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Was named 2012 Man of Steel to become the second Wigan player in three years to receive this prestigious award. Sam is the 11th Wigan winner since the inaugural Man of Steel in 1977. He has previously in 2010 and 2009 been named Young Player of the Year at the Awards in Manchester.
Sam was named in the 2012 Dream Team for the third consecutive season.
The full back won the Players' Player of the Year Award at the 2012 Club Gala Event.
In 2012 Sam was the Club's joint top try scorer with 36 touchdowns in all competitions. Made his 100th First Team appearance at Castleford in February 2012.
In November 2011 he committed his long term future to the Club by signing a new five year deal with the Warriors which included an assurance of at least a minimum three year term.
In 2011 he had the privilege of selection to play for the Barbarians Rugby Union side at Twickenham in an international against Australia where he figured on the wing.
Sam joined the Club as a youngster from local Amateur Club Wigan St Pats and has come through the Academy and Reserve Grades; he made his First Team debut back in Challenge Cup in 2008 against Whitehaven where he bagged five tries.