Rugby League

Wheeldon and Thackeray back in Featherstone Rovers squad for Doncaster tie

SCOTT Wheeldon and Anthony Thackeray look set to make long-awaited returns to Featherstone Rovers action this weekend after being included in head coach John Duffy’s King Street Solicitors 19-man squad ahead of Sunday’s trip to Doncaster (kick-off 3.00pm).

Luke Gale, kicked two goals for Castleford Tigers against Wigan Warriors.

Castleford lose out in tough night at Wigan

Castleford Tigers’ winning run against Wigan Warriors was ended as they conceded five tries to two to go down 28-12 at the DW Stadium.

Anthony Thackeray, close to comeback after injury.

Featherstone Rovers pleased to change focus to cup

Featherstone Rovers boss John Duffy reckons his players are looking forward to a change of focus this week with a break from the grind of churning out points in the Betfred Championship.

Jake Trueman offloads to Paul McShane to create the first try as Castleford Tigers beat Catalans Dragons.

Castleford looking forward to Wigan challenge

CONFIDENT CASTLEFORD Tigers have been going about their business quietly, but their Betfred Super League rivals will sit up and take notice if they can win at Wigan Warriors tonight.

John Duffy.

Duffy signs new deal to stay as Featherstone Rovers head coach

Featherstone Rovers head coach John Duffy has put pen to paper on a new contract that will keep him at the club until at least the end of the 2020 season.

Daryl Powell.

Castleford boss: It’s been a bumpy road but we’re in a good place

Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell believes his team are in a good place ahead of a testing run of matches, beginning with a trip to Wigan Warriors tomorrow night.

Harry Newman.

Dual registration is working well for Newman and Featherstone

Hugely promising teenager Harry Newman is proving that the dual registration system can be a success with an outstanding spell in the Featherstone Rovers team.

Featherstone Rovers coach John Duffy. Picture: Dec Hayes.

Featherstone coach Duffy: Champion sides find a way to win

Another valuable two points they may have picked up in their top four quest, but Featherstone Rovers boss John Duffy did not reckon his side’s game at Barrow was much of a spectacle.

Jake Trueman, in action against Catalans. The young full-back has retained his place for Castleford's trip to Wigan where he scored a hat-trick last year.

Castleford name unchanged squad for Wigan game

Daryl Powell has named an unchanged 19-man squad for Castleford Tigers’ visit to Wigan Warriors on Friday.


Praise for Castleford players after they produce 80-minute display

Head coach Daryl Powell was full of praise for his team after they demolished Catalans Dragons to make it seven wins from their last eight games in the Betfred Super League.

Two tries: Harry Newman.

Featherstone Rovers up to second after ending Barrow’s home run

Featherstone Rovers moved up to second place in the Betfred Championship as they toughed it out to win 38-26 at Barrow Raiders.

Oliver Holmes in action for Castleford Tigers against Catalans Dragons, when he scored two tries. Picture: James Hardisty.

Castleford Tigers back to best in big win over Catalans

Castleford Tigers returned to their best form as they overwhelmed Catalans Dragons 41-0 in a strong all-round display at a much drier Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

Jansin Turgut.

Turgut and Clark named in Featherstone Rovers squad for Barrow trip

NEW signing Jansin Turgut looks set to make his Rovers debut this weekend after being included in head coach John Duffy’s King Street Solicitors 19-man squad ahead of Sunday’s trip to Barrow.

Matt Cook, back in the Castleford Tigers squad.

Castleford Tigers name squad for Catalans game

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has named his 19-man squad to take on Catalans Dragons at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle on Sunday.

Jansin Turgut.

Featherstone Rovers sign Hull player Turgut on loan

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have completed the signing of former England Academy captain Jansin Turgut, who joins the club on an initial month’s loan from Betfred Super League’s Hull FC.

Daryl Powell.

Castleford boss wary of Dragons’ pack power

Daryl Powell reckons his forwards will have to front up if Castleford Tigers are to maintain their progress in the Betfred Super League with a victory over Catalans Dragons.

Featherstone Rovers head coach John Duffy.

Featherstone Rovers boss: We have more improvement in us

Despite winning eight from 10 matches in the Betfred Championship so far Featherstone Rovers boss John Duffy reckons there is more improvement to come from his team.

Greg Eden pulls up injured after scoring a try for Castleford Tigers at Huddersfield Giants. Picture: Matthew Merrick

Selection decisions for Castleford Tigers boss

Head coach Daryl Powell admitted to having several selection decisions to make ahead of Castleford Tigers’ return to the Mend-A-Hose Jungle to face Catalans Dragons this Sunday.

LD Nutrition Stadium

Featherstone Rovers to make major announcement at fans’ forum

Featherstone Rovers are holding a fans’ forum next Thursday at which they are set to make a major announcement.

Alex Foster. Picture: Matthew Merrick

‘Tough’ Foster earns acclaim for Castleford displays

Utility player Alex Foster has come in for praise from his head coach at Castleford Tigers.

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