Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Castleford Tigers

Match preview: London Broncos v Castleford Tigers

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London will be looking to register their first points of 2014, as they take on Castleford Tigers in front of the Sky cameras this Thursday evening. Both teams are coming into the game on the back of losses – but their overall form is remarkably different. That 23-16 defeat at Salford was the Tigers’ first defeat of the season, whilst ... Read More »

Daryl Powell relishing short turnaround for London clash

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell admits his side are not bothered about a quick turnaround in games this week, as they look to overcome their first defeat of the season against London on Thursday. The Broncos have had two days extra rest than their opponents, having played last Friday. However, Powell is not concerned with that, and claims his ... Read More »

Finn wants more Championship players in Super League

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New Castleford signing Liam Finn hopes his seamless transition to Super League from the Championship will encourage more clubs to recruit from the second tier. The 30-year-old, who enjoyed a short spell in Super League with Wakefield, thought he didn’t have what it took to compete in the top flight, but when former coach Daryl Powell signed him from Featherstone ... Read More »

Jake Webster picks up fresh injury, out ‘a few weeks’

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Castleford star-centre Jake Webster has been sidelines for ‘a few weeks’ after tearing his groin in the Tigers’ first loss of the season against Salford on Sunday. The former New Zealand international, 30, was playing his first Super League game of the season after 12 months out with a knee injury. Coach Daryl Powell said: “Jake will be out for ... Read More »

Tigers release statement on fan pitch invasion

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Castleford Tigers have issued the following statement following yesterday’s First Utility Super League game with Salford Red Devils: “Sunday’s game at the AJ Bell stadium was marred by a fan who ran on to the field whilst the game was in play. “This action is not condoned by the club and we cannot let the actions of an individual spoil ... Read More »

Video highlights: Salford Red Devils 23-16 Castleford Tigers

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Extensive highlights from Sunday’s Super League clash between Salford Red Devils and Castleford Tigers at the AJ Bell Stadium. Click here to read our match report. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform ... Read More »

Match report: Salford Red Devils 23-16 Castleford Tigers

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In a nutshell Rangi Chase was man of the match as Salford Red Devils ended Castleford Tigers’ unbeaten start to the season. How it unfolded First half: Red Devils open the scoring through Martin Gleeson, who gets his first try of the year; Greg Johnson then extends the lead after Salford dominate possession, Mullaney converts to make it 10-0; Cas ... Read More »

Tigers aren’t attached to Chase, insists Powell

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Castleford coach Daryl Powell claims the Tigers will have no emotional connection with former star Rangi Chase, who lines up against them for his new side Salford Red Devils later today. The 48-year-old, who is aiming to extend his side’s unbeaten start to the season, said: “Apart from having to deal with his ability as a player, emotionally we’re not ... Read More »

Match preview: Salford Red Devils v Castleford Tigers

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The spotlight will be on Rangi Chase this Sunday at the AJ Bell Stadium, with the England international set to make a spectacular return from injury against his former club. Chase has been absent since the first week of the season, when he picked up a leg injury that has seen him ruled out of the Devils’ last four games. ... Read More »

Castleford make one change for Salford clash

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Daryl Powell has made just one change to his 19-man squad to face Salford Red Devils this Sunday, as they look to make it six wins out of six. The solitary change is an enforced one, as the suspended Jordan Tansey is replaced by Luke Dorn, as the Tigers head to Salford in good spirits. Whilst Powell was disappointed to ... Read More »