The rags to riches story of new Castleford signing Callum Bustin

Castleford Tigers’ capture of young prop Callum Bustin has brought around a true rag to riches story. The London-born forward has joined the Tigers on a full-time deal after impressing Daryl Powell during a trial period with the club. The move comes just months after the 20-year-old’s future in the game was in serious doubt. After being told he would…

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New format planned for Castleford & Featherstone ARL’s Edgar Hanson Invitation Cup f

THE Castleford & Featherstone ARL’s Edgar Hanson Invitation Cup will, this year, be played as a midweek competition, during the spring. Entries are still being invited for teams from outside the area; details are available from Chairman Phil Hodgson (077 8698 0909). Meanwhile the league plans to revamp the Invitation Cup in future years as a Nines competition, with member…

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Darrell Griffin saga continues following leaked conversations

Please be aware images in this article contain words some people may find offensive. Screenshots of alleged exchanges between former Featherstone forward Darrell Griffin and their head coach John Duffy have emerged after he was sacked for playing rugby union. The 36-year-old was dismissed by the Championship club on Sunday after he was found to have made three unauthorised appearances…

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Wane praises Sarginson’s influence following Wigan return

Shaun Wane has praised the influence of Dan Sarginson after giving his teammates a “big lift” following his return to the club. The England international has re-joined the Warriors after an unsuccessful spell in the NRL and has had a big impact at the club since his return, according to Wane. His arrival has attracted criticism from some fans, but…

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Nigel Wood becomes RLIF CEO

Nigel Wood has been appointed Chief Executive of the Rugby League International Federation. Wood, who stepped down from his post as RFL CEO last week, will replace David Collier when his contract expires. Confirmation ends months of speculation regarding Wood’s future, with talk of his departure from the RFL growing since Collier confirmed he would leave the RFL last year.…

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