Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Castleford Tigers sign Samoa international Moors

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Castleford Tigers has announced the signing of Samoan international Junior Moors on a three-year contract from the beginning of next season. The 27-year-old, who scored one try in three 2013 Rugby League World Cup games for Samoa, will link up with the Tigers when his deal with NRL side Melbourne Storm expires at the end of the year. A back-row ... Read More »

Daryl Powell proud of resilient players

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Castleford coach Daryl Powell has added his voice to the growing campaign against video referees after claiming it cost his side a more comfortable win against Wigan in the Challenge Cup. In Saturday’s clash, which the Tigers won 4-16, Luke Dorn had a 28th-minute try ruled out for obstruction, which was extremely questionable. “The same video referee seems to be ... Read More »

Michael Shenton: England recall was always a goal

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Castleford Tigers centre Michael Shenton has expressed his delight at being named in Steve McNamara’s England train-on squad and says it has always been a goal to get another chance at international level. The 27-year-old is one of three Tigers players to have made McNamara’s side and is tipped by many to start alongside Kallum Watkins in this autumn’s Four ... Read More »

Betts happy to have avoided Leeds and Warrington

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This is an excerpt from a story published in this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Widnes Vikings coach Denis Betts admits that his club has probably got the ... Read More »

Powell: Huby deserves England call-up

Castleford prop Craig Huby made his debut for the Tigers 11 years ago. ©RLPhotos

This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has paid tribute to the resurgence of Craig ... Read More »

Rugby League reacts to another obstruction saga

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The Challenge Cup quarter-final between Wigan Warriors and Castleford Tigers has been the centre of yet another controversial obstruction farce, with a number of tries being chalked off due to the interpretation of the ruling. It is a hark back to the Super League clash between the Warriors and Salford Red Devils last month, where the video referee grabbed all ... Read More »

Stats Zone: Challenge Cup quarter-final special

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Another weekend of Rugby League is upon us, and the spotlight moves away from Super League for a week, as the quarter-finals of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup take place. After Widnes booked their place in the semi-finals last night by defeating Keighley, six other teams are battling it out for three spots in the last four – including Championship side ... Read More »

Cas bordering on disrespectful, says Wigan Warriors boss

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Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane has lit the touchpaper ahead of this weekend’s Challenge Cup quarter-final against Castleford Tigers, by saying that the noises coming out of their camp border on being over-confident, and it has rallied his own troops before the game. Wane pulled no punches when discussing the Tigers ahead of the tie of the round this weekend, ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers coach hails ‘biggest game’ in charge

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell claims Saturday’s Challenge Cup tie against Wigan is the biggest game of his tenure so far, as the club gear up to face last year’s double winners in a hugely anticipated game. With a semi-final berth at stake – not to mention the prospect of dumping last year’s Challenge Cup winners out of the tournament ... Read More »

Warriors determined to win, says McIlorum

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Wigan Warriors hooker Micky McIlorum insists his team are ready to take on high-flying Castleford Tigers in the quarter-final of the Challenge Cup at DW Stadium on Saturday (2.30pm). In what is anticipated to be one of the games of the season so far, McIlorum believes Wigan will use the disappointment of losing to Huddersfield Gants in their last match ... Read More »