Monday, December 22, 2014
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Castleford Tigers

Competition for places excites Cas boss Powell

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell says he is excited by the competition within his squad for the 2015 season, as they gear up to try and replicate their incredible 2014 campaign. Castleford reached a Challenge Cup Final, as well as finishing in the top four in Super League, under the stewardship of Powell last season. And with a high turnaround ... Read More »

Tigers support local food bank

Castleford Tigers, in partnership with the Christchurch at the Xscape leisure complex, will be supporting the Smawthorne Community Church food bank this Christmas. The food bank is a system whereby basic food items are collected and distributed to people in need at times of crisis. It has helped many people in Castleford and the surrounding area since its opening in ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers nearing 4,000 season ticket sales

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Castleford Tigers chief executive has confirmed that the club’s season ticket sales for 2015 are way up on last year – with the club anticipating to pass the 4,000 barrier soon. The Tigers have reported an increase of over a third on this time last year for sales of season memberships, with 3,575 already sold for the 2015 season. And ... Read More »

Roberts here to “play footy, not take a break”

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Castleford Tigers new recruit Ben Roberts admits the prospect of an off-season didn’t even enter his mind following the Four Nations, saying he simply wanted to get started on training with his new club. Roberts recently arrived in the United Kingdom following an impressive Four Nations with Samoa, where his performances earned rave reviews. And he said that he was ... Read More »

Castleford announce surge in ST sales

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Castleford Tigers have announced a huge increase in 2015 early bird season ticket sales. 3575 fans have already snapped up their 2015 Season Ticket two months before the First Utility Super League kicks off. This time last year at the early bird deadline 2565 season tickets had been purchased. This year 3575 sees an increase of over 38%.  This figure ... Read More »

Championship made me a better player, says Crossley

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New Castleford Tigers signing Steve Crossley says his time in the Championship has made him a better player ahead of a return to Super League – saying he needed to “get his body bashed about” in the lower leagues. Crossley left Bradford at the age of just 21, before spending time outside of Super League at Dewsbury and then Featherstone ... Read More »

Roberts not interested in break before joining Cas

Ben Roberts

Castleford Tigers new recruit Ben Roberts admits the prospect of an off-season didn’t even enter his mind following the Four Nations, saying he simply wanted to get started on training with his new club. Roberts recently arrived in the United Kingdom following an impressive Four Nations with Samoa, where his performances earned rave reviews. And he said that he was ... Read More »

Cook a better player already at Castleford Tigers

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New Castleford Tigers signing Matt Cook admits he is already feeling like a better player with the club, saying he’s had to “sharpen up his skills” to fit into the club. Cook has arrived at the club following a spell with London Broncos, having suffered relegation to the Championship during his final campaign with the club. Cook did spend a ... Read More »

VIDEO: Luke Dorn talks to TotalRL TV

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In the latest installment of TotalRL TV, Castleford Tigers full-back Luke Dorn sits down with us to discuss his stellar career so far. Dorn has played for the likes of Castleford and London in Super League, as well as clubs such as Northern Eagles in Australia. He reflects on his path in Rugby League to date, as well as telling ... Read More »

Andy Lynch: Castleford can go one better in 2015

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Castleford Tigers forward Andy Lynch is confident the club can go one better in 2015 and emulate their heroics of last season, and he claims that everyone at the club is determined not to be a “one-year wonder”. The Tigers were the big success story of last season, finishing fourth on the Super League ladder, as well as reaching the ... Read More »