Castleford Tigers

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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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VIDEO: Wakefield Trinity move can help Craig Huby rediscover ‘freedom’

NEW signing Craig Huby is looking forward to rediscovering his “identity” with Wakefield Trinity after a frustrating two years at Huddersfield Giants.

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Castleford Tigers ' Rangi Chase.
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Back in the fold: Time great healer for Rangi Chase as he returns to aid Castleford Tigers’ bid for honours

HE IS not just in a different place to this time last year, Rangi Chase says he is a different person.

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BIG TARGETS: Zak Hardaker, right, believes his move to Castleford Tigers will boost his chances of an England recall.
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International dream drives on Zak Hardaker to succeed with Castleford

AN ENGLAND ambition will fire Zak Hardaker this year and could pay dividends for Castleford Tigers.

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Former Castleford Tigers star Denny Solomona is at the centre of a code-switch storm.

Castleford Tigers seek £500,000 compensation over controversial Solomona switch to Sale

Castleford Tigers claim Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond admitted the Super League club should be compensated after record-breaking winger Denny Solomona controversially walked out to join the Premiership rugby union side.

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Jesse Sene-Lefao

Samoan is aiming to ensure Tigers compete

HE helped Cronulla Sharks to a maiden Premiership after a 50-year wait so new signing Jesse Sene-Lefao sees no reason why he cannot aid Castleford Tigers’ bid for a first league championship, too.

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Daryl Powell.

Castleford Tigers 42 Hull FC 10: Eden bags treble as Cas cruise past Hull

Greg Eden marked his return to the Mend-A-Hose Jungle with a hat-trick of tries as Castleford Tigers lifted the new Harrison-Bryan Trophy with a comfortable 42-10 win over Hull FC in their first pre-season contest.

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LET ME AT IT: Michael Shenton, who missed the entire 2016 campaign, is relishing the opportunity to play again Picture: Allan McKenzie

Waiting game: Why Castleford Tigers’ Michael Shenton can’t wait for Boxing Day

THE Boxing Day friendly is not ordinarily a fixture rugby league players look forward to avidly but, for Castleford Tigers’ captain Michael Shenton, this year’s will almost hold the same attraction as a cup final.

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England head coach Wayne Bennett. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA

Body blow: England boss Wayne Bennett suffers setback after Super League clubs put foot down over winter training camp

ENGLAND COACH Wayne Bennett’s plans for next year’s World Cup have suffered a setback after a proposed warm weather training camp in Dubai was cancelled.

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Zak Hardaker.

Hardaker poised to make Castleford Tigers debut against Hull

FORMER MAN of Steel Zak Hardaker is set to make his first appearance for Castleford Tigers when Hull visit the Jungle on Boxing Day.

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Denny Solomona

Solomona suffers defeat on Sale debut as Farrell shines

Owen Farrell took centre-stage as Saracens claimed a record-equalling 13th straight European Champions Cup win which meant Castleford Tigers rugby league contract rebel Denny Solomona suffered a losing debut for Sale.

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Denny Solomona

Castleford Tigers: Orr’s sure Castleford can replace Solomona

CASTLEFORD TIGERS assistant coach Danny Orr admits covering the 42 tries Denny Solomona scored last season will be a difficult task but insists they have a habit of coping admirably without star players.

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Castleford's Denny Solomona, left.

Denny Solomona absent from own signing press conference ... as Castleford Tigers maintain legal challenge

IT must be rare, if not unheard of, for a club to hold a press conference to announce a major new signing without the player himself actually being in attendance.

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Denny Solomona.

Denny Solomona exit would not just be rugby league’s problem, fears RFL boss Nigel Wood

RUGBY Football League chief executive Nigel Wood has warned it is a worry for all sports – not just the 13-man code – with “profound potential implications” if Castleford Tigers’ Denny Solomona is allowed to walk away from his contract and join Sale Sharks.

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Craig Huby.

Wakefield Trinity sign Huddersfield’s Craig Huby

WAKEFIELD TRINITY have signed former Castleford Tigers prop Craig Huby from Huddersfield Giants on a three-year deal.

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Castleford's Denny Solomona.

RFL support Castleford and Leeds in player contract rows

The Rugby Football League is to throw its weight behind Castleford in their contract row with record-breaking winger Denny Solomona.

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Leeds Rhinos' Brett Ferres.

Contract rebels lead to call from Leeds Rhinos’ Brett Ferres to tap into young talent pool

LEEDS RHINOS’ Brett Ferres hopes Super League clubs will give “talented, loyal” youngsters greater opportunities as tensions with various “disrespectful” NRL imports heighten further.

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Michael Shenton.

Castleford Tigers: Cas captain Shenton all set for new campaign

FIT-AGAIN CAPTAIN Michael Shenton is ready to hit the ground running for Castleford Tigers in 2017.

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Denny Solomona.

Exclusive: Castleford Tigers taking legal action over ‘missing’ star winger Denny Solomona

CASTLEFORD Tigers have appointed a leading London barrister as their battle with Sale Sharks over star winger Denny Solomona intensifies.

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