15 Jul 2019

Man of Steel: Round 22 Picks

These are the last results of the Steve Prescott MBE Man of Steel that will be made public, and it’s a great way to end the public period of voting with Blake Austin and Jackson Hastings tied on points with 21 points still to play for. 

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 have been made public every week, however, as stated at the start of the season the results will be hidden until the Awards Ceremony in October.

Hull FC v London Broncos (Josh Griffin)

Hull FC put in a Jekyll and Hyde performance, but 34 points in the first-half was enough for them to gain two points at the KCOM Stadium. Griffin scored one try; he made one assist and 106 metres.

Huddersfield Giants v Catalans Dragons (Sam Tomkins)

Sam Tomkins' first half hat-trick helped Catalans overcome Huddersfield at the John Smith's Stadium. Tomkins also made two assists, seven tackle busts and two attacking kicks. 

Leeds Rhinos v Hull KR (Danny McGuire)

Danny McGuire was the man of the moment as Hull Kingston Rovers went joint on points with Leeds thanks to a 32-16 win away at the Rhinos. McGuire pulled the stings in attack, he assisted two tries and made five attacking kicks. 

St Helens v Wigan Warriors (Luke Thompson)

St Helens made it three derby wins from three this season with a 32-10 win over Wigan Warriors.Luke Thompson made 20 tackles, and 148 metre to pick up three Man of Steel Points.   

Warrington Wolves v Salford Red Devils (Jackson Hastings)

Salford surprised second placed Warrington with a brilliant display to earn a 22-12 win at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. Jackson Hastings is now level on points with leader Blake Austin. Hastings made one assist, 140 metres and seven attacking kicks. 

Wakefield Trinity v Castleford Tigers (Liam Watts)

Castleford earned the bragging rights with a 36-16 win in the Derby against Wakefield Trinity. Liam Watts moved into fourth place in the Man of Steel standings after making 33 tackles. 

All Round 22 Man of Steel Points:

3 Points: Josh Griffin, Sam Tomkins, Danny McGuire, Luke Thompson, Jackson Hastings & Liam Watts

2 Points: Sika Manu, Tony Gigot, Mitch Garbutt, Kevin Naiqama, Krisnan Inu & Danny Brough

1 Point: Sadiq Adebiyi, Kenny Edwards, Craig Hall, Tommy Makinson, Kris Welham & Jesse Sene-Lefao 

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