CENTRE Mark Percival spoke of his joy and relief after Saints capped their incredible Super League season with a Grand Final win.

Percival grabbed a crucial 50th minute try to ensure Saints killed off the Red Devils resistance in the 23-6 triumph.

And in doing so they wiped out the bitter memories of the past two semi-final defeats and a shock loss in this year's Challenge Cup final.

Percival said: "At Wembley we knew we got it wrong on the day but to come out and not lose a game after that is credit to the group.

"It's still sinking in but I'm glad the group got what we deserved. It's one of the best feelings I've ever had.

"People have spoken about us not being able to win big games and to finally get it off our backs is one of the best feelings I've had in my life.

"We wanted to make sure that all the hard work we've put in through the year paid off and we got our rewards.

"You could see in the celebrations, it was more of a relief for everyone.

"We just couldn't believe we won and I still can't now."