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Robson raring to get out on pitch again for Castleford

Young utility back Ash Robson is delighted to be on the way back to playing for Castleford Tigers after missing the entire 2017 season through injury.

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Jon Sharp: "We are hoping to give an opportunity to two trialists."

Rovers coach still looking to add to squad

Featherstone Rovers coach Jon Sharp is hoping to make at least one more new signing.

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Daryl Powell.

Castleford aiming to send out a message in Boxing Day game

Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell wants his team to use the first of the pre-season games to put a marker down for the 2017 campaign.

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Frankie Mariano has signed a 12-month contract at Featherstone.

Rovers coach praises Mariano’s agent

Featherstone Rovers coach Jon Sharp praised the integrity of Frankie Mariano’s agent after Rovers fended off a late bid by Super League club Catalans Dragons to sign the Scotland international second-row forward.

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Denny Solomona.

Solomona registered by Sale

Although he still officially remains a Castleford Tigers player Denny Solomona has been registered by rugby union team Sale Sharks for their Champions Cup squad.

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Castleford Tigers players Paul McShane, Michael Shenton and Adam Milner in the new Castleford Tigers away shirt for the 2017 season.

Castleford Tigers unveil new away kit

Castleford Tigers have revealed their new away shirt for the 2017 Betfred Super League season.

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CTSC committee members Dave Bowman and Ant Nunn present a cheque to Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell.

Supporters celebrate 90 years of Castleford Rugby League

Castleford Tigers Supporters Club celebrated 90 years of the town’s rugby league team when they held their annual dinner dance at Greywood Hall.

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Frankie Mariano in action for Batley Bulldogs last season.

Mariano signing confirmed at Rovers fans forum

Featherstone Rovers have signed 29-year-old Scotland international second-row forward Frankie Mariano.

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Jesse Sene-Lefao has impressed head coach Daryl Powell in training.

Tigers coach pleased with exciting squad

Head coach Daryl Powell has declared himself delighted with the recruitment made by Castleford Tigers ahead of the 2017 season.

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Gaz Davies was in good form for Kinsley last weekend. Picture: Mike Roby.

Kinsley gearing up for crucial clash at title rivals Queensbury

Pennine League Division Four title-contenders Kinsley Raiders continued their outstanding form in a 24-10 win over well drilled Selby Warriors.

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Jon Sharp: "We started well last year, winning six out of first eight games, and we'd like to achieve that in 2017."

Rovers boss: We are aiming to hit the ground running

Coach Jon Sharp believes Featherstone’s four pre-season home fixtures in January will serve the dual purpose of giving players match practice and providing the club with match-day income.

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Michael Shenton missed the entire 2016 campaign

Shenton’s return big boost for Tigers

Castleford skipper Michael Shenton is raring to go after last season’s injury nightmare.

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New boy Zak Hardaker is settling in well with his new Tigers teammates.

Tigers working on improving durability

Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell is pleased with the way training is going so far as he aims to toughen his squad up for the rigours of another Super League season.

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RFL chief executive Nigel Wood: "The RFL is extremely disappointed to learn that properly contracted Super League players may not be fulfilling the terms of their employment with Super League clubs as agreed." Picture: Steve Riding.

Tigers given RFL backing in Solomona contract row

The Rugby Football League is to throw its weight behind Castleford Tigers in their contract row with record-breaking winger Denny Solomona.

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Featherstone Rovers chairman Mark Campbell.

Rovers fans will be given updates

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS chairman Mark Campbell will give updates on the latest developments, both on and off the field, at a fans’ forum in the Cappers Bar in the clubhouse this evening (Thursday).

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Greg Eden.

Eden is returning to a ‘better’ Castleford

Returning Castleford Tigers player Greg Eden reckons he is coming back to a much better club than the one he left as a youngster in 2011.

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With pre-season progress ahead of schedule, things are looking up for Featherstone Rovers coach Jon Sharp.

Rovers coach pleased with pre-season progress

COACH JON Sharp says Featherstone’s pre-season work is “ahead of schedule.”

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Misi Taulapapa is one of the candidates to be Featherstone's new first-team captain.

‘Plenty of candidates’ for Rovers captaincy

FEATHERSTONE Rovers’ new first-team captain is set to be announced in the New Year.

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Rovers coach Jon Sharp will make a shirt presentation to Pontefract Titans before next Wednesday's game.

Top college RL teams meet at Rovers ground

Featherstone’s Big Fellas Stadium will host a college rugby league top of the table clash next week.

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Michael Shenton, back in full training.

Castleford boss gives injury update

Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell has revealed that a number of players have had to sit out pre-season training so far after injury hangovers from last season.

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