Castleford Tigers

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

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 NEWS 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 NEWS 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 NEWS 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 NEWS 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 NEWS 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 NEWS 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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