PAUL SCULTHORPE is the man who was born to be a superstar. Touted as a future Great Britain skipper before he even played his first game as a professional, he has more than lived up to the billing over the ensuing years. he only player to ever be named Man of Steel in successive years, the St Helens captain is arguably the most talented man to grace a rugby league field in modern times. Now Sculthorpe lifts the lid on a remarkable career. The highs and the lows; the friendships and the fall-outs; and where he feels his future REALLY lies. It's a no-holds barred account of one man's incredible rise to the top - and the steely determination which keeps him there.
Paul Sculthorpe is the captain of Saint Helens, the reigning BBC Sports Personality Team of the Year, and Great Britain Rugby League. He is twice winner of the prestigious Man of Steel award in Rugby League -- the only player to have achieved this feat in successive years. Born on 22nd September 1977, he lives in Billinge. B> hil Thomas has worked as a sports writer for The Sun for over a decade. After starting out purely as a Rugby League reporter, he has also spent the past four seasons covering Liverpool and Everton football clubs. Given a 100-fold increase in ability, fitness, courage, dedication and a lucky break or two, he, too, could have possibly been a professional sportsman. He lives in Warrington with girlfriend Paula and dog Bud, and has one daughter, Hannah.