Warrington pair chasing James Roby in Man of Steel leaderboard

Warrington duo Stefan Ratchford and Blake Austin have closed the gap on St Helens captain James Roby in the Steve Prescott Man of Steel standings. 

A member of the Man of Steel panel will watch each Super League game in 2019 and award points to three standout players: three points for their man of the match, two points for the runner-up, and one point for their third-ranked player.

The scores will be made public every week,until Round 22 in mid-July. After that, the poll will be hidden until the awards dinner in October.

Super League round eight’s Man of Steel point winners:

Leeds Rhinos v Castleford Tigers:

Brad Dwyer (3), Trent Merrin (2), Konrad Hurrell (1).

St Helens v Hull KR:

Luke Thompson (3), Lachlan Coote (2), Kane Linnett (1).

Hull FC v Warrington Wolves:

Blake Austin (3), Stefan Ratchford (2), Chris Hill (1).

Wigan Warriors v Catalans Dragons:

Joe Burgess (3), Oliver Gildart (2), George Williams (1).

London Broncos v Huddersfield Giants:

Lee Gaskell (3), Sebastine Ikahihifo (2), Alex Walker (1).

Wakefield Trinity v Salford Red Devils:

David Fifita (3), Danny Brough (2), Ryan Hampshire (1).

Top 10 leaderboard:

1 James Roby (12)

2 Stefan Ratchford (10)

3 Blake Austin (9)

4 Danny Brough (9)

5 Paul McShane (9)

6 David Fifita (7)

7 George Williams (7)

8 Jamie Shaul (7)

9 Daryl Clark (7)

10 Lee Gaskell (6)

= Liam Watts (6)

= Niall Evalds (6)

= Lachlan Coote (6)