Super League 2023: Man of Steel leaderboard

Drew Darbyshire
George Williams, Man of Steel. SWPix

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England captain George Williams has regained his lead at the top of the Man of Steel leaderboard following Warrington’s home win over Hull KR.

Daryl Powell’s side were made to fight from 12-0 behind to claim a 21-14 victory at the Halliwell Jones Stadium in Round 12.

Playmaker Williams was awarded the maximum Man of Steel points, having kicked the drop-goal in the win that sees the side two points clear at the top of the Super League table.

Team-mate Joe Philbin earned his first points of the season, while Hull KR’s Elliot Minchellla picked up one Man of Steel point in his side’s defeat.

Following his try-scoring performance against Wakefield, Hull prop Scott Taylor received the maximum of three Man of Steel points.

Tony Smith’s side claimed a 26-6 victory over the Super League strugglers last Thursday live on Sky Sports, with Taylor picking up the official player of the match award.

A strong performance from Liam Sutcliffe saw him earn two points, with the final point going to hooker Danny Houghton.

Leeds enjoyed a clean sweep of points following their impressive comeback over Wigan at the DW Stadium. Two try hero Harry Newman collected three Man of Steel points, joined by Cameron Smith (2) and Rhyse Martin (1).

Catalans utility Adam Keighran is now in the top 10 Man of Steel leaderboard after collecting three Man of Steel points following the 46-22 victory over Castleford. His skipper in Ben Garcia received two, and Tigers winger Bureta Faraimo the remaining one.

Three Leigh players picked up the Man of Steel points on offer following their huge 30-4 win over Huddersfield at the John Smith’s Stadium. Ben Reynolds received his first Man of Steel points with three. Ricky Leutele picked up two points against his former club, with winger Josh Charnley picking up the single point.

In the final game of the round, Jonny Lomax collected three Man of Steel points following St Helens’ win over Salford at the Totally Wicked Stadium. The England international moves into the top five on the leaderboard.

It was a clean sweep for the hosts, as James Roby celebrated his record St Helens appearance with 532. Back-rowers Curtis Sironen (2) and Joe Batchlor (1)picked up the remaining available points. 

Man of Steel leaderboard

  • 1. George Williams (Warrington Wolves) 17
  • 2. Bevan French (Wigan Warriors) 15
  • 3. Jonny Lomax (St Helens) 11
  • 4. Jordan Abdull (Hull KR) 9
  • 5. Adam Keighran (Catalans Dragons) 8
  • = Edwin Ipape (Leigh Leopards) 8
  • = Marc Sneyd (Salford Red Devils) 8
  • = Matt Dufty (Warrington Wolves) 8
  • = Tom Johnston (Catalans Dragons) 8
  • = Paul Vaughan (Warrington Wolves) 8

Super League Round 13 fixtures

  • Hull KR v Wigan Warriors
  • Catalans Dragons v Wakefield Trinity
  • Huddersfield Giants v Castleford Tigers
  • Leeds Rhinos v St Helens
  • Leigh Leopards v Warrington Wolves
  • Salford Red Devils v Hull FC

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