2014 was another typically consistent season for Wigan’s dependable second rower.
Farrell started on 28 occasions and touched down for a very respectable 15 tries, making him the Club’s joint third top scorer behind wingers Joe Burgess and Josh Charnley.
The England international, who signed a new deal in 2013, was once again on fine form for his hometown Club throughout the season.
In his own right his pace and footwork make him a threatening player running onto the ball but he also endeavours to support breaks made by his teammates.
One of the best defenders in the league he often comes up with vital tackles.
His consistent efforts both on the field and on the training paddock have afforded him the opportunity to become one of the team’s senior figures despite his relatively young age.
Farrell was ever-present in England’s Four Nations tests against Samoa, Australia and New Zealand where he built on a familiar partnership with clubmates Joel Tomkins and Sean O’Loughlin in the back row.
He was also a key part of their 2013 World Cup squad after previously breaking into the Elite set-up after England Knights honours.
Another former St Pats amateur, Farrell joined the Club at a young age and came through the production line of talent, progressing through the U18’s and U20’s before becoming a first-team regular.
Liam is a distant cousin of former Warriors legend Andy Farrell.