Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Castleford Tigers

Wakefield sign Richard Owen from Castleford

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have completed the permanent signing of Castleford Tigers winger Richard Owen. The 24-year-old played in the last 14 matches of the season after joining the Wildcats on loan in May and has now signed a three-year contract. “Rich was really good for us in the back half of last season,” said Wakefield coach James Webster. “He fitted ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: We speak to Castleford’s Luke Dorn

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After a quite incredible 2014 season, Castleford Tigers full-back Luke Dorn sits down with us to discuss all things Cas – as well as plenty of other issues. Dorn discusses his thoughts on Castleford’s Daryl Clark winning the Steve Prescott Man of Steel award, the Super League Grand Final, and exactly what is in store for Castleford in 2015. To ... Read More »

Daryl Clark fancies a crack at NRL in the future

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2014 Steve Prescott Man of Steel winner Daryl Clark admits that, sometime in the future, he would relish the challenge of tackling the NRL – but says that is a few years away from happening just yet. Clark, who will head across the Pennines to take up a deal with Warrington Wolves in 2015, cites himself as a “massive” supporter ... Read More »

Daryl Clark wins 2014 Steve Prescott Man of Steel Award

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Castleford Tigers hooker Daryl Clark claimed an extraordinary double at the 2014 Steve Prescott Man of Steel Awards, winning the main prize, as well as the Young Player of the Year Award. In what turned out to be a clean sweep for Castleford in the evening’s three main awards, Clark saw off competition from Jamie Peacock, James Roby and Chris ... Read More »

Shenton: Daryl Clark call-up “fully deserved”

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Castleford captain Michael Shenton believes team-mate Daryl Clark more than deserved his call-up to the England squad for this month’s Four Nations. The 21-year-old hooker enjoyed a stand-out season with the Tigers, scoring 13 tries, assisting 10 others and leading his side in metres gained, tackles made, clean breaks, and tackle busts. This article originally appeared in this week’s edition ... Read More »

Michael Shenton “humbled” by England call-up

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Castleford captain Michael Shenton has expressed his delight at a first England call-up in four years and admits he never thought he’d pull no the white shirt again. The 28-year-old last played for England in 2010 during the Four Nations, when injury forced him out of the remainder of the tournament. But after an impressive 2014 for the Tigers, Shenton ... Read More »

Off the field interview: Luke Dorn

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The Castleford Tigers fullback on Seinfeld, snoring and Shawshank What would your last meal on Earth be? I adore Asian food, especially pan-Asian, which is essentially a mix of Thai and Japanese. I think I would probably go for some sort of Thai curry. Maybe I would just go to Hakisan – it’s a restaurant in London – and order ... Read More »

Our squad could be better next year, says Powell

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell believes the club have a chance of having an even better squad in 2015 than this year – despite several key players departing the club following last night’s play-off defeat to Warrington. The Tigers were tipped by many to be in the fight for relegation at the beginning of the year, but managed to finish ... Read More »

Wolves beat Tigers to reach last four

Warrington Wolves proved too strong for Castleford Tigers tonight, winning 14-30 at the Mendahose Jungle to go through to the last four of the Super League playoffs. They confirmed their superiority on the night in the final 20 minutes, after Castleford had fought back to 10-12 with a Luke Dorn try that was converted by Marc Sneyd. They snatched the ... Read More »

Opinion: Should Castleford trust tried and tested, despite form?

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The most incredible fairytale season in recent Rugby League history could come to an end tonight, as Castleford Tigers and Warrington Wolves slug it out to be just 80 minutes away from Old Trafford. The victor knows that one more win after tonight will ensure they make the Grand Final on October 11, whilst the loser will see their season ... Read More »