13. Sean O'Loughlin

Loose forward & Club captain

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Player Profile

Factfile

Position: Loose forward
Date of birth: 24/11/1982
Heritage number: 947
Height: 187cm/6ft 1in
Weight: 98kg/15st 6lbs
Previous club: Wigan Academy (Wigan St Pats ARLFC)
Representative honours: Great Britain, England (captain)
Wigan Debut: vs Hull FC (H), sub, lost 18-20 at DW Stadium, 05/04/2002

Honours

World Club Challenge: 2017
Super League: 2010, 2013, 2016, 2018 GFs
Challenge Cup: 2011, 2013
League Leaders’ Shield: 2010, 2012
Super League Dream Team: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018

Profile

One of the most consistent and inspirational players of the Super League era and captain of both Club and Country

  • Revered by colleagues and opposition players alike, with many pointing to him as one of the modern greats
  • Made his debut in 2002 and appeared in the 2003 Grand Final defeat to Bradford
  • Handed the Wigan Captaincy in 2006, taking over from brother-in-law and Wigan legend Andy Farrell
  • Captained Wigan to victory in the 2010 Grand Final win over St Helens
  • Won the League Leaders’ Shield in 2010 and 2012
  • Led the Club to its first Challenge Cup success in nine years in 2011
  • Skippered Wigan to the double in 2013 with Challenge Cup and Super League success over Hull FC and Warrington
  • Named the England Captain in 2014 ahead of the Four Nations Series
  • Captained Wigan to the 2016 Super League title, after victory against Warrington
  • Won his first World Club Challenge in 2017, after beating Cronulla and also captained the side at Wembley in the Challenge Cup Final against Hull FC
  • Won Player of the Year and Players’ Player of the Year at the Club’s End of Season Awards in 2017
  • Captained England at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup
  • Named in the 2018 Super League Dream Team for the seventh time overall (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2018)
  • Led Wigan to the 2018 Grand Final win over Warrington, claiming his fourth Super League winners ring
  • Agreed a one-year contract extension with Wigan at the end of 2018
  • Skippered England in the first Test win against New Zealand in October 2018, but missed out on the other two games with a calf injury
  • Won the 2018 Baskerville Trophy after the 2-1 series victory against the Kiwis

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2019 Statistics

  • 03 Games Played
  • 00 Tries Scored
  • 00 Conversions

Career Statistics

  • 430 Games Played
  • 87 Tries Scored
  • 00 Conversions
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Date Played Pos Result Score Try Goal Drop Goal Points
17/02/2019 Sydney Roosters LF L 8 - 20 0 0 0 0
08/02/2019 Leeds Rhinos LF W 34 - 16 0 0 0 0
31/01/2019 St Helens LF L 12 - 22 0 0 0 0

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