Castleford Tigers

The latest news from the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

TIGERS 27-18 WOLVES Castleford moved back into Super League's play-off places with an impressive win over Warrington at the Jungle. James Clare, Greg Minikin, Jake Trueman and Tuoyo Egodo all bagged tries with Trueman adding a late drop goal. (21 July)

SQUAD V WARRINGTON Daryl Powell has named an unchanged side for Sunday's visit of Warrington Wolves. (19 July)

TRINITY 16-36 TIGERS A hat trick from James Clare helped the Tigers climb back into the top five as Castleford came from 10-8 down at half time to record victory against their old rivals. (12 July)

SQUAD V WAKEFIELD Jake Trueman and Tuoyo Egodo return following head assessments last week, Jacques O’Neill steps into the squad and Oliver Holmes returns for the first time since April. (10 July)

TIGERS 18-10 RHINOS Castleford were beaten by local rivals Leeds in Super League. The Rhinos went 14-0 up before the Tigers staged a comeback with two tries from James Clare before a late Robert Lui sealed the points for the visitors. (5 July)

NEW POWELL DEAL Daryl Powell has signed a new long-term contract with the Tigers. The two-year extension will keep him at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle until at least the end of the 2022 campaign. Powell has transformed a Tigers side languishing towards the bottom of the table into a consistent force in the top-four, leading the club to an historic League Leaders Shield in 2017 as well as a Grand Final and Challenge Cup final since taking charge in 2014. (5 July)

WATTS EXTENDS Liam Watts has signed a new long-term contract with the club keeping him at the Tigers until the end of the 2023 season. (4 July)

SQUAD V LEEDS There are two changes to the 19-man squad for Friday's visit of the Rhinos with Greg Eden and Mitch Clark back in the side following concussion injuries to Tuoyo Egodo and Jake Trueman in last Sunday’s match against London Broncos. (3 July)

NEW SIGNING The Tigers have announced the signing of Cronulla Sharks winger Sosaia Feki who joins on a three year deal from next season. A strong ball carrier as well as an excellent finisher, Feki has been capped twice by Tonga and was part of the Sharks’ Grand Final winning team in 2016. (3 July)

TIGERS 42-10 BRONCOS Castleford got back to winning ways and climbed to fourth in the Super League table with victory over London. Tuoyo Egodo and Mike McMeeken scored a brace of tries with further scores for Jordan Rankin, Jake Trueman, James Clare and Chris Clarkson. (30 June)

SQUAD V LONDON Junior Moors looks set to miss the rest of the season after suffering a suspected fractured hip in the Tigers defeat to Salford. Will Maher comes into the team in the place of Moors. Greg Eden drops out of the 19-man squad for Sunday's game after pulling out of the Salford game at the final minute with Tuoyo Egodo keeping his place in the squad. (28 June)

RED DEVILS 26-16 TIGERS Salford leapfrogged Castleford in the Super League table as the Tigers fell to defeat at the Red Devils. Castleford started the night in the final play-off spot but they were always chasing the game despite cutting the deficit to just two points by half time. (21 June)

SQUAD V SALFORD For the first time this season there are no changes to the 19-man squad as Castleford head to Salford Red Devils on Friday night. (19 June)

TIGERS 18-31 HULL FC The Tigers missed the chance to leapfrog Hull FC on the Betfred Super League table as a second half comeback secured a 31-18 victory for the visitors. The Tigers led 14-4 at the break but an Albert Kelly hat trick helped the Airlie Birds to the win which keeps them third in the table. (13 June)

SQUAD V HULL FC Daryl Powell has made two changes to the squad that beat Huddersfield Giants for Thursday's visit of Hull FC. Jesse Sene-Lefao returns to the team after landing back in the UK after some time off on compassionate leave. Junior Moors is also back after recovering from a knee injury that has kept him out since Easter Monday’s clash with Catalans Dragons. Mitch Clark and Will Maher make way. (11 June)

NEW SIGNING The Tigers have made their first addition for the 2020 season with the signing of Toulouse Olympique forward Tyla Hepi. Hepi, whose father Brad had a two-year spell at Cas in the early 2000s, has racked up nearly 150 first team appearances at the age of 25, with his former clubs also including Hull KR, Wyong Roos and Auckland’s Point Chevalier Pirates. (10 June)

TIGERS 27-26 GIANTS Peter Mata'utia's golden point drop goal secured the win for Castleford in a thriller at the Jungle. A try from prop Grant Millington (on his 200th appearance for Cas) three minutes from the end of normal time enabled the Tigers to level the match at 26-26 and set up the fourth Super League match to be decided by golden point this year. (7 June)

SQUAD V HUDDERSFIELD There's one change to the Tigers 19-man squad for Friday's visit of Huddersfield Giants. Nathan Massey returns from a hip injury that kept him out of the Magic Weekend clash with St Helens; Tuoyo Egodo makes way. (5 June)

SAINTS 35-16 TIGERS Castleford were easily beaten by league leaders St Helens in the closing fixture of this season's Magic Weekend at Anfield. Saints raced to a 20-6 half-time lead. Chris Clarkson and Greg Eden scored late tries for the Tigers after an earlier Grant Millington score. The defeat leaves Cas fifth in the Super League table whilst their opponents opened up a six point lead at the top. (26 May)

SQUAD V ST HELENS There are three changes to the Castleford squad that beat Leeds Rhinos last week as the Tigers prepare to face St Helens on Sunday at the Magic Weekend. Will Maher, Chris Clarkson and Daniel Smith all return to the squad after injuries. Brad Jinks drops out with Jesse Sene-Lefao being unavailable for selection after being granted compassionate leave. Nathan Massey will also miss out. (24 May)

