Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Castleford Tigers

Powell: Huby deserves England call-up

Castleford prop Craig Huby made his debut for the Tigers 11 years ago. ©RLPhotos

This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has paid tribute to the resurgence of Craig ... Read More »

Rugby League reacts to another obstruction saga

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The Challenge Cup quarter-final between Wigan Warriors and Castleford Tigers has been the centre of yet another controversial obstruction farce, with a number of tries being chalked off due to the interpretation of the ruling. It is a hark back to the Super League clash between the Warriors and Salford Red Devils last month, where the video referee grabbed all ... Read More »

Stats Zone: Challenge Cup quarter-final special

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Another weekend of Rugby League is upon us, and the spotlight moves away from Super League for a week, as the quarter-finals of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup take place. After Widnes booked their place in the semi-finals last night by defeating Keighley, six other teams are battling it out for three spots in the last four – including Championship side ... Read More »

Cas bordering on disrespectful, says Wigan Warriors boss

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Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane has lit the touchpaper ahead of this weekend’s Challenge Cup quarter-final against Castleford Tigers, by saying that the noises coming out of their camp border on being over-confident, and it has rallied his own troops before the game. Wane pulled no punches when discussing the Tigers ahead of the tie of the round this weekend, ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers coach hails ‘biggest game’ in charge

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell claims Saturday’s Challenge Cup tie against Wigan is the biggest game of his tenure so far, as the club gear up to face last year’s double winners in a hugely anticipated game. With a semi-final berth at stake – not to mention the prospect of dumping last year’s Challenge Cup winners out of the tournament ... Read More »

Warriors determined to win, says McIlorum

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Wigan Warriors hooker Micky McIlorum insists his team are ready to take on high-flying Castleford Tigers in the quarter-final of the Challenge Cup at DW Stadium on Saturday (2.30pm). In what is anticipated to be one of the games of the season so far, McIlorum believes Wigan will use the disappointment of losing to Huddersfield Gants in their last match ... Read More »

I never gave up on England call, says Castleford Tigers captain

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Castleford Tigers captain Michael Shenton admits he never gave up on the prospect of returning to the England fold once again, after he was named in Steve McNamara’s 34-man squad which will meet at Loughborough later this month. Shenton has made eight appearances for his country, last turning out for England in 2010. However, after TotalRL.com readers voted him into ... Read More »

Powell pleased with Cas form ahead of Wigan Warriors clash

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell admits he is pleased with their form heading into back-to-back games with last year’s double winners Wigan, and believes his side are more than capable of coming out on top in Saturday’s huge Tetley’s Challenge Cup tie. Even though Cas have lost games against Huddersfield and Leeds since the draw was made, three straight ... Read More »

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 »