Alphabet dream team: Best Super League XIII with names beginning with R

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 R

1 Kris Radlinski

Radlinski is a club legend at Wigan, having made 312 appearances for his hometown club between 1993-2006. He is now executive director at the Warriors. The full-back won 20 caps for Great Britain and England.

2 Jason Robinson

Like Radlinski, Robinson is a club legend at Wigan. The speedster scored 685 points in just 302 games for the Warriors and won 19 caps for Great Britain and England. Robinson then went on to win a World Cup in rugby union with England.

3 Steve Renouf

Renouf might have only been in Super League for two seasons, but he proved to be an excellent signing for Wigan. The Australian scored 43 tries in 59 games for the Warriors and was named in the Super League Dream Team both seasons he was in the UK.

4 Stuart Reardon

The Bradfordian could play many positions, but we’ve included him at centre in this team. He scored 82 tries in 248 appearances for Bradford, Salford, Warrington, Crusaders, Carcassonne and North Wales Crusaders. He won five caps for Great Britain.

5 Pat Richards

The winger was a fan’s favourite during his eight seasons with Wigan in Super League, scoring 167 tries and kicking 898 goals in 244 games for the club. He won seven caps for Ireland and represented the nation in two World Cups.

6 Stefan Ratchford

The 32-year-old has proved to be a great utility player over the course of his career, with him being comfortable to play full-back, half-back or centre. The England international, who has made more than 300 career appearances, has won two Challenge Cups with Warrington.

7 Luke Robinson

Robinson made more than 350 career appearances in a stellar career, scoring more than 100 tries. He started his career at Wigan before going on to enjoy time with Salford and Huddersfield. He won six caps for England.

8 Sam Rapira

Rapira won 13 caps for his native New Zealand between 2007-11 and moved across to Super League for two seasons with Huddersfield in 2016, making 43 appearances for the Giants. He then spent a season with Toulouse in 2018 before hanging up his boots.

9 James Roby

Roby is like a fine wine, he just seems to get better with age. He has made almost 500 appearances for hometown club Saints since making his debut in 2004. He has won 38 caps in total for Great Britain and England and won the Man of Steel award in 2007.

10 Paul Rauhihi

The New Zealander, who won 17 caps for his country, came over to Super League in 2006 and went on to play 95 games for Warrington before retiring in 2009.

11 Lee Radford

Radford made more than 300 appearances during his playing career for Hull and Bradford, and won five caps for England. The 42-year-old coached Hull to back to back Challenge Cups in 2016 and 2017, and will coach Castleford from 2022.

12 Oliver Roberts

Roberts has made more than 100 appearances so far for Bradford, Huddersfield and Salford. He has won nine caps for Ireland on the international stage and played in the 2017 World Cup.

13 Steele Retchless

The Australian came over to Super League in 1998 and spent seven seasons at London Broncos, making 201 appearances for the capital club. He was eligible to play for the USA via the family heritage ruling and won four caps for the nation.

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