Powell hits back at ‘crazy’ claims from Wane over Castleford-Wigan fixture on Friday

Castleford coach Daryl Powell has hit back at Shaun Wane’s claims that it is ‘crazy’ Friday’s game with Wigan is going ahead. Wane is unhappy that the Warriors will travel to West Yorkshire next Friday without trio Sean O’Loughlin, George Williams and John Bateman – who will all be in Denver preparing for England’s Test with New Zealand. They did…

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Foster insists there’s no place he’d rather be than Castleford after signing new deal

Alex Foster insists it was a simple decision to commit his long-term future to Castleford Tigers – and says he never doubted his ability to return to Super League after signing a new three-year extension to his deal with the club. Foster has proven to be a revelation since joining Castleford at the beginning of last season, having initially left…

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Powell to keep faith in fringe players for Castleford’s clash with Hull KR

Castleford coach Daryl Powell welcomes back two key players for Sunday’s clash with Hull KR – but insists the players who caught the eye so much at Warrington last week will not be dropped as a result. Prop Junior Moors and Jake Webster are expected to be in Powell’s side for the visit of the Robins on Sunday afternoon, both…

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Castleford end interest in Catalans centre Brayden Wiliame for 2019

Castleford Tigers’ attempt to lure Brayden Wiliame to the club in 2019 are over after growing frustrated over an answer from the Catalans centre and his representatives. League Express revealed last month how the Tigers had expressed an interest in the Fijian international – which actually resulted in them tabling an offer to him. However, that deal is now off…

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Powell wary of impressive Warrington as Castleford prepare for top-four clash

Castleford coach Daryl Powell admits he’s been impressed by the influence Steve Price has had on Warrington as they prepare to face the in-form Wolves tonight. The Tigers know a win at Warrington would not only strengthen their grip on a play-off place, but potentially move them above Warrington into third should there be a sufficient swing in points difference.…

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Ellis admits he thought he would stay with Hull KR before Castleford came calling

He returns to Hull KR for the first time tonight since helping the club secure promotion last season – and Jamie Ellis is not afraid to admit he thought his long-term future would be with the Robins before an offer came from Castleford which was too good to resist. The half-back heads back to Hull with the Tigers, looking to…

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Powell confident Eden will be ready to go as he closes in on long-awaited return

Castleford coach Daryl Powell has revealed that Greg Eden could be set to end his injury nightmare at former club Hull KR on Friday – and insists the winger will be ready to go if selected. Eden’s season has been stunted by two hamstring injuries this season, including one in his initial comeback which has ruled him out of action…

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Castleford players have to change, insists Powell after St Helens loss

Castleford coach Daryl Powell has insisted his players must change if they are to stand a chance of silverware this year – before accusing his side of lacking the ability to cope under pressure after Thursday’s loss to St Helens. The Tigers were comfortably beaten by the Super League leaders, losing 40-18 to keep them outside the top four. And…

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Castleford ready to send Super League statement with Saints win, says Holmes

Castleford forward Oliver Holmes believes victory tonight against Super League leaders would send a handy statement out to the rest of the competition about their title credentials. In stark contrast to last year, the Tigers have dipped under the radar somewhat – but with two games in hand, victory against the Saints on Thursday night would move them back into…

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