Super League: Regular Season Matchday 19 Team of the Week | Rugby League News


Wigan Warriors and Toulouse Olympique dominate our selections this week following their respective victories; Castleford Tigers, Hull Kingston Rovers, St Helens and Salford Red Devils are also all pictured

Last update: 07/18/22 2:08 p.m.

Bevan French’s record-breaking performance earns him a spot on our Team of the Week

We review the stats and round up our top 13 players from the latest round of Betfred Super League fixtures…

1. Jai Field (Wigan Warriors)

The full-back was heavily involved as Wigan inflicted a 60-0 defeat on Hull FC at the DW Stadium in Friday’s game.

Field ran on two tries and provided four assists, covered 257 yards with an average gain of 14 yards, and had a clean break and five tackle saves.

2. Bevan French (Wigan Warriors)

Bevan French broke the Super League record for most tries in a match by a player with seven for Wigan in the 60-0 win over Hull FC.

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Bevan French broke the Super League record for most tries in a match by a player with seven for Wigan in the 60-0 win over Hull FC.

Bevan French broke the Super League record for most tries in a match by a player with seven for Wigan in the 60-0 win over Hull FC.

An outstanding individual performance saw the Frenchman run in seven tries in Wigan’s win over Hull FC, breaking the long-standing Super League record for most tries by a player in a single game.

The winger’s tries came after covering 149 yards with an average gain of 14 yards, plus five clean breaks and seven tackle saves.

3. Willie Isa (Wigan Warriors)

Isa proved he was more than capable of slotting into the center when needed for the Warriors and made valuable contributions in the win over Hull FC.

The best of the action from the Super League match between Wigan Warriors and Hull FC.

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The best of the action from the Super League match between Wigan Warriors and Hull FC.

The best of the action from the Super League match between Wigan Warriors and Hull FC.

The former Samoa international provided two assists and went 98 yards with the ball in hand with an average gain of eight yards, and had a tackle.

4. Chris Hankinson (Olympic Toulouse)

Hankinson’s display helped Toulouse earn a valuable 20-6 victory over Leeds Rhinos on Saturday which took them out of the relegation zone on points difference.

The center assisted a try and scored four goals, in addition to carrying for 143 yards with an average gain of nine yards and breaking two tackles.

5. Derrell Olpherts (Castleford Tigers)

The best of the action from the Betfred Super League match between Castleford Tigers and Warrington Wolves.

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The best of the action from the Betfred Super League match between Castleford Tigers and Warrington Wolves.

The best of the action from the Betfred Super League match between Castleford Tigers and Warrington Wolves.

Two tries from Olpherts helped ensure there was no happy return to the Mend-A-Hose jungle for the Warrington Wolves head coach as Castleford triumphed 35-22 on Saturday after- midday.

The winger’s scores came in a game where he went for 167 yards with an average gain of eight yards, making five tackles and making two clean breaks.

6. Jack Welsby (St Helens)

Another outstanding display from Welsby helped St Helens to a 25-0 home win against Huddersfield Giants despite being down to 11 men at the end of the contest.

Highlights from the Betfred Super League game between St Helens and Huddersfield Giants.

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Highlights from the Betfred Super League game between St Helens and Huddersfield Giants.

Highlights from the Betfred Super League game between St Helens and Huddersfield Giants.

The showdown scored a try and provided an assist, while going for 176 yards with an average gain of 11 yards. He also made three clean breaks and eight tackle busts.

7. Jonny Lomax (St Helens)

Lomax again played a pivotal role as St Helens strengthened their hold on top spot with victory over Huddersfield at Totally Wicked Stadium.

The scrum-half scored a try and set up two more, as well as four goals. He carried for 72 yards and also had two tackles.

8. George Griffin (Castleford Tigers)

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The prop was at the forefront of Castleford in attack and defense as they bolstered their play-off ambitions with a home win over Warrington.

Griffin carried the ball 148 yards with an average gain of nine yards, breaking three tackles. He also had 35 tackles with a 100% success rate.

9. Andy Ackers (Salford Red Devils)

The hooker made a valuable contribution as Salford found their way back to winning ways in the Super League with a 32-6 victory against the Catalan Dragons on Sunday.

The best of the action from the Super League match between Salford Red Devils and Catalans Dragons.

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The best of the action from the Super League match between Salford Red Devils and Catalans Dragons.

The best of the action from the Super League match between Salford Red Devils and Catalans Dragons.

Ackers provided an assist and went 98 yards with an average gain of eight yards, also making three tackle busts. He also had 34 tackles on defense.

10. Daniel Alvaro (Toulouse Olympique)

The Italian international stalwart helped lay the foundations for Toulouse’s home win over Leeds with great contributions in attack and defence.

Alvaro carried for 170 yards with an average gain of nine yards, with one tackle missing, as he made a big defensive change as he also made 28 tackles.

11. Joe Bretherton (Toulouse Olympique)

The best of the action from the Super League match between Toulouse and Leeds Rhinos.

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The best of the action from the Super League match between Toulouse and Leeds Rhinos.

The best of the action from the Super League match between Toulouse and Leeds Rhinos.

Another display of tries from the second row helped Toulouse to a crucial victory in their home game against Leeds.

As well as crossing the line, Bretherton carried for 73 yards with an average gain of seven yards, making a clean break and four tackle saves. In defense, he made 25 of 26 tackle attempts.

12. Jimmy Keinhorst (Hull Kingston Rovers)

Keinhorst was among the try scorers as Hull KR handed Danny McGuire his first win as caretaker head coach with a 15-10 win at home to Wakefield Trinity.

The best of the action from the Super League game between Hull Kingston Rovers and Wakefield Trinity.

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The best of the action from the Super League game between Hull Kingston Rovers and Wakefield Trinity.

The best of the action from the Super League game between Hull Kingston Rovers and Wakefield Trinity.

The back line try came in a game where he went 93 yards with an average gain of eight yards, as well as a clean break and two tackle busts. He also had 33 tackles on defense.

13. Elijah Taylor (Salford Red Devils)

Salford’s inspirational captain was at the forefront of their defensive effort as they overcame the Catalans, making an incredible 46 tackles in the win at the AJ Bell Stadium.

Taylor also carried for 65 yards with an average gain of seven yards, in addition to hitting a failed tackle.




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