Powell reveals he disagrees with heritage player policy for England

This story first appeared in Monday’s edition of League Express. To ensure you get news like this as soon as the paper is released on a Sunday night, click here to start your digital subscription and have the paper delivered to your smart device every Sunday night! Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell has hit out at England’s selection policy concerning heritage…

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Grading every Super League club’s first half of the regular season

Castleford Tigers (1st): A It’s been a season to remember for Castleford so far – and although they go into this weekend’s game with Wigan on the back of two consecutive defeats, they remain top of Super League. The Tigers have not just been winning games, but they’ve been dazzling rugby league fans with their stylish brand of play. Is…

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Castleford await stadium news later this week

This story first appeared in Monday’s League Express. To ensure you don’t have to wait for the biggest breaking news when the paper is released every Sunday night online, click here to start your online subscription and have the paper delivered directly to your smart device. Castleford chief executive Steve Gill has revealed to League Express that there could be an…

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Hull defeat Tigers as Gale suffers injury

Hull FC inflicted a third defeat of the season on Super League leaders Castleford Tigers today at the KCOM Stadium, winning 26-24, with the Tigers losing their halfback Luke Gale with concussion after 20 minutes after a tackle by Hull prop Liam Watts that saw Watts dismissed from the field. Until that point Hull had made a blistering start, scoring three…

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Five talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

Can Chris Houston’s availability give Widnes a much-needed boost? It’s probably fair to say Widnes weren’t expecting to have co-captain Chris Houston available on Friday night. He wasn’t even named in their squad after being charged with a Grade D Contact with Match Official offence but, after pleading not guilty, Houston escaped a ban. So can the former NRL man…

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COLUMN: My five early Man of Steel front-runners

With Easter out of the way, I thought I’d look at something a little different in my TotalRL column this week. This is traditionally the time of year where we accept the table is beginning to take shape: so why not peruse through the pack of contenders and pick out five early front-runners for the Man of Steel award? There’s…

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Powell admits there will be “a few bruised egos” after Cas slip up

Castleford coach Daryl Powell said his side will have picked up “a few bruised egos” following their second defeat of the season on Easter Monday. The Tigers were noticeably below-par, going down 26-22 to St Helens in their first victory since sacking Keiron Cunningham. Powell said his side didn’t have any injury concerns from the match – but said their…

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Saints inflict Tigers’ second defeat

St Helens won a tight encounter against Castleford Tigers today, getting a 26-22 victory to give encouragement to Saints’ temporary coaching team of Sean Long and Jamahl Lolesi after their encouraging performance against Wigan on Friday. The Tigers welcomed back their captain Michael Shenton into the centre, with Greg Minikin switching to the wing and Joel Monaghan dropping out of…

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