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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Tigers hold on to edge out Vikings

Castleford Tigers held on nervously to register their first victory of the Betfred Super League season with a hard fought 13-12 verdict over an improving Widnes Vikings at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle today. In a game that was nip and tuck in the first half the Tigers went ahead just before the interval with a try in the corner by Greg…

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Oliver Holmes promises Castleford will respond against Widnes on Sunday

Castleford fans, make sure to pick up a copy of this coming Monday’s League Express for an exclusive interview with Holmes on his Tigers future beyond this season. Castleford forward Oliver Holmes has promised that the Tigers will issue a response on Sunday against Widnes and show the rest of Super League the real Tigers class of 2018. Daryl Powell’s side…

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Powell promises changes for Widnes clash – and says Roberts’ place under threat

Castleford coach Daryl Powell has admitted fullback Ben Roberts’ place in the side is under threat for Sunday’s game with Widnes – just one match into his new role. Powell has promised changes for the Tigers’ first home match of 2018, after a comprehensive defeat at title favourites St Helens on the opening weekend. And he admitted that Samoan international…

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Castleford given ‘rude awakening’ by St Helens, slams Daryl Powell

Castleford coach Daryl Powell said some of his players are in for a long week after they were given a ‘rude awakening’ on the opening night of their 2018 campaign. The Tigers suffered the heaviest loss of the opening round so far on Friday night, being comprehensively beaten 46-6 by an impressive St Helens side. And Powell pulled no punches…

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Powell confident Castleford can reach more finals – and win trophies – ahead of 2018

Some wonder if last October’s Super League Grand Final was Castleford’s best chance of winning the big prize. Not Daryl Powell. The Tigers came so close to becoming Super League champions for the first time a few months ago, but were ruthlessly beaten by the masters of Old Trafford, Leeds, in the season’s showpiece finale. But, as they aim to…

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