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Castleford Tigers

Sneyd wasn’t surprised at being taken off

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Castleford half-back Marc Sneyd admits he wasn’t surprised at being taken off during the first-half at Wembley on Saturday – saying he can’t fault Daryl Powell’s decision to sub him. Sneyd was far from his best during that opening 40 minutes – even hooking a relatively simple conversion wide as Castleford made a very slow start to the Challenge Cup ... Read More »

LIVE BLOG: Challenge Cup Final

Shenton Sinfield Challenge Cup

The 2014 Challenge Cup is finally here, and TotalRL.com are ensuring you don’t miss a beat of the action with our exclusive live blog The teams are to your right, and the big news comes from the Castleford camp. Prop Craig Huby has come through an injury scare to play – and he’ll take the field just 13 days after ... Read More »

I’d never heard of Cas, but now I’m happy: Carney

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Justin Carney admits he’d never even heard of Castleford before signing for the club – but now says Castleford is his home, and he’s the happiest he’s been for years. Carney was plucked from relative Rugby League obscurity when Castleford snapped him up in 2013, after failing to score a single try during his final season at the Sydney Roosters ... Read More »

FanZone: Challenge Cup Final – Castleford v Leeds

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The Challenge Cup Final is finally here – and TotalRL.com’s FanZone is back for the showpiece event! Just like we did at Magic Weekend, we want Castleford, Leeds – and any other fan who is at the event – to send us your tweets, photos and videos from your trip to Wembley, and the experience in general. Whether it’s the ... Read More »

Sinfield inspired by early Wembley memory

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MARTYN SADLER speaks to Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield on the eve of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup Final Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield has never won a game at Wembley. Or at least that’s what most people think. But if you do think that, then you’re dead wrong – Kevin has one Wembley victory to his name. In fact he was ... Read More »

I didn’t sledge Sinfield, says ‘shocked’ Dorn

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Luke Dorn admits he was ‘shocked’ when he was headbutted by Kevin Sinfield in the last meeting between Leeds and Castleford – but insisted he didn’t provoke the England captain by sledging him in the buildup to the incident. Sinfield received the first red card of his career last month after a hot-tempered incident with the Castleford full-back during the ... Read More »

Challenge Cup Final: The stats that matter

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Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos meet for the first time in a Challenge Cup final on Saturday, so with that in mind, here’s TotalRL.com’s handy guide to all the milestones and statistics that truly matter ahead of this mouthwatering event. It will be only the fourth time the clubs have met in a final, having previously contested the 1968-69 Championship ... Read More »

Opinion: Challenge Cup has fairytale ending whoever wins

Shenton Sinfield Challenge Cup

It’s been described as the most anticipated Challenge Cup Final since the showpiece event returned to Wembley – and for either Castleford Tigers or Leeds Rhinos, Saturday will provide the culmination of a fantastic and enthralling Rugby League tale. Both Castleford and Leeds’ journey to the Wembley final is the stuff of Hans Christian Andersen-type writing, such is their fairytale ... Read More »

Important travel information for Challenge Cup Final

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Fans travelling to London on Saturday August 23 for the Tetley’s Challenge Cup at Wembley Stadium (3.00pm) are asked to consider the following notices (courtesy of the RFL): Prior to your journey, please visit the Transport For London website – www.tfl.gov.uk – for information on all forms of public transport in London, routes, maps, journey planner, congestion charges and online ... Read More »