Castleford's Rangi Chase been named Super League Man of Steel for 2011 after being voted player of the year by his peers.
Chase beat off competition from Wigan full-back Sam Tomkins and St Helens hooker James Roby to win the prize.
The 25-year-old helped Castleford to a ninth-place league finish and played a pivotal part in their run to the Challenge Cup semi-finals.
The award follows the New Zealand born half-back's call-up to the England Four Nations squad.
St Helen's scrum-half Jonny Lomax was named Young Player of the Year.