5 Mar 2019

Man of Steel: Round Four Picks

Round Four's 3-point winners for the Steve Prescott MBE Man of Steel vote…

We’re into Round Four of the 2019 Betfred Super League and James Roby has taken 11 of 12 points available,  he leads the current Steve Prescott MBE Man of Steel awards table featuring a total of 53 players. 

A member of the panel will watch each Betfred Super League game in 2019 and award points to the three outstanding players: 3 points for their chosen stand-out performer, two points for the runner-up, and 1-point for their third ranked player. 

The scores will be made public every week, until Round 22 in mid-July. After that, the poll will be hidden until the Awards Ceremony in October.

Round Four’s 3-Point Winners

Salford Red Devils vs St Helens (James Roby) 

James Roby is currently top of the leader board, he’s won three out of four 3-pointers, the only point he dropped was when he picked up two points against Leeds Rhinos, Alex Walmsley won the 3-points that game. Saints maintained their 100 percent record with a victory against Salford, Roby scored two tries and made 50 tackles. 

Leeds Rhinos vs Wakefield Trinity (Bill Tupou) 

Bill Tupou picks up his first Man of Steel points of the season, the Wakefield centre made 270 metres and assisted two tries, making an average gain of 15.88 metres. He helped his side to an impressive 35-18 victory at the Emerald Headingley Stadium. 

Castleford Tigers vs Hull KR (Liam Watts)

Castleford Tigers continued their unbeaten start to the season with a win against Hull KR, Liam Watts picked up 3-points, adding to the 3-points he picked up against Catalans Dragons. Against KR, Watts scored a try, made 31 tackles and made 90 metres. 

Catalans Dragons vs Warrington Wolves (Kenny Edwards)

Kenny Edwards picked up 3 Man of Steel points, he’s now on four points after previously picking up 1-point. His side Catalans beat Warrington Wolves 23-22, he scored a try and made 126 metres, and was Catalans’ ‘go to man’ in attack. 

London Broncos vs Wigan Warriors (Eddie Battye)

London Broncos shocked the reigning champions, Wigan Warriors on Sunday, the side from the capital beat Wigan 18-16. Eddie Battye played a huge number of minutes for a front rower and really set the platform for London’s victory, he scored Broncos’ first try and made 40 tackles and 95 metres. 

Huddersfield Giants vs Hull FC (Joe Westerman)

Joe Westerman made his 300thcareer appearance against Huddersfield Giants, he scored two tries and looked dangerous every time he touched the ball, he made 98 metres and 31 tackles as his side beat Huddersfield 28-8. 

Full List of Man of Steel Points from Round 4: 

3 Points: James Roby, Bill Tupou, Liam Watts, Kenny Edwards, Eddie Battye and Joe Westerman

2 Points: Lachlan Coote, Tom Johnstone, Mose Masoe, Tony Gigot, Kieran Dixon and Mickey Paea

1 Point: Jansin Turgut, Danny Brough, Michael Shenton, Daryl Clark, Jordan Abdull and Marc Sneyd. 

Leader Board:

1. James Roby

2. Jamie Shaul

= Liam Watts

4. Paul McShane

5. Eddie Battye

6. Danny Brough

= Kenny Edwards

= Niall Evalds

= Stefan Ratchford

= Jake Trueman

= Bill Tupou 

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