Super League stats: Ken Sio leading the way once again

Josh McAllister
Ken Sio

Last year’s Super League’s top try scorer Ken Sio leads the way again after two rounds of the 2022 campaign. 

The Salford winger has scored five tries so far this season, including four against Toulouse.

Sio struck twice in the first 11 minutes and twice in the last 11 minutes as Salford earned a 38-12 victory over Super League’s newest side.

He scored 19 tries during the regular season in 2021.

Wigan’s Jai Field and Warrington’s Josh Charnley both have four tries to their name in 2022. Charnley also crossed for his 250th try on his 100th Warrington appearance.

Chris McQueen has the most tries for a forward with three. He crossed for a brace in Huddersfield’s 26-12 victory over Hull KR.

Tui Lolohea impresses again

Tui Lolohea continues his fine form of try assists, adding three more to his name following his side’s victory. He leads the way with a total of seven.

Wigan’s Cade Cust is next best with five. Jack Welsby, Josh Drinkwater, Stefan Ratchford and Tony Gigot all with three so far in 2022.

Danny Houghton added another 35 tackles following his side’s defeat to St Helens at the MKM Stadium. He leads the way with a total of 90.

Catalans back-rower Matt Whitley and Wigan hooker Sam Powell are joint-second with 84 tackles.

Hookers Andy Ackers and Paul McShane are next best with 81 and 80 respectively.

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A field day for Jai

Three players lead the way with carries in 2022.

Castleford winger Darrell Olpherts and Wigan pair Liam Farrell and Field all have 35 carries each in the opening two games.

Joe Westerman has 33, while Warrington duo Peter Mata’utia and Matty Ashton have 32 each.

Following his length of the field try against Leeds, Field also leads the way for metres with 425. 2021 Super League Dream Team forward Alex Walmsley is next best with 350.

Joe Burgess leads the way on average gains per carry. He’s averaging 16.65.

Salford’s 2022 recruit Tim Lafai has 11 tackle busts to his name so far, the most in the competition. Walmsley, Olpherts, George Williams and Tom Johnstone all have 10.

There has only been one forty-twenty in 2022, belonging to Lucas Albert.

So far this season, Ken Sio has 22 carries, 211 metres and an average gain of 9.59.

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