Castleford’s new away kit unveiled

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NEW back row forward star Weller Hauraki – who will meet up with his Castleford Tigers team-mates when he lands back in the country this week – is seen here modelling the club’s new away shirt, which is being launched by the club on Saturday.

Priced at £45 for adults and £35 for juniors, the away shirt will be available to buy either in the club shop at Carlton Lanes or online at from 9am on Saturday.

New Zealander Hauraki, signed from Leeds Rhinos, will begin pre-season training with the rest of his team-mates immediately. He had his return to the UK held up while he awaited his new visa. He has been given the number 12 shirt for 2013.

A member of the Castleford Tigers Lottery scheme will be getting an extra special Christmas present this year when £1,000 will be given away to a winner as part of its three monthly draw.

There is still chance to sign up to the Tigers Lottery and be in with a chance of winning the cash prize, with the draw being made during the Boxing Day event at the ground on Wednesday, December 26.

The Tigers Lottery scheme has been running since 1986 and continues to provide much-needed funds for the club’s youth development programme. It can be joined for £1 a week and gives its members 10 chances to win. Each day £100 cash prizes are given away as well as a number of consolation prizes each week.

Tigers Lottery can be joined online at or by signing up at the club shop in Carlton Lanes.