Meet X Factor star Amelia Lily!

X factor finalist Amelia Lily appearing at Castleford Tigers
X factor finalist Amelia Lily appearing at Castleford Tigers

X FACTOR star Amelia Lily will entertain the crowds at Castleford Tigers’ home game against Widnes Vikings next month – and you could win tickets to meet the singer!

The 17-year-old Middlesbrough pop star – who made a show-stopping comeback to reach the final of the television talent show last year – is set to perform at the Probiz Coliseum on bank holiday Monday May 7.

We are offering two lucky readers the chance to each win a pair of tickets for the game, along with the chance to meet Amelia Lily before the kick-off.

Tom Walters, Tigers’ communications manager, said: “Amelia Lily won the hearts of the nation with her genuine personality and powerful vocal range.

“She will perform a variety of tracks before the game and at half time alongside our own dance teams the Tigers’ Claws and Paws, which will make Tigers clash with Widnes an event not to be missed.”

To have a chance of winning our exclusive competition answer the following question:

Who did Amelia Lily compete against in the X Factor final?

Send your answers to Amelia Lily competition, Pontefract and Castleford Express, 1 Front Street, Pontefract, WF8 1BL, by noon on April 26.

If you are not lucky enough to win, you can buy tickets for the game, priced £18 adults and £10 concessions, at, from the club shop in Castleford’s Carlton Lanes shopping centre, telephone 01977 555336.