Super League 2024: Steve Prescott Man of Steel rankings and points

Drew Darbyshire
Steve Prescott Man of Steel rankings

Love Rugby League brings you the top 10 in the Steve Prescott Man of Steel rankings after the opening eight rounds of Super League action.

Here, Love Rugby League will provide a weekly update to the Steve Prescott Man of Steel leaderboard as and when the points are awarded following a round of matches.

How does the voting system work? Well, a panel of former players determine the winner of the Man of Steel, with points being awarded to the best performing players after each game – three points for the man of the match, two points for the runner-up and one point for the third best player.

Super League Round 8 Man of Steel points

Leeds Rhinos 24-30 Huddersfield Giants

The Man of Steel points were shared after Huddersfield’s hard fought win at Headingley. Giants pair Jake Connor and Esan Marsters both picked up points, with Leeds’ Lachlan Miller slotted in-between those as the second-best performer.

MOS points: Jake Connor (3), Lachlan Miller (2), Esan Marsters (1)

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Wigan Warriors 36-14 Castleford Tigers

It was a clean sweep once again for Wigan from their comfortable victory against Castleford at the DW Stadium. Youngster Junior Nsemba got maximum points for the second league game running, while fellow forwards Tyler Dupree & Kaide Ellis joined him in picking up points.

MOS points: Junior Nsemba (3), Tyler Dupree (2), Kaide Ellis (1)

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St Helens 58-0 Hull FC

As you’d expect, Saints achieved a clean Man of Steel sweep after their demolition of a youthful Hull side. Moses Mbye took the maximum, man of the match Jonny Lomax grabbed two and Konrad Hurrell added a single.

MOS points: Moses Mbye (3), Jonny Lomax (2), Konrad Hurrell (1)

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Warrington Wolves 16-14 Leigh Leopards

After the most entertaining match in Round 8, winners Warrington saw two players pick up Man of Steel points while beaten Leigh also had a player on the board. Wire ace and Man of the match Lachlan Fitzgibbon received three points, while fellow Australian Matt Moylan of the Leopards was awarded two. Wolves youngster, match winner Matty Nicholson got the single point.

MOS points: Lachlan Fitzgibbon (3), Matt Moylan (2), Matty Nicholson (1)

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London Broncos 4-12 Salford Red Devils

Having ground out a win in the capital with 12 men, a trio of Salford stars earned points. Man of the match Nene Macdonald got  three, try-scorer Deon Cross received two, and Oli Partington added a point too.

MOS points: Nene Macdonald (3), Deon Cross (2), Oli Partington (1)

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Catalans Dragons 36-6 Hull KR

Rounding things off, it was also a full house for the Dragons after their big win on home soil. Micky McIlorum, Cesar Rouge and Arthur Romano were the recipients.

MOS points: Micky McIlorum (3), Cesar Rouge (2), Arthur Romano (1)

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Steve Prescott Man of Steel leaderboard

  • 1. Marc Sneyd (Salford) – 12
  • 2. Mikey Lewis (Hull KR) – 9
  • = Matt Moylan (Leigh) – 9
  • 4. Matt Dufty (Warrington) – 8
  • = Ash Handley (Leeds) – 8
  • = Jake Connor (Warrington) – 8
  • 5. Lachlan Fitzgibbon (Warrington) – 7
  • 6. Moses Mbye (St Helens) – 6
  • = Patrick Mago (Wigan) – 6
  • = Niall Evalds (Hull KR) – 6
  • = Micky McIlorum (Catalans) – 6
  • = Junior Nsemba (Wigan) – 6

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