Castleford announce squad for Hull KR game

Richard Owen, back in the Castleford squad.
Richard Owen, back in the Castleford squad.

Tyrone McCarthy could be in line to make his debut for Castleford Tigers as temporary head coach Danny Orr has included him in the 19-man squad to face Hull KR on Sunday afternoon.

Richard Owen also returns to the squad after missing the defeat to Salford City Reds last Saturday, while James Clare and Dan Fleming miss out on a place in the 19.

Meanwhile, winger Kirk Dixon could make his 150th appearance for the Tigers if he plays. Dixon made a try-scoring debut for the Tigers in a 48-10 home Northern Rail Cup win against Featherstone on February 18th 2007.

Castleford Tigers’ 19-man squad:

1 Richard Owen

2 Justin Carney

3 Michael Shenton

5 Kirk Dixon

6 Rangi Chase

7 Jamie Ellis

8 Jonathan Walker

9 Daryl Clark

10 Craig Huby

11 Lee Gilmour

12 Weller Hauraki

15 Adam Milner

16 Nathan Massey

17 Oliver Holmes

18 Jordan Thompson

19 Jordan Tansey

25 Keith Mason

27 Ryan Boyle

28 Tyrone McCarthy

Tickets will be available from the club’s Carlton Lanes shop or by telephoning 01977 555336 until 5.30pm on Saturday. From that point tickets will only be available on the gate on matchday.