12. Liam Farrell

Second row

Border Divide

Player Profile


Position: Second row
Date of birth: 02/07/1990
Heritage number: 1017
Height: 183cm/6ft
Weight: 94kg/14st 11lbs
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


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

  • 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 Harry Sunderland Trophy Winner, after he returned from injury to play an instrumental part in the 2016 Grand Final victory against Warrington
  • A product of the Wigan academy having played for the Club’s Under-18s and Under-20s teams
  • Liam is a distant cousin to former Wigan player Andy Farrell and brother to ex-Warrior Connor
  • 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
  • A Challenge Cup Winner in 2011 (vs Leeds) and 2013 (vs Hull FC)
  • Won the League Leaders’ Shield in 2010 and 2012
  • Played twice for England at the 2013 World Cup and an ever-present in the 2014 Four Nations Series
  • Selected in the 2015 Super League Dream Team
  • Won the 2017 World Club Challenge against Cronulla
  • A four-time Grand Final Winner with Wigan (2010 vs St Helens, 2013 vs Warrington, 2016 vs Warrington and 2018 vs Warrington)
  • Made 20 appearances in 2018, scoring six tries and featured in the Grand Final win against Warrington

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