27 May 2019

Magic Weekend: Man of Steel points winners

The Steve Prescott MBE Man of Steel picks from the 2019 Dacia Magic Weekend

Dacia Magic Weekend Day One

Catalans Dragons vs Wakefield Trinity (Tony Gigot)

Tony Gigot kicked a drop goal that gave Catalans Dragons a one-point lead with four minutes to go against Wakefield Trinity, and Ben Garcia scored minutes later to guarantee Dragons victory. Gigot scored a try, assisted two tries, made three attacking kicks, kicked four goals and scored a drop goal.

Hull FC vs Huddersfield Giants (Darnell McIntosh)

Huddersfield Giants demolished Hull FC winning 55-2. Darnell McIntosh was instrumental in Giants’ attack, he scored two tries and made 90 metres from 12 carries.

Warrington Wolves vs Wigan Warriors (Dec Patton)

Warrington Wolves brought down the curtain on day one of the Magic Weekend at Anfield in style with a resounding 26-14 win over Wigan Warriors.Dec Patton scored a try, kicked seven goals and made 16 tackles.

Dacia Magic Weekend Day Two

Salford Red Devils vs Hull KR (Mose Masoe)

It was Rovers' second victory over Salford in 16 days after beating Ian Watson's side 32-18 in the Challenge Cup earlier this month. Mose Masoe was back to his best with powerful runs and big hits with 22 tackles. 

London Broncos vs Leeds Rhinos (Harry Newman)

Harry Newman has been a revelation for Leeds Rhinos, the youngster earned his first Man of Steel points this weekend at Anfield. He made 16 tackles, 143 metres from 14 carries, and scored a try. 

St Helens vs Castleford Tigers (Tommy Makinson) 

St Helens dismantled Castleford Tigers 36-16 to close out the Dacia Magic Weekend and restore their six-point advantage at the top. Tommy Makinson scored one try, made a mesmerizing 14 tackle busts, 129 metres and 3 clean breaks. 

You can read Ellery Hanley’s reason for picking his Man of Steel points here! 

All the points from the Dacia Magic Weekend:

3 Points: Tony Gigot, Darnell McIntosh, Dec Patton,Mose Masoe, Harry Newman & Tommy Makinson

2 Points: Kyle Wood, Jermaine McGillvary, Daryl Clark, Josh Jones, Jordan Abdull & Lachlan Coote

1 Point: Matty Smith, Michael Lawrence, Blake Austin, Craig Hall, Trent Merrin & Kevin Naiqama

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