Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Castleford Tigers

Shenton: Daryl Clark call-up “fully deserved”

Daryl Clark stole the leadlines all year.

Castleford captain Michael Shenton believes team-mate Daryl Clark more than deserved his call-up to the England squad for this month’s Four Nations. The 21-year-old hooker enjoyed a stand-out season with the Tigers, scoring 13 tries, assisting 10 others and leading his side in metres gained, tackles made, clean breaks, and tackle busts. This article originally appeared in this week’s edition ... Read More »

Michael Shenton “humbled” by England call-up

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Castleford captain Michael Shenton has expressed his delight at a first England call-up in four years and admits he never thought he’d pull no the white shirt again. The 28-year-old last played for England in 2010 during the Four Nations, when injury forced him out of the remainder of the tournament. But after an impressive 2014 for the Tigers, Shenton ... Read More »

Off the field interview: Luke Dorn

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The Castleford Tigers fullback on Seinfeld, snoring and Shawshank What would your last meal on Earth be? I adore Asian food, especially pan-Asian, which is essentially a mix of Thai and Japanese. I think I would probably go for some sort of Thai curry. Maybe I would just go to Hakisan – it’s a restaurant in London – and order ... Read More »

Our squad could be better next year, says Powell

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell believes the club have a chance of having an even better squad in 2015 than this year – despite several key players departing the club following last night’s play-off defeat to Warrington. The Tigers were tipped by many to be in the fight for relegation at the beginning of the year, but managed to finish ... Read More »

Wolves beat Tigers to reach last four

Warrington Wolves proved too strong for Castleford Tigers tonight, winning 14-30 at the Mendahose Jungle to go through to the last four of the Super League playoffs. They confirmed their superiority on the night in the final 20 minutes, after Castleford had fought back to 10-12 with a Luke Dorn try that was converted by Marc Sneyd. They snatched the ... Read More »

Opinion: Should Castleford trust tried and tested, despite form?

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The most incredible fairytale season in recent Rugby League history could come to an end tonight, as Castleford Tigers and Warrington Wolves slug it out to be just 80 minutes away from Old Trafford. The victor knows that one more win after tonight will ensure they make the Grand Final on October 11, whilst the loser will see their season ... Read More »

Millington hoping knockout experience can aid Tigers

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Castleford Tigers forward Grant Millington is adamant that the club’s wealth of knockout experience this season can stand them in good stead against Warrington tonight, and says the whole squad are desperate to take the opportunity presented to them tonight. A win for Castleford will ensure they avoid an early end to their season, and put them within just 80 ... Read More »

Monaghan: Wolves need to be better against Castleford

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Warrington winger Joel Monaghan believes the Wolves need to up their game to defeat Castleford this evening, but thinks the motivation of ensuring players leaving do so with a bang will see them through. The Australian, who was Super League’s leading try scorer in 2014, grabbed a hat-trick against Widnes last week but wasn’t happy with the overall performance. “It ... Read More »

Garry Schofield: Cas don’t have another performance in them

Schoey doesn't think Castleford have a chance of making it through their play-off match with Warrington

League Express columnist Garry Schofield reveals his tip for Castleford Tigers v Warrington Wolves tomorrow night… Cas are shot now and they don’t have another performance in them this season. Everything went wrong for them at St Helens and their forwards were completely unable to get on top. The halves, who have been so good this season, weren’t up to ... Read More »

Competition: Win tickets to Huddersfield v Catalan

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We’ve teamed up with ALCATEL ONETOUCH, sponsors of Super League, to give away two pairs of tickets to Friday’s do-or-die play-off clash between Huddersfield Giants and Catalan Dragons at the John Smiths Stadium (8pm KO). CLICK HERE TO ENTER THIS FREE COMPETITION To enter, which is free, simply subscribe to the Total Rugby League newsletter. Two subscribers will be picked ... Read More »