Castleford’s new signing Ben Davies will face Hull FC in tomorrow night’s Super League clash at Wish Communications Stadium.
Castleford Tigers have received a boost ahead of tomorrow night’s game against Hull FC with news that 23-year-old prop Nathan Massey has signed a one-year contract extension until the end of the 2015 season.
Featherstone Rovers have landed a sponsorship deal with locally based CNG Engineering Ltd.
Leeds United will open their 2013-14 Championship campaign at Elland Road against Brighton and Hove Albion.
Pontefract Cricket League champions Fairburn slipped to a second successive league defeat when they lost to Streethouse on Saturday.
With England and Egypt locked at 1-1 in the final of the World Men’s Team Championships in Mulhouse, France, the outcome was in the hands of Pontefract’s James Willstrop (pictured) as he took on former world number one and current world number six Karim Darwish.
Featherstone’s home Championship match against Workington has been re-arranged for Sunday, June 30 (3pm kick-off).
FEATHERSTONE Rovers centre Sam Smeaton has resumed training after being out for nine months with a serious knee injury.
Leeds United will host Chesterfield in the first round of the Capital One Cup.
Featherstone Rovers are staging a special event in the clubhouse on Friday to thank the club’s volunteers.
Castleford’s new coach Daryl Powell is eagerly looking forward to his first home match in charge of the Tigers.
Europa and British Slalom champion Dave ‘The Rocket’ Ryding will host a skiing class at Lions Ski Club at Xscape, Castleford, tomorrow (Monday).
Hull FC forward Gareth Ellis could be doubtful for Friday’s Super League clash against his hometown club Castleford Tigers at the Wish Communications Stadium.
Salford City Reds have been docked two competition points for having 14 players on the pitch during their Super League win over Castleford Tigers on April 27.
GLASSHOUGHTON’S Stuart Thompson and Savile Park’s Karen Portman were both worthy winners of Castleford and District Crown Green Bowling Association’s gents and ladies individual merit competitions at Featherstone Bowling Club on Sunday.
Pontefract’s James Willstrop was in impressive form as he led England to a 3-0 victory over Columbia in their first match of the World Team Squash Championships in Mulhouse, France.
Castleford Tigers today confirmed they have signed 23-year-old former Wigan and Widnes prop Ben Davies on a deal until the end of this season.
Athletes from Spenborough, Pontefract and Wakefield Harriers athletics clubs were among those in action last night, Wednesday, in the fourth round of the West Yorkshire Track and Field League.
Last season’s losing finalists Townville visit Bradford League Hanging Heaton in the Heavy Woollen Cup semi-finals on Sunday, July 7.
Lock Lane knocked defending champions Wath Brow Hornets off the top of the NCL Premier Division by beating them 18-10 in a pulsating game.
Pontefract Cricket League are struggling to find umpires to officiate at league and cup games.
Paul Midgley, who trains at Westow, near Malton, recorded a significant winning double at Pontefract on Friday evening – the annual ‘Pontefract’s Got Talent Night’ meeting (writes Graham Orange).
Tributes to former Wakefield Trinity, Castleford, Normanton and Leeds rugby league player John Burke
A former Wakefield Trinity player who had a reputation as one of the “baddest men in rugby league” has died.
Castleford RUFC’s newly established ladies team led the first training session of a newly formed Yorkshire Ladies Barbarians rugby union side as team-mates from Halifax RUFC and York RI joined them at their Willowbridge Lane ground.
Organisers of the Festival of World Cups have confirmed the fixtures for the Women’s Rugby League World Cup which will take place at West Yorkshire grounds, including Featherstone Rovers’ Bigfellas Stadium, during July.
Qualifying matches for Castleford and District Crown Green Bowling Association’s annual festival will take place this week from today (Monday) to Friday.
Featherstone’s six-match winning league run ended with a shock 36-24 home defeat against Doncaster.
On-loan Frankie Mariano has returned to Wakefield Wildcats from Featherstone Rovers and is in their squad for Monday night’s Super League match at Salford City Reds.
Pontefract Athletics Club’s Maria Schofield (pictured) won the gold medal in the under 13 girls shot putt with a throw of 7.90 metres at the Yorkshire Track and Field Championships at Cudworth.
Castleford Tigers have agreed a restructured sponsorship deal with Carlsberg UK.
After much deliberation, the judging panel has selected its sports stars in this year’s Wakefield and Dewsbury District Sports Awards and we can now reveal the lucky winners.
Castleford Tigers were left to reflect on another defeat in a close game at Headingley as they let a second half lead slip to lose 42-24 to Leeds Rhinos.
Famous Castleford and Leeds names from the past are set to turn the clock back when they get together for a special reunion to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 1988 Yorkshire Cup final at tonight’s Super League meeting between the two clubs at Headingley.
Featherstone Rovers are set to welcome back stand-off Andy Kain for Sunday’s Championship home game against Doncaster but they will almost certainly be without prop Anthony England.
Head coach Daryl Powell believes his Castleford Tigers team can heap more misery on his former club if they make a good start at Headingley tomorrow night.
Justin Carney (pictured) has agreed to work on changing his tackling technique after he was handed a third suspension in three months.
Castleford Tigers star Craig Huby is supporting Brut for Men’s search to find Super League’s Fan of Pride.
Ackworth maintained their title bid in Torbeck Pontefract League Division One by winning a high-scoring game against Hooton Pagnell.
Several heroes emerged as Townville held their nerve to win a close encounter with rivals Wrenthorpe that went right down to the final ball.
Pontefract’s Squash Club’s remarkable 10-year-old player Sam Todd won his first national championship when he claimed the English under 11 title at Manchester Sports City.
The second ‘Pontefract’s Got Talent Night’ evening meeting on Friday (June 7) gets underway at 6.35pm.
Featherstone Rovers have reported an operating profit of £10,000.
Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has made two changes to his 19-man squad from last week as his team prepare to take on Leeds Rhinos at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Friday evening.
Castleford Tigers’ Australian winger faces another spell on the sidelines after receiving a three-match ban by the Rugby League’s disciplinary committee.
England have named Castleford Tigers star Rangi Chase and Huddersfield Giants’ Castleford-born forward Brett Ferres in a 20-man squad for the International Origin match against the Exiles taking place at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington on Friday, June 14 (8pm).
Castleford Tigers has received a boost with news that Ritz Bingo has increased its sponsorship of the Super League club for the 2013 season, with a view to extending into next season.
Castleford Tigers player Justin Carney will appear before the RFL Disciplinary Committee tomorrow (Tuesday) after being charged with making a Grade C dangerous throw in a Super League round 17 fixture against London Broncos on Saturday.
Four students from Castleford Academy have been chosen to spend two months this summer playing rugby league in Australia.
It was a proud moment for Fryston AFC when they hosted a special 50th anniversary reunion as part of their Heritage Lottery Funded project, ‘A Commemorative History of Fryston Colliery Welfare’.
Castleford Tigers ended their 13-month away losing run, but needed a 79th minute goal from Jamie Ellis to earn a draw at London Broncos.
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