It’s time for Love Rugby League’s Sunday Social, your alternative recap of the serious and not so serious talking points from the past seven days.
Thursday evening is not one that Jason Qareqare will forget in a hurry! The flying 17-year-old crossed inside 60 seconds on his Castleford debut with his very first touch of the ball, much to the delight of head coach Daryl Powell!
𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗮 𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝗺𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘄𝗮𝘀!
1⃣7⃣ years-old and on your #SuperLeague debut…
You produce 𝘛𝘏𝘐𝘚 incredible moment with your very first touch – inside the first minute!😲
— Sky Sports Rugby League (@SkySportsRL) June 11, 2021
Another young Englishman, Dom Young, came up with this tidy finish in the corner to score his first NRL try in just his second appearance for the Newcastle Knights.
🤩 A first NRL try for England Academy graduate Dom Young 💪
— England Rugby League (@England_RL) June 12, 2021
Sticking with the theme of exciting new talent, Arthur Mourgue just can’t stay out of the headlines, can he? The Catalans flyer scored a stunning solo effort to help his side edge out winless Leigh 36-30 in a thrilling contest on Saturday afternoon.
Mourgue magic ✨
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) June 12, 2021
Back Down Under, former Salford hooker Joey Lussick came up with a trademark scamper from dummy half to find the line in Parramatta’s 40-12 victory over Wests Tigers.
— NRL (@NRL) June 13, 2021
Elsewhere, a hat-trick from winger Josh Charnley, rounded off by this agile finish in the corner, helped Warrington get back to winning ways with a 38-18 victory over Wakefield.
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) June 11, 2021
And finally, there’s nothing like a bit of nostalgia in rugby league, is there? How about this from Featherstone, captured over 75 years ago!
💯 | Centenary Throwback
As we look to take on Bradford Bulls this Sunday, we take a look back at this photo of the Featherstone side that took on Bradford Northern on 8th December 1945.#ThrowbackThursday | #UTR pic.twitter.com/lNfFp3Ul2C
— Featherstone Rovers (@FevRoversRLFC) June 10, 2021