Could Castleford be set to make a move for free agent Krisnan Inu?

Castleford Tigers have been linked with a move for out-of-contract, ex-Widnes and Catalans centre Krisnan Inu, but Daryl Powell has denied the rumours, saying there has been no communication with Inu. The Tigers were reportedly among a number of clubs interested in Inu, who was made redundant in the light of Widnes’ recent financial issues, which saw them go into…

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Tigers cruise to victory in London

Castleford Tigers retained their unbeaten record this season with a convincing 6-40 victory today against London Broncos at Trailfinders Stadium. The Tigers took the lead on five minutes when Peter Mata’utia took an offload from Paul McShane, who also added the goal. The Broncos responded when Rhys Williams scored in the corner and Kieran Dixon converted from touch. But then…

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Clarkson eager to make most of Castleford chance after turning to building trade in off-season

Chris Clarkson has revealed that he began working as a bricklayer throughout the toughest off-season of his career, as he searched in vain for a club to offer him a chance in 2019. He admits that now he is on board at Castleford, he’s determined to prove he belongs at the top level. The former Leeds and Hull KR forward…

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Powell slams talk of Radford being under pressure as ‘ridiculous’ ahead of Hull-Cas clash

Castleford coach Daryl Powell has laughed off talk of his counterpart at Hull FC, Lee Radford, being under any sort of pressure ahead of their meeting on Thursday night. The Tigers head to the KCOM Stadium looking to inflict a thirteenth consecutive competitive defeat on Radford and Hull, as well as a second at the start of the 2019 campaign.…

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Castleford captain Shenton warns team-mates it’s time to land a major trophy in 2019

Castleford Tigers captain Michael Shenton has laid down the gauntlet to his team-mates: saying it is time for them to cement their legacy by winning a major trophy. The Tigers did win the League Leader’s Shield in 2017, but have fallen just short of the Super League title in the last two seasons, losing in the Grand Final two years…

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Rankin admits he knew it was time to leave Huddersfield before Castleford switch

Jordan Rankin admits he knew he was out of favour at Huddersfield in 2019, but he believes his new club Castleford Tigers could help him reach his potential as a Super League player in 2019. Rankin has swapped clubs with Tigers forward Joe Wardle on an initial loan arrangement which is likely to become permanent at some stage this year.…

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Castleford set to agree swap deal with Huddersfield to plug Gale gap

Castleford are on the verge of completing a swap deal with Super League rivals Huddersfield Giants that will see utility Jordan Rankin head to the Tigers – with Joe Wardle returning to his former club in the process. After Luke Gale suffered a ruptured achilles in training last weekend, and has subsequently been ruled out for the entire 2019 campaign,…

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Castleford considering applying for cap dispensation after Gale injury – but insist they have options internally

Castleford director of rugby Jon Wells has admitted the Tigers are considering applying to the RFL for dispensation on the salary cap following Luke Gale’s serious Achilles injury – but believes they have adequate options to replace him already at the club. Gale is almost certain to miss the entire 2019 campaign after suffering a ruptured Achilles in training on…

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Luke Gale likely to miss start of season as he recovers from knee surgery

Castleford may well have to start the new Super League season without England half-back Luke Gale, coach Daryl Powell has conceded. Gale endured an injury-hit 2018, before heading in for knee surgery at the end of the season which ruled him out of the autumn Test series against New Zealand. And Powell admitted to League Express that Gale’s recovery may…

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