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Featherstone continue perfect start with fourth straight win at Swinton

Featherstone Rovers maintained their 100 per cent record in the Kingstone Press Championship campaign with Sunday’s 30-13 win over Swinton Lions at Heywood Road, Sale.

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Castleford and Featherstone players in England squads

A number of Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers players have been included in the England under 18s, England under 16s and England women’s squads for 2017.

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Pontefract's James Willstrop plays  Omar Mosaad in the first round of the Windy City Open. It is a repeat of their match in Chicago last year. Picture: Steve Line/

Pontefract player achieves best win of her career

Pontefract Squash Club’s unseeded Amber Copley had the best win of her career when she won the French Under 15 Open in Lille.

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YMCA D beat YMCA C 10-0.

Leaders YMCA D march on with big win against rivals

Unbeaten Castleford, Pontefract and District Table Tennis League leaders YMCA D moved closer to clinching the championship by trouncing YMCA C 10-0.

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Fryston's Wayne McHugh scored two first-half tries against Keighley. Picture: Matthew Merrick.

Brave Fryston edged out by Cougars in high-scoring Challenge Cup clash

Battling amateurs Fryston Warriors lost 50-32 to League One Keighley Cougars in an incident-packed Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round tie at Featherstone’s Big Fellas Stadium on Saturday.

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Chris Wood.

Wood shoots Leeds United to vital victory over Sheffield Wednesday

Chris Wood’s 23rd goal of the season earned Leeds United a valuable three points from a hard fought Yorkshire derby against Sheffield Wednesday.

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Max Litchfield at the BUCS Championships. Picture:  Capture the Event

Olympian Max strikes gold in BUCS as he goes head to head with brother Joe

HE WAS victorious in the battle of the brothers and Max Litchfield admits he could not have been happier to swim away with three gold medals at BUCS Nationals at the weekend.

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Commercial retained a six-point lead in the dominoes section with a 4-1 win over Junction.

Leaders Rock Inn B hand out trouncing to neighbours

Darts section leaders Rock Inn B trounced neighbours Glasshoughton WMC 6-1 in Castleford and District Darts and Dominoes League.

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Try scorer: Greg Eden.

Castleford’s six shooters gun down Warrington

Four tries in eight minutes in a devastating first half spell helped Castleford Tigers to their second win in two Betfred Super League games as they beat Warrington Wolves 30-22.

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Oops - Johnny Nelson comes adrift

TV exposure! The awkward moment Sheffield boxing hero Johnny Nelson’s pants burst

Johnny Nelson is a big guy.

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Ben Roberts on the attack on his return to the Castleford Tigers side against Leigh Centurions.

Roberts wants Castleford to make a statement at Warrington

Castleford Tigers star Ben Roberts believes tonight’s game at Warrington gives his team a chance to make a statement that they are genuine Super League contenders this year.

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Rovers coach Jon Sharp: "We are under no illusions. Its a big pitch and they have some quick players."

Rovers boss: We are under no illusions about our task at Swinton

FEATHERSTONE coach Jon Sharp expects another stern defensive test in Sunday’s Kingstone Press Championship game against Swinton Lions at Sale (3pm).

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Winger Stewart Sanderson scored two tries in Pontefract's win against Wath Upon Dearne.

Pontefract aim to repeat league win in Yorkshire Shield clash

PONTEFRACT RUFC WARMED up for this Saturday’s Yorkshire Shield quarterfinal against Wetherby at Moor Lane (2.15pm kick-off) with a 31-10 win over Wath Upon Dearne in Yorkshire Division Two.

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With the scores level at 78-78, Last Orders won on a tiebreak ruling against Featherstone Phoenix.

Last Orders go through on tiebreak ruling

LAST ORDERS pipped Featherstone Phoenix 79-78 in the Five Towns Quiz League Knock-out Cup second round on Monday.

Gareth Gill was a clear winner with 77lb 5oz.

League leader Gill bags impressive win

GARETH Gill showed why he leads Fryston Angling Club’s winter league with an impressive victory in Sunday’s match on deer pond at Pollington’s Viking Fishery.

Denny Solomona.

Castleford may settle out of court over Solomona

Speculation is mounting that Castleford Tigers could be set for an out of court settlement with the case to hear their legal action against former player Denny Solomona set to be adjourned.

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Jake Webster is held by Cory Paterson in Castleford Tigers' first Betfred Super League game of 2017 against Leigh Centurions.

Castleford ready for tough test at Warrington

After passing every defensive examination put in front of them so far in 2017 Castleford Tigers are gearing up for the biggest test of their new found resolve when they go to the Halliwell Jones Stadium tomorrow night.

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Fryston Warriors coach Danny Bolton. Picture: Matthew Merrick.

Fryston coach: We are in with a chance of causing Challenge Cup upset

Fryston Warriors coach Danny Bolton is relishing Saturday’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round tie against Keighley Cougars at Featherstone’s Big Fellas Stadium (3pm kick-off).

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Ben Roberts celebrates a try with Greg Minikin on his Super League comeback game.

Castleford star happy to be back on the field – in whatever role

Following his nightmare injury plagued 2016 Ben Roberts is delighted to be back on the pitch with Castleford Tigers.

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Ladybalk A won 6-4 at Methley Ex-Service Club A.

Ladybalk climb to third by beating leaders Methley

CASTLEFord and District Snooker League Section A leaders Methley Ex-Service Club A lost 6-4 at home to title rivals Ladybalk A, who climbed to third spot.

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