Powell beams about Castleford’s defence

The world might be drooling at the quality of Castleford’s attack, but their head coach Daryl Powell couldn’t contain his delight at the defensive aspect of his side’s 34-0 victory over Widnes. Cas regained top spot in Super League with a six-try victory over the Vikings, with Greg Minikin and Greg Eden both scoring twice. However, Powell saved praise for…

Read More

Chase still absent for Castleford

Rangi Chase has been left out of Castleford’s squad to face Widnes on Sunday. The halfback was available for selection after being the subject of an internal investigation last week, however, Daryl Powell confirmed that the 30-year-old would not be selected for the trip to the Vikings despite his availability. The England international was allegedly involved in an off-field incident…

Read More

Hardaker showing Man of Steel form of 2015 already, says Gale

Castleford Tigers scrum-half Luke Gale has admitted that he believes Zak Hardaker is already producing the kind of form in a Cas shirt which saw him named Super League’s best player two seasons ago. Hardaker was named the Steve Prescott Man of Steel after helping Leeds win the treble in 2015, earning an England call-up in the process for the…

Read More

Twitter reacts to Castleford’s annihilation of Leeds

It’s fair to say both Castleford and Leeds fans will remember Thursday evening’s match for a long, long time. The Tigers were absolutely mesmeric. They carved open Leeds time and time again as the onlooking Leeds faithful could barely believe what they were witnessing. Castleford’s demolition job of the Rhinos was a clear indicator that the power balance in West…

Read More

Powell intent on leaving a legacy at Castleford after another victory

Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell has called on his side to “leave a legacy” at the club following another impressive victory on Thursday night – but he has also warned his troops they must remain grounded. Castleford continue to set the pace at the top of Super League in the early weeks of the season following another impressive victory, this…

Read More

We weren’t that bad in the first half, says Brian McDermott after Cas defeat

Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott insisted that his side weren’t as bad as the scoreline suggested during the first-half of their hammering at the hands of Super League leaders Castleford Tigers on Thursday night. The Rhinos trailed 30-0 at the break and, with no way back for a Leeds side robbed of over half a dozen first-teamers, they shipped a…

Read More

Tigers put Rhinos to the sword

Castleford Tigers registered a resounding victory at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle tonight, defeating Leeds Rhinos 66-10 in a totally one-sided encounter with wingers Greg Minikin and Greg Eden both scoring try hat-tricks in front of a sell-out crowd of 11,500. The Tigers were without halfback Rangi Chase who had been suspended following an internal investigation into an incident that apparently took…

Read More

Cas triallist Foster playing through pain to secure Tigers contract

This article originally appeared in League Express. Get news like this first by buying the paper every Monday in stores, or online on a Sunday evening at totalrl.com/le. Castleford Tigers triallist Alex Foster has revealed how he is playing through the pain barrier to secure himself a contract with the club. The 23-year-old is currently training with Castleford with the…

Read More

Gale and McGuire go to the races… hours before the match between Castleford and Leeds!

Danny McGuire and Luke Gale are preparing to go into battle, just hours after cheering on the same horse! The two halfbacks are part of the horse racing syndicate Champagne Charlies, a flourishing stable that was set up just over one year ago. Both McGuire and Gale were both set to be in Newcastle on Wednesday evening cheering on one…

Read More

Hardaker not interested in proving a point against Leeds on Thursday night

Castleford fullback Zak Hardaker has insisted he is not interested in proving a point to parent club Leeds on Thursday night as he prepares to face them for the first time since leaving Headingley – after a frank admission that it was simply time for a change after a stellar few years with the Rhinos. Hardaker won every major domestic…

Read More