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Super League’s triumph gives World Cup hope to England

LEEDS Rhinos’ chief executive Gary Hetherington believes Super League’s stunning World Club Series success has potentially unnerved holders Australia ahead of the World Cup later this year.

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WORLD-BEATERS: Wigans Brian Case, Joe Lydon, Richard Russell, Steve Hampson and Andy Goodway after 1987 World Club Challenge win over Manly. (Picture: Frank Orrell)

Wigan v Cronulla: Russell turns back clock to when Wigan ruled the world

CASTLEFORD TIGERS fans will remember Richard Russell as the robust and creative hooker who played more than 100 games for them in the 1990s.

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England head coach Wayne Bennett (Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire).

Wayne Bennett will only stay in charge if he has put England on the right lines after World Cup

ENGLAND rugby league coach Wayne Bennett says he does not want to open contract talks with the Rugby Football League until after the World Cup and then only if he is “delivering.”

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Gadwin Springer on the charge for Castleford Tigers last season

Super League: Gadwin Springer secures new two-year deal at Castleford Tigers

Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell believes Gadwin Springer will become an “all-round outstanding front-row of the future” after signing a new two-year at Wheldon Road.

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Alex Foster shows off a Castleford Tigers shirt at training

Castleford Tigers bring in former Leeds Rhinos and Bradford Bulls player Alex Foster on trial

Leeds Rhinos academy product Alex Foster has joined Castleford Tigers on a trial basis with a view to a two-year deal.
Kevin Larroyer has signed for Castleford Tigers

Tigers sign Larroyer before loan move to Bradford

Castleford Tigers have signed France second-row Kevin Larroyer on a one-year deal – and immediately loaned him out to Championship strugglers Bradford Bulls.

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Kevin Larroyer has signed for Castleford Tigers

Bradford Bulls benefit as Castleford Tigers bolster ranks by signing Kevin Larroyer

Castleford Tigers have signed France second-row Kevin Larroyer on a one-year deal - and immediately loaned him out to Championship strugglers Bradford Bulls.

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Ben Roberts on the attack.

Shenton delighted to avoid potential early banana-skin

RELIEF was captain Michael Shenton’s overriding emotion after Castleford Tigers got their Super League campaign off to a winning start.

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Relaxed: Castleford Tigers are the team to beat in Super League in 2017, says Dave Craven. (
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Dave Craven: Why all the signs are pointing to this being ‘Year of the Tiger’

IF I get this all spot-on, which is highly unlikely given my history in these matters, I refuse to listen to anyone arguing I had an unfair advantage or the result is void.

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Luke Gale celebrates his second try and the Tigers' sixth with Greg Eden and Zak Hardaker.   Picture Bruce Rollinson

Castleford 44 Leigh 16: Luke Gale blows away Leigh as Tigers romp to victory

CASTLEFORD TIGERS highlighted exactly why they are being tipped as dark horses for honours this year with a very impressive 44-16 demolition of promoted Leigh Centurions to open 
their Betfred Super League campaign.

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Castleford Tigers v Leigh Centurions: Daryl Powell aware insider knowledge may boost promoted Leigh

EVEN though it is fully 12 years since Leigh Centurions were last in Super League, Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell is all too aware tonight’s opponents know plenty about them.

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Super League - Team News, betting odds and predictions for Castleford, Huddersfield and Wakefield v Hull FC

Super LEAGUE is back and after Leeds Rhinos and St Helens get the 2017 campaign underway on Thursday night, the coming days see their rivals all get their respective campaigns underway.

Greg Eden dives to score a try for Castleford Tigers in last months warm-up match with Wakefield Trinity (Picture: Allan McKenzie).

Greg Eden content as wing man for Castleford Tigers

Greg Eden says he is happy to play as a winger for Castleford Tigers this year even though it is not his favourite position.

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Steve Gill.

Castleford Tigers chief Gill targets a final goodbye to Wheldon Road with a trophy

WITH real reverence, chief executive Steve Gill fondly describes Castleford Tigers’ characterful Wheldon Road ground as the “old girl” when discussing how he wants to pay homage to it.

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Super League captains pose for a photograph with the Betfred Super League trophy during the 2017 Betfred Super League launch at Leigh Sports Village. (Picture: Richard Sellers/PA Wire).

Central contracts could help Super League retain stars, says Roger Draper

Rugby Football League chief commercial officer Roger Draper has revealed Super League clubs are in discussion with the governing body about the possibility of introducing central contracts for England players.

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Batley's James Harrison scored two tries in the opening five minutes against Castleford.

Batley rack up third friendly win against youthful Tigers

Batley Bulldogs racked up a third straight win of pre-season as they defeated a young Castleford Tigers side 38-12 on a bitterly cold night at Fox’s Biscuits Stadium.

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Michael Shenton.

Recovering Castleford Tigers star Michael Shenton determined to repay Wayne Bennett’s faith

CASTLEFORD TIGERS captain Michael Shenton concedes he was “shocked” at being selected for England’s elite performance squad – especially as he has not played a single Super League game since last February.

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Brett Ferres, who has retained his England Elite Squad place despite withdrawing from last year's tournament through injury.

Rugby League World Cup: Yorkshire clubs provide 13 players for England’s elite training squad

THIRTEEN PLAYERS from Yorkshire clubs have been named in England’s elite performance squad, which will meet regularly throughout the season ahead of this autumn’s World Cup.

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Adam Milner.

Hooker Milner aiming to keep proud record going

CASTLEFORD TIGERS hooker Adam Milner is on track to maintain his ever-present record.

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Flummoxed: Leeds Rhinos long-serving chief executive Gary Hetherington has put the onus on coaches to ensure that rugby league continues to be an attractive spectator-sport but admits he does not have all the answers. (Picture: Steve Riding)

Attack, attack, attack: Now is the time for Super League coaches to release shackles

LEEDS RHINOS chief executive Gary Hetherington believes coaches should be rewarded for encouraging attacking play to liven up a “sanitised” Super League.

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