SLIDESHOW: Castleford Tigers v Featherstone Rovers

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Photographer Andy May was at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle on Sunday to capture all the action when derby rivals Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers locked horns in the opening pre-season match.

Tigers led 30-0 at half-time and survived Featherstone’s second-half fightback to emerge 42-28 winners.

Featherstone's Michael Channing and Anthony Thackeray get to grips with Castleford's Jy Hitchcox in Sunday's game. Picture: Andy May.

Featherstone's Michael Channing and Anthony Thackeray get to grips with Castleford's Jy Hitchcox in Sunday's game. Picture: Andy May.

Castleford’s Mike McMeeken and Featherstone’s Kyran Johnson each scored two tries.

Stand-off Ryan Hampshire, signed on a season-long loan from Wigan Warriors, scored a try and landed seven goals from seven kicks on his Tigers debut.