Salford Red Devils half-back Jackson Hastings named Man of Steel

The Australian playmaker Jackson Hastings of salford Was crowned the Steve Prescott Man of Steel of Betfred Super League .

The 23-year-old half-back, that has played an integral part in the Red Devils Hurry to some Grand Final, was unveiled on Sunday at the climax to a new-look Super League awards night in the Lowry Theatre in Salford.
Hastings, who is the first Salford winner of an award which was presented in 1977, was chosen through a system based on points given on a weekly basis with a panel of previous players.
He was flat with Warrington stand-off Blake Austin when the votes were closed off to the public following around 22 and he moved on to create a strong finish to the year to help a finish is claimed by Salford.
Also on the five-man shortlist were Lachlan Coote (St Helens), Liam Watts (Castleford) and George Williams (Wigan).
The prestigious award ends a remarkable turnaround in fortunes for the prior Sydney Roosters and Manly player, who came after a string of issues under a cloud in July 2018 in England.
Hastings turned into his own life in fashion hell join Wigan on a yearlong contract against St Helens and that he promptly became a player.
Hastings boss Ian Watson missing out in the pursuit to be named coach of this year to Justin Holbrook, who directed St Helens into the League Leaders Shield for its second-successive season and will be expecting to bow out using the title at Old Trafford as he attempts to return to the NRL with Gold Coast Titans.
Saints, who finished a record 16 points ahead of their closest rivals Wigan, also supplied the young player of the year ahead Matty Lees, that got the nod before Jake Trueman (Castleford) along with Morgan Smithies (Wigan).
The Telegraph Woman of Steel award moved to Leeds half-back Courtney Hill, an Australian former cricketer who topped a survey of votes.
Warrington were named base of this entire year in recognition of this work carried out in the area and across Learning Disability Super League and Physical Disability Rugby League.
Hastings, that had been the Rugby League Writers and Broadcasters Association player of the year, has been appointed top entertainer in a lovers vote, while the Ward Hadaway Spirit of Super League award was first presented to Leeds forward Jamie Jones-Buchanan as fame of his sportsmanship and respect by his peers.
Trophies were also presented to leading try-scorer Tommy Makinson (St Helens) and high tackler Danny Houghton (Hull FC), who won the award for the next time.
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