Hull sides dominate Super League’s official Team of the Week

Super League round two is in the books and with it came some spectacular performances including two-try Alex Walmsley and the incredible four-try Liam Marshall.

The Team of the Week has since been announced with the official Super League Twitter account sharing the 13 selected players and it features some interesting choices.

Three players make their second appearance in the team of the week with two of them coming from Hull KR, highlighting the impressive start that they have had.

Tex Hoy gets the nod at full-back after helping Hull FC defeat Leeds Rhinos in the Friday night television clash, the Australian doing particularly well under the high ball.

He’s joined by Cam Scott who assumes one of the centre positions whereas the other is occupied by Hull KR’s skipper Shaun Kenny-Dowall.

SKD followed up a hattrick in round one with another solid performance but the man of the match the Robin’s victory was Jordan Abdull.

The playmaker was exceptional with the boot and put Salford in all kinds of trouble, tallying three assists in total.

Sam Luckley is the last Robin to earn a spot in the side and he pairs Alex Walmsley in the prop position. Both were exceptionally strong runners during their wins and drove the foundations for their teams to capitalise on field position.

Four-try Liam Marshall and two-try Matty Ashton assume the winger positions and are relatively obvious shouts, although it’s surprising that Wigan’s Harry Smith doesn’t find his way into the team.

Instead it’s Jonny Lomax who pairs up with Abdull in the halves, perhaps the significance of returning from Australia influenced Lomax’s selection.

The forward pack is rounded out by players from four separate clubs with James Harrison joining SKD and Abdull in making the Team of the Week in back-to-back weeks.

Warrington’s forward scored another try in their impressive win over Huddersfield.

Liam Farrell and Mickael Goudemand also scored tries and earn their place however at hooker Andy Ackers slots in, becoming the only player to lose in round two to still make the team.

Other contenders for the nine shirt could have been Brad Dwyer for Hull FC but the versatile star changed positions mid game too often to certify his slot potentially.

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