Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Castleford Tigers

Daryl Powell not focusing on Chase factor

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell insists his side are not concerning themselves over an emotional reunion with former star Rangi Chase this weekend, claiming they are merely focused on their own game. The unbeaten Tigers head to the AJ Bell Stadium to face a Salford side who have lost their last three – but could welcome back Chase this ... Read More »

Hull FC star loses appeal

Hull FC forward Micky Paea has had his appeal against a two-match ban dismissed by an RFL Disciplinary Panel. Paea appealed against the suspension and £300 fine imposed after he was found guilty of a Grade B offence of making dangerous contact with Richard Owen of Castleford Tigers in the 79th minute of the First Utility Super League Round 5 fixture ... Read More »

Match report: Castleford Tigers 19-16 Hull FC

Westerman taking on his former club Castleford.

In a nutshell In a tight, tense and exciting encounter, Castleford edged Hull FC thanks to a late try and drop-goal. How it unfolded First half: Hull get the perfect start, with Fetuli Talanoa scoring on his side’s first possession thanks to a lovely quick pass from Kirk Yeaman, Crooks converts to make it 6-0; the home side respond with ... Read More »

Match preview: Castleford Tigers v Hull FC

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Castleford Tigers will be looking to preserve their unbeaten start to Super League XIX this afternoon, as they face Hull FC at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle. The Tigers have recorded four wins from their first four games, including a dramatic 36-31 victory over Wigan last Sunday. They have recieved a welcome boost on the injury front too, with centre Jake Webster ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers release Charlie Martin

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Castleford Tigers have confirmed that youngster Charlie Martin has been released by the club. The 22-year-old has failed to break into Daryl Powell’s plans this year, despite featuring six times for the Tigers in 2013. He made his debut on Easter Monday last year, and the second rower looked set for a bright future at the club. However, he has ... Read More »

Three changes for unbeaten Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers have made three changes to their 19-man squad this week, as they go in search of a fifth consecutive victory in the Super League when they face Hull FC. Head coach Daryl Powell has omitted Luke Dorn – the man who scored the winning try against champions Wigan last week. Jordan Tansey returns to the squad, and will ... Read More »

‘It was the best footy feeling I’ve ever had’

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Castleford Tigers utility back Luke Dorn, 31, has joined the Total Rugby League team as a columnist. Check back every Thursday to read his thoughts on the game’s hot topics… Our win against Wigan on Sunday was nothing short of incredible, and the feeling still hasn’t worn off. It wasn’t just the result or how it finished, but the game ... Read More »

New stadium planned for Castleford Tigers

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Lateral Property Group has announced proposals for a new stadium for Castleford Tigers Rugby League Club to be funded by an enabling retail development. The developers have entered into discussions with Wakefield Council for plans to develop a major site at Glasshoughton, adjacent to Junction 32 of the M62. The £135 million investment into Castleford will bring a new retail ... Read More »

Jake Webster Set for Super League Return This Weekend

Jake Webster has represented New Zealand at international level. ©RLphotos

Castleford centre Jake Webster is set to make his first Super League appearance in almost a year this weekend, after Daryl Powell confirmed he will feature for the Tigers against Hull FC. Webster hasn’t featured in the amber and black of Castleford since suffering a knee injury against former club Hull KR last match – and has subsequently been plagued ... Read More »

Massey Relishing Family Affair Against Hull FC

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Castleford prop Nathan Massey has revealed an extra motivational tool to make the cut for the Tigers this weekend – so he can go up against a member of his family! Massey – who returned from a troublesome groin injury last weekend against Wigan – is the brother-in-law of Hull FC’s Jordan Thompson, himself a former Cas player. However, despite ... Read More »