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Match report: Wakefield T Wildcats 20-43 Castleford Tigers

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In a nutshell Castleford Tigers got in front early but were forced to weather a storm to hold off the Wildcats and earn a valuable two points. How it unfolded 3’ – The Tigers’ star winger Justin Carney opens the scoring after finishing off a move started by Andy Lynch, who offloaded to Marc Sneyd, who then passed on to ... Read More »

Full-time report: Warrington Wolves 44-6 Widnes Vikings

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In a nutshell Warrington put in a polished and impressive display to thoroughly outclass Widnes Vikings in front of a strong crowd at the Halliwell-Jones Stadium. How it unfolded 4’ – Gareth O’Brien opens Warrington’s account for the day after powering over from close range, via the video referee. Chris Bridge lands the conversion: 6-0. 11’ – O’Brien involved again, ... Read More »

First-half report: Warrington Wolves 24-0 Widnes Vikings

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How it unfolded 4’ – Gareth O’Brien opens Warrington’s account for the day after powering over from close range, via the video referee. Chris Bridge lands the conversion: 6-0. 11’ – O’Brien involved again, this time putting in a superb kick that finds Joel Monaghan on the wing, the Aussie making easy work of the grounding. Bridge converts from the ... Read More »

Full-time report: St Helens 14-33 Wigan Warriors

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In a nutshell St Helens’ unbeaten record was brought to an end in front of a sell-out crowd at Langtree Park, thanks to a polished all-round display from Wigan Warriors, who had just 14 fit players when the final whistle sounded. How it unfolded 1’ – Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook knocks on with the game’s first carry, thanks to an Iain Thornley ... Read More »

Match preview: Warrington Wolves v Widnes Vikings

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It’s another local derby following on from St Helens v Wigan, as Warrington and Widnes lock horns in what will surely be a tasty clash. Warrington Wolves are without prop Paul Wood and versatile forward Simon Grix, who were injured in last Friday’s home defeat by Hull KR. Gareth O’Brien and Ben Evans are brought in by coach Tony Smith. ... Read More »

Match preview: Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Castleford Tigers

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Wakefield coach Richard Agar calls the fit again Dean Collis (quad), Reece Lyne (toe) and Daniel Smith (head) into his squad for the West Yorkshire derby. They replace Luke Briscoe, Lucas Walshaw and the injured Ali Lauiti’iti. Castleford head coach Daryl Powell makes two changes as the Tigers attempt to maintain their impressive start to the season. Backs Richard Owen ... Read More »

First-half report: St Helens 14-20 Wigan Warriors

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How it unfolded 1’ – Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook knocks on with the game’s first carry, thanks to an Iain Thornley tackle. Wigan get the head and feed. 2’ – Wigan get consecutive sets thanks to a Lance Hohaia touch that brings the tackle count back to zero. Sean O’Loughlin forces his way over from dummy half. Matty Smith lands the conversion: ... Read More »

Four Bulls first-teamers facing lay-offs

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Bradford Bulls boss Francis Cummins has described last night’s loss to local rivals Leeds Rhinos as frustrating, and revealed four first-team players picked up potentially serious injuries. As if being outscored nine tries to one wasn’t bad enough, the 37-year-old watched on as Matty Blythe injured his knee, Jamie Donaldson picked up an ankle injury, Adam Sidlow hurt his back, ... Read More »

Match preview: St Helens v Wigan

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It is top of the table versus last year’s champions this lunchtime, as St Helens face Wigan in a colossal derby clash at Langtree Park. With the ground expected to be filled to capacity, it promises to be a special atmosphere as two of the best sides in Super League lock horns in a mouthwatering clash. However, the home side’s ... Read More »

Daryl Powell focusing solely on Castleford Tigers performance

Cas coach Daryl Powell. ©RLPhotos

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell insists he is only focusing on his own side’s performance this afternoon, as they gear up to face an out-of-sorts Wakefield Trinity Wildcats side. The two local rivals have had contrasting starts to the season; whilst the Tigers are challenging at the top of Super League, only Bradford’s points deduction is keeping the Wildcats ... Read More »