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Dragons coach McNamara unsure on Folau debut

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Catalans Dragons coach Steve McNamara is unsure whether Israel Folau will make his Super League debut this weekend, saying the Australian has two more training sessions to prove his form and fitness.

Rugby League – Challenge Cup Final – Catalans Dragons v Warrington Wolves – Wembley Stadium, London, Britain – August 25, 2018 Catalans Dragons coach Steve McNamara celebrates with the trophy after the match Action Images/Ed Sykes

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REUTERS: Catalans Dragons coach Steve McNamara is unsure whether Israel Folau will make his Super League debut this weekend, saying the Australian has two more training sessions to prove his form and fitness.

Folau, whose move to France attracted widespread criticism, has been sidelined since he had his contract with Rugby Australia torn up last May for posting on social media that hell awaits "drunks, homosexuals, adulterers" and other groups.

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The 30-year-old former rugby union international was left out of the Dragons squad for the postponed game against Wakefield last weekend but could feature in the home game against Castleford on Saturday.

"We're not sure," McNamara told reporters. "We didn't take him to Wakefield, we left him here to do some more training, which he completed.

"We've got two reasonable sessions, one this afternoon and one tomorrow afternoon when we'll have a look aRead More – Source