Legends in book

Castleford legends
Castleford legends

PAST and present legends of Castleford Tigers’ got together at Castleford’s Bridge Arts gallery at an exclusive book launch.

Tigers’ fans old and new went along to the launch and signing session of newly released book Castleford Rugby League 20 Legends by Phil Hodgson.

Big name players including Graham Steadman, Dennis Hartley, Kevin Beardmore, Keith Hepworth, Roger Millward, Alan Hardisty, John Sheridan, Ryan McGoldrick and Brett Ferres, went to the Sagar Street gallery to sign copies of the book for fans.

Alison Drake, chairman of the Castleford Heritage Trust, said: “We had a lovely day and we were thrilled with the support. Everyone was excited at getting all those great players together like that.

“We constantly had people coming in getting their books signed and supporting the gallery by doing so, it is all helping to keep us going.

“We were delighted that it was such a happy atmosphere. The whole day was a great treat, especially for Tigers’ fans.”

l The Express has four copies of the 20 Legends book to give away, see page 60 for full competition details.