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As voted by you: Best Cup second rower in 25 years

The race was neck-and-neck in the end, but you the fans have crowned the player you think has been the best second rower in 25 years of the Intrust Super Cup competition.

Blake Leary claimed 50 per cent of a huge 8205 votes submitted, ahead of Redcliffe Dolphins great Danny Burke, who received 41 percent of the vote. Sime Busby, Luke Dalziel Don and Rhyse Martin rounded out the remaining votes.

Danny Burke in action. Photo: Redcliffe Dolphins
Danny Burke in action. Photo: Redcliffe Dolphins

Leary is a two-time premiership winner with Northern Pride and Burleigh Bears and was named second rower of the year in 2017. He also represented Queensland Residents three times, captaining the side in 2018 and in 2017.

See the full final standings here - Intrust Super Cup 25-year team: best second rower.

Some of the other players highlighted by fans included those who starred in the earlier years of the competition like James Hinchey from Redcliffe Dolphins, Tyron Haynes who excelled with both Central Queensland and Burleigh and another Bear in Louis Fanene.

Here's what some of you had to say about the nominees during voting.

"Tough choice - would have thought Daniel Frame and James Hinchey may have got a run - both exceptional players." - Dean Allen

"It’s gotta be Blake for sure." - Sally Gearing

"Sime Busby all day." - Nathan Sandilands

See more on the Intrust Super Cup Facebook page.

Stay tuned to QRL.com.au on Tuesday, May 26 to have your say on who you think has been the best lock to play during 25 years of the Intrust Super Cup.