Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Rugby League News

Castleford Tigers

Cas fans are like an extra man, says Luke Gale

Luke-Gale

Castleford Tigers halfback Luke Gale is excited to play in front of a packed house at The Mend-A-Hose Jungle when Super League kicks off – saying Cas fans are like an extra man when they’re supporting the team. Gale has made the switch across West Yorkshire from Bradford to the Tigers, and ahead of his Super League debut for the ... Read More »

Shenton to make Cas comeback this weekend

Michael Shenton

Castleford coach Daryl Powell has named a strong 21 man squad to face Widnes Vikings in a pre season friendly at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle on Sunday 25th January, KO 3.00pm. The match will see a welcome return for club captain Michael Shenton, who makes his first appearance of pre-season. Shenton said: “It’s great to be back involved with the team, ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers issue stadium update

Cas Stadium

Castleford Tigers have confirmed they are still working towards having the damaged Princess Street stand open for their first Super League XX game against Wakefield early next month. The stand was severely damaged due to the strong gales last weekend, leading to it being closed for Andy Lynch’s testimonial match against Bradford. It will also be closed for the friendlies ... Read More »

Castleford have more depth in 2015, says Shenton

Michael Shenton

Castleford Tigers captain Michael Shenton believes the club possess more depth in their ranks for the 2015 season than they did this time 12 months ago. Whilst the Tigers have lost the likes of Daryl Clark and Craig Huby, coach Daryl Powell has brought in a number of names to fill the void, with halfbacks such as Ben Roberts and ... Read More »

Castleford name squad for Doncaster friendly

Jake-Webster-Castleford-Wakefield

Castleford Tigers have named a strong squad to face Doncaster in their latest pre-season friendly this weekend, although there is still no place for captain Michael Shenton. Shenton was away with England during the Autumn, and is yet to feature for the club in pre-season this year. The Tigers’ third friendly in warm-up for the new season also sees notable ... Read More »

Moors could miss season opener against Wakefield

Junior Moors

Castleford Tigers star Junior Moors could be set to miss the beginning of Super League XX, after picking up a hamstring injury in training. The Samoan international will definitely miss Castleford’s remaining pre-season games before the start of the season early next month, with the opening game against Wakefield also potentially coming too soon for Moors’ fitness race. “Junior Moors ... Read More »

Lynch signs new deal at Cas

Andy-Lynch-Warrington-Castleford

Andy Lynch has signed a one-year contract extension to his current deal at Castleford Tigers that will take him to the end of the 2016 season. The prop, who recently celebrated his testimonial match against Bradford, is in his second spell at the club, after rejoining from Hull FC at the beginning of 2014. The 35-year-old has since found some ... Read More »

Castleford suffer stadium damage due to wind

Cas Stadium

High winds overnight have caused considerable damage to the Princess Street stand at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle, home of Castleford Tigers RLFC. An early morning visit from the safety officer has deemed that the friendly match v Bradford Bulls, to mark Andy Lynch’s testimonial, planned for Sunday at 2.30pm, can still go ahead, but with the Princess Street stand remaining closed. ... Read More »

Lynch in same bracket as Peacock, says Powell

Andy-Lynch-Castleford-Warrington

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell believes star forward Andy Lynch should be held in the same accord as legendary Super League prop Jamie Peacock, as Lynch prepares for his testimonial game this weekend. In the absence of Michael Shenton, Lynch will captain Castleford against one of his former teams this Sunday, in a match which sees both sides fielding ... Read More »

Hull FC v Castleford rearranged

Grant-Millington-Castleford-Warrington

Hull FC have confirmed that their Super League Round 20 match against Castleford has now been moved to Sunday 12th July at 3pm. The match was originally scheduled for Friday 10th July at 8pm at the KC Stadium, but has been re-arranged to a Sunday afternoon game. This is to ensure the installation of new floodlights can be completed in time before Hull FC’s ... Read More »