Chance to meet Castleford’s new boys

Ben Crooks.
Ben Crooks.

Castleford Tigers Supporters club are set to hold their first event of 2016 when they look to continue their fundraising for the Super League club.

The CTSC is now moving into its 12th year and with the help of members they have raised and donated more than £67,000 to the Tigers since 2004.

The next event is a combined annual general meeting and meet the new boys night, which will take place in the WSTS Suite at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle on Tuesday (January 19), with a 7.30pm start.

The event is sponsored by DJ Tyre and Auto Centre, Rectory Street, Castleford, and will see the AGM for supporters club members only take place from 7.30-8pm, with free entry, before the meet the new boys night begins at 8pm. This is open to everyone and also has free entry.

Players invited to attend include off season signings Ben Crooks, Joel Monaghan, Jy Hitchcox, Greg Minikin and Ryan Hampshire as well as Gadwin Springer and Paul McShane, who joined the Tigers midway through last season, and Lee Jewitt, who is back with the club after having time off last summer following the premature birth of his twins.

A raffle will take place on the night and 2016 CTSC membership will be available to buy.

Membership is £5 adults, £2.50 for under 16s and £10 family (two adults and two under 16s).