Salford Pink Devils half-back Brodie Croft named 2022 Man of Metal | Rugby League Information

Brodie Croft noticed off competitors from Jack Welsby of St Helens and Wigan Warriors’ Jai Discipline to be topped Man of Metal in his first season with the Pink Devils; he turns into solely the second Salford participant to win the award, following within the footsteps of Jackson Hastings

Final Up to date: 21/09/22 8:18am

Salford Pink Devils’ mercurial half-back Brodie Croft has been named the 2022 Steve Prescott MBE Man of Metal.

Croft noticed off competitors from Jack Welsby of St Helens and Wigan Warriors’ Jai Discipline to be topped Man of Metal in his first season with the Pink Devils.

Croft additionally turns into solely the second Salford participant to win the award, following within the footsteps of Jackson Hastings who lifted the trophy in 2019.

It was a season of two halves for the Pink Devils in 2022 and it was that dramatic second-half turnaround in type that noticed Croft climb the weekly leaderboard. Croft claimed factors in six of Salford’s final 9 fixtures to prime the leaderboard on the finish of the common season.

Croft missed only one common season sport in spherical 27 and, in his appearances, he contributed 25 strive assists and 7 tries to Salford’s marketing campaign.

Nonetheless, his involvement went deeper than simply scoring, he additionally featured within the prime 10 for carries (433), metres (2761) and clear breaks (30).

Take a look at one of Croft's sensational solo tries for Salford Red Devils

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Check out certainly one of Croft’s sensational solo tries for Salford Pink Devils

Check out certainly one of Croft’s sensational solo tries for Salford Pink Devils

Croft was offered his award by two-time Man of Metal and former team-mate and good friend of Steve Prescott, Paul Sculthorpe MBE on the Betfred Tremendous League Awards in Leeds.

Sculthorpe mentioned of Croft: “Being a two-time Man of Metal, I do know first-hand what it means to a participant to obtain this recognition.

“Brodie has proven all season what an distinctive expertise he’s. His inventive aptitude, management and doggedness have been an enormous asset to Paul Rowley’s rejuvenated Salford Pink Devils workforce.

“It’s no shock that the run Salford put collectively on the finish of the season was mirrored by an distinctive sequence of performances from Brodie. Highlighted by the 25 strive assists he offered this season.”

Betfred Tremendous League Awards 2022 winners:

Steve Prescott MBE Man of Metal – Brodie Croft (Salford Pink Devils)

High Tackler – Danny Houghton (Hull FC)

High Attempt Scorer – Bevan French (Wigan Warriors)

Loch Lomond Spirit of Tremendous League Award – Peter Mata’utia

Younger Participant of the Yr – Jack Welsby (St Helens)

Coach of the Yr – Matt Peet (Wigan Warriors)

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