Round 14: Super League Team of the Week

Drew Darbyshire

There were a number of fantastic performances in round 14 of Super League.

Sam Tomkins (Wigan Warriors)

The 29-year-old played a key role in helping Wigan Warriors beat Salford Red Devils 30-0 at the DW Stadium on Friday. He scored two tries and kicked three goals. Tomkins has been top class for the Warriors so far this season.

Tommy Makinson (St Helens)

The 26-year-old put in very classy display to guide St Helens to a 26-12 victory over Catalans Dragons. He scored a try and also grabbed an assist. Makinson bust nine tackles from 17 carries against the Dragons and even made a clean break.

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Josh Griffin (Hull FC)

The 28-year-old was brilliant in Hull FC’s 36-12 win over Castleford Tigers at the KCOM Stadium on Saturday. Griffin scored a try and provided two assists. He also made 187 metres from 19 carries, averaging 9.84 metres per-drive. Griffin made 21 tackles.

Jake Wardle (Huddersfield Giants)

The 19-year-old put in a man-of-the-match performance to help Huddersfield Giants edge past Widnes Vikings 28-18 at the John Smith’s Stadium on Friday. Wardle scored two tries, made 20 tackles and took eight drives in. He has since been banned for three games for a dangerous throw, but it was a fine debut for the centre.

Tom Johnstone (Wakefield Trinity)

The 22-year-old was excellent in Wakefield Trinity’s 54-18 win over Hull Kingston Rovers. Johnstone bagged a hat-trick for Trinity, bust two tackles and made two clean breaks. He made 93 metres from 10 carries.

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Jake Connor (Hull FC)

The 23-year-old was magnificent at half-back in Hull FC’s victory over Castleford. Connor came up with an assist for the Black and Whites, while also making 15 tackles. Connor also made three tackle busts.

Jacob Miller (Wakefield Trinity)

The 25-year-old is having a good season for Wakefield. He came up with four assists in Trinity’s win over Hull KR. Miller made 165 metres from 11 carries, while busting three tackles and two clean breaks.

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David Fifita (Wakefield Trinity)

The 28-year-old made his return for Wakefield in their win over Hull KR and it was a strong return at that. Fifita made 88 metres from 12 drives and also bust six tackles.

Daryl Clark (Warrington Wolves)

The 25-year-old has been in some really good form this season. Clark played a big role in Warrington Wolves’ 33-22 win at Leeds Rhinos. Clark made 35 tackles and bust six tackles. He made 140 metres from 13 carries.

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Scott Taylor (Hull FC)

The 27-year-old put in yet another hard-working and gritty display in Hull FC’s win over Castleford. Taylor made 21 tackles in the game as well as making 115 metres from 13 drives, averaging 8.85 metres per-carry. Taylor also made two tackle busts.


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Harvey Livett (Warrington Wolves)

The 21-year-old was quality for Warrington in their win at Leeds on Friday. The 21-year-old scored a hat-trick for the Wolves as well as making 155 metres from 18 carries, averaging 8.61 metres per-drive. He even made 17 tackles.

John Bateman (Wigan Warriors)

The 24-year-old was back in his preferred position of back-row in Wigan’s win over Salford. Bateman scored a try, made 26 tackles and made 22 carries. He bust seven tackles as well.

Willie Isa (Wigan Warriors)

The 29-year-old played very well in Wigan’s victory over Salford. He made 24 tackles and made 112 metres from 16 drives. Isa also bust one tackle.

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