Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Rugby League News

Castleford Tigers

Gilmour joins Wildcats on temporary deal

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Castleford Tigers have announced that former Great Britain forward Lee Gilmour has joined Wakefield Wildcats on a one-month loan. The 36-year-old has been blighted with shoulder and knee injuries and hasn’t played for the Tigers since losing to Catalan Dragons on May 18 last year. Coach Daryl Powell said: “The loan move to Wakefield gives Lee a good opportunity to ... Read More »

Liam Finn signs new contract with Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers half-back Liam Finn has signed a new two-year deal with the club, ensuring he will remain with the Tigers until the end of the 2016 season. Finn made the notoriously difficult switch from Championship rugby to Super League in the off-season, but has been one of the Tigers’ most consistent stars in their excellent start to the season. ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers receive mixed injury news

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has revealed that two of his big forwards will miss the rest of the season due to injury – although they are on the verge of welcoming back some other stars from injury. Props Ryan Boyle and Daniel Fleming are to miss the remainder of the campaign due to injury, with the two unable ... Read More »

Video: Clark and Carney assess Cas form

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After a comprehensive and classy victory over Wakefield at Magic Weekend, Castleford stand-outs Justin Carney and Daryl Clark discuss the game and the weekend as a whole. Click here to read the match report and buy League Express for in-depth analysis and statistics. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and ... Read More »

Match report: Wakefield T Wildcats 12-50 Castleford Tigers

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In a nutshell Castleford outclassed their local rivals in front of an enthusiastic crowd at Magic Weekend. How it unfolded 13’ – Daryl Clark try; Marc Sneyd goal (1/1): 0-6 18’ – Justin Carney try; Marc Sneyd goal (2/2): 0-12 22’ – Jordan Tansey try; Marc Sneyd goal (3/3): 0-18 30’ – Michael Shenton try; Marc Sneyd missed goal (3/4): ... Read More »

Frankie Mariano signs new contract at Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers have announced that Frankie Mariano has signed a two-year contract extension. The versatile second row joined the Tigers ahead of the current First Utility Super League season from Wakefield Wildcats and his new deal will see him remain at The Mend-A-Hose Jungle until the end of 2016. Mariano, 27, has featured in every Tigers game in Super League ... Read More »

Interview: Daryl Powell on the Cas success story

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Rugby League World magazine finds out how Daryl Powell has transformed the fortunes of Castleford Tigers in less than a year at the helm… Daryl Powell knew that he had to fundamentally change the culture of Castleford Tigers soon after arriving at the club last season, both on and off the field. One brief moment during the winter summed up ... Read More »

Video highlights: Castleford Tigers 14-22 Leeds Rhinos

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Ashley Gibson, Jordan Tansey and Liam Finn came back into the Tigers’ side that lost at Huddersfield on Sunday, replacing James Clare, Michael Channing and Jamie Ellis. The Rhinos brought in Ben Jones-Bishop to replace the injured Ryan Hall.The Tigers started the game brilliantly, when Kirk Dixon scored the opening try, getting on the outside of Tom Briscoe. Marc Sneyd ... Read More »

Errors cost us dear against Rhinos, says Daryl Powell

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell insists the errors his side made during their 14-22 defeat to Leeds Rhinos cost them dear. The Tigers were actually leading 14-12 at the break, but a disastrous second-half saw them fail to post any points and slip to consecutive defeats for the first time in 2014. “We made too many errors in the ... Read More »

Match Report: Castleford Tigers 14 Leeds Rhinos 22

In a Nutshell Ben Jones-Bishop and Kallum Watkins both scored two tries for the Rhinos, while Jamie Peacock played for the full 80 minutes as the Rhinos overcame a spirited challenge from Castleford Tigers at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle. How it unfolded Ashley Gibson, Jordan Tansey and Liam Finn came back into the Tigers’ side that lost at Huddersfield on Sunday, ... Read More »