The position of halfback is one of the most important roles on the field for any team, and it’s crucial for the number seven to do their part to ensure success for their side. Here are five of the best halfbacks who have been invaluable assets to their club in the 2018 season.
5. Ben Hunt – St. George Illawarra Dragons
Ben Hunt moved from the Broncos at the end of the 2017 season to join the Dragons on a five-year deal and has undoubtedly been an important player for the club this year. He is ranked fifth in the most try assists this year with 14. His partnership with five-eighth Gareth Widdop has developed throughout the season and has become one of the best halves partnerships in the competition, which allowed the Dragons to reach the top of the table earlier on in the season. Ben Hunt has proven himself as a great signing for the Dragons this year.