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Last Updated: Saturday, 14 October 2006, 16:49 GMT 17:49 UK
Grand Final photos

Hull coach Peter Sharp

Hull coach Peter Sharp knows his side face a huge test against hot favourites St Helens

St Helen's Jamie Lyon upends Hull"s Sid Domic

Hull attack from the off, forcing St Helens into some frantic defending

St Helens' Francis Meli (right) celebrates his try

But Hull's early optimism is cut short when Sean Long's high-kick sets up Francis Meli for the opening try

Hull FC 's Sid Domic celebrates scoring his try

But Hull soon strike back when Sid Domic rounds off a slick interchange of passes to go over and score in the corner

Lee Gilmour (C) of St. Helens offloads to teammate Jamie Lyon

Lee Gilmour sets up Jamie Lyon, who is desperate for a win in his final game before leaving Saints

St Helens'  Willie Talau scores past Hull FC"s Shaun Briscoe

St Helens were beyond Hull's grasp once Willie Talau scored just after half-time

St Helens's Ade Gardner celebrates his try against Hull with Mike Bennett (right)

Ade Gardner's try shortly after Talau's touchdown meant there was no way back for Hull

St Helens' Keiron Cunningham (no 9) celebrates his try as Hull FC look dejected

Keiron Cunningham's 150th try for Saints just rubbed salt into Hull's wounds

Sean Long of St. Helens lifts the trophy following his team's victory

Sean Long lifts the Super League trophy as St Helens' 2006 team emulate their legendary 1966 double-winning side

Dejected Hull teammates, Ewan Dowes, Graeme Horne and Gareth Raynor walk off the pitch following defeat

Hull's shell-shocked players put up valiant resistance but could not match the pure class of St Helens

Maurie Fa'asavalu of St. Helens performs a Haka

As his team-mates celebrate in the background, Maurie Fa'asavalu performs a celebratory victory haka

Paul Wellens (L) and teammate, Sean Long of St. Helens celebrate with the trophy

The Super League trophy and man of the match award rounded off a great week for Man of Steel Paul Wellens (right)

Fireworks and champage marked St Helens' victory

St Helens celebrate their superb achievement - their fourth Grand Final success and the domestic treble


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