26th September 2018, 11:30 | super_league

Super League Dream Team: Your Second-Row picks

Super League Dream Team: Your Second-Row picks

The Super League Dream Team will be announced on Monday October 1, in the coming days it will be your chance to vote for your very OWN Dream Team which will be announced on Friday 28 September, we will give you a shortlist of four players and you can vote in the poll!

Here are your picks for the Super League Dream Team second-row! 

John Bateman

A possible Man of Steel candidate John Bateman will be hoping to leave Wigan Warriors on a high after signing for NRL side Canberra Raiders. Bateman’s Warriors will host Castleford Tigers in the Super League semi-final, the winners play either St Helens or Warrington Wolves at Old Trafford in the Grand Final.

Bateman in numbers:

Tries -  4

Try Assists - 3

Meters – 3023

Tackles – 581

Oliver Holmes

Oliver Holmes’ Castleford Tigers will be looking to make it two Grand Final’s in a row, Cas made the final last year before losing to Leeds Rhinos 24-6. 2017 was one of Cas’ greatest despite the painful loss they finished top of the table for the first time in their 91-year history.

Holmes in numbers:

Tries – 9

Try Assists – 1

Meters – 1976

Tackles – 710


Matty Ashurt

Matty Ashurst has been one of the key figures for Wakefield Trinity this year alongside Bill Tupou and Tom Johnstone. Johnstone has scored the second most tries in Super League behind Ben Barba and Tupou has made the most meters in Super League, Ashurst has made the second most tackles behind Cas’ Paul McShane.

Tries – 4

Try Assists – 4

Meters – 1857

Tackles – 1024

Zeb Taia

St Helens won the League Leaders’ Shield and will host Warrington in the Super League semi-finals. The 33-year-old is a strong running back-rower who signed from the Gold Coast Titans as a replacement for Joe Greenwood.

Tries – 8

Try Assists – 6

Meters – 2838

Tackles - 728