Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Castleford Tigers

Warriors determined to win, says McIlorum

Michael-McIlorum

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

Michael Shenton

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 »

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

Lee-Gilmour

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 »