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Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers to meet in Boxing Day game

Castleford Tigers will take on local rivals Featherstone Rovers in the traditional Boxing Day match with the game set to take place at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

Young referees in the making Jack Barry and Joe Atha with qualified official Andy Coupland.

Ackworth teenagers take first steps to becoming referees

Two Ackworth Juniors FC players have taken their first steps on the ladder to becoming qualified referees.

Leeds United's two-goal hero Samuel Saiz. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Saiz at the double to have Leeds United back to winning ways

Leeds United ended their run of defeats in fine style and ended Bristol City’s 12-match unbeaten run in the process as they ran out 3-0 winners as Ashton Gate.

Moving on: Castleford Tigers look like they will have to move on without Zak Hardaker, who was one of their best players in the 2017 season.

Castleford have become used to moving on without star names

Denny Solomona, Justin Carney, Daryl Clark, Rangi Chase – big names all and all having to be replaced for one reason or another following stellar seasons with Castleford Tigers.

Hemsworth Town under 7s player Theoran Howley who has been invited along to train with Leeds United.

Promising youngster Theoran takes up Leeds United offer

Hemsworth Town Juniors under 7s player Theoran Howley has caught the eye of scouts and has been invited along to train with Leeds United.

Golden Lion won 76-42 at Kippax Ex-Service Club.

Pacesetters Lion roar to third win on spin

GOLDEN LION Dudes maintained their 100 per-cent record in Five Towns Quiz League Division Two with their third straight victory.

Danny Frost

‘Iceman’ cometh as Frickley boss adds more firepower

Manager Spencer Fearn is delighted to have got his man at last after completing the signing of prolific non-league forward Danny Frost.

Secretary John Kendrew with Keith Howe and his 2017 Tiger of the Year award, which he was presented with at the Castleford RL Players Association 2017 reunion. Picture: Matthew Merrick

Castleford players reunion proves a big success

Castleford Rugby League Players’ Association held their annual reunion dinner at Roundhill WMC, with the event proving another sell- out event.

La Fritillaire is one of three horses in with a chance of winning the Stayers' Championship at Pontefract's final meeting of the season on Monday. Picture: Alan Wright.

Listed race at Pontefract’s final meeting on Monday

AFTER a great summer of racing, the 2017 season comes to a close at Pontefract next Monday.

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New Castleford Tigers signing Mitch Clark.

Castleford sign Clark from Hull KR

Castleford Tigers have confirmed that they have signed Mitch Clark ahead of the 2018 season.

Lloyd Henderson, who was injured in Hemsworth MW's game at Rainworth MW.

Injury-hit Hemsworth lose out in close contest

After a fourth defeat in five games Hemsworth MW find themselves falling off the pace at the top of the Toolstation NCE Premier Division.

Mike McMeeken.

Proud McMeeken honoured to be in England World Cup squad

Castleford Tigers forward Mike McMeeken has spoken of his pride in being called up by England to play in the Rugby League World Cup.

Penalty: Jacob Hazel.

Frickley ready to go on attack

Frickley athletic are gearing up for a test of their attacking prowess on Saturday when they host Stamford in the Evo-Stik First Division South.

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell speaks to fans at the club's homecoming.

Castleford boss salutes his special achievers

At the start of the year Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell declared that the club was on the verge of “something special” and events of 2017 have certainly backed up his belief.

Featherstone had home pre-season matches last January against Hunslet, York, Leeds and Wakefield.

Featherstone set to announce handful of warm-up matches

FEATHERSTONE Rovers are finalising plans for a handful of warm-up fixtures ahead of the 2018 campaign.

Former Castleford half-back Tom Holmes in try scoring action for Batley Bulldogs against Sheffield Eagles. Holmes scored three tries in eight games on loan at Batley last season. 
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Holmes aims to help Rovers become ‘dominant force’

FORMER Castleford Tigers half-back Tom Holmes says his Featherstone Rovers debut “cannot come soon enough.”

Andrea Dobson: "It would be very special to achieve great things over there. "

Skipper Dobson aims to lead by example in World Cup

FEATHERSTONE Rovers Ladies player Andrea Dobson says it is a “massive honour” to captain England in the Women’s RL World Cup which takes place in Australia in November and December.

Jamie Ellis, back at Castleford.

Half-back Ellis rejoins Castleford Tigers

Castleford Tigers have confirmed that Jamie Ellis has rejoined the club on a three-year deal.

Stuart Dallas consoles Pablo Hernandez after the Spaniard missed a late penalty for Leeds United in their 1-0 defeat to Reading. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Pressure on Leeds United to deliver at Bristol City

Whether it is a blip or something more serious the pressure is certainly building for Leeds United after four defeats in their last five games.

Frickley AFC.

Frickley academy players set to step up

A number of additional players from the club’s academy are set to be given an opportunity in the first team as Frickley Athletic manager Spencer Fearn continues to give youth a chance.

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