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Castleford coach Orr: We have been too inconsistent

Assistant coach Danny Orr admitted a lack of consistency is holding Castleford Tigers back so far in the 2018 Betfred Super League.

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Pablo Hernandez

Hernandez thanks Leeds United fans for support after signing new deal

Player of the year candidate Pablo Hernandez has signed a new two-year deal to stay with Leeds United.

Leeds United
Marc Diakiese.

Diakiese heading for Germany for next UFC bout

UFC star Marc Diakiese - who trains in Hemsworth with fellow mixed martial arts fighter Scott Askham - is keen to impress in his next contest after today’s confirmation that he will take on Germany’s Nasrat Haqparast in a lightweight bout at UFC Hamburg on July 22.

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John Duffy.

Featherstone coach set to make changes

Featherstone Rovers boss John Duffy has promised his players some hard work in training this week after being disappointed with their display in the Challenge Cup tie at Doncaster.

Featherstone Rovers
Jesse Sene-Lefao in action for Castleford Tigers.

Jesse expects to win trophies in his three more years at Castleford

Newly signed up Jesse Sene-Lefao is confident that Castleford Tigers will go from strength to strength in the next three years he will be staying with the club.

Castleford Tigers
Foolaad gets his nose ahead in a thrilling finish to the third race at Pontefract's first meeting of the year. Picture: Alan Wright

Thrilling belated start to new racing season at Pontefract

Pontefract’s 2018 season belatedly got underway on Monday following the abandonment of the scheduled first meeting.

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Mikey Dunn: Opened the scoring for Pontefract Collieries.

Ponte Colls are close to promotion after fantastic win over rivals

Pontefract Collieries took a giant stride towards promotion and the Toolstation NCE League title with a fantastic performance and 3-0 win over long time leaders AFC Mansfield.

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Lock Lane enjoy nine-try romp

Lock Lane raced in for nine tries in a comprehensive 48-18 win over Ince Rose Bridge in Division One of the National Conference.

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Eli Hey, among the goals for Pontefract Collieries.

Ponte Colls set up huge clash with title rivals Mansfield

Pontefract Collieries took another big step closer to the Toolstation NCE League title when they continued their title rush with a victory at Bottesford Town on Monday night.

Football
Junior Moors.

Powell rings changes in Castleford Tigers squad for Wakefield derby

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has made a number of changes to his 19-man squad for the visit of Wakefield Trinity on Friday night.

Castleford Tigers
Garry Lo. Picture: Matthew Merrick

Castleford issue statement on Garry Lo

Papua New Guinea winger Garry Lo has been stood down for selection for Castleford Tigers’ game against Wakefield Trinity after helping police with inquiries.

Castleford Tigers
Castleford Tigers Women celebrate scoring a try.

Castleford Women off to flying start

Castleford Tigers Women made a great start to the 2018 season as they crossed for 11 tries in a 62-0 win over York City Knights.

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Ladbrokes Challenge Cup

Big home ties for Featherstone Rovers and Castleford Tigers

Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers have both been handed glamour home ties in the sixth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.

Castleford Tigers
Castleford's Jesse Sene-Lefao on the attack.

Castleford Tigers: Sene-Lefao signs new contract

Forward Jesse Sene-Lefao has committed his immediate future to Castleford Tigers by signing a new three-year contract.

Castleford Tigers
Disgruntled Featherstone coach, John Duffy. PIC: Tony Johnson

Doncaster 16 Featherstone Rovers 26: Dissatisfied Duffy: “We were our own worst enemy”

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS survived a Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth-round scare at Doncaster, but boss John Duffy admitted they were their “own worst enemy”.

Featherstone Rovers

WATCH: Castleford Tigers homing in on a ‘reaction’ after manner of Wigan loss, warns pack man Oli Holmes

OLI HOLMES admits Castleford Tigers need a “reaction” when Wakefield Trinity visit them on Friday night.

Castleford Tigers
Featherstone winger Luke Briscoe kept his try record running at Doncaster. PIC: Simon Hulme

Doncaster 16 Featherstone Rovers 26: Class act Ridyard turns tide in tense Challenge Cup tussle

A COUPLE of moments of class from Martyn Ridyard ensured Featherstone Rovers avoided a Ladbrokes Challenge Cup upset at Doncaster.

Rugby league
James Willstrop

Demanding schedule proves fulfilling for Pontefract Squash Club hero Willstrop

Commonwealth Games singles champion James Willstrop came close to reaching another final at the Gold Coast event when he teamed up with Nottingham’s Declan James for the men’s doubles.

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Tom Pearce celebrates scoring his first goal for Leeds United. Picture: Simon Hulme

Pearce’s first goal helps Leeds United to edge out Barnsley

Paul Heckingbottom got one over his former club as the head coach saw his Leeds United team beat Barnsley 2-1 at sunny Elland Road.

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