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Pitch inspection at 9am for Featherstone’s cup tie at North Wales

NORTH Wales Crusaders will hold a pitch inspection at 9am on Sunday ahead of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fourth round tie against Featherstone Rovers at Wrexham’s Queensbury Stadium.

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The pitch inspection will be at 10.30am.

Pitch inspection at Castleford Tigers at 10.30am on Sunday

CASTLEFORD Tigers will hold a pitch inspection at 10.30am on Sunday ahead of tomorrow afternoon’s Betfred Super League match against Wigan Warriors at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle (3.30pm kick-off).

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John Duffy: "'It is a competition I like personally." Picture: Matthew Merrick.

Featherstone boss Duffy keen to maintain momentum in Challenge Cup match

COACH John Duffy says Featherstone Rovers want to keep up their momentum when they visit North Wales Crusaders in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fourth round tomorrow (Sunday, 2.30pm).

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Video - Castleford Tigers v Wigan: ‘We’ll be ready for final furlong’, says Gale

HAVING spent time at Cheltenham this week, Castleford Tigers’ Luke Gale knows all about ‘the going’ and in more ways than one.

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Daryl Powell: "We are mindful Wigan have got good players." Picture: Matthew Merrick

Powell looking for improved Castleford Tigers display in ‘tough challenge’ against Wigan

COACH Daryl Powell wants Castleford Tigers to be “close to our best for longer’ in tomorrow’s (Sunday) Betfred Super League against Wigan Warriors at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle (3.30pm).

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Danny Maskill is set to make his Rovers debut. Picture: Dec Hayes.

Maskill set to make Featherstone debut in Challenge Cup game at North Wales

DANNY Maskill is poised to make his Featherstone Rovers debut in Sunday’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fourth round tie at North Wales Crusaders.

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Gadwin Springer is in Castleford's squad. Picture: Matthew Merrick.

Springer replaces suspended Holmes in Castleford’s squad for Wigan clash

GADWIN Springer has been drafted into Castleford’s 19-man squad for Sunday’s home Betfred Super League game against Wigan Warriors.

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Misi Taulapapa faces a two-match ban. Picture: Dec Hayes.

Featherstone’s Taulapapa faces two-match ban for head butt

FEATHERSTONE Rovers centre Misi Taulapapa faces a two-match suspension after being sent off in the 73rd minute of last Sunday’s Betfred Championship home match against Swinton Lions.

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James Clare: "I was genuinely very, very nervous before the game." Picture: Matthew Merrick.

Tigers winger Clare aiming to retain place

JAMES Clare was happy to get on the scoresheet last Sunday on his first start in his second spell with Castleford Tigers.

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John Duffy: "Hopefully we can get a result and get our number in the bag for the next round."

Rovers coach Duffy will not take North Wales lightly in Challenge Cup clash

FEATHERSTONE Rovers coach John Duffy will not underestimate League One North Wales Crusaders in Sunday’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fourth round tie (2.30pm kick-off).

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Castleford Tigers new signing Liam Watts says he has no "off-field issues" - and England are interested

FOLLOWING his controversial move from Hull FC, new Castleford Tigers signing Liam Watts insists he has no “off-field” issues - and has spoken to England team manager Jamie Peacock about adapting his game to finally earn international recognition.
Super League teams Warrington Wolves, Hull Kingston Rovers, Widnes Vikings and Catalans Dragons will be in Tuesday's fifth round draw.

Challenge Cup fifth round draw on Tuesday evening

FORMER Featherstone Rovers Ladies player Gemma Walsh and St Helens Ladies scrum-half Faye Gaskin will conduct the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round draw live on the BBC Sport website next Tuesday evening (7pm).

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Davide Longo: "The survey gives supporters a chance to have their say on who they would like to see placed on the walls of the Legends Suite."

Featherstone Rovers fans invited to vote for club’s greatest-ever players

FEATHERSTONE Rovers supporters are being asked to vote for the club’s greatest-ever players who will feature in the new Legends Suite at LD Nutrition Stadium.

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Grant Millington: "Wigan at home will be quite a good encounter."

Castleford star Millington expects ‘tough test’ against Wigan

GRANT Millington expects a big challenge from Wigan Warriors in Sunday’s Betfred Super League match at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

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Daryl Powell: "We haven't been fantastic at times but we are getting points."

Tigers coach Powell: Our winning run is ‘massive positive’

COACH Daryl Powell believes Castleford Tigers are continuing to “move in the right direction” ahead of Sunday’s Betfred Super League clash against Wigan Warriors at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle (3.30pm kick-off).

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Castleford's new signing Liam Watts.

Wells hails new signing Watts as ‘outstanding addition’ to Castleford’s squad

CASTLEFORD Tigers have confirmed they have signed Hull FC prop Liam Watts on a three-year deal.

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Former world heavyweight boxing champion Tim Witherspoon is visiting Featherstone Rovers.

Former world boxing champion visits Featherstone Rovers

FORMER two-time world heavyweight boxing champion Tim Witherspoon will visit Featherstone Rovers next month.

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Lock Lane try scorer Adam Rothwell is congratulated in last Saturday's win against Skirlaugh. Picture: Matthew Merrick.

Featherstone’s derby match switched to Lock Lane

THIS SATURDAY’S National Conference League Division One derby match between Featherstone Lions and Lock Lane has been switched to the Castleford club’s ground (4.30pm).

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Oliver Holmes has been banned for one game.

Castleford Tigers forward Holmes handed one-match ban

CASTLEFORD Tigers will be without forward Oliver Holmes for Sunday’s home Betfred Super League game against Wigan Warriors.

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Hull FC's Liam Watts is set to join Castleford.

Castleford Tigers poised to announce signing of Hull prop Watts on three-year contract

CASTLEFORD’S new director of rugby Jon Wells is set to make his first signing with the shock capture of Hull FC prop Liam Watts.

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