Monday, October 20, 2014
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Match preview: Castleford Tigers v Leeds Rhinos

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It is 3rd versus 1st in the Super League this evening, as Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos lock horns in what will be a hugely anticipated West Yorkshire derby. With local pride – as well as competition points – up for grabs, the tension is expected to be enormous at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle, as two of the form sides in ... Read More »

Powell excited to take on arch enemies Leeds Rhinos

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell admits that Cas fans – including himself – look forward to their clashes against Leeds Rhinos more than any other, and has fanned the flames ahead of the clash, stating the rivalry is so big because of the ‘big city, small town’ connection between Leeds and Cas. Both sides have been superb so far ... Read More »

Craig Huby ready for Jamie Peacock battle

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In-form Castleford Tigers prop Craig Huby admits he is relishing the prospect of squaring off against Leeds’ Jamie Peacock tomorrow night. The 36-year-old Rhinos’ forward is in sensational form this campaign – much like his Castleford compatriot, and Huby admits Peacock is getting better and better despite his age. “He just keeps getting better and better – to be his ... Read More »

Daryl Powell names 19-man squad for Leeds clash

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Castleford coach Daryl Powell has named his squad to face Leeds tomorrow – and two former Rhinos have been included. James Clare and Richard Owen have both missed out and have been replaced by Jordan Tansey and Ashley Gibson. The West Yorkshire derby, which is a case of 1st versus 3rd in the Super League table, kicks off at 8pm ... Read More »

Daryl Powell: Castleford’s luck will turn

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We speak to Castleford head coach Daryl Powell after his team’s close one-point defeat to Huddersfield at the John Smith’s Stadium on Sunday. Castleford started brightly on Sunday, racing away to a 12-0 lead, but the Giants clawed their way back in and managed to close out the match with a field goal with five minutes left. Powell is taking ... Read More »

Video highlights: Huddersfield Giants 29-28 Castleford Tigers

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What to look out for 12’ – Michael Shenton opens the scoring thanks to a Grant Millington offload. The former St Helens centre fends off Leroy Cudjoe to cross the whitewash. Marc Sneyd adds the conversion: 0-6 14’ – Justin Carney – one of Super League’s most exciting wingers – scores a superb individual try, breaking through the first line ... Read More »

Match report: Huddersfield Giants 29-28 Castleford Tigers

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In a nutshell A Danny Brough drop-goal was all that separated the sides. How it unfolded 12’ – Michael Shenton opens the scoring thanks to a Grant Millington offload. The former St Helens centre fends off Leroy Cudjoe to cross the whitewash. Marc Sneyd adds the conversion: 0-6 14’ – Justin Carney – one of Super League’s most exciting wingers ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers sign Lee Jewitt

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Castleford Tigers have confirmed the signing of Lee Jewitt on a deal until the end of the 2014 season, subject to clearance from the French Rugby Federation. The prop will add further strength and depth to the Tigers squad at a time when injuries have depleted the forwards department. The 27-year-old started his career at Wigan Warriors for whom he ... Read More »

Boyle out for the season

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Castleford Tigers have been rocked by the news that Ryan Boyle will miss the rest of the season after he picked up a knee injury against Wakefield on Good Friday. The 26 year-old has only played three times for the Tigers this year after missing the opening rounds due to the knee injury that sidelined him for most of last ... Read More »

Daryl Powell confident ahead of Wigan clash

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Castleford coach Daryl Powell insists the Tigers are not daunted after drawing holders Wigan in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals. Indeed, the former Great Britain star cut a confident figure while discussing the mouthwatering tie, reminding everyone that his side won the last two meetings with the reigning double champions. “Obviously it is a tough draw, they are the holders, they ... Read More »