Super League: The race for top spot

After the excitement surrounding Leeds Rhinos’ Challenge Cup success, the action in Super League returns tonight, with a whopping six teams still in the hunt for top spot.

St Helens have been the race leaders for the bulk of the season, and they hold a three point lead over arch-rivals Wigan Warriors – as well as a four point cushion on Leeds, Warrington, Castleford and Huddersfield. With just six points left to play for, the Saints look in complete control of their own destiny – but who will end the regular season in pole position? Here, takes a look at the run-in for all six teams involved in the fight for top spot, as well as mapping out the current state of affairs on the league ladder.

Who do you think will finish top? Why not engage in the debate by commenting on the article and airing your views!

Super League Table Pre-Round 25
St Helens                            36            PD +260
Wigan Warriors                33            PD +400
Leeds Rhinos                     32            PD +285
Warrington Wolves          32            PD +255
Castleford Tigers              32            PD +235
Huddersfield Giants        32            PD +148

St Helens (1st): Leeds Rhinos (a), Warrington Wolves (h), Huddersfield Giants (a)

Wigan Warriors (2nd): Widnes Vikings (a), Leeds Rhinos (h), Warrington Wolves (h)

Leeds Rhinos (3rd): St Helens (h), Wigan Warriors (a), Hull FC (a)

Warrington Wolves (4th): Huddersfield Giants (h), St Helens (a), Wigan Warriors (a)

Castleford Tigers (5th): Bradford Bulls (h), Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (h), Catalan Dragons (a)

Huddersfield Giants (6th): Warrington Wolves (a), Hull FC (h), St Helens (h)