Friday, December 19, 2014
Rugby League News

Castleford Tigers

League Express reporter apologises for Carvell controversy


A League Express journalist has written an apology to Castleford prop Garreth Carvell and his family after writing a match report that credited a dangerous throw on the former Great Britain star as the best tackle of the game. Phil Hodgson, one of the publication’s most experienced scribes, was at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle on Sunday to report on Castleford against ... Read More »

Castleford in for fourth London Broncos signing


Castleford Tigers are close to signing Mike McMeeken from London Broncos, according to the Yorkshire Post. The 20-year-old second-rower, born in Hampshire, has reportedly impressed Tigers boss Daryl Powell this season and scored both home and away against Cas in 2014. The talented youngster would be the Tigers’ fourth London Broncos signing ahead of next season, with hooker Scott Moore, ... Read More »

Wembley pain can shape my future, says Sneyd


Castleford Tigers halfback Marc Sneyd has said that his painful Wembley experience can be used as a motivational tool for the rest of his career. Sneyd endured a torrid afternoon for the Tigers in the Challenge Cup final, being hauled off by coach Daryl Powell after just 26 minutes of their defeat to Leeds, before returning midway through the second-half. ... Read More »

Powell excited by World Club Series announcement


Castleford coach Daryl Powell thinks it would be “awesome” to lock horns with some of the NRL’s elite sides, after it was confirmed last week that the World Club Challenge will be expanded to a six-team competition next year. The two Super League Grand Finalists, as well as the highest-ranked team in the league ladder that goes out at the ... Read More »

Opinion: Could Club Call finally deliver at the final hurdle?


If Rugby League has become at least mildly popular amongst the mainstream media for one thing in recent years, it is the game’s bravery when it comes to innovation. Granted, some of the things the game has trialled over the years haven’t exactly been a resounding success – think the World Club Challenge of 1997, for example – but some ... Read More »

Powell excited by World Club Series challenge

Cas coach Daryl Powell. ©RLPhotos

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell admits the prospect of squaring up against the very best sides in the NRL is an incredible prospect – after details of a revamped World Club Challenge were announced on Thursday. Should the Tigers finish top of Super League – which is still a possibility, especially after St Helens’ defeat to Warrington on Thursday ... Read More »

Super League: The race for the top four


With only a point needed for St Helens to finish top of the pile in Super League this season, attention may soon switch to the race for the rest of the top four in Super League – with five teams jockeying it out for another three places. Incredibly, there are just two points separating those five teams, meaning every game ... Read More »

Wolves move “needed to come out”, says Clark


Departing Castleford hooker Daryl Clark says although his high-profile transfer to Warrington next year “needed to come out”, he is fully concentrating on the Tigers for the remainder of 2014. Clark’s long-suggested move across the Pennines was finally confirmed last week, with the young hooker joining the Wolves on a four-year deal for six-figure transfer fee – believed to be ... Read More »

Six of the Best: Super League tries of the season


With the business end of the season fast approaching, at, we’re gearing up to have a look at the best moments from what has been an incredible 2014 season. And amongst all of the highlights of the year, there have been some sensational tries scored in Super League this season. However, which has been the best? That’s the focus ... Read More » Shop: Last Ordering Date for Free Pre-Xmas Delivery: 2pm Thursday 18th December!!