Stand-off – Scott Murrell
Onto the half-backs and who else could it be at stand-off other than Halifax skipper Scott Murrell?
Many may argue but this figure has help guide ‘Fax back into the top four, a memorable moment in his testimonial year of his career.
Not only his leadership but the kicking game from the 32-year-old has been precise throughout, keeping opposition busy as they tire.
Hence their best defensive status and why Murrell is a key figure to receive all of the plaudits and why he is an easy choice.
Scrum-half – Chris Atkin
Partnering Murrell in the half-backs is Hull KR’s latest addition Chris Atkin.
Atkin decided on full-time rugby late on last season and though he has started slow for the Red and Whites, he should soon adapt as he has been quality for his former club.
The 24-year-old excelled for the Lions, scoring seven tries, slotting over 60 goals and even five field-goals that kept Swinton competitive and ultimately helped them to survival.
Plenty of capability to produce the goods at an upper level, especially under a man like Tim Sheens and should prove a danger in the Betfred Super League given some time.