RHINOS 8-30 TIGERS Castleford got back to winning ways with a comprehensive victory over Leeds at Headingley. Jesse Sene-Lefao scored two tries with Greg Eden, James Clare and Jake Trueman also crossing the whitewash. (16 May)

SQUAD V LEEDS Daryl Powell has made four changes for Thursday's trip to Leeds Rhinos with Paul McShane and Grant Millington included in the 19-man squad after being late additions in the Tigers' last game against Hull FC. Greg Eden comes back into the squad after being rested with youngster Brad Jinks in with a chance of making his debut. Chris Clarkson and Will Maher drop out of the team with Calum Turner and Jacques O’Neill also making way. (14 May)

HULL FC 28-12 TIGERS Castleford's dreams of a Wembley final were cut short on Friday evening, as they were defeated by Hull FC at the KCOM Stadium. Tries from James Clare and Cory Aston were all the Tigers had to show for their efforts, on a tough night in East Yorkshire. (10 May)

CONTRACT EXTENSION Lewis Peachey has agreed a new two-year contract with the Tigers. The 18-year old has been touted as one of the best young prospects in Rugby League after impressing in the Tigers Academy side and representing England and Yorkshire at Academy level. He made his first team debut in the Easter Monday clash with Catalans Dragons and has signed a new deal to stay at the club until at least the end of the 2021 season. (9 May)

SQUAD V HULL FC Daryl Powell has made four changes to his squad for Friday's Challenge Cup tie at Hull FC. James Clare, Jesse Sene-Lefao, Matt Cook and Jordan Rankin have all recovered after injury. Paul McShane and Daniel Smith drop out of the Tigers squad after they picked up injuries against Warrington Wolves. Greg Eden and Lewis Peachey are also omitted from Powell’s squad. (8 May)

TIGERS 14-26 WOLVES Warrington ran in four tries to beat the injury-hit Tigers. An early Cory Aston try gave Castleford the perfect start but the Wolves hit back through Mike Cooper, Ben Currie and two tries for Toby King. Tuoyo Egodo and Greg Minikin made it onto the Tigers scoresheet but it wasn't enough. (4 May)

SQUAD V WARRINGTON There's one change for the Tigers ahead of Friday's game against Warrington Wolves. James Clare drops out through injury with new signing Cheyse Blair going straight into the 19-man squad. (1 May)

WARRIORS 6-4 TIGERS Wigan edged a low-scoring and wind and rain-lashed game at the DW Stadium. The Tigers points came from two Peter Mata'utia penalties. (27 April)

SQUAD FOR WIGAN Daryl Powell has been forced into two changes for Saturday's trip to Wigan Warriors with Junior Moors picking up a one game suspension and Michael Shenton dropping out after going off during the Tigers away game against Catalans Dragons. Calum Turner and Jacques O’Neill return. (25 April)

SHENTON SPEAKS Tigers captain Michael Shenton has told The Yorkshire Post that he was wrong to con the referee into awarding a penalty in their game against Catalans but was frustrated at the same tactic being used against his side. Shenton was criticised on social media for purposely throwing a pass into an opposition player lying behind the ruck but he says highlighting the practice has led to new rule changes. (25 April)

DRAGONS 37-16 TIGERS A below par Castleford performance saw Catalans ease to victory at the Stade Gilbert Brutus. The Tigers threatened early in the second half with tries from Greg Eden and Cory Aston but were easily second best for much of the match. (22 April)

SQUAD V CATALANS Daryl Powell is without Oliver Holmes and Jesse Sene-Lefao for Monday's trip to Catalans Dragons, both of whom suffered injuries in Thursday's game against Wakefield. Jacques O’Neill and Calum Turner are included in the 19-man squad along with Paul McShane who returns after a three match suspension and Chris Clarkson who has recovered from a hamstring injury. Tuoyo Egodo is recalled and Lewis Peachey also makes the squad. (20 April)

TIGERS 28-26 TRINITY Castleford survived a second-half fight-back from the visitors to record a narrow win over Wakefield. The Tigers led 22-4 at half time but had to battle hard to secure victory after the break. There was another injury blow for Daryl Powell’s side as Jesse Sene-Lefao left the field with a dislocated shoulder. (18 April)

SQUAD V WAKEFIELD Daryl Powell has named his 19-man squad ahead of Thursday's clash with Wakefield Trinity with three changes to the side that lost at Huddersfield Giants. Matt Cook, Tuoyo Egodo and Grant Millington all drop out. Nathan Massey returns after injury while Will Maher also comes back into the squad along with Cory Aston who has been recalled from his loan at Newcastle Thunder. (16 April)

SIGNING Castleford have signed Melbourne Storm centre Cheyse Blair for the rest of the 2019 season on a three-and-a-half-year contract. (12 April)

GIANTS 20-18 TIGERS Castleford suffered a disappointing defeat at Huddersfield Giants. Tries from Greg Eden and Matt Cook weren’t enough for the Tigers as an Alex Mellor hat-trick led the Giants to victory. (11 April)

ORIGIN Castleford Tigers youngster Lewis Peachey has been included in the Yorkshire Origin squad for the first game of a three match series against Lancashire. Peachey was involved in the Yorkshire vs Lancashire Origin series in 2018 and has once again been recognised with his inclusion in the team. (10 April)

WARNING Castleford Tigers have issued a warning to fans after smoke bombs were set off by home and away supporters at recent games. The club’s Ground Safety Officer, Ian Crawford, has appealed to fans of all clubs attending the Jungle not to let off smoke bombs, fireworks or flares. (9 April)

TIGERS 38-28 WARRIORS The Tigers got back to winning ways defeating Wigan Warriors at the Jungle. Castleford were as much as 20 points down in the first half but put in an unbelievable second half display – scoring 30 points of their own to down the cherry and whites. (5 April)

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