Wolves Favourites For 2013 Super League Title
2012 Super League Grand Final runners-up Warrington Wolves have been named as favourites to capture the 2013 Super League title.
The Wolves are priced at 5/2 by bookmakers William Hill to win the 2013 Grand Final at Old Trafford on Saturday October 5, with Wigan Warriors and St Helens both quoted at 3/1 and defending champions Leeds Rhinos priced at 5/1 to retain their crown.
Reigning Man of Steel Sam Tomkins has been priced as 5/1 favourite to be named as the player most likely to have the biggest impact on the competition in 2013, with St Helens hooker James Roby (6/1) and Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield (7/1) seen as the most likely men to challenge for this year's Man of Steel award.
Leeds Rhinos winger Ryan Hall has been priced as 5/1 favourite alongside fellow England international and Wigan Warriors winger Josh Charnley as favourite to top the Super League try-scoring charts in 2013.
Warrington are 5/2 favourites to win a second successive Challenge Cup, with St Helens and Wigan quoted at 7/2. The Wolves are 9/1 to complete a league and Cup double.
A full list of betting markets can be seen at http://sports.williamhill.com/bet/en-gb/betting/y/13/Rugby-League.html
The 2013 Super League season kicks-off on Friday February 1 when champions Leeds Rhinos begin their defence of the title at home to Hull FC while Salford City Reds begin their campaign at home to Wigan Warriors.
The opening weekend continues on Saturday February 2 when St Helens entertain Huddersfield Giants at Langtree Park whilst on Sunday February 3, Bradford Bulls take on Wakefield Trinity Wildcats at the newly-named Provident Stadium, Catalan Dragons travel to Hull Kingston Rovers, London Broncos face Widnes Vikings and Challenge Cup holders Warrington Wolves take on Castleford Tigers.
07, Jan, 2013