Tigers extend O’Neill contract

Castleford Tigers have agreed a one-year contract extension with young hooker or back row forward Jacques O’Neill. Castleford Director of Rugby Jon Wells said: “We are delighted to announce the re-signing of Jacques for 2020. “He has progressed well despite an injury setback towards the end of pre-season and when called upon this season has shown us what he is…

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Premium: Castleford to make Eden statement with winger embroiled in off-field dispute

Castleford Tigers have indicated they will make a statement on winger Greg Eden on Monday after League Express learned he is involved in an ongoing off-field incident. The Tigers declined to comment when approached by League Express over the weekend, with it understood they are keen to assess the full facts of a situation that is still yet to be…

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Castleford in talks with George Griffin over switch for 2020

Castleford Tigers are increasingly confident of agreeing a deal with Salford forward George Griffin to sign the player on a permanent deal for next season. The Tigers are on the hunt for forwards to bolster their squad for the 2020 campaign and beyond, and League Express understands they have identified Red Devils prop Griffin as one of their targets. The…

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Wigan interested in early Clark move – as Castleford deny Tautai reports

Wigan Warriors have expressed an interest to Castleford about the possibility of signing Mitch Clark with immediate effect. League Express revealed several weeks ago that Clark has agreed to join the Warriors on a three-year deal from the start of next season – but he could yet head across the Pennines sooner if the reigning Super League champions have their way.…

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Aston keen to look ahead after tough two years leading to Super League debut

CORY ASTON has revealed the ‘low points’ which have engulfed the last two years of his career as he waited to make his Super League debut, which he finally achieved last Thursday night. Aston made a try-scoring debut for Castleford as the Tigers beat Wakefield 28-26 to solidify third position in the table heading into Monday’s trip to Catalans. However,…

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Hardaker expecting hostile reception on return to Castleford on Friday

Zak Hardaker admits he is preparing himself for abuse and hostility aplenty as he returns to Castleford Tigers on Friday night for the first time since being sacked by the club following his drugs ban. Hardaker was suspended by the Tigers on the eve of the 2017 Grand Final after testing positive for cocaine, and never played for the club…

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Saints far too strong for Tigers

St Helens gave a blistering performance tonight in defeating Castleford Tigers 12-42 at the Jungle. The Tigers welcomed Grant Millington back into their squad after he completed a two-game suspension, while Saints coach Justin Holbrook selected the same squad that had won at Huddersfield in Round 6. St Helens took a grip on the game early on, with a try…

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Could Castleford be set to make a move for free agent Krisnan Inu?

Castleford Tigers have been linked with a move for out-of-contract, ex-Widnes and Catalans centre Krisnan Inu, but Daryl Powell has denied the rumours, saying there has been no communication with Inu. The Tigers were reportedly among a number of clubs interested in Inu, who was made redundant in the light of Widnes’ recent financial issues, which saw them go into…

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