WARRINGTON Wolves stand-off Blake Austin has joined St Helens hooker James Roby at the top of the Steve Prescott MBE Man of Steel voting leaderboard.

His three points from the win against London Broncos on Friday takes him above clubmate Stefan Ratchford and level with long-time leader Roby ahead of colliding in this week's round 10 battle at the Totally Wicked Stadium.

Tommy Makinson was the only point scorer for Saints in the loss at Catalans Dragons on Saturday, with Sam Tomkins awarded the top mark and Tony Gigot considered second best by a legend of the game from the panel of judges.

Leaderboard after nine rounds:

1 B. Austin - Warrington 12pts

2 J. Roby - St Helens 12

3 D. Fifita - Wakefield 10

4 S. Ratchford - Warrington 10

5 D. Brough - Wakefield 9

6 P. McShane - Castleford 9

7 G. Williams - Wigan 7

8 J. Shaul - Hull FC 7

9 L. Watts - Castleford 7

10 D. Clark - Warrington 7

Here's how the voting went in all Round 9 games:

Hull KR v Leeds Rhinos

3pts – Danny McGuire

2pts – Konrad Hurrell

1pt – Craig Hall

Castleford Tigers v Wigan Warriors

3pts – Oliver Gildart

2pts – Adam Milner

1pt – Liam Watts

Warrington Wolves v London Broncos

3pts – Blake Austin

2pts – Joe Philbin

1pt – Tom Lineham

Salford Red Devils v Hull FC

3pts – Josh Griffin

2pts – Marc Sneyd

1pt – Niall Evalds

Wakefield Trinity v Huddersfield Giants

3pts – David Fifita: 2 individual tries that changed the game

2pts – Reece Lyne: handful all night with solid tackle busts and big metres made

1pt – Darnell McIntosh: 1 try, 1 assist, good play from Fullback

Catalans Dragons v St Helens

3pts – Sam Tomkins: 1 try, 1 assist, 5 tackle busts

2pts – Tony Gigot: 1 try, 5 tackle busts, 129 metres

1pt – Tommy Makinson: 1 try, 5 tackle busts, 140 metres