Fox Sports Australia – In an incredibly close voting finish — reminiscent of this year’s top eight teams — Tuivasa-Sheck edged out Newcastle young gun Kalyn Ponga and Cronulla’s Valentine Holmes to claim the honour.

Summary

  • In an incredibly close voting finish — reminiscent of this year’s top eight teams — Tuivasa-Sheck edged out Newcastle young gun Kalyn Ponga and Cronulla’s Valentine Holmes to claim the honour.
  • The Warriors skipper polled 29 points, with just four separating the top four players.
  • Tuivasa-Sheck returned to form in a big way in 2018 and was a reason behind the Warriors’ push to their first finals berth since 2011.
  • His ball playing was sound, setting up 10 tries and 10 linebreaks, while he made 92 tackle busts, the most since his final season at the Sydney Roosters.
  • But it wasn’t only with the ball in hand where Tuivasa-Sheck starred.


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