24th September 2018, 09:00 | super_league

Super League Dream Team: Your Hooker Pick

Super League Dream Team: Your Hooker Pick

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 is the shortlist for your Hookers!

James Roby

Arguably one of the world’s best hookers, James Roby has been one of the star performers for Saints and in the Super League this year. The 2007 Man of Steel has led Saints to a League Leaders’ Shield this year, Challenge Cup semi-final and his side could make it to the Grand Final.

After a great year Roby could be nominated for the Man of Steel again this year along with fellow Saints star Ben Barba. Roby made his Saints debut in March 2004 at the young age of 18-years-old.

James Roby in numbers:

Tries - 4

Try Assists - 11

Tackles - 948

Meters – 2073

Runs from Dummy Half – 215 (Most in Super League)

Paul McShane

Paul McShane joined Castleford Tigers in 2015 from Wakefield, he was a pivotal part in Castleford’s run to the Grand Final which they lost to Leeds, McShane will feel he has chance for personal awards; a Man of Steel candidate or an England call-up, and hoping his team can go one step further than last year and win the Grand Final.

This year McShane has been everywhere, whether it’s making a tackle or assisting a try – he’s led the Tigers team who will play in the semi-final against Wigan Warriors.

Tries – 8

Try Assists – 27 (Most in Super League)

Tackles – 1129 (Most in Super League)

Meters – 885

Runs from Dummy Half – 101

Daryl Clark

Daryl Clark signed for Warrington Wolves from Castleford Tigers in 2015, at Tigers he won the Man of Steel award in his final year becoming only the fourth hooker to win the trophy. He was also named Super League’s Young Player of the Year.

This year Clark has been Wolves’ stand-out player of the year, helping his side to reach the Challenge Cup final and Super League semi-finals.

Tries – 5

Try Assists – 8

Tackles – 990

Meters – 2660

Runs from Dummy Half - 185

Michael McIlorum

Michael McIlorum signed for French side Catalans Dragons early in 2018, leaving Wigan Warriors after a ten-year stint at the club. At Wigan, McIlorum won three Challenge Cups and two Super League Grand Finals.

This year McIlorum’s side looked to be doomed and heading into the Qualifiers halfway through the season, however, his sides fortunes changed becoming the first ever French Challenge Cup winners and qualifying for Super League Super 8s.

Tries – 2

Try Assists – 12

Tackles – 591

Meters – 601

Runs from Dummy Half – 87