Monday, September 1, 2014
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Challenge Cup

Video: Tigers fans line the streets for Wembley tickets

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Following their emphatic victory against Widnes Vikings in Sunday’s Challenge Cup semi-final, Castleford Tigers fans have been queuing up outside the Mend-A-Hose Jungle to buy their tickets for the final at Wembley, in which they will take on Leeds Rhinos. This video, provided by Super League TV, features interviews with the excited fans. What do you think about this story? ... Read More »

Challenge Cup video highlights: Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves

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Extensive video highlights of Saturday’s thrilling Challenge Cup semi-final clash between Leeds Rhinos and Warrington Wolves at Langtree Park. What do you think about this video? Discuss this and much more on our free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with us on ... Read More »

Isa charged on two counts of dangerous contact

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Widnes Vikings player Willie Isa has been charged with two disciplinary offences following incidents in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final against Castleford Tigers at Leigh Sports Village. Isa has been charged with Grade B dangerous contact on Castleford Tigers player Kirk Dixon in the 62nd minute of the game. He has also been charged with Grade B dangerous contact on ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: The occasion got to us – Denis Betts

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In the latest episode of TotalRL TV, Widnes boss Denis Betts reflects on his side’s convincing Challenge Cup loss but refuses to be drawn into commenting on the pitch invasion by Vikings fans. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on or free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League ... Read More »

Vikings apologise after fans invade pitch in Challenge Cup

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Widnes Vikings have released a statement following yesterday’s Challenge Cup semi-final loss to Castleford Tigers, in which a group of fans invaded the pitch at the end of the match. It reads: “We have pledged to work with the RFL to investigate the disgraceful scenes that followed at the conclusion of the Semi-Final of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup at Leigh ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Powell furious at Widnes pitch invaders

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In this video, Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell and captain Michael Shenton reflect on their Challenge Cup success in yesterday’s semi-final against Widnes. Powell also speaks about the crowd trouble that marred the end of the game. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on or free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and ... Read More »

RFL release statement addressing Widnes pitch invaders

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Following the incident involving some spectators at the end of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final at Leigh Sports Village between Castleford Tigers and Widnes Vikings yesterday, the RFL have said they will await reports from the stadium, the police and the two clubs before deciding what action to take. The behaviour of the vast majority of fans was exemplary and ... Read More »

Vikings ‘second best’, says Betts

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Widnes Vikings head coach Denis Betts admits his side were “second best” during their semi-final defeat to Castleford Tigers, saying the team were outplayed throughout. The Vikings slumped to a disappointing 28-6 against the Tigers to ensure they wouldn’t be heading to Wembley for the cup final, and Betts admitted errors cost his side dearly. “There wasn’t much in it ... Read More »

Widnes Vikings 6-28 Castleford Tigers

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The Challenge Cup will have its first all-West Yorkshire final in 40 years, after Castleford Tigers destroyed Widnes Vikings to book their place alongside Leeds Rhinos at Wembley in two weeks. Cas were dominant from start to finish, and a remarkable effort from Daryl Powell’s men advanced them to the Wembley showpiece for the first time in the modern era, ... Read More »

Rugby League Scoreboard: Sunday August 10

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Tetley’s Challenge Cup – semi-final Widnes Vikings 6-28 Castleford Tigers Kingstone Press Championship Sheffield 31-30 Swinton North Wales Crusaders 17-20 Halifax Barrow 10-24 Keighley Dewsbury 38-20 Rochdale Doncaster 36-10 Workington Whitehaven 28-13 Batley Kingstone Press Championship One Hemel Stags 16-34 Hunslet York 34-30 Gateshead What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on or free fans’ ... Read More »