Midseason Superstars Emerge in Thrilling 2024 Super League Race

The 2024 Super League season is heating up at the midway point, with St Helens, Wigan Warriors, and Hull KR leading the pack. Discover the latest stats and storylines, including standout try-scorers, playmakers, and defensive stalwarts, as the race for the playoffs and individual accolades intensifies.

The Super League Landscape Takes Shape as the Season Reaches Midpoint

As the Super League season approaches the halfway mark, the league table is beginning to take a clearer shape. With the Challenge Cup weekend providing a mid-season break for most teams, the top contenders are starting to emerge.

At the summit, St Helens and Wigan Warriors lead the way on 20 points each, with Hull KR and Warrington Wolves close behind on 18 points. Catalans Dragons and Salford Red Devils round out the top six, both sitting on 16 points. Meanwhile, Castleford Tigers find themselves stranded in no man’s land, five points ahead of London Broncos and Hull FC at the bottom, but two points adrift of Leigh.

The race for individual accolades is also heating up. Wigan’s Liam Marshall has been the standout try-scorer so far, crossing the line 13 times in 11 appearances. Huddersfield’s Adam Swift and St Helens’ Jack Welsby follow closely with 11 tries each.

“Liam Marshall has been the standout try-scorer so far, crossing the line 13 times in 11 appearances.”

In the try assist department, Hull KR’s Niall Evalds leads the way with an impressive 15 in just 12 games, followed by Salford’s Marc Sneyd with 14 and Leeds’ Brodie Croft with 13.

When it comes to metres made, Warrington’s full-back Matt Dufty tops the charts, having amassed a staggering 2,243 metres in 12 appearances. Salford’s Nene Macdonald and Esan Marsters, who will join the club next season, occupy the next two spots.

The offload numbers are led by London Broncos’ Hakim Miloudi, who has produced 29 offloads in 13 games. Nene Macdonald and Hull FC’s Herman Ese’ese round out the top three in this category.

Defensively, Leeds’ Cameron Smith leads the way with 513 tackles in 13 games, closely followed by St Helens’ Joe Batchelor and Hull’s Jordan Lane. As for the most carries, it’s once again Warrington’s Matt Dufty who tops the list, with 255 carries in 12 matches.

With the season poised to enter a critical second half, the race for the playoffs and individual accolades is heating up in the 2024 Super League campaign.

đź”— Source