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Leeds Rhinos sign record try scorer Luke Briscoe from Featherstone Rovers

Record-breaking winger Luke Briscoe will make his third debut for Leeds Rhinos against Catalans Dragons at Emerald Headingley on Wednesday.

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Castleford Tigers: Alex Foster signs new long-term contract

Former Leeds Rhinos and Featrherstone Rovers second-row/centre Alex Foster has signed a contract extension keeping him at Castleford Tigers until the end of 2021.

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Castleford Tigers' Jy Hitchcox, right, celebrates one of his four tries against Hull KR with team-mate Paul McShane.

Four-try Jy Hitchcox no complaints about Castleford Tigers' decision to let him go

IN-FORM Jy Hitchcox insists he is “fine” with Castleford Tigers not offering him a new deal.

WATCH - Castleford Tigers 24 Hull KR 24: Four-try Hitchcox still denied win by dogged Robins

JY HITCHCOX scored four tries for Castleford Tigers but still didn’t end up on the winning side as struggling Hull KR pulled off a crucial draw in remarkable circumstances.

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WATCH - Castleford Tigers v Hull KR: Welcome to the Trueman show ...

AT just 19, Castleford Tigers’ half-back Jake Trueman is starting to show a football maturity that belies his tender years.

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Wakefield Trinity's Reece Lyne.

Wakefield Trinity v Warrington: Right-edge partnership lines Reece up for England

WAKEFIELD TRINITY centre Reece Lyne feels “consistency-wise” he is having the best season of his career and hopes that could lead to an England call-up.

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Jake Trueman.

Castleford Tigers v Hull KR: Trueman’s revelling in half-back role

HIGH-QUALITY English half-backs are in short supply, but Jake Trueman is emerging as a possible long-term solution.

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Featherstone Rovers coach John Duffy.

Featherstone Rovers v Barrow: Rovers gearing up to kick on after putting poor run of form to bed

BOSS JOHN Duffy reckons Featherstone Rovers have put a poor month behind them and are ready to build their form for the business end of the season.

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WATCH - Castleford Tigers: Coach Powell wary of a backlash by Rovers

IT IS one of the oldest cliches in sport, but Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell really has warned his team against complacency this weekend.

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RFL chairman Brian Barwick

RFL insists "no binding decisions" have been made about competition structure

THE Rugby Football League has made its first comment since yesterday's controversial Super League press conference by insisting 'no binding decisions' have been made regards competition structure in 2019.


WATCH: Castleford Tigers' Matt Cook hails milestone game as ‘one to remember’

CASTLEFORD Tigers’ Matt Cook admits the victory over high-flying Warrington Wolves was a perfect way to celebrate his 250th career game.

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Scott Wheeldon.

Featherstone Rovers’ Scott Wheeldon keeping his feet firmly on ground

FORMER SUPER League forward Scott Wheeldon admits it is a relief to be back to winning ways, but insists Featherstone Rovers are not focusing on the Betfred Championship table.

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Featherstone half-back, Anthony Thackeray.

Featherstone/Dewsbury: Holmes injury puts half-back Thackeray in pole position

HALF-BACK ANTHONY Thackeray has been tipped to rise to the challenge after Featherstone Rovers’ former Castleford Tigers pivot Tom Holmes was ruled out for the rest of the season.

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WATCH: Castleford Tigers’ Quentin Laulu-Togage’e happy to be riding the rollercoaster

IT IS a remarkable fact that, despite playing stand-off, Castleford Tigers’ Quentin Laulu-Togage’e did not touch the ball until the 25th minute of Friday’s epic game at Warrington Wolves.

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Two-try scorer Jack Ormondroyd tussles with Jode Sheriffe for a loose ball.  PIC: Tony Johnson

Dewsbury Rams 18 Featherstone Rovers 42: Gutsy Rams out-classed by Rovers

DUAL-REGISTERED LEEDS Rhinos prop Jack Ormondroyd scored a brace of tries as Featherstone Rovers out-classed Dewsbury Rams 42-18 to end their four-game losing run and climb back into the Betfred Championship’s all-important top-four.

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Pontefract races

Rugby League stars join punters at Pontefract’s evening meeting

We Are lucky enough to have some fantastic sporting action on our doorstep with rugby league and horse racing being two of the biggest spectator sports in both the region and nationally.

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Anthony Thackeray. Picture: Dec Hayes

Featherstone star: We are still in a decent position

First team star Anthony Thackeray believes his Featherstone Rovers team are still in a good position heading into the last two months of the regular season.

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Featherstone Rovers' head coach John Duffy, left. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Dewsbury Rams v Featherstone Rovers: Bad starts costing Rovers as Rams lie in wait

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS need to start better and cut out individual errors when they visit Dewsbury Rams tomorrow (3pm), coach John Duffy has warned, writes Peter Smith.

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Quentin Laulu-Togaga'e of Castleford Tigers scores a try.

Warrington 30 Castleford Tigers 34: Former Eagle QLT soars on belated Super League debut

AT THE age of 33, Quentin Laulu-Togaga’e has had to bide his time for a Super League debut but he certainly made the most of it last night to help Castleford Tigers to a famous and remarkable victory.

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