18 Mar 2019
Man of Steel: Round 6 Picks
Paul McShane picked up his first three Man of Steel points after previously being awarded two points on three separate occasions.
He's joined at the top by two more hookers in James Roby and Daryl Clark, while there are also three fullbacks in the top 10; Stefan Ratchford, Jamie Shaul and Niall Evalds.
Huddersfield vs St Helens (Morgan Knowles)
Morgan Knowles picked up his first 3 Man of Steel points, the loose forward impressed in St Helens defeat over Huddersfield Giants as Saints remain the only team to be unbeaten. Knowles scored a try, while making 27 tackles in Saints’ 40-12 victory.
Warrington vs Wigan (Daryl Clark)
Daryl Clark added 3-points to his Man of Steel tally, after putting in another star performance for Warrington Wolves as they beat rivals Wigan Warriors 25-12. The 2014 Man of Steel winner made the most metres in the game (166), while he assisted a try and made 30 tackles.
Leeds Rhinos vs London Broncos (Tom Briscoe)
Tom Briscoe was on the losing side this week, but he managed to pick up 3 Man of Steel points ahead of London’s Eloi Pelissier and Rhys Williams. Briscoe scored a try and picked up 131 metres.
Hull vs Wakefield (Danny Brough)
Danny Brough picked up the 3-points for his performance against Hull FC, his total Man of Steel tally is now seven points. Brough dictated the game from the start with his kicking game and organisation, he assisted a try, made 6 attacking kicks and kicked 6 goals.
Castleford Tigers vs Salford Red Devils (Paul McShane)
Paul McShane picks up three points to take him to second in the Man of Steel standings behind fellow hooker, James Roby. McShane helped his side to a 24-20 victory over Red Devils, he assisted a try, made 25 tackles, and 113 metres.
Catalans vs KR (Samisoni Langi)
Samisoni Langi inspired his team to victory against Hull KR as he picked up his first Man of Steel points of the season. Langi made two try assists, 165 metres, 8 tackle busts and 2 clean breaks.
Full List of Man of Steel Points Round 6:
3 Points: Morgan Knowles, Daryl Clark, Tom Briscoe, Danny Brough, Paul McShane & Samisoni Langi
2 Points: Dominique Peyroux, Ben Currie, Eloi Pelissier, Pauli Pauli, Jackson Hastings & George Lawler
1 Point: James Roby, Stefan Ratchford, Rhys Williams, David Fifita, Pete Mata’utia & Sam Tomkins
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