Castleford Tigers have become the latest team to enter a dual-registration partnership, joining forces with Championship side Batley Bulldogs.
And both Ryan Boyle and Greg Minikin will play for the Bulldogs this weekend when they take on Leigh Centurions.
Speaking on the partnership Tigers CEO Steve Gill said: “I’m really pleased that we have been able to finalise a Dual Registered partnership with Batley Bulldogs. It’s a great club with a very similar ethos to ourselves, John Kear), is a great coach and I know he will look after our young boys really well. We have had several discussions over the past few weeks, and there was a real desire to work closely with each other.”