Friday, August 22, 2014
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Castleford Tigers

In-form Dorn excited for “magical” Challenge Cup tie

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Castleford Tigers full-back Luke Dorn is excited about the prospect of tackling Tetley’s Challenge Cup holders Wigan Warriors at DW Stadium, in what will be a “magical” quarter-final tie on Saturday (2.30pm). The Australian, whose hat-trick at the weekend extended his impressive recent try-scoring record to 12 from his last nine matches, feels a special affinity with the competition as ... Read More »

Goldthorpe: Daryl Clark has Travis Burns in his sights

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In-form Castleford hooker Daryl Clark moved within two points of Albert Goldthorpe Medal leader Travis Burns yesterday thanks to a stunning man-of-the-match display in the Tigers’ 54-12 win over Hull Kingston Rovers. The Englishman, 23, was awarded three points for his performance, which brought him to 16 for the season, just two behind Burns who, despite scoring a try in ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers fear nobody, says Daryl Powell

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has declared that his side fear nobody in their quest for Super League success this season, with the season having reached a point where everyone has played each other once. The Tigers will be looking to cement their position inside the top four with a victory against Hull Kingston Rovers on Sunday, and Powell ... Read More »

Gilmour move ‘makes sense’, claims Daryl Powell

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell says that Lee Gilmour’s temporary move to rivals Wakefield Trinity Wildcats makes sense for all parties, and is hopeful that the move can reinvigorate his career with the Tigers. The 36-year-old hasn’t played a competitive match for the Tigers in almost a year, but could make his bow for the Wildcats in their crunch ... Read More »

Clare to replace Carney for Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell has confirmed that James Clare looks likely to replace the suspended Justin Carney this weekend, as the Tigers look to cement their position in the top four by beating Hull Kingston Rovers. Carney copped a two-game ban for his part in a ferocious scrap with Widnes Vikings winger Paddy Flynn during the victory last weekend, ... Read More »

Three Super League players suspended

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Three players were suspended when they appeared before an independent disciplinary tribunal this evening following offences committed in First Utility Super League Round 14 fixtures. Chris Annakin of Wakefield Trinity Wildcats was suspended for five matches and fined £300 after pleading guilty to making a Grade D dangerous throw on Warrington Wolves player Roy Asotasi in the 38th minute. Ben Westwood ... Read More »

Gilmour joins Wildcats on temporary deal

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Castleford Tigers have announced that former Great Britain forward Lee Gilmour has joined Wakefield Wildcats on a one-month loan. The 36-year-old has been blighted with shoulder and knee injuries and hasn’t played for the Tigers since losing to Catalan Dragons on May 18 last year. Coach Daryl Powell said: “The loan move to Wakefield gives Lee a good opportunity to ... Read More »

Liam Finn signs new contract with Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers half-back Liam Finn has signed a new two-year deal with the club, ensuring he will remain with the Tigers until the end of the 2016 season. Finn made the notoriously difficult switch from Championship rugby to Super League in the off-season, but has been one of the Tigers’ most consistent stars in their excellent start to the season. ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers receive mixed injury news

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has revealed that two of his big forwards will miss the rest of the season due to injury – although they are on the verge of welcoming back some other stars from injury. Props Ryan Boyle and Daniel Fleming are to miss the remainder of the campaign due to injury, with the two unable ... Read More »

Video: Clark and Carney assess Cas form

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After a comprehensive and classy victory over Wakefield at Magic Weekend, Castleford stand-outs Justin Carney and Daryl Clark discuss the game and the weekend as a whole. Click here to read the match report and buy League Express for in-depth analysis and statistics. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and ... Read More »