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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 »

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 »

Castleford Tigers prop not giving up on Wembley

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Craig Huby is not giving up on his Wembley dream yet, after telling local media that his horrific injury suffered less than two weeks ago is on the mend. The Castleford Tigers prop dislocated his elbow during the semi-final victory against Widnes Vikings and, with the race on for a spot in Daryl Powell’s 19-man squad – which is named ... Read More »

Finn ready to light up Wembley

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This time last year Liam Finn was plying his trade in the Kingstone Press Championship with Featherstone Rovers – 12 months on, the half-back is hoping to play a key role in helping his former club’s arch-rivals lift the most coveted trophy in Rugby League, the Tetley’s Challenge Cup. Since leaving Featherstone, Finn has provided compelling proof of the depth ... Read More »

Match preview: Warrington Wolves v Castleford Tigers

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It’s losing semi-finalist against triumphant semi-finalist tonight on Sky Sports, as Warrington Wolves take on Wembley-bound Castleford Tigers in a crunch game in the race for the top four. The Tigers are still in the hunt for the League Leaders Shield this season, but they have rested a number of key players with the Wembley final against Leeds Rhinos just ... Read More »

Clark wary of wounded Warrington Wolves

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Castleford Tigers hooker Daryl Clark insists the team will have to be on their guard this evening, as they take on a Warrington Wolves side still reeling from their semi-final loss to Leeds last weekend. The Wolves – unlike the Tigers – will not be at Wembley for the Challenge Cup Final next Saturday, after losing out to the Rhinos ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers boss trusts his squad

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell has backed his now-infamous rotation policy ahead of their trip to Warrington Wolves – saying he trusts all the players in his squad to get the job done against the Wolves. Powell has rested the likes of Michael Shenton, Luke Dorn and Daryl Clark ahead of next weekend’s Challenge Cup Final against Leeds Rhinos, with ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers name vastly changed squad

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Castleford Tigers have left out almost all of their big hitters ahead of this weekend’s trip to Warrington Wolves – as the Tigers cast one eye on the Challenge Cup final the following week. Daryl Powell has become notorious for his rotation policy this season – but he has gone one step further this week, leaving out a whole host ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers name squad for semi-final

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Castleford Tigers have named their 19-man squad for their semi-final against Widnes Vikings this weekend, with winger James Clare coming into the squad – and likely going straight into the side. Clare is the obvious candidate to replace Justin Carney – who was suspended earlier this week for a dangerous throw on London’s Thomas Minns. Andy Lynch and Daryl Clark ... Read More »

Stats Zone: Challenge Cup semi-final special

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Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves – Saturday, 2:30pm KO Leeds have not defeated Warrington in a Challenge Cup semi-final for over a century – since an 11-10 victory at Broughton in 1910. Warrington have won the last four meetings between the clubs at this stage since then. Leeds are appearing in a record-equalling 45th Challenge Cup semi-final (shared with Wigan) ... Read More »