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We’ll be up for the challenge against Leeds Rhinos says Duffy

COACH John Duffy says Featherstone Rovers will be “up for the challenge” when they host partner club Leeds Rhinos in their final warm-up game at LD Nutrition Stadium on Friday evening.

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Paul McShane looks to get a pass away in Castleford Tigers' game against Leeds Rhinos.. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Castleford beat Leeds in final home warm-up

It may not have felt like revenge in any way, but Castleford Tigers came out on top three tries to one against their Grand Final conquerors Leeds Rhinos at a wet and cold Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

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Featherstone forward Connor Farrell scored two tries against York on Sunday.

Two-try Farrell gives Featherstone edge against Knights in appalling conditions

SECOND-ROW forward Connor Farrell bagged two tries as Featherstone Rovers completed a hat-trick of pre-season wins by beating York City Knights 22-12 at LD Nutrition Stadium in front of a crowd of 1,049 on Sunday.

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Castleford Tigers' 2018 squad.

Castleford Tigers announce squad numbers for 2018

Castleford Tigers’ 2018 squad numbers were confirmed live at a squad announcement dinner event at Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel exclusively to over 200 club sponsors, while fans joined in with the news live on the club’s social media channels.

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Castleford under 18s captain Zoe Teece storms over for a try in the 67-12 win at Pontefract in the National Cup Area quarterfinals.

Castleford pile up points in cup win at derby rivals Pontefract

CASTLEFORD RUFC under 18 girls stormed to a 67-12 win at neighbours Pontefract in the National Cup Area quarterfinals.

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Cameron Howes had a superb clearance of 1.90 metres.

Cameron wins third Northern title with personal best

PONTEFRACT Athletics Club’s Cameron Howes produced a personal best performance to win last Sunday’s Northern Athletics Indoor under 17 men’s high jump championship in Sheffield.

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Kemar Roofe puts the ball in the net from a goalmouth scramble against Millwall. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Leeds United lose seven-goal thriller after another red card

Leeds United are still searching for their first win of 2018 after losing an amazing incident-packed seven-goal thriller against Millwall at Elland Road.

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Grant Millington.

Castleford forward ready for a good hit-out against Leeds

Castleford Tigers’ Dream team selected forward Grant Millington is eager to see where he and his team are at ahead of the new season when they play the second of their warm-up matches tomorrow at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

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YMCA E eased to a 9-1 win against YMCA B.

Pacesetters YMCE E show their class

CASTLEFORD, Pontefract and District Table Tennis League leaders YMCA E eased to a 9-1 win against YMCA B.

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Wanderers retained a two point lead over Division One title rivals Flanagan's Army.

Perfect 10 for Dudes as they beat Leading Ladies

FIVE Towns Quiz League Division Two leaders Golden Lion made it 10 wins from 10 matches with a 78-52 victory at Leading Ladies.

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John Duffy: "I am happy with what we have done in pre-season."

Duffy expecting York to test Featherstone ‘all over the park’

TWO WEEKS before their Betfred Championship opener, boss John Duffy is happy with how Featherstone Rovers are shaping up, but admits some combinations need more work.

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Featherstone face Halifax in the Summer Bash at Blackpool the following Saturday.

Featherstone’s home game against Leigh switched to Saturday evening

FEATHERSTONE’S Betfred Championship fixture against Leigh Centurions at LD Nutrition Stadium next season has been brought a day.

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Rovers coach John Duffy will be seeking a third successive pre-season win against York on Sunday.

Trio return for Featherstone’s warm-up game against York

FEATHERSTONE Rovers welcome back captain Ian Hardman, Scott Wheeldon and John Davies for Sunday’s home friendly against League One York City Knights (3pm).

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Jesse Sene-Lefao, in action against Featherstone Rovers in the Boxing Day friendly.

Jesse expecting Castleford to challenge for top honours

Reaching the Grand Final and winning the League Leaders’ Shield in 2017 may have surprised some people, but not so Castleford Tigers forward Jesse Sene-Lefao.

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Wheatsheaf beat Junction 7-0.

Progressive stay top by hammering Redhill Social Club

PROGRESSIVE retained top spot in Castleford and and District Darts and Dominoes League’s darts section.

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Kellingley Welfare's Kyle Fish and Brett Smith jump for the ball in the game against Ripon City. Picture: Allan McKenzie

Kellingley frustrated as missed chances deny them victory

Kellingley Welfare were left kicking themselves for not taking all three points from their West Yorkshire Division Two game against Ripon City after dominating from start to finish.

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Jim Mattin was a try scorer in Knottingley's win against Leeds Modernians last Saturday.

Knottingley’s surge continues with Modernians league double

KNOTTINGLEY RUFC’s revival in Yorkshire Division Three continued with Saturday’s 37-10 victory over Leeds Modernians at Howards Field.

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Jack Walker up against Castleford Tigers' Paul McShane and Oliver Holmes in the Betfred Super League Grand Final.

Rhinos include 13 Grand Final winners in team to play Castleford

Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott has named his strongest-available squad for Sunday’s pre-season derby at Castleford Tigers.

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Oliver Holmes.

Fully fit Castleford pack star Holmes raring to go

Back row star Oliver Holmes finally feels free of injury and is raring to go for Castleford Tigers for the start of the Betfred Super League season.

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Gareth Hock missed the end of last season through injury.

Featherstone Rovers will ‘not rush into anything’ with Gareth Hock’s debut

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS will get a full assessment of new signing Gareth Hock’s fitness before deciding when he will make his debut.

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