Folau inspires stirring Catalans comeback to sink Castleford

08 August 2020 05:40
Castleford 14-40 CatalansControversial Australian takes Super League centre stage againThe Super League restart was 100 minutes old for Catalans, but at around 4.30pm on Saturday, the Dragons’ fiercest critics were already sharpening their knives. Humiliated – there really is no other word for it – in their opening game against St Helens last Sunday, a sluggish start against Castleford here left many fearing another comprehensive loss was on the cards.They were 14-0 behind in the blink of an eye and even the most optimistic Catalans fan would have feared the worst. But good teams never give up and great players so often inspire great – perhaps even season-defining – comebacks like these. For all his controversy away from the field, there is no denying Israel Folau falls firmly into that category. Related: 'They will go to hell and back': a taste of Super League-style fitness training | Aaron Bower Related: Super League determined to step up as it resumes amid uncertainty | Aaron Bower Continue readingreadfullarticle

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