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Featherstone’s display delights Sharp

Coach Jon Sharp was “delighted” with Featherstone’s display in Sunday’s 46-4 victory against York City Knights.

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Rovers full-back Ian Hardman scored two tries in his own testimonial game against York on Sunday.

Rovers maintain impressive pre-season form with nine-try win

Featherstone took their tally to 136 points scored and only 24 conceded in three pre-season victories by beating League One side York City Knights 46-4 in Rovers full-back Ian Hardman’s testimonial match at Big Fellas Stadium on Sunday.

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Luke Gale, scored a try and kicked four goals for Castleford at Wakefield.

Castleford let big lead slip to lose pre-season derby at Wakefield

Castleford Tigers let a 30-4 lead slip to lose out in their second pre-season game at Wakefield Trinity after the young players from their academy failed to cope with their more experienced hosts in the second half.

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Featherstone Rovers chairman Mark Campbell is York's main backer.

Featherstone chairman main backer of York takeover

Featherstone Rovers chairman Mark Campbell has emerged as the main backer of Jon Flatman’s recent takeover of League One club York City Knights who are coached by ex-Rovers player James Ford.

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Paul Cooke (left), playing for Doncaster, and  Featherstone's Ian Hardman pictured in action on opposing sides.

Cooke urges Rovers fans to turn out in force for ‘fantastic professional” Hardman

Former England international Paul Cooke is calling on Featherstone fans to turn out in force for Rovers full-back Ian Hardman’s testimonial match against York City Knights at Big Fellas Stadium tomorrow (Sunday).

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Kyle Briggs is set to play tomorrow.

Strong Rovers line-up will face new-look York

Featherstone will be at near full strength for Rovers full-back Ian Hardman’s testimonial match at Big Fellas Stadium tomorrow (3pm kick-off).

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Zak Hardaker, who has been given the number one shirt with Castleford Tigers.

Castleford Tigers squad numbers revealed

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has confirmed his squad numbers for the 2017 Betfred Super League season.

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Ash Robson in action for Castleford Tigers.

Robson leaves Castleford to join York

Castleford Tigers have confirmed the release of young outside back Ash Robson, who has joined hometown club York City Knights.

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Andy Lynch.

Lynch ready to return for Castleford after longest lay-off of career

After the frustration of the longest lay-off in his long rugby league career Castleford Tigers pack star Andy Lynch is delighted to be fit again and raring to return to action.

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Matt Cook in action against Wakefield last year.

Castleford name squad for Wakefield warm-up game

Daryl Powell has named a 21-man squad to take on Wakefield Trinity this Sunday in Castleford Tigers’ second pre season friendly at Belle Vue, kick-off 3pm.

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Luke Gale.

Gale: Competition for places can drive Castleford on in 2017

Castleford Tigers star Luke Gale believes increased competition for places can drive the team to success in 2017.

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Rovers coach Jon Sharp: "Ian has been a good player for a long time."

Briggs set to play in Hardman’s testimonial game

Featherstone coach Jon Sharp has paid tribute to Ian Hardman ahead of the long-serving full-back’s testimonial match against York City Knights at Big Fellas Stadium on Sunday.

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Jason Walton made his Featherstone debut against Hunslet last Sunday. Picture: Bob Nunn.

New recruit Walton happy with display on Rovers debut

NEW signing Jason Walton has quickly settled in at Featherstone Rovers.

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Ben Roberts.

Star names set to return for Castleford

Castleford Tigers are set to field another strong side in Sunday’s pre-season test at Wakefield Trinity with a number of senior players ready for their first run out after missing the Boxing Day game against Hull.

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Terry Ramshaw on his way to scoring for Featherstone Rovers against the Australian tourists in 1963.

Rovers chairman pays tribute to ‘truly great player’ Ramshaw

Featherstone Rovers chairman Mark Campbell says rugby league has lost a ‘truly great player’ with the death of the club’s former back row forward Terry Ramshaw who died on Monday after a long illness.

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Ian Hardman pictured in the special commemorative shirt that will auctioned after Sunday's game.

Long-serving Rovers star Hardman relishing testimonial game

Featherstone’s long-serving full-back Ian Hardman is relishing playing in his testimonial match against York City Knights to The Big Fellas Stadium on Sunday(3pm kick-off).

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Castleford Tigers players have a laugh with head coach Daryl Powell during the club's media day.

Castleford boss: Players are ready for a game

Daryl Powell is pleased with the way Castleford Tigers’ pre-season training is going and is now ready to see the progress on the field when the team travels to Wakefield Trinity on Sunday for their second warm-up game.

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Greg Minikin in action last year for Castleford Tigers.

Minikin aims to top promising first season at Castleford

Rising star Greg Minikin is gearing up for a fight for his place in the Castleford Tigers team this year following the return to fitness of skipper Michael Shenton.

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Councillor Maureen Tennant-King presents the Gareth Swift Memorial Trophy to Rovers full-back Ian Hardman after Sunday's 52-6 win. Picture: Rob Hare.

Rovers coach delighted with Mariano, Walton and Hardcastle

Featherstone coach Jon Sharp was delighted with the form of Frankie Mariano, Jason Walton and Josh Hardcastle in Sunday’s 52-6 win over Hunslet in the Gareth Swift Memorial Trophy match at Big Fellas Stadium.

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Frankie Mariano

Featherstone Rovers overpower Hunslet in one-sided friendly

Featherstone Rovers were far too strong for visitors Hunslet in the annual Gareth Swift memorial match, easing to a 52-6 victory.

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