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Shenton back in Castleford’s 19-man squad for Hull game

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has made one change to his 19-man squad for Friday’s game against Hull FC at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

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Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

Date change for Castleford’s game at home to Salford

The date of Castleford Tigers’ last home match of the regular season before the Super 8s split has been changed with the match brought forward two days due to Sky Sports choosing it for live coverage.

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Madger Gomes.

Leeds United moving on with recruitment plans

With the management team finalised, attention has now turned to recruitment of players at Leeds United with a first major new face introduced and more expected to follow shortly.

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Leeds Rhinos forward Mitch Garbutt finds there is no way through tough Castleford defence from Adam Milner and Grant Millington. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Castleford boss: We learned lessons and applied them at Leeds

Daryl Powell reckons the way his Castleford Tigers players handled the pressure of playing a Leeds Rhinos team gunning for them can stand them in good stead at the business end of the season.

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Luke Gale.

Gale has no problems with Castleford’s ‘small’ pitch

England star Luke Gale has dismissed talk that the smaller pitch at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle is giving Castleford Tigers a big advantage.

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Jack Brooks fires in a delivery against Surrey at Headingley.

BLOG: Yorkshire v Surrey - Day Two at Headingley - As It Happened

DESPITE losing several hours’ play to the weather, Surrey strengthened their grip on proceedings against Yorkshire on day two at Headingley.

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Prince Harry to visit Leeds

Prince Harry to visit Leeds

Prince Harry is to make an official visit to Leeds next month.
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Zak Hardaker celebrates scoring a try for Castleford Tigers against former club Leeds Rhinos.

Hardaker turns loan move into permanent deal with Castleford Tigers

Castleford Tigers have confirmed that full-back Zak Hardaker has joined the club on a permanent basis.

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Jon Sharp: "It was a fantastic performance in context."

Sharp expects ‘really tough game’ against Batley

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS returned from the capital without the points, but boss Jon Sharp was proud of their performance in a 36-30 loss to London Broncos.

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Rovers general manager Davide Longo: "Ian Carter and his team are great supporters of Featherstone Rovers."

Sponsorship boost for Rovers

LONG standing sponsor CPM Contracts will again back Featherstone Rovers next year.

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Jamie Cording is making a comeback with Featherstone. Picture: Bob Nunn.

Cording makes Rovers comeback after recovering from career-threatening knee injury

JAMIE CORDING is making a comeback with Featherstone Rovers after a knee reconstruction.

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Rovers prop Andy Bostock makes a surging run in today's game at London. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Rovers coach Sharp: Dumb plays late in the game cost us dear at London

COACH Jon Sharp felt Featherstone Rovers came up with “some really dumb plays late on” that cost them dear in today’s 36-30 defeat at London Broncos.

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Featherstone's Misi Taulapapa scored a first-half try in this afternoon's game at London. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Rovers sunk by three late tries in London defeat

FEATHERSTONE Rovers missed a chance to climb above London Broncos to second in the Kingstone Press Championship when they lost to them for the second time in four weeks with Sunday’s 36-30 defeat at Ealing.

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Pontefract Collieries in action last season.

Pontefract Collieries’ pre-season fixtures confirmed

Pontefract Collieries have announced their full pre-season fixture list ahead of their return to the Premier Division of the Toolstation NCE League.

Pontefract's James Willstrop helped Mulhouse win the French League championship last weekend.,

Todd and Johnson win championships at Humberside Junior Open

THERE were two Pontefract winners at the Humberside Junior Open, a silver English squash tournament, played at Hull University and Hull and East Riding Squash Club.

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Featherstone Lions under nines prop Jackson Wood tests York Acorn's defence in Sundays match at Mill Pond Stadium. Picture: Lauren Twigg Photography.

Clegg and Twigg lead try spree as Lions cut loose

ZACK Clegg and Jack Twigg each scored three tries for Featherstone Lions under nines in Sunday’s victory against York Acorn.

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Olympic judo player Sophie Cox (right) with the Castleford Tigers ladies. Picture: Sebastian Sternik

Olympian Sophie puts Castleford Tigers Ladies through their paces

Two-time Olympian Sophie Cox, made a special appearance in Castleford as she led training sessions for both the Cas Tigers Ladies and Oxford RLFC.

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Kieran Gill.

Castleford supporters hear about youth progress

Castleford Tigers Supporters Club heard all about progress at junior level when they held an under 19s and youth development evening at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle’s Hospitality Suite.

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Darren Appleton, from Pontefract, is one of the world's greatest-ever pool players.

Pontefract pool star elected to America Hall of Fame

PONTEFRACT pool star Darren Appleton has been elected to the greatest player section of the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame.

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Val Bradshaw beat David White in the final.

Bradshaw crowned champion at Ferrybridge

VAL BRADSHAW beat David White in the final of Castleford and District Veterans Association’s individual merit tournament at Ferrybridge BC.

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