With less than 24 hours until Liam Farrell’s testimonial fixture we take a closer look at the one-club man’s 10-year career so far with Wigan Warriors.
- Position: Second row
- Date of birth: 02/07/1990
- Heritage number: 1017
- Height: 6ft
- Weight: 96kg
- Previous club: Wigan Academy (Wigan St Pats ARLFC)
- Representative honours: England, England Knights
- Wigan Debut: vs Wakefield (H), sub (one try), won 54-4 at DW Stadium, 05/04/2010
- World Club Challenge: 2017
- Super League: 2010, 2013, 2016, 2018 GFs
- Challenge Cup: 2011, 2013
- League Leaders’ Shield: 2010, 2012
- Harry Sunderland Trophy: 2016
- Super League Dream Team: 2015, 2019
A one-club man who has had a glittering career so far - winning all there is to claim in the game - and is now one of the key leaders in the Wigan squad.
- Farrell is a product of the Wigan academy having played for the Club’s Under-18s and Under-20s teams.
- He is a distant cousin to former Wigan player Andy Farrell and brother to ex-Warrior Connor.
- The second row made his debut in 2010 and went on to complete a dream first season playing 23 games, including the Grand Final win over St Helens.
- His 80th minute match-winning try in the Good Friday derby against St Helens in 2010 will be part of club folklore.
- Farrell is a double Challenge Cup winner with Wigan - in 2011 (vs Leeds Rhinos) and 2013 (vs Hull FC).
- He won the League Leaders’ Shield with the Warriors in 2010 and 2012.
- Internationally, the 29-year-old has played twice for England at the 2013 World Cup and was an ever-present in the 2014 Four Nations Series.
- He was part of the 2017 World Club Challenge squad that beat Cronulla Sharks at the DW Stadium.
- Farrell is a four-time Grand Final winner with Wigan (2010 vs St Helens and 2013, 2016, 2018 vs Warrington Wolves).
- He is a Harry Sunderland Trophy winner after he returned from injury to play an instrumental part in the 2016 Grand Final.
- In 2019, the forward played 17 games and scored eight tries under Adrian Lam - a season which saw him being named in the Super League Dream Team for the second time in his career (2015 was his first time).
- He is set to enter his 11th year at his hometown club after ten stellar seasons in Cherry and White.
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Overall Wigan Career:
Breakdown in All Competitions:
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Season By - By Season All Matches
Stats provided by Club Historian Keith Sutch
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