Castleford and Wigan name squads for Sunday’s clash

Castleford Tigers have welcomed Gadwin Springer into the 19-man squad for the first time this season ahead of their clash with Wigan. The prop has been recovering from injury during the opening rounds of the year, but made his comeback last week for the club’s dual-registration partners Halifax as they defeated Leigh Centurions. He replaces Oliver Holmes in Daryl Powell’s…

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Fan Panel: Our expert Leeds fan gives his perspective on tonight’s trip to Saints

Our expert Leeds fan, Tom Gilfeather, has his say on tonight’s game with St Helens. This is undoubtedly the most difficult league game Leeds will have played this season so far. Saints were many people’s favourites to win the Grand Final before the season and they are certainly living up to that with how they have started the season. They…

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COLUMN: Judge Liam Watts at the end of his time with Castleford

After Liam Watts’ latest altercation with Dom Crosby in Hull FC’s defeat of Warrington, it appears that Lee Radford has lost his patience with Watts and he’s had to look for pastures new. What better place than his home-town club! Watts has joined Castleford Tigers on a three-year deal from Hull after a largely successful six-year spell with the Black…

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Stone bemoans Huddersfield’s tame attack

Huddersfield Giants head coach Rick Stone admitted he felt a number of different emotions following his side’s disappointing defeat to Hull Kingston Rovers. Despite having large spells of pressure, the Giants failed to capitalise and ultimately failed to deal with the Robins’ right-edge attack. The 38-6 defeat was a damaging scoreline for the Giants, and Stone was left unimpressed with…

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Watts admits he has to start playing smarter following disciplinary record issues

Castleford Tigers forward Liam Watts admits he has to ‘play a bit smarter’ to both tighten up his disciplinary record and give himself a chance of international honours after a meeting with England team manager Jamie Peacock. Watts, who signed for the Tigers earlier this week, will sit out the upcoming two games as he serves the remainder of a…

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Hull KR produce best performance of season to see off Huddersfield

Hull Kingston Rovers produced their best performance since returning to Super League to register their second victory of the season by seeing off an out-of-sorts Huddersfield side. The Robins, who had only beaten Catalans so far in 2018, were magnificent at the John Smith’s Stadium, with a superb first-half performance laying the platform for Tim Sheens’ side to get back…

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Watts insists he has no off-field issues as he eyes new start with Castleford

Liam Watts has insisted he is unmoved by comments made by former club Hull FC about his departure from the club – saying he is ‘perfect’ with how he is off the field as he begins life back with hometown club Castleford Tigers. Watts’ high-profile departure from the KCOM Stadium has been intertwined with comments from Hull about his disciplinary…

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Watts’ Hull departure ‘wasn’t for playing purposes’, reveals Lee Radford

Hull FC coach Lee Radford has confirmed that Liam Watts’ departure from the club was not due to playing reasons – revealing that it was due to disciplinary reasons why they ultimately sanctioned his move to Castleford. Watts has signed a three-year deal with his hometown club after being granted permission to leave Hull, where he played an integral part…

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