Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Rugby League News

Castleford Tigers

Hull FC v Castleford rearranged


Hull FC have confirmed that their Super League Round 20 match against Castleford has now been moved to Sunday 12th July at 3pm. The match was originally scheduled for Friday 10th July at 8pm at the KC Stadium, but has been re-arranged to a Sunday afternoon game. This is to ensure the installation of new floodlights can be completed in time before Hull FC’s ... Read More »

Gale to debut against former club for Castleford


Luke Gale will make his Castleford Tigers debut against his former club Bradford Bulls at the weekend, after Daryl Powell named a strong squad to face the Bulls in Andy Lynch’s testimonial game. Lynch is also part of the squad, with Michael Shenton the only man missing from the first 13 squad numbers issued by Powell last night (Tuesday). New ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers unveil 2015 squad numbers


Castleford Tigers have released their squad numbers for the 2015 season, with winger James Clare stepping up to fill the No. 2 shirt left by the retiring Kirk Dixon. Dixon called time on his career yesterday after spells with clubs such as the Tigers and Hull FC, and Clare, who impressed when stepping into the side in 2014, has been ... Read More »

Kirk Dixon calls time on career


Castleford Tigers winger Kirk Dixon has been forced to call time on his illustrious playing career, following surgery in the off season to replace a disk in his neck. Speaking after making his announcement, Dixon said: “I’ve had surgery to remove a disk and I’ve had an artificial disk put in there and it was going to be at least ... Read More »

Castleford top social media table in Super League


CASTLEFORD TIGERS have been ranked as the best users of social media in Super League – with only five top sporting clubs in the entire country ranked above them in a recent survey. The Sport Social Media Index is an annual league table of all 148 British professional football, rugby and cricket teams, ranked according to the best use of ... Read More »

Tigers too strong for Rovers in final game of 2014

Junior Moors

Castleford Tigers defeated Featherstone Rovers 18-0 this afternoon at the Mend-a-Hose in the final pre-season fixture of the holiday season and, in view of Warrington’s game against Widnes being postponed this afternoon, the final professional Rugby League game of 2014. In a lively encounter with plenty of post-Christmas banter between the two sets of supporters, the Tigers went into half-time ... Read More »

Castleford & Featherstone name squads for festive clash


Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers have named their squads for their pre-season clash at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle on Sunday for the ‘XBlades Prince of Wales Hospice Challenge Trophy’. Daryl Powell has named a 20 man squad for a game, kicking off at 2.00pm, that will help raise funds for the Prince of Wales Hospice, with a bucket collection taking place ... Read More »

Competition for places excites Cas boss Powell


Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell says he is excited by the competition within his squad for the 2015 season, as they gear up to try and replicate their incredible 2014 campaign. Castleford reached a Challenge Cup Final, as well as finishing in the top four in Super League, under the stewardship of Powell last season. And with a high turnaround ... Read More »

Tigers support local food bank

Castleford Tigers, in partnership with the Christchurch at the Xscape leisure complex, will be supporting the Smawthorne Community Church food bank this Christmas. The food bank is a system whereby basic food items are collected and distributed to people in need at times of crisis. It has helped many people in Castleford and the surrounding area since its opening in ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers nearing 4,000 season ticket sales


Castleford Tigers chief executive has confirmed that the club’s season ticket sales for 2015 are way up on last year – with the club anticipating to pass the 4,000 barrier soon. The Tigers have reported an increase of over a third on this time last year for sales of season memberships, with 3,575 already sold for the 2015 season. And ... Read More »