lyon. Other notable inclusions were Matt Gidley, Tevita Vaikona, Paul Sculthorpe, and Sean Long, who Pryce described as the “best player I have ever played with.”

“Sean Long was the best player I have ever played with.”

The backline is complemented by a formidable pack, featuring the likes of Stuart Fielden, Keiron Cunningham, Adrian Morley, and Jamie Peacock. Pryce also included his long-time backrower and close friend Lee Gilmour, as well as the influential Andy Farrell.

Pryce’s substitutes comprise of more Super League and international greats, such as the durable James Roby, the dominant James Graham, the gifted Henry Paul, and the imposing Joe Vagana.

This ultimate team assembled by the Rugby League legend offers a tantalizing glimpse into the incredible players Pryce had the privilege of lining up alongside during his storied career.

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