Leeds United hit back to win point in Heckingbottom’s first home game in charge

Leeds United produced a stirring fightback and came within a whisker of a win in Paul Heckingbottom’s first home game as head coach at Elland Road.

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Daryl Powell

Powell set to be offered England role

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell is being tipped to be handed a role with England when the Rugby League makes a big announcement on the future of the international side.

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Ryhill FC's Lee Carrington.

It’s a double and off for Carrington against White Swan

Lee Carrington had an eventful game for Ryhill FC in his side’s 7-3 victory over White Swan in Division One of the Wakefield Saturday League.

Grant Millington takes on Widnes players in Castleford Tigers' game last Sunday. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Castleford boss pleased to have ‘breathing space’

After having his reservations initially when the fixtures came out Daryl Powell now reckons a week without a game is just what the doctor ordered for his Castleford Tigers team.

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Aaron Moxam, back at Pontefract Collieries.

Ponte Colls keep league and cup double hopes alive

Pontefract Collieries were pleased to get back on the pitch again at the weekend after a couple of postponements and picked up where they left off in the Premier Division of the Toolstation NCE League – with a victory.

Kyle Pearson, on target for Featherstone Colliery.

Five alive Colliery move up with convincing win

Featherstone Colliery revived their promotion hopes in Division One of the West Yorkshire League as they collected a valuable three points from their away game at Rothwell.

Pierre-Michel Lasogga scores for Leeds United against Sheffield United. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

New Leeds United boss not daunted by tough run ahead

As starts go it was not exactly a success with Leeds United suffering another defeat at Sheffield United, but new head coach Paul Heckingbottom is still talking positively about the rest of the season.

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Ben Roberts.

Roberts outlines his case to stay at full-back for Castleford

Head coach Daryl Powell has a big decision to make on who starts at full-back when Castleford Tigers return to action next week after admitting that Greg Eden had been earmarked to play there against Widnes and not Ben Roberts before injury put paid to those plans.

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Greg Minikin.

Minikin earns plaudits for try scoring display for Castleford

Winger Greg Minikin came in for praise from his boss after his try scoring performance in Castleford Tigers’ narrow 13-12 victory over Widnes Vikings.

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Greg Minikin gets away from Widnes' Thomas Gilmore to score the opening try for Castleford Tigers. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Gale’s drop of cheer for Castleford as Tigers edge past Widnes

Castleford Tigers held on in a tight finish to earn their first points of the Betfred Super League season with a 13-12 victory over Widnes at a freezing Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

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Kippax Welfare under 11s at the Castleford Tigers Super League Club Forum presentation and race night.

Cas Forum presentation night is a big success

Castleford Tigers Super League Club Forum’s presentation and race night proved a success when held at the Roundhill Club, Castleford.

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Leeds United's Gianni Alioski feels the pain after being fouled by Sheffield United's Lee Evans. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United hit by Sharp start again as Heckingbottom loses first game

New head coach Paul Heckingbottom got off to a losing start as two goals from former Elland Road striker Billy Sharp condemned Leeds United to a 2-1 defeat against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

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Oliver Holmes in the thick of the action for Castleford Tigers against Leeds Rhinos.

Holmes aiming to earn new deal at Castleford

Fit again forward Oliver Holmes admits he is playing to win another contract with Castleford Tigers.

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Paul McShane, who scored Castleford Tigers' only try at St Helens.

Powell confident of Castleford response

Castleford Tigers players have been backed to respond positively after their opening round horror show at St Helens.

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James Dyson, on target for Rock Inn.

Saturday football: Rock go nap to stay ahead in title race

Premier Division leaders Rock Inn remain top on goal difference after another victory in the Wakefield Saturday League.

Joe Wardle, fighting to be fit for the Widnes game.

Powell promises changes after Castleford’s shock start

Head coach Daryl Powell is ready to ring the changes after Castleford Tigers’ hugely disappointing opening Betfred Super League game.

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Andy Seed, back in action after a long lay-off.

Pride in Ponte Colls’ cup exploits - but they now face fixture backlog

Assistant manager Craig Rouse was proud of his players despite seeing Pontefract Collieries miss out on the West Riding County Cup final last week.

Kyle Fish, on target for Kellingley Colliery.

Late rally denies Kellingley victory

Kellingley Welfare battled to earn a point from a 3-3 draw away to Old Centralians in Division Two of the West Yorkshire League.

Paul Heckingbottom

Heckingbottom faces tough task to turn round Leeds United fortunes

To say that new Leeds United head coach Paul Heckingbottom faces a baptism of fire is something of an understatement.

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Daryl Powell.

Castleford boss expecting big test from dangerous Widnes team

After being impressed by Widnes Vikings in their winning start to the new season Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell is expecting his players to be challenged in Sunday’s first Betfred Super League game of 2018 at the Mend-A-Jungle.

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