Radford defends decision to field youngsters

Lee Radford has bemoaned the ongoing wait for the distribution of reserve grade fixtures. There has been no indication regarding the schedule for the 2017 season, which Radford believes puts risk to the development of the sport’s up-and-coming stars. As a result, Radford handed opportunities to a number of the younger members of Hull’s squad in their defeat to Castleford…

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Eden hat-trick sees Tigers overcome Hull FC

Michael Shenton

Castleford Tigers defeated a young Hull FC team 42-10 at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle today to win the Harrison-Bryan Trophy, which is named after two former players – Jack Harrison VC of Hull FC and Thomas Bryan VC of Castleford – who both fought in the First World War and whose courage was recognised in each case with the award of…

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Radford looking for youngsters to shine against Castleford

This article was first published in League Express. Read articles like this by purchasing the paper in stores every Monday or online at https://pocketmags.com/league-express-magazine/ Hull FC coach Lee Radford has promised fans they will get to see a glimpse of the club’s future in their opening pre-season game against Castleford today. Whereas some Super League clubs are opting to field…

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Tigers name Boxing day squad

Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell has named a 27 man squad to take on Hull FC in the inaugural Harrison-Bryan Trophy at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle on Boxing Day. As reported in League Express on December 5, Michael Shenton makes his long-awaited return from injury, while new signings Zak Hardaker, Greg Eden and Jesse Sene-Lefao are amongst those in line for…

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Hull FC signing turned down Leeds

This article originated in League Express. Get all the news first by purchasing League Express in stores every Monday, or if you can’t wait that long, get the online edition every Sunday evening at https://pocketmags.com/league-express-magazine HULL FC new boy Nick Rawsthorne has revealed how he almost joined Leeds Rhinos 12 months before signing for Lee Radford’s side. The 21-year-old is…

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