Salford playmaker Jackson Hastings has been crowned the Steve Prescott Man of Steel of Betfred Super League .
Even the, who has played a key role in the Red Devils march was unveiled on Sunday at the climax to some new-look Super League awards night at the Lowry Theatre in Salford.
Hastings, who is the Salford winner of an award which was first introduced in 1977, was chosen through a new system based on points.
He was flat using Warrington stand-off Blake Austin when the votes were shut to the public after round 22 and he went on to make a solid end to the year to help Salford claim a complete.
Also about the five-man shortlist were Lachlan Coote (St Helens), Liam Watts (Castleford) and George Williams (Wigan).
The award ends a remarkable turnaround in fortunes for its former Sydney Roosters and Manly player, who arrived in England beneath a cloud in July 2018.
Hastings turned around his own life in spectacular fashion he promptly became a considerably sought-after player and he will combine Wigan on a contract after Saturdays Grand Final against St Helens.
Hastings boss Ian Watson lost out in the pursuit to be appointed coach of the season to Justin Holbrook, who directed St Helens to the League Leaders Shield for the second-successive year and will be hoping to bow out with the name at Old Trafford as he prepares to return to the NRL using Gold Coast Titans.
Saints, who finished a list 16 points ahead of their nearest rivals Wigan, additionally supplied the young player of the year ahead Matty Lees, that got the nod ahead of Jake Trueman (Castleford) along with Morgan Smithies (Wigan).
Even the Telegraph Woman of Steel award went into Leeds half-back Courtney Hill, an Australian cricketer who topped a poll of votes.
Warrington were named base of the entire year in recognition of the work carried out in the area and throughout Learning Disability Super League along with Physical Disability Rugby League.
Hastings, who was the Rugby League Writers and Broadcasters Association player of the year, was appointed leading entertainer in a fans vote, although the Ward Hadaway Spirit of Super League award was first introduced to Leeds ahead Jamie Jones-Buchanan as fame of his sportsmanship and admiration from 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 fifth time.
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