Leeds are Super League Champions

Leeds Rhinos have lifted the Super League trophy after beating Yorkshire rivals Castleford Tigers 20-12 at the Totally Wicked Stadium. Early tries from Maisie Lumb and Lacey Owen gave the Tigers an 8-0 lead, before an Abby Eatock try reduced the deficit at the break. With Leeds growing in confidence in the second half it wasn’t long before matters were…

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Evalds tackle the highlight as Salford nil the Tigers

Salford Red Devils gained an emotional 22-0 victory over Castleford Tigers tonight to proceed to the last three standing in Super League. The Red Devils secured an early 12-0 lead with tries from Tyrone McCarthy, who touched down a Tui Lolohea grubber on eleven minutes, with Krisnan Inu converting, and Jake Bibby touching down in the corner with the referee…

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Tigers hold on to fight another day

Castleford Tigers won a compelling elimination play-off tonight, edging out Warrington Wolves 12-14 at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on a night that saw Wolves star Blake Austin leave the field at half-time after suffering a knee injury. In a game that was tightly contested throughout, it was the Tigers’ defence that held out against a largely predictable Warrington attack, with…

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Woman of Steel nominees announced

Super League’s top three sides have each been recognised in the shortlist for the 2019 Woman of Steel Award following a poll all players from the eight Betfred Women’s Super League clubs. Leaders Castleford Tigers are represented on the shortlist by Kelsey Gentles, their prolific 21-year-old three-quarter who has scored 21 tries from 15 appearances this season. She is bidding…

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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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