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Castleford coach: Gale injury impacted on us too much

Luke Gale’s absence after he went off injured at Hull affected Castleford Tigers more than it should have done, according to head coach Daryl Powell.

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Ties will be played the weekend of May 13-14.

TIgers and Rovers handed home Challenge Cup ties

Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers were both handed home ties in tonight’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup sixth round draw.

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Rovers general manager Davide Longo: "The 1967 Challenge Cup final was a monumental moment is this club's proud history."

Anniversary dinner will celebrate Featherstone’s 1967 Wembley win

FEATHERSTONE Rovers are holding a special dinner on Friday, August 4, to mark the 50th anniversary of the club’s first Wembley triumph.

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Misi Taulapapa has not been charged.

Taulapapa escapes charge after being sin-binned for late tackle

Featherstone Rovers player Misi Taulapapa will not be charged after being sin-binned for a late challenge in the 73rd minute of the Championship game against Bradford Bulls on Easter Monday.

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Rovers prop Andy Bostock in action in Sunday's match against Oldham before he sustained a broken hand. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Rovers prop Bostock faces six-week lay-off

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS prop Andy Bostock is facing six weeks on the sidelines after suffering a broken hand in the 30-4 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round win over Oldham two days ago.

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Two schools finals will played at Featherstone Rovers on Tuesday.

Two schools finals at Featherstone Rovers on Tuesday

FEATHERSTONE’S LD Nutrition Stadium will host a Champion Schools double header tomorrow (Tuesday).

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Mike McMeeken in action for Castleford Tigers against Hull.

McMeeken earns first England call-up along with two Castleford team-mates

Castleford Tigers’ in-form back rower Mike McMeeken is one of three new boys selected in the 20-man England squad heading down under for the Pacific Test match against Samoa.

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Rovers prop Richard Moore scores a first-half try in this afternoon's 30-4 cup win against Oldham. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Bostock’s broken hand mars Featherstone’s Challenge Cup win

Featherstone’s 30-4 win over Oldham in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round at LD Nutrition Stadium on Sunday was marred by the loss of prop Andy Bostock with a broken hand.

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Castleford Tigers' Luke Gale gets treatment on the pitch at Hull after being knocked out by Liam Watts' high tackle. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Castleford edged out by 12-man Hull after Gale is knocked out

Despite having an extra man for almost an hour Castleford Tigers fell to a second successive close defeat as they lost 26-24 to Hull FC at the KCOM Stadium.

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Featherstone Male Voice Choir will perform at LD Nurtrition Stadium this afternoon.

Featherstone Male Voice Choir perform live at Rovers-Oldham cup tie

Featherstone Male Voice Choir will perform live before the Rovers-Oldham Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round tie at LD Nutrition Stadium this afternoon (3pm kick-off).

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Jon Sharp: "We are glad we are still in the competition and we want to stay in it as long as we can."

Rovers coach Sharp: We want to create some history ourselves

THE LADBROKES Challenge Cup is definitely not a distraction for Featherstone Rovers, according to coach Jon Sharp.

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Brad Tagg is back in Featherstone's squad.

Day in Rovers squad for cup clash ahead of loan move to Dewsbury

HOOKER Sam Day has been named in Featherstone’s 19-man squad for Sunday’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round home tie against Oldham (3pm).

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Jon Sharp: "I still think there's some improvement in us. We are not quite an 80 minute team yet."

Rovers coach ‘pretty pleased’ with progress

Coach Jon Sharp is ‘pretty pleased’ with the way Featherstone are playing ahead of Sunday’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round tie against Oldham at LD Nutrition Stadium.

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Tom Johnstone stopped by Oliver Holmes in last week's Castleford Tigers - Wakefield Trinity derby. Picture: Scott Merrylees

Castleford boss makes case for defence

Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell has challenged his players to get the defensive side of their game back together at Hull this Sunday after saying it was not good enough over Easter.

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Malcolm Dixon leads out Rovers at Wembley in 1967.

Former captain Dixon will lead out Rovers on Sunday

MALCOLM Dixon, Featherstone’s captain when they lifted the Challenge Cup for the first time in the club’s history at Wembley in 1967, will lead out Rovers at Sunday’s fifth round tie against Oldham at LD Nutrition Stadium.

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Wayne McHugh was Fryston's man of the match. Picture: Matthew Merrick.

Fryston host cup holders after knocking out Bears

Fryston Warriors booked a home semi-final against BARLA National Cup holders Thornhill Trojans on Saturday, April 29, by winning 34-16 at Widnes West Bank Bears last weekend.

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Castleford Tigers players applaud the crowd at the end of the Wakefield Trinity game. Picture: Scott Merrylees

Castleford looking for a response at Hull

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell is expecting a response from his players after the defeat to St Helens.

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The Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

England Youth team enjoys victory at Castleford

England Youth, including three Castleford Tigers players on their home ground, completed an Easter double over France under 16s with a convincing 38-6 victory at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle.

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Daryl Powell

Castleford look to improve record in tight games

Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell is frustrated that his side’s only two defeats this season have come in tight games they could have got something out of.

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Jon Sharp: "It has been a happy Easter for us."

Rovers boss Sharp: We’ve all to play for

HEAD coach Jon Sharp says Featherstone Rovers have not given up on chasing down Kingstone Press Championship leaders Hull Kingston Rovers who suffered their first league defeat this season when Toulouse beat them on Monday.

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