It is 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.
Sydney Roosters produced a contender for try of the season against Newcastle this weekend. James Tedesco’s finish helped the reigning champions ease to a 48-10 win at Sydney Cricket Ground.
— NRL (@NRL) July 20, 2019
Hull KR Captain Joel Tomkins was brutally honest about the dangerous position the club find themselves in following Friday night’s home defeat at Huddersfield. The Robins could end the weekend level-bottom if London manage to beat St Helens for the second time this season.
🗣 Hull KR captain Joel Tomkins says the squad aren't shying away from the Super League table standings, and instead want to use it as motivation moving forward
📺 Full interview now on KRTV
— Hull Kingston Rovers (@hullkrofficial) July 21, 2019
Oliver Gildart showed an impressive turn of pace to score for Wigan on Thursday night. Adrian Lam’s side bounced back from last week’s defeat to St Helens with a comprehensive victory over an out-of-sorts Wakefield side.
🎯 A 90-metre try from @OliverGildart3 on Thursday!
— Wigan Warriors 🍒⚪️ (@WiganWarriorsRL) July 20, 2019
South Sydney half-back Adam Reynolds made one young fans’ day following their victory over North Queensland this weekend. Sometimes, it’s the small touches in sport that make a lasting impression.
Moments like these… 🐇❤️💚
— South Sydney Rabbitohs 🐰 (@SSFCRABBITOHS) July 20, 2019
There were joyous scenes at Stebonheath Park as West Wales picked up their first ever professional win following a 44-16 triumph over Coventry. The Raiders had lost their previous 15 games in the league this season, conceding 54 points per game on average.
🏉☠️Great to see the players,coaching staff and supporters all celebrating together. pic.twitter.com/iZybmOpQMd
— West Wales Raiders (@WWRaidersRL) July 20, 2019
Finally, there were plenty of humorous exchanges taking place this week between different sides, including Warrington and Widnes. It really does seem like more clubs are using social media as a way of building rivalries and raise their profiles, which has certainly split opinion amongst fans.
The world is seemingly closer to finding alien activity than a League title returning to Warrington 🤷🏼♂️ pic.twitter.com/nwRX68lWHa
— Widnes Vikings (@WidnesRL) July 16, 2019