The top six wingers in the 2019 Super League season
We have selected the six best wingers of the 2019 Super League season.
Tommy Makinson (St Helens)
The 28-year-old was one of the best players in Super League last season. He finished as the league’s top try scorer with 23 tries in 29 appearances.
Makinson bust 113 tackles and made 36 clean breaks from 453 carries. He was named in the Super League Dream Team due to his explosive displays.
Rhys Williams (London Broncos)
This selection will come as a surprise to some – but Williams’ stats shouldn’t be ignored. He scored 13 tries last season in 29 games as he suffered relegation from Super League with London.
Williams made an astonishing 467 carries in 2019, averaging 16 drives per game. He made 30 clean breaks and 112 tackle busts. He played for Wales in the World Cup Nines in the autumn.
Ash Handley (Leeds Rhinos)
Handley enjoyed his best season to date in 2019. He bagged 22 tries in 28 games for his boyhood club as he earned selection in the Super League Dream Team.
The 23-year-old made 31 clean breaks and bust 91 tackles from 398 carries. He went on to play three games for England at the World Cup Nines.
Josh Charnley (Warrington Wolves)
The 28-year-old has proved to be worth every penny since his return to rugby league from rugby union. He is a real fans favourite at Warrington.
Charnley scored 17 tries in 25 games last season, making 35 clean breaks and busting 67 tackles for Steve Price’s side.
Regan Grace (St Helens)
The Welshman was one of the unluckiest players to miss out on a spot in the Great Britain squad for the Lions tour of the southern hemisphere this autumn.
Grace scored 20 tries in 27 games as he helped Saints win the Super League Grand Final. The speedster also bust 101 tackles as well as making 32 clean breaks.
Jermaine McGillvary (Huddersfield Giants)
The 31-year-old didn’t have his best season by his own admission – but it was still pretty impressive as he scored 17 tries in 24 games for hometown club Huddersfield.
McGillvary bust 114 tackles and made 31 clean breaks from 383 carries. He went on to earn four caps for Great Britain at the end of the year.