Electrifying Performances Ignite Super League’s Round 16: Love Rugby League’s Team of the Week

From Bevan French’s electrifying pace to Tom Johnstone’s instrumental role, the latest round of Super League action delivered some truly outstanding individual performances. Love Rugby League’s Team of the Week highlights the key contributions that shaped the eventful fixtures.

Round 16 Delivers Exciting Super League Action

Round 16 of the Super League certainly delivered some eventful action, making the selection for the latest Love Rugby League Team of the Week a challenging task. However, there were several outstanding individual performances across the six games, with no fewer than six clubs represented in our picks this week.

Standout Performers

  • Wigan Warriors’ Bevan French once again showcased his electric pace and skill, scoring two tries and amassing 201 metres from 20 carries in their 24-6 win over Leigh Leopards. The Australian speedster also made a crucial try-saving tackle in the first half.
  • Catalans Dragons’ Tom Johnstone was instrumental in their narrow 15-14 golden point victory over Hull KR. The England international scored a try, made 174 metres from 21 carries, and broke through the defense nine times.
  • Castleford Tigers’ Alex Mellor, a back-rower by trade, stepped up admirably in the absence of injured teammates, making 159 metres from 20 carries and 9 tackles in their 8-6 win at St Helens.

Other Noteworthy Performances

“Wigan’s Jake Wardle continues to impress, providing three assists while making 145 metres, two clean breaks, and five tackle busts against Leigh. Teammate Liam Marshall added to his try-scoring tally with a contender for try of the season, showcasing his aerial prowess.”

  • Warrington Wolves’ George Williams played an influential role in their 48-0 demolition of Huddersfield Giants, contributing two assists and dictating play through his kicking game.
  • Salford Red Devils’ Marc Sneyd was again a standout, guiding his team to a 22-20 victory over his former club Hull FC.
  • Wigan’s Luke Thompson, the England international, delivered another impressive outing, making 14 carries and 33 tackles in the win over Leigh.
  • Catalans’ Alrix Da Costa put in a remarkable shift, making 39 tackles and scoring a try in their narrow victory over Hull KR.
  • Warrington prop Paul Vaughan made 171 metres from 18 carries and scored a try in the rout of Huddersfield.
  • Leeds Rhinos’ James McDonnell put in a solid shift in their 17-16 golden point win over London Broncos.
  • Castleford’s George Lawler and Muizz Mustapha also deserve recognition for their contributions to the Tigers’ memorable win at St Helens.

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