We create alphabetical dream teams from all the players in the Super League era.
It is now time for a dream XIII from all the players whose last name begin with M…
1 Richard Mathers
Mathers played the majority of his career in Super League. He burst onto the scene with Leeds in 2002 and made 89 appearances for the Rhinos before moving to Gold Coast Titans. Mathers also enjoyed spells at Wigan, Warrington, Castleford, Wakefield, London Broncos and Bradford.
2 Jermaine McGillvary
McGillvary has only ever played for hometown club Huddersfield in Super League, scoring 176 tries in 264 games to date. The winger has also won 21 caps in total for England and Great Britain.
3 Joel Moon
Moon enjoyed seven seasons in Super League between 2012-18 – one season with Salford and six with Leeds. The Australian scored 81 tries in 170 games for the Rhinos and won two Super League titles and two Challenge Cups as well as League Leaders’ Shield.
4 Francis Meli
The New Zealand and Samoa international had a prolific try scoring record during his time in Super League. Meli scored 145 tries in 223 games for Saints between 2006-13 before going on to score 14 tries in 19 games in his final season in 2014. Meli won three Challenge Cups, a Super League title and a World Club Challenge with St Helens.
5 Tommy Makinson
Makinson has been a regular at Saints since making his first team debut in 2011. He has scored 139 tries in 247 appearances for the club and has won four caps for England. He has won three Super League titles, been named in the Super League Dream Team three times and won the Golden Boot award in 2018.
6 Danny McGuire
McGuire will forever be regarded as a legend at Leeds, having scored 267 tries in 416 appearances for the club. He also enjoyed two seasons with Hull KR at the back end of his career. He won 19 caps in total for Great Britain and England. McGuire won eight Super League titles, three World Club Challenges, three League Leaders’ Shields and two Challenge Cups.
7 Richie Myler
Myler began his career with hometown club Wines before moving to Salford and then Warrington, where he enjoyed Challenge Cup success. The 30-year-old then spent two seasons with Catalans in 2016-17 before joining Leeds in 2018, where he remains today. He has made more than 300 career appearances.
8 Adrian Morley
Morley is one of the greatest front-rowers of the modern era. Morley began his career with Leeds before enjoying spells with Sydney Roosters, Warrington and hometown club Salford. He made more than 500 career appearances and won 53 caps in total for Great Britain and England.
9 Paul McShane
McShane has become one of the best hookers in England since joining Castleford in 2015. He won the Steve Prescott Man of Steel award in 2020 for being Super League’s best player and was also named in the Super League Dream Team. He will be hoping to earn his first international honours at the World Cup later this year.
10 Barrie McDermott
The Great Britain and Ireland international quickly became a fan’s favourite at Leeds after joining the Rhinos in 1995. He enjoyed 10 years at the club and won the Super League Grand Final, Challenge Cup and World Club Challenge whilst with the Rhinos.
11 Willie Manu
The Tonga international played for three different clubs in Super League – Castleford, Hull and St Helens. He became a fan’s favourite at Hull between 2007-12, making 165 appearances for the club. Manu won a Super League title with Saints in 2014 and played in three World Cups for Tonga.
12 Steve Menzies
The Australia and New South Wales representative came over to Super League with Bradford in 2009 and spent five seasons in the competition. Menzies scored 27 tries in 57 games for the Bulls before going on to make 71 appearances for Catalans Dragons.
13 Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook
McCarthy-Scarsbrook made almost 100 appearances for Harlequins between 2006-10 before joining St Helens in 2011, where he has remained ever since, playing almost 300 games for the Saints. The England and Ireland international has won three Super League titles with Saints.