Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Castleford Tigers

Hauraki charged with illegal use of knees

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Castleford Tigers star Weller Hauraki will appear before an independent disciplinary tribunal on Tuesday evening after being charged with the Grade C offence of recklessly striking with his knees in a First Utility Super League Round 22 fixture against Hull FC. Hauraki, who does not have the option of submitting an Early Guilty Plea, was charged after the 77th-minute incident ... Read More »

Tigers fight back to snatch thrilling draw

Castleford Tigers scored three tries in the last 13 minutes at the KC Stadium to snatch a thrilling draw against Hull FC that had looked unlikely for much of the game. In a game that had largely been dominated by the home side, the Tigers were trailing 18-4 in the last quarter, but they sensed they could perhaps come back ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers boss explains Carney absence

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has once again explained his infamous rotation policy, insisting nobody is being left out of the side on performance-related issues at the moment. Powell has left Justin Carney out of his squad to face Hull FC tonight, but he says it is all part of a plan to keep his squad fresh for the ... Read More »

Wolves and Tigers fixture moved for Sky Sports

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The Super League round 24 clash between Warrington Wolves and Castleford Tigers has been moved back two days to allow it to be shown on Sky Sports. *YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THIS WEEK’S LEAGUE EXPRESS ONTO YOUR COMPUTER, SMARTPHONE OR TABLET BY CLICKING HERE* It was originally scheduled to take place on Sunday August 17 at 3pm but will now kick ... Read More »

Tigers: Carvell signs Cas contract

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Castleford Tigers have confirmed that prop Garreth Carvell has signed a contract to keep him at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle until the end of the 2014 season, following his recent release from Hull FC. Carvell said: “I’m loving it here at Castleford Tigers, I knew a few of the lads beforehand so it’s been pretty easy settling in. They are a ... Read More »

Hull FC release former Great Britain forward

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Hull FC have confirmed that Garreth Carvell has been released from the remainder of his contract to further his career elsewhere. The former Warrington forward joined the club from Bradford at the beginning of the season on a one-year deal, but failed to make an impact despite a promising start to his second spell at the club. He has since ... Read More »

Matt Cook to join Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers have signed Matt Cook from London Broncos on a two-year contract – with Scott Moore also leaving the club. The current Broncos skipper, who has played all 22 games for the club this season, said: “This is my third season with the Broncos and I’ve had a fantastic time down in the capital during those three years. It’s ... Read More »

Catalans and St Helens enjoy strong wins

Elliott Whitehead scored a hat-trick of tries as the Catalan Dragons rebounded from their horror show a week earlier against Wigan to romp home with a 40-6 victory against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats at the Stade Gilbert Brutus. The star of the show for the Dragons was former Bradford Bulls star Elliott Whitehead, who scored a hat-trick of tries as the ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers bemoan disallowed try

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell said that the decision to disallow a crucial Castleford score midway through the second-half of their 24-24 draw with Leeds was “a joke”, and things have to change regarding the controversial obstruction ruling. Tigers full-back Luke Dorn told Sky Sports after the game that if the try had been allowed rather than be chalked ... Read More »

Opinion: Michael Shenton for Man of Steel?

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There can be little doubting that the story of Castleford Tigers in 2014 is without doubt the biggest revelation English Rugby League has seen all year. The Tigers have entertained fans all season with some thrilling play, and that was perfectly evident again on Thursday night, as they battled to a well-earned 24-24 draw with Leeds Rhinos. Still in the ... Read More »