Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Castleford Tigers

Carney and Huby miss out for Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers will be without both Justin Carney and Craig Huby for this weekend’s clash against Bradford, with both left out of Daryl Powell’s 19-man squad due to injury. Carney left Wembley on crutches after last weekend’s Challenge Cup final defeat to Leeds, and is likely to miss the remainder of the regular season due to injury. That means a ... Read More »

Gale will be “great asset” for Castleford, says Lowes

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Departing Bradford Bulls scrum-half Luke Gale will be a “great asset” for new club Castleford Tigers – that’s the view of current Bulls boss James Lowes. The Tigers confirmed the signature of Gale on a two-year contract on Thursday, bringing to an end months of speculation regarding the future of the half-back. Lowes admitted he was disappointed to lose Gale ... Read More »

Super League: The race for top spot

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After the excitement surrounding Leeds Rhinos’ Challenge Cup success, the action in Super League returns tonight, with a whopping six teams still in the hunt for top spot. St Helens have been the race leaders for the bulk of the season, and they hold a three point lead over arch-rivals Wigan Warriors – as well as a four point cushion ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers sign Luke Gale

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Less than 24 hours after confirming Daryl Clark will leave to join Warrington Wolves, Castleford Tigers have confirmed the signing of Bradford half-back Luke Gale for next season. Gale, 26, is the second half-back to pen a deal for next year at Cas, alongside Samoan international Ben Roberts who has signed from Melbourne Storm. He is Daryl Powell’s sixth confirmed ... Read More »

Clark cost £185,000, says Warrington Wolves owner

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Warrington Wolves owner Simon Moran has confirmed that star signing Daryl Clark cost the club £185,000 – making him the sixth most expensive player in Rugby League history. The Wolves confirmed a deal to bring Clark to the Halliwell Jones Stadium had finally been completed on Wednesday, after months of speculation about whether or not a deal was in place ... Read More »

Shenton: Final experience makes me want more

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Castleford Tigers captain Michael Shenton admits he is hungry for more after their Challenge Cup final appearance last Saturday, saying that the experience of losing in a major final could help spur them on to even greater success in 2014. The Tigers are still handily placed in Super League for an assault on Old Trafford later this year, despite suffering ... Read More »

Daryl Clark signs for Warrington Wolves

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Castleford Tigers have confirmed that Daryl Clark will leave the club at the end of the 2014 Super League Season, with the hooker joining Warrington Wolves on a four-year deal until November 2018. Clark came through the scholarship and academy ranks here at his home town club. He made his first-team debut back in 2010, becoming a regular in the ... Read More »

Shenton: Cup final heartache will galvanise Tigers

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Castleford captain Michael Shenton believes his side’s heart-breaking Challenge Cup final loss to Leeds will bring the Tigers closer together and give them a better chance of winning silverware in the future. The Rhinos ran out 23-10 winners at Wembley on Saturday in front of over 75,000 fans. “I think winning could have benefitted us more, but just to be ... Read More »

I knew I’d play, says Castleford Tigers prop

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Craig Huby admits he always knew he would make it to Wembley and the Challenge Cup final – but says he isn’t sure whether he’ll be able to back up and play this week. The fitness of Huby was arguably the biggest talking point heading into the final on Saturday, but the prop came through a dislocated elbow to play ... Read More »

Sneyd wasn’t surprised at being taken off

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Castleford half-back Marc Sneyd admits he wasn’t surprised at being taken off during the first-half at Wembley on Saturday – saying he can’t fault Daryl Powell’s decision to sub him. Sneyd was far from his best during that opening 40 minutes – even hooking a relatively simple conversion wide as Castleford made a very slow start to the Challenge Cup ... Read More »