Sunday Social: Shaul’s road to recovery, crowds set to return & McNamara outlines his recruitment policy

James Messenger

Jamie Shaul is back in the Hull squad

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. 

How great is it to see Jamie Shaul taking the next step in his recovery from a serious knee injury? The full-back has been out of action since October 2020 after rupturing his ACL against Castleford.

Who’s exciting for the return of fans? Yeah, us too!

North Queensland Cowboys prop Jason Taumalolo joined the NRL 200 club, but his milestone match ended in defeat at the hands of Sydney Roosters.

Melbourne lit up the NRL’s annual Magic Round with this absolutely gem of a try, finished off by Josh Addo-Carr. It was the second of three tries for the Storm winger, who moved up to fourth on the club’s all-time try scorers list.

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Catalans boss Steve McNamara offered a glimpse into his transfer policy on the latest Out Of Your League podcast.

And finally, Penrith Panthers half-back Nathan Clearly demonstrated why he is one of the in-form players in the NRL with a Man of the Match performance against Gold Coast Titans, capped off with a wonderful hat-trick.

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