Max Douglas deserved 2022 Catchpole Medal recipient

While Max Douglas may have been surprised to hear his named called out at the Catchpole Medal last Wednesday evening, anyone that had watched the 22-year old forward for Manly this year probably wasn’t. After leading the Marlins back to the Shute Shield finals, Douglas received the Catchpole Medal, awarded to the Shute Shield’s most valuable player each year, from Wallaby Tim Horan and Mrs June Catchpole. “I’m really surprised to be honest. They showed the leaderboard after the first nine rounds and I wasn’t even in the top 10 so I wasn’t expecting to win,” the Marlin told Rugby News shortly after receiving the award. Love club rugby? You’ll love the 100 Years of Rugby News coffee table book. With Father’s Day around the corner, grab your copy today! A Harbord Harlequin junior, alongside the likes of Reece Hodge, Langi Gleeson and Harry and Teddy Wilson, just to name a few, Douglas has spent the past two seasons at the Waratahs but played most of his rugby
Already a subscriber? Log in here.

Continue reading this story for free

Create a free account to continue reading and get more of Rugby News' top stories directly to your inbox.

Or, subscribe for unlimited access

error: Content is protected !!