Super League club-by-club regular season review plus grading

Castleford Tigers (1st) Highlight: Take your pick so far; although Tigers fans will not forget the 66-10 mauling of local rivals Leeds back in March in a hurry, surely. Lowlight: There haven’t been many, but the disappointing defeat to Salford in the driving rain earlier in the season is perhaps the most frustrating. Star player: There are plenty of contenders…

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Luke Gale now odds-on favourite to win the 2017 Steve Prescott Man of Steel award

Castleford and England scrum-half Luke Gale has been installed as the overwhelming favourite to become the 2017 Man of Steel. Gale is ahead of two of his Tigers team-mates in the outright betting to win the award with leading bookmaker Betway, with Gale priced at 4/7. Just behind him are the competition’s leading try-scorer, Greg Eden, at 11/4, with fullback…

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Tigers move 10 points clear after hard-fought Catalans victory

Jy Hitchcox recorded a brace as Castleford Tigers moved 10 points clear at the top of Super League with a 32-24 victory at Catalans Dragons. Castleford raced into the lead as Hitchcox opening the scoring before Zak Hardaker raced 90 metres to touch down another spectacular long-range effort. The Dragons response was swift however as Lucas Albert dived under the…

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Castleford to discover extent of Eden injury this weekend

Castleford will find out on Saturday whether winger Greg Eden’s season is over: after Tigers assistant Danny Orr admitted there is still a chance he could play again this year. Eden suffered a serious shoulder injury during last Friday’s win against Salford, in the act of scoring his 34th league try of the season. He will not play against Catalans…

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Tigers win again but suffer Eden injury blow

Castleford Tigers winger Greg Eden may have played his last game of the season tonight, after suffering what looks like a serious shoulder injury after scoring his second try of the evening on 23 minutes on the way to a 38-14 victory against Salford Red Devils. Eden left the field and departed for hospital, while looking in obvious pain at…

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Sene-Lefao admits Salford loss is “fresh in the minds” of Castleford ahead of Friday clash

It’s clear Jesse Sene-Lefao doesn’t forget much. In one interview this week he admitted he’s not forgotten two things in a hurry. One was Daryl Powell’s team-talk at half-time during last week’s win against Wakefield – but the other is something most Tigers fans are keen to put right tonight. Castleford have beaten every team in Super League this season…

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Powell reveals Castleford support for family of Evan Hawksworth

Castleford coach Daryl Powell has revealed that one of his first-team players was related to Evan Hawksworth, the 14-year-old who tragically passed away over the weekend after suffering an injury playing rugby league. The Stanley Rangers under-14s player suffered a serious head injury during a game against Batley Boys, with the rugby league community offering overwhelming support for Evan’s family…

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Powell calls on fringe players to deliver as Castleford injury list grows

Castleford coach Daryl Powell wants to see his so-called fringe players step up in the absence of some of his big hitters following the loss of more key personnel ahead of this weekend’s clash with Salford. The Tigers are without Adam Milner, Jake Webster and Larne Patrick for Friday’s game following the win against Wakefield last weekend – with the…

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