Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Castleford Tigers

Video: Tigers fans line the streets for Wembley tickets

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Following their emphatic victory against Widnes Vikings in Sunday’s Challenge Cup semi-final, Castleford Tigers fans have been queuing up outside the Mend-A-Hose Jungle to buy their tickets for the final at Wembley, in which they will take on Leeds Rhinos. This video, provided by Super League TV, features interviews with the excited fans. What do you think about this story? ... Read More »

Video: Daryl Clark wins try of the month for July

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Castleford hooker Daryl Clark has been awarded BRUT’s try of the month award for July thanks to a sensational solo effort against Widnes in round 19. Watch the video below to see who else made the top five. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on our free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Powell furious at Widnes pitch invaders

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In this video, Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell and captain Michael Shenton reflect on their Challenge Cup success in yesterday’s semi-final against Widnes. Powell also speaks about the crowd trouble that marred the end of the game. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on or free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers name squad for semi-final

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Castleford Tigers have named their 19-man squad for their semi-final against Widnes Vikings this weekend, with winger James Clare coming into the squad – and likely going straight into the side. Clare is the obvious candidate to replace Justin Carney – who was suspended earlier this week for a dangerous throw on London’s Thomas Minns. Andy Lynch and Daryl Clark ... Read More »

Stats Zone: Challenge Cup semi-final special

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Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves – Saturday, 2:30pm KO Leeds have not defeated Warrington in a Challenge Cup semi-final for over a century – since an 11-10 victory at Broughton in 1910. Warrington have won the last four meetings between the clubs at this stage since then. Leeds are appearing in a record-equalling 45th Challenge Cup semi-final (shared with Wigan) ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers prop wants to do it for chairman

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Castleford Tigers prop Andy Lynch has targeted a trip to Wembley this weekend – but not just for him, for club chairman Jack Fulton. Fulton is a chairman who rarely takes up any of the spotlight in comparison to his peers, and the in-form Lynch believes it would be an honour to be led out on to the famous Wembley ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers coach backs Clare to shine

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Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell has backed James Clare to stand in for the suspended Justin Carney this weekend, as the club gear up for their semi-final date against Widnes Vikings. Clare is the most likely candidate to replace Carney, who was banned for two matches earlier this week after a dangerous throw against London Broncos. And although Powell admits ... Read More »

Andy Lynch shrugs off calls for England inclusion

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Castleford Tigers prop Andy Lynch says an England call-up ahead of this year’s Four Nations is not on his mind and that he is focused on performing for his team, not individual accolades. The 34-year-old has been in superb form this season and many pundits have been linking him with a call-up into Steve McNamara’s England squad. “I just go ... Read More »

Powell happy to be able to focus on Challenge Cup

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell admitted, in the aftermath of Sunday’s Super League victory over London Broncos, that it seems strange to be able to focus at last on Sunday’s Challenge Cup-tie against Widnes at a sold out Leigh Sports Village. “It seems an age since we beat Wigan in the quarter-finals, and it’s good to be able to talk ... Read More »

Cup pressure won’t be too much for Cas, says winger

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Castleford winger Kirk Dixon says the occasion of a Challenge Cup semi final won’t be too big for the Tigers, who plan to feed off their experienced players to learn how to cope with the pressure. The attacking West Yorkshire side take on Widnes on Sunday for a place at Wembley – their second semi-final appearance in four seasons. However, ... Read More »