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Pontefract club’s medal-winning swimmers make big splash

Five swimmers from Pontefract based Marlins ASC Swimming Club were triumphant at the National Halliwick Championships.

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Greg Minikin.

Exciting prospect Minikin agrees new deal with Castleford

Castleford Tigers have confirmed that highly rated young centre Greg Minikin has signed a two-year contract extension to keep him at the club until at least 2019.

The medal-winning team from Featherstone-based Sengoku Martial Arts  Club who competed at Walsall.

Two students from Featherstone martial arts club crowned GB champions

Two students from Featherstone-based Sengoku Martial Arts Club were crowned Great Britain kata champions at a competition in Walsall.

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Featherstone Rovers' ground.

Featherstone Rovers’ fixtures announced for 2017 Kingstone Press Championship

Featherstone Rovers have been handed a tough start to the 2017 Kingstone Press Championship season with a trip to play long standing rivals Halifax at The Mbi Shay Stadium in the first fixture on Sunday, February 5, 2017.

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Castleford’s 2017 Betfred Super League fixtures announced

Castleford Tigers face an interesting start to the new season when they open their 2017 Betfred Super League campaign at home to newly promoted Leigh Centurions at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

West Riding County FA's Steve Conboy with Ackworth Juniors secretary Andy Coupland.

Ackworth Juniors stage girls football festival

Ackworth Juniors and the West Riding County Football Association teamed up to help support the FA Girls’ Football Week with a winning afternoon of fun. 

Castleford's Molly Todd tries to fend off Sandals Verity Randall in the under 13s match that Castleford  won 50-45.

Castleford bag hat-trick of wins over derby rivals

Castleford RUFC’s girls completed a clean sweep of victories in last Sunday’s home matches against derby rivals Sandal.

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Whitwood Golf Club manager Kevin Moore and club  committee member Beverley Flockton present a cheque to Steve Ball (right), general manager of the RFL Benevolent Fund.

Whitwood’s annual charity golf day gives RFL Benevolent Fund big boost

The fourth annual charity golf day at Whitwood Golf Club was a huge success.

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Hadi Sacko celebrates with Luke Ayling and Kalvin Phillips after his cross leads to Leeds United's winning goal at Wolves. Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Monk delighted with win for ‘competitive’ Leeds United

Leeds United head coach Garry Monk was delighted by the character shown by his players as they battled to a 1-0 away win at Wolves that lifted the Whites into the top 10 in the EFL Championship.

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Guest: Ben Cooper.

Castleford supporters take part in lively RL debate

A good attendance greeted the guests as Castleford Tigers Supporters Club held a rugby league debate night at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

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Luke Gale: Knows top display against France will put him in line for the Four Nations.

France v England: Luke Gale determined to make most of chance under Bennett

A FRUSTRATED observer a year ago, Castleford Tigers half-back Luke Gale is ready to take on a leadership role in England’s new era.

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Champions Wanderers beat Featherstone Phoenix 87-53.

Top three quiz teams stay unbeaten

Wanderers, RAFA Vulcan Club and Flanagan’s Army maintained their 100 per cent records in Five Towns Quiz League Division One on Monday evening.

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Junior Moors.

Impressive Moors can get even better says Castleford boss

Player of the year he may be, but there is more to come from strong running forward Junior Moors according to Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell.

Mikey Dunn, two goals against Eccleshill United.

Late goals win thriller for Ponte Colls

Two goals in the last four minutes from Jack Mawson and Mikey Dunn earned Pontefract Collieries a thrilling 5-3 success at home to Eccleshill United in Division One of the Toolstation NCE League on Tuesday night.

Pontefract's James Willstrop on his way to a 3-1 win over Steve Coppinger in the US Open quarterfinals. Picture: Steve Line/

Willstrop’s displays in United States confirm his return to form

PONTEFRACT squash star James Willstrop’s remarkable run in the United States ended when he was beaten by world number one Mohammed El Shorbagy in the US Open semi-finals.

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Danny Glassell was in superb form for Featherstone Lions. Picture: Jonathan Buck.

Lions take on Marlins in play-off semi-final

Featherstone Lions, aiming to win promotion for a third successive season, host Milford Marlins in the National Conference League Division One play-0ff semi-finals on Saturday (2.30pm).

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Said receiving his award.

Courage of star player who fled Afghanistan

A brave teenager who fled Afghanistan and went on to win a rugby scholarship with Castleford Tigers has been honoured for his bravery.

Luke Gale.

Gale included in England 19 for France game

Luke Gale has been included in Wayne Bennett’s first England 19-man squad for this Saturday’s international Test against France in Avignon at Parc des Sports (6.30pm CET).

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Adam Rothwell bagged three tries as Fryston Warriors trounced Ossett Trinity Tigers 80-0 on Saturday. Picture: Matthew Merrick.

Holders Fryston pile up points in 16-try romp

Holders Fryston coasted through to the Bartletts BARLA Yorkshire Cup quarterfinals by trouncing Ossett Trinity Tigers 80-0.

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Jesse Sene-Lefao.

Castleford Tigers complete signing of Samoan forward Sene-Lefao

Castleford Tigers have completed the signing of Samoan forward Jesse Sene-Lefao on a two-year deal from Cronulla Sharks.

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