Rugby League

Castleford name squad for Warrington match

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has named his 19-man squad to take on Warrington Wolves on Friday night at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.

Daryl Powell.

Powell: World Club games have given English game a boost

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has praised the efforts of Warrington and Wigan to give English Rugby League a timely boost with their victories in the World Series games last weekend.

Larne Patrick.

Castleford’s Patrick suffers injury setback

Castleford Tigers are gearing up for a further spell without prop forward Larne Patrick after he has had a setback with his wrist injury.

Rovers forward John Davies (centre) assists Jason Walton in a tackle in Sunday's game at Batley. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Davies praises Rovers goalkicker Knowles

JOHN Davies praised fellow Featherstone Rovers forward and former Sheffield Eagles teammate Michael Knowles after Sunday’s 32-6 win at Batley Bulldogs.

Grant Millington.

Castleford star: We mustn’t get ahead of ourselves

Despite getting off to a superb start with their victory over a Leigh side who pushed Leeds Rhinos close in their second game, Castleford Tigers will not get ahead of themselves, according to their Australian forward Grant Millington.

Davide Longo: "We believe our offer provides genuine value for money for Rhinos supporters."

Leeds Rhinos season-ticket holders offered cut-price admission to Featherstone matches

Featherstone Rovers are offering supporters of dual-registration partners Leeds Rhinos cut-price admission to Championship matches at Big Fellas Stadium.

Rovers half-back Anthony Thackeray.

Candid conversations with half-backs pay off for Rovers boss Sharp

TOUGH LOVE has helped take Featherstone Rovers’ half-backs to a new level, according to boss Jon Sharp.

Rovers coach Jon Sharp: "When you come to Batley youve got to be really tough."

Rovers coach delighted with display at Batley

JON Sharp hailed the “toughness” Featherstone Rovers showed in Sunday’s 32-6 win at Batley Bulldogs.

Josh Walters: "It's a good set of lads and I get on with the coaches Sharpy and Danny Evans"

Walters: They are a good set of lads at Featherstone

Leeds Rhinos’ dual registered forward Josh Walters enjoys playing for Featherstone Rovers.

A Fryston spokesman said: "Without Featherstone's help it would have meant that Fryston would have had to switch the tie to Keighley Cougars as no one else in the area offered any support whatsoever."

Pennine League backs Fryston’s bid for Challenge Cup glory

Pennine League clubs are being allowed a free weekend so that players and officials can attend Fryston’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round tie against Keighley Cougars at Featherstone’s Big fellas Stadium next Saturday (3pm).

Adam Milner.

Milner set to return to Castleford side for Warrington match

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell does not expect to make many changes to his team for their second Betfred Super League game at Warrington this Friday.

Jon Sharp: "It is always a tough game against Batley and we have to play well."

Rovers coach: We need to play better than we did against Oldham

WHOEVER HANDLES the conditions better will come out on top in tomorrow’s crunch West Yorkshire derby at Mount Pleasant (3pm).

Daryl Powell.

Castleford have to play waiting game

After their scintillating start to the new season Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has admitted he would have liked to have gone straight into another game instead of sitting it out this week.

Rovers general manager Davide Longo (left) with Fryston head coach Danny Bolton.

Rovers will host Fryston’s Challenge Cup clash against Keighley

Fryston Warriors have arranged to play their Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round tie against Kingstone Press League One club Keighley Cougars at Featherstone’s Big Fellas Stadium on Saturday February 25 (3pm).

Richard Moore has missed the opening two games with a quad injury. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Rovers boosted by return of key forwards

Featherstone Rovers are set welcome back key forwards Frankie Mariano, Richard Moore and Michael Knowles for Sunday’s Kingstone Press Championship match at Batley Bulldogs.

Castleford's Michael Shenton.

Castleford skipper: It’s exciting times

Skipper Michael Shenton reckons it is an exciting time to be a Castleford Tigers player and supporter.

Gadwin Springer.

Castleford’s Springer delighted to be staying at his second home

Blockbusting forward Gadwin Springer is delighted to have sorted out his future by signing a new deal with Castleford Tigers.

John Davies (right) will not face a charge.

Rovers player Davies will not face charge

Featherstone forward John Davies will not be charged over an alleged dangerous throw in last Sunday’s Championship game against Oldham.

Alex Foster

Castleford confirm deal to sign Foster on trial

Castleford Tigers have confirmed that Alex Foster has joined the club on a trial basis with the potential to sign the forward on a two year deal.

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