Super League: Five Leigh Leopards players chosen in 2023 Dream Team-ZoomTech News

Problem Cup winners Leigh Leopards have been rewarded for a memorable season on their return to the highest flight by having 5 gamers chosen within the 2023 Tremendous League Dream Workforce.

Winger Josh Charnley, half-back Lachlan Lam – son of boss Adrian Lam – and forwards Tom Amone, John Asiata and Edwin Ipape had been all picked.

Wigan had three males chosen in Jake Wardle, Liam Farrell and Bevan French.

Warrington Wolves prop Paul Vaughan was chosen for the primary time.

The opposite 4 locations went to Catalans Dragons winger Tom Johnstone, that includes for the second time, St Helens full-back Jack Welsby, in for the third time, skilled Salford unfastened ahead Kallum Watkins and Hull KR centre Shaun Kenny-Dowall.

Watkins, 32, was at centre when he beforehand earned inclusion with Leeds Rhinos in 2014 and 2015, whereas Kenny-Dowall, the oldest on the crew at 35 and set to retire after the play-offs, retains his place from final 12 months.

Having captained Wigan to a seventh League Leaders’ Defend on Friday, England back-row ahead Farrell is included for a sixth time, the final 5 of them in a row to equal former Warriors team-mate Sam Tomkins’ file of 5 straight alternatives from 2009 to 2013.

Wigan stand-off French is included for a 3rd time, with every of his alternatives having come in several positions having beforehand been at full-back (2020) and wing (2022).

Of the six picked for the primary time, 4 had been from Leigh: scrum-half Lam and half of their pack in Amone, Asiata, Ipape. These selections got here in recognition of the membership’s first Wembley win in 52 years and their first time within the Tremendous League play-offs.

Panel chairman Ellery Hanley mentioned: “Yearly the Dream Workforce asks as many questions because it solutions. We may have picked a second Dream Workforce to rival this one.

“Finally, each certainly one of these 13 gamers deserves recognition. These are the gamers who’ve entertained us, eaten up the metres, supplied the assists, defended like Trojans and scored some unbelievable tries.

“The Dream Workforce announcement will get folks speaking concerning the gamers – and that is the way it must be. Who’s in, who’s not. The arguments will proceed till the early hours, however supporters speaking about how good gamers are can solely be factor, even when we will not all agree on the ultimate 13.”

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