Former England and Great Britain rugby league international scrum-half, Long is regarded by many as one of the finest British players of his generation.
Long began his career with the Wigan Warriors, and also played for the Widnes Vikings and Hull FC, but is best known for his time playing for St. Helens in the Super League with whom he won a total of four Super League championships and five Challenge Cups, as well as numerous individual accolades including the Man of Steel award, and three Lance Todd Trophies.
Following his retirement as a player, Long began a coaching career. He was the assistant coach of St. Helens and the Samoa national rugby league team.
In 2019, the Harlequins announced that Long would join the club as an assistant coach, he joins the Club from St Helens where he is Assistant Coach to the rugby league side who are currently top of the Super League table and secured their place in the Challenge Cup semi-final with victory over Wakefield Trinity on 1st June 2019.
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