Man of Steel: Australian debutants dominate five-man shortlist

Three Australians in their first season in Super League Have Been on the shortlist for the Steve Prescott Man of Steel.

Blake Austin (Warrington), Lachlan Coote (St Helens) and Jackson Hastings (Salford) are all in line for the very prestigious individual award in Super League, along with Castleford prop Liam Watts along with Wigan stand-off George Williams.
Austin and Hastings were tied to the lead when voting went following around 22 and since then Austin has played only because of injury.
Choice panel chairman Ellery Hanley, the only player to win three Man of Steel awards, explained :”The panelists are lucky to have observed firsthand some outstanding performances this season.
“The five guys in contention are pivotal to their group’s success and for that they deserve recognition for exceptional seasons but only 1 person can acquire.”
The winner will be announced at an awards at the Lowry Theatre on October 6.
The Telegraph Woman of Steel are also verified at the event with Kelsey Gentles (Castleford), Courtney Hill (Leeds) and Emily Rudge (St Helnes) the players nominated.

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