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Even wins may not be enough now for Leeds United

After messing up the first of what was effectively three “cup finals” it is now clear for Leeds United – win against Norwich City this Saturday or the play-off bid will definitely be over.

Leeds United
Luke Gale leaves the pitch at Hull after suffering concussion. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Castleford coach: Gale injury impacted on us too much

Luke Gale’s absence after he went off injured at Hull affected Castleford Tigers more than it should have done, according to head coach Daryl Powell.

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Video - Joe Root relishes challenge of aiding Yorkshire’s pursuit of one-day glory

ENGLAND Test captain Joe Root is relishing the chance of trying to help end Yorkshire’s long wait for success in the limited-overs game.

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Ties will be played the weekend of May 13-14.

TIgers and Rovers handed home Challenge Cup ties

Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers were both handed home ties in tonight’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup sixth round draw.

Featherstone Rovers
Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

The Tour de Yorkshire arrives this weekend.
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Rovers general manager Davide Longo: "The 1967 Challenge Cup final was a monumental moment is this club's proud history."

Anniversary dinner will celebrate Featherstone’s 1967 Wembley win

FEATHERSTONE Rovers are holding a special dinner on Friday, August 4, to mark the 50th anniversary of the club’s first Wembley triumph.

Featherstone Rovers
Misi Taulapapa has not been charged.

Taulapapa escapes charge after being sin-binned for late tackle

Featherstone Rovers player Misi Taulapapa will not be charged after being sin-binned for a late challenge in the 73rd minute of the Championship game against Bradford Bulls on Easter Monday.

Featherstone Rovers
Rovers prop Andy Bostock in action in Sunday's match against Oldham before he sustained a broken hand. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Rovers prop Bostock faces six-week lay-off

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS prop Andy Bostock is facing six weeks on the sidelines after suffering a broken hand in the 30-4 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round win over Oldham two days ago.

Featherstone Rovers
Captain Gary Ballance scored a Yorkshire-best 203 not out against Hampshire to go with his first innings 108 (Picture: Allan McKenzie/

Hampshire v Yorkshire - The Verdict: Gary Ballance excels to rescue draw for Yorkshire

MUCH more of this and it might be playfully suggested that there is a case for appointing Gary Ballance as the specialist captain of the England Test side.

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Two schools finals will played at Featherstone Rovers on Tuesday.

Two schools finals at Featherstone Rovers on Tuesday

FEATHERSTONE’S LD Nutrition Stadium will host a Champion Schools double header tomorrow (Tuesday).

Featherstone Rovers
WHO WILL PREVAIL? Hampshire's Jimmy Adams or Yorkshire captain, Gary Ballance.

As it Happened - How Yorkshire ground out a draw at Hampshire - The Story of Day Four

YORKSHIRE earned themselves a draw against Hampshire after fighting back from a bad first innings with the bat at the Ageas Bowl.

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Mike McMeeken in action for Castleford Tigers against Hull.

McMeeken earns first England call-up along with two Castleford team-mates

Castleford Tigers’ in-form back rower Mike McMeeken is one of three new boys selected in the 20-man England squad heading down under for the Pacific Test match against Samoa.

Castleford Tigers
The Tour de Yorkshire is a free show like no other

Tour de Yorkshire preview: What you need to know about this weekend’s big event

THE Tour de Yorkshire will be an opportunity for Yorkshire’s local communities to present themselves and the county to the world as never before, the chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire says.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance made 108 in the first innings against Hampshire and is unbeaten on 78 overnight in the second (Picture: Alex Whitehead/

Double trouble: Yorkshire looking to captain Gary Ballance as they battle to avoid another loss

IF YOU had said before the start of the season that this match would provide an early opportunity for one of the teams to complete the double over the other, you would have thought that it would be an opportunity for Yorkshire to complete the double over Hampshire as opposed to the other way round.

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Rovers prop Richard Moore scores a first-half try in this afternoon's 30-4 cup win against Oldham. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Bostock’s broken hand mars Featherstone’s Challenge Cup win

Featherstone’s 30-4 win over Oldham in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round at LD Nutrition Stadium on Sunday was marred by the loss of prop Andy Bostock with a broken hand.

Featherstone Rovers
Castleford Tigers' Luke Gale gets treatment on the pitch at Hull after being knocked out by Liam Watts' high tackle. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Castleford edged out by 12-man Hull after Gale is knocked out

Despite having an extra man for almost an hour Castleford Tigers fell to a second successive close defeat as they lost 26-24 to Hull FC at the KCOM Stadium.

Castleford Tigers
Featherstone Male Voice Choir will perform at LD Nurtrition Stadium this afternoon.

Featherstone Male Voice Choir perform live at Rovers-Oldham cup tie

Featherstone Male Voice Choir will perform live before the Rovers-Oldham Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round tie at LD Nutrition Stadium this afternoon (3pm kick-off).

Featherstone Rovers
Dacia Magic Weekend

Competition: Your chance to be Castleford Tigers’ mascot at Magic Weekend

The thrills of the 2017 Dacia Magic Weekend are just around the corner and a young Express reader can be part of the day when Castleford Tigers are in action thanks to a once-in-a-lifetime competition we are delighted to be offering.

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Despair for Leeds United's Luke Ayling after the Burton defeat. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Monk vows to fight on after disastrous defeat for Leeds United

Leeds United boss Garry Monk accepted his side’s hopes of reaching the play-offs were out of their hands following defeat at Burton Albion, but vowed that the players would keep fighting to the end of the season.

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Glasshoughton Welfare player Ryan Poskitt (right) is presented with the committee player of the year award by chairman Jon Miles

Glasshoughton Welfare hold presentation evening

Glasshoughton Welfare looked back on an encouraging season when they held their presentation night at the club.

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