Warrington’s marquee man Blake Austin is proving his worth as he sits at the top of the Man of Steel leaderboard after 16 rounds.
A member of the panel will watch each Super League game in 2019 and award points to the three outstanding: three points for their chosen standout performer, two points for the runner-up, and one 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 dinner in October.
Super League round 16’s points winners:
Catalans Dragons v Wakefield Trinity:
Tony Gigot (3), Kyle Wood (2), Matty Smith (1).
Hull FC v Huddersfield Giants:
Darnell McIntosh (3), Jermaine McGillvary (2), Michael Lawrence (1).
Warrington Wolves v Wigan Warriors:
Dec Patton (3), Daryl Clark (2), Blake Austin (1).
Salford Red Devils v Hull KR:
Mose Masoe (3), Josh Jones (2), Craig Hall (1).
London Broncos v Leeds Rhinos:
Harry Newman (3), Jordan Abdull (2), Trent Merrin (1).
St Helens v Castleford Tigers:
Tommy Makinson (3), Lachlan Coote (2), Kevin Naiqama (1).
1 Blake Austin (20)
2 David Fifita (18)
3 Jackson Hastings (15)
4 Stefan Ratchford (15)
5 James Roby (14)
6 Liam Watts (13)
7 Marc Sneyd (12)
8 Danny Brough (11)
9 Lachlan Coote (10)
10 Jonny Lomax (9)
= Sam Tomkins (9)
= Paul McShane (9)