Watts insists he has no off-field issues as he eyes new start with Castleford

Liam Watts has insisted he is unmoved by comments made by former club Hull FC about his departure from the club – saying he is ‘perfect’ with how he is off the field as he begins life back with hometown club Castleford Tigers. Watts’ high-profile departure from the KCOM Stadium has been intertwined with comments from Hull about his disciplinary…

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Watts’ Hull departure ‘wasn’t for playing purposes’, reveals Lee Radford

Hull FC coach Lee Radford has confirmed that Liam Watts’ departure from the club was not due to playing reasons – revealing that it was due to disciplinary reasons why they ultimately sanctioned his move to Castleford. Watts has signed a three-year deal with his hometown club after being granted permission to leave Hull, where he played an integral part…

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Mick Morgan’s Three Little Words

He might be best known for saying “I Can’t Spake”, but former player, coach and infamous commentator Mick Morgan has plenty to discuss with DOUG THOMSON after the publication of an autobiography TALK about a YouTube sensation! They might not all know his name, but more than a million people have heard Mick Morgan’s unmistakable Yorkshire tones, plethora of profanities…

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Powell insists it will be a while yet before Super League can draw conclusions on anyone

The opening month of the new Super League season may be over – but Castleford coach Daryl Powell believes it will be a fair while yet before anyone has a true idea of each team’s potential in 2018. Many were quick to question whether Castleford could replicate last year’s run to the Grand Final in 2018 before a ball had…

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Powell hopeful break – and improving weather – helps sharpen Castleford for Hull

Castleford coach Daryl Powell is hopeful a two-week break, coupled with steadily improving weather, will help bring the best out of his side ahead of this afternoon’s clash with Hull. The Tigers return to league action with the visit of Lee Radford’s FC side, who have recently returned from their mini-tour of Australia. And with their attack being visibly below-par…

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Daryl Powell admits he turned down job opportunity with England

Daryl Powell has confirmed he will not be joining the England backroom staff – as he also confirmed the club have sacked suspended fullback Zak Hardaker. Powell has confirmed the story which appeared in Monday’s League Express, which reported that he had rejected a role as part of Wayne Bennett’s support staff. It is believed that Powell was offered a…

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Joe Wardle eager to get going with Castleford after ‘devastating’ injury setback

Joe Wardle admits the break for the World Club Challenge has been perfect timing for both himself and his Castleford team-mates, as he eyes up his first competitive game for nearly six months on Saturday. Wardle is hoping to make his Tigers debut in the clash with Hull this weekend, having missed their opening two fixtures due to a knee…

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Gale named Parliamentary Group’s player of the year for 2017

Castleford Tigers’ Luke Gale has been presented with the All-Party Parliamentary Rugby League Group’s Super League player of the year award for 2017. The award is made annually by MPs and Peers to the player that they feel performed consistently at the highest level throughout the course of the Super League season. Gale was instrumental for Castleford in 2017, a…

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