Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Castleford Tigers

Daryl Powell hoping Championship experience will aid Tigers


Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell hopes that his experience from the Championship will stand his side in good stead, as they open their Challenge Cup campaign at Batley on Sunday. Powell masterminded a famous upset over the Tigers whilst he was coach of Featherstone, but he admits it will be a real challenge on the infamous Batley slope this ... Read More »

Channing: Don’t turn your back on London Broncos


Castleford Tigers centre Michael Channing insists that Rugby League cannot turn its back on London, after their difficult start to the season continued with another defeat last Thursday. The Broncos have now lost their first seven games of the season, the most recent a 54-6 drubbing at the hands of the Tigers in front of the TV cameras. Channing, himself a ... Read More »

Kear relishing ‘emotional’ Castleford reunion


Batley coach John Kear is relishing facing his hometown team when Castleford visit the Bulldogs this Sunday in the Challenge Cup. The 59-year-old, who has won the prestigious competition twice with Sheffield Eagles (1998) and Hull FC (2005), played for the Tigers from 1980 to 1987 and admits they still have a place in his heart. “It’s a really special ... Read More »

Daryl Powell hails ‘outstanding’ Castleford


Daryl Powell has praised his side’s commitment, after they quickly bounced back from their defeat at Salford by thrashing London on Thursday night. It is now six wins from seven for the Tigers in 2014, as they romped to a 54-6 win at The Hive to inflict more misery on the beleaguered Broncos, who are only being kept off the ... Read More »

Match report: London Broncos 6-54 Castleford Tigers


In a nutshell London were consigned to their seventh consecutive defeat of the season, as the Castleford Tigers quickly bounced back to winning ways with a thumping win at The Hive. How it unfolded First half: Two early tries put the visitors into an early lead, grabbing control of the encounter early on. The first came from a former London ... Read More »

Michael Channing relishing London clash

Westerman taking on his former club Castleford.

Castleford centre Michael Channing insists the Tigers will not be taking the London Broncos lightly tonight, as he prepares to go up against his former side. Channing spent two seasons at the Broncos before being released to join up with Daryl Powell this season. He admits the Tigers will be taking the game just as serious as any other, despite ... Read More »

Match preview: London Broncos v Castleford Tigers

Westerman taking on his former club Castleford.

London will be looking to register their first points of 2014, as they take on Castleford Tigers in front of the Sky cameras this Thursday evening. Both teams are coming into the game on the back of losses – but their overall form is remarkably different. That 23-16 defeat at Salford was the Tigers’ first defeat of the season, whilst ... Read More »

Daryl Powell relishing short turnaround for London clash


Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell admits his side are not bothered about a quick turnaround in games this week, as they look to overcome their first defeat of the season against London on Thursday. The Broncos have had two days extra rest than their opponents, having played last Friday. However, Powell is not concerned with that, and claims his ... Read More »

Finn wants more Championship players in Super League


New Castleford signing Liam Finn hopes his seamless transition to Super League from the Championship will encourage more clubs to recruit from the second tier. The 30-year-old, who enjoyed a short spell in Super League with Wakefield, thought he didn’t have what it took to compete in the top flight, but when former coach Daryl Powell signed him from Featherstone ... Read More »