As St Helens and Castleford prepare to open their season’s tonight at the Totally Wicked Stadium. TotalRL looks back at the last time Castleford were successful on St Helens soil in a league match.
To find out, you have to delve into the archive and into the 1990/91 season and the 21st October 1990.
Led by captain John Joyner and hat-trick hero Graham Steadman, Castleford beat St Helens 16-29 in front of 6,978 people at Knowsley Road.
Saints: 1 Phil Veivers, 2 Tony Kay, 3 Tea Ropati, 4 Mark Bailey, 5 Brimah Kebbie, 6 Shane Cooper, 7 Sean Devine, 8 Paul Forber, 9 Paul Groves, 10 Kevin Ward, 11 George Mann, 12 Roy Haggerty, 13 Bernard Dwyer; Subs: 14 Darren O’Brien, 15 Andy Bateman
Tries: Mann, Kebbie, Cooper
Goals: Devine (2)
Here’s a look at the Castleford side that triumphed on that day: Three tries were scored by Graham Steadman and one for David Plange. Steadman kicked five goals, Crooks one and Steadman landed a drop-goal