Friday, August 22, 2014
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Rhinos boss: I wouldn’t be surprised if Huby plays

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Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott admits he wouldn’t be surprised if prop Craig Huby turned out for Castleford Tigers this Saturday in the Challenge Cup Final – two weeks after dislocating his elbow. Huby suffered the horrific injury playing for Cas in their semi-final victory against Widnes Vikings – with his fitness arguably one of the biggest talking points ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos’ Aiton in Cronulla-ASADA scandal

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Leeds Rhinos’ Paul Aiton – who is set to play for the club in the Challenge Cup Final this weekend – is reportedly one of 17 players issued with ‘show cause’ orders by Australian anti-doping agency ASADA after action was taken this week, Australian media are reporting. Aiton played for Cronulla Sharks – the club who has been dragged into ... Read More »

Local boy Holmes has ‘butterflies’ ahead of final

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Oliver Holmes is proud of the progress that Castleford Tigers have made since his graduation from the club’s Academy to the first team and the local hero is aiming to complete a remarkable journey with victory over Leeds Rhinos in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup final on Saturday. The second row has spent his entire career with the Tigers, and this ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers to hold ‘homecoming party’

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Castleford Tigers have confirmed that – regardless of the result this weekend at Wembley in the Challenge Cup Final – they are to hold a ‘homecoming party’ to welcome the team home next Monday. Cas haven’t reached the final of the Challenge Cup since 1992 and, to honour what has been an extraordinary season so far, the Tigers have confirmed ... Read More »

Chan to head back home

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Hull KR loanee Jason Chan has confirmed that he will be heading home at the end of the season, ending a six-year association with Super League. Chan, who is currently on loan at Rovers from Huddersfield Giants, insists the move back is for family reasons, but assured Robins fans he has loved his time in East Hull this season. “I ... Read More »

Luke Dorn blog: Cas star speaks to TotalRL.com

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Wembley is now just a matter of days away, and to continue our unrivalled buildup to the big event on Saturday, we’ve brought back our weekly blog with Castleford Tigers star Luke Dorn. The full-back has been sensational for Castleford this year, and he sat down with our man Aaron Bower to talk about the game, the buildup, and just ... Read More »

Gareth Ellis signs new Hull FC deal

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Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the KC Stadium until the end of 2016. The 33-year-old former England international had the pick of First Utility Super League clubs when he decided to return from the NRL three years ago and opted to pen a three-year deal with the Airlie Birds. Although ... Read More »

Gallery: Wigan Warriors train with Bath RU

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As we mentioned earlier today, Wigan Warriors have used their week off to undergo a different kind of training, as they collided with Bath Rugby Union in a novel move between the two clubs. It’s rare that both codes come together in such a manner, and both clubs have spoken of how positive an experience the session has been. The ... Read More »

Codes collide as Wigan and Bath train together

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Two rugby codes collided this week as Wigan Rugby League travelled to Bath Rugby Union for some dual-training in the South West. Whilst the two sides are at different stages of their season – Wigan have just three fixtures left of their regular First Utility Super League campaign whilst Bath will kick-off their Aviva Premiership campaign away to Sale Sharks ... Read More »

Video highlights: Warrington Wolves v Castleford Tigers

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Extensive video highlights from Friday’s Super League round 24 clash between Warrington Wolves and Castleford Tigers at the Halliwell-Jones Stadium. What do you think about this match? Discuss this and much more on our free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with us ... Read More »