Monday, December 22, 2014
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Castleford Tigers

Dragons end Tigers’ leadership dream

Catalan Dragons brought Castleford Tigers’ dreams of winning the League Leaders’ Shield to a cruel end in Perpignan on Saturday, subjecting the Tigers to a 28-6 defeat at the Stade Gilbert Brutus. The first 29 minutes of the game were evenly contested, with neither side finding it easy to break through in a game played in good conditions and fought ... Read More »

Wakefield game a ‘wake-up call’, says Michael Shenton

Michael Shenton

Castleford Tigers captain Michael Shenton admits their tight victory against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats last weekend has served as a “wake-up call” for the side heading into the business end of the season, as they look to cement a top two finish this weekend. Victory against Catalan on Saturday will ensure the Tigers finish at least second – with top spot ... Read More »

Top spot would be Powell’s greatest success

Daryl-Powell

Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell admits it would be the greatest success of his career should the club secure top spot in Super League this weekend, eclipsing anything he has done in his illustrious career. The Tigers have been the one true success story of 2014, and are within a whisker of finishing top of the table after 27 rounds ... Read More »

Huby ‘wanted’ new challenge with Huddersfield move

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Craig Huby admits it would have been “easy” to stay with Castleford beyond this season, but says the opportunity of a new challenge with Huddersfield Giants was the driving force behind his move across West Yorkshire. The 28-year-old has signed a four-year deal with the Giants from next season, bringing to an end a lengthy association with Castleford. He says ... Read More »

Clark not ready to start for England, says Saints boss Brown

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St Helens head coach Nathan Brown has urged England boss Steve McNamara to stick with an experienced hooker for the Four Nations later this year, saying that Castleford’s Daryl Clark isn’t yet ready to start for England. There are growing calls for Clark to get the nod and become England’s first choice hooker for the tournament later this year, but ... Read More »

Huby and Millington back for Castleford Tigers

Huby

Castleford Tigers have been handed a major injury boost ahead of their pivotal clash against Catalan Dragons on Saturday, after both Craig Huby and Grant Millington were included in Daryl Powell’s 19-man squad for the game. Huby hasn’t played since the Challenge Cup final – when he featured for the Tigers just two weeks after dislocating an elbow in the ... Read More »

RFL: Challenge Cup crowd invasion investigation continuing

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The RFL is continuing to work with Widnes Vikings, Castleford Tigers, Greater Manchester Police and other agencies in the ongoing inquiry into the crowd disturbances at the Challenge Cup semi-final played at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday August 10. Evidence gathered during the investigation, including detailed video analysis from the pitch invasion that took place at the end of the ... Read More »

Cas sign London Broncos duo Moore and McMeeken

London's Scott Moore. ©RLPhotos

Castleford Tigers have completed the double signing of London Broncos duo Scott Moore and Mike McMeeken, with both men joining the club on two year contracts. They become the third and fourth players to sign up from the capital, with Denny Solomona and Matt Cook also penning deals to join Cas next year. Former London man Luke Gale is also ... Read More »

Huddersfield Giants sign Craig Huby

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Huddersfield Giants have announced the signing of Castleford Tigers star Craig Huby for the 2015 season, with the prop becoming the Giants’ first new addition for their 2015 season. Huby has been in incredible form for a Castleford side who can still finish top of Super League should results go their way this weekend, with the move across West Yorkshire ... Read More »

Clare and Millington sign on at Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers have confirmed that two of their key squad members have signed new contracts with the club, as James Clare and Grant Millington have both penned fresh deals. Clare has signed until the end of the 2016 season, with the possibility of a further two years on the table should both parties agree, with Millington signing a long-term deal ... Read More »