Jackson Hastings cuts gap on Blake Austin in Man of Steel rankings

Photo courtesy of Richard Long

Salford star Jackson Hastings is chasing Steve Prescott Man of Steel leader Blake Austin at the top of the leaderboard.

A member of the Man of Steel panel will watch each Super League game in 2019 and award points to three standout players: three points for their man of the match, 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 19’s Man of Steel points winners:

London Broncos v Hull KR:

Jordan Abdull (3), Morgan Smith (2), Kieran Dixon (1).

Huddersfield Giants v Wigan Warriors:

Sean O’Loughlin (3), Zak Hardaker (2), George Williams (1).

St Helens v Leeds Rhinos:

Tommy Makinson (3), Jonny Lomax (2), Lachlan Coote (1).

Warrington Wolves v Wakefield Trinity:

Daryl Clark (3), Josh Charnley (2), Blake Austin (1).

Salford Red Devils v Castleford Tigers:

Jackson Hastings (3), Robert Lui (2), Krisnan Inu (1).

Catalans Dragons v Hull FC:

Josh Griffin (3), Jake Connor (2), Samisoni Langi (1).

Top 10 leaderboard:

1 Blake Austin (25)

2 Jackson Hastings (21)

3 David Fifita (18)

4 Liam Watts (17)

5 Stefan Ratchford (15)

6 Daryl Clark (15)

7 Lachlan Coote (15)

8 Albert Kelly (14)

9 James Roby (14)

10 Jordan Abdull (14)

= Marc Sneyd (14)

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