Shaun Edwards inducted into Rugby League Hall of Fame
Last Updated: 14/11/15 7:36pm
Former Wigan and Great Britain star Shaun Edwards has been inducted into the Rugby League Hall of Fame.
Edwards has spent the last 15 years in rugby union after retiring as a player but he remains rugby league's most decorated player.
He was a member of the Wigan team that lifted the Challenge Cup for eight consecutive years at Wembley from 1988 and also won three World Club Challenges, eight Championship titles and the Man of Steel award in 1990.
The Wigan-born half-back also won 36 caps for Great Britain and had brief spells at London Broncos, where he played in the 1999 Challenge Cup final, Bradford and Australian club Balmain Tigers.
In rugby union he helped coach Wasps to three league titles and two European Cup successes and is currently assistant coach of Wales.
Edwards was inducted into the Hall of Fame at a dinner in Manchester along with the late Albert Goldthorpe, who made 659 appearances for Hunslet and led them to all four trophies in the 1907-08 season.
They take the number of inductees in the Hall of Fame, which was established in 1988, to 25.
Rugby Football League chief executive Nigel Wood said: "The Rugby League Hall of Fame includes 23 magnificent legends of our sport and the list now includes two more outstanding players.
"In a year where we are celebrating the sport's 120th anniversary with five of the game's legends immortalised in the Rugby League Statue at Wembley Stadium, it's fantastic that those celebrations can be extended with the induction of two worthy inductees into the Hall of Fame."