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Jamie Ellis eager to make most of his second chance with Castleford Tigers

NEW Castleford Tigers signing Jamie Ellis admitted he fully expected to be playing for Hull KR again in 2018.

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Champions: Danny McGuire and Rob Burrow lift the Super League Trophy after victory over Castleford Tigers.
Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

Magic Weekend: It’s a Grand Final rematch in Newcastle as Hull clubs collide

Next year’s Super League Magic Weekend will be staged at Newcastle’s St James’ Park, the Rugby Football League have confirmed.

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Record scorer:  Tom Biggs.

Proud Tom Biggs left to rue missing England cap and cross-code switch to Hull FC

AS Tom Biggs looks back on a remarkable rugby career, just two slight regrets niggle away – never getting the England chance he deserved and seeing his dream move to Hull FC fall apart.

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Prop Taylor happy to be flying the flag for Hull in Australia

THERE are some Hull FC fans who may still think Wayne Bennett should have taken one of the club’s other props to the World Cup rather than Scott Taylor.

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Castleford's players Greg Minikin, Zak Hardaker and Mike McMeeken,celebrate the League Leaders Shield.

Dave Craven – Super League 2017: Castleford Tigers’ year before McGuire pops up for grand finale

THE Super League Grand Final perfectly summed up the entire season: not a classic, by any stretch of the imagination.

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Denis Betts: Confident England have players to cope.

Rugby League World Cup: England flexible enough to cope

Denis Betts says England’s World Cup squad is deliberately top-heavy with forwards to meet the physical challenge of Australia but insists there is enough flexibility within it to cope with any adversity.

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Castleford's Andy Lynch has played his 452nd and last Super League game. (
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Dave Craven: Grand Final omission brings curtain down early on shining example Andy Lynch

IT is Super League Grand Final day and the name that should be on everyone’s lips is that of a player who isn’t actually playing.

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No Old Trafford farewell is cruel blow for legend Ellis

Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis admitted the realisation his brilliant career is over hit him harder than expected after Friday’s heart-breaking Super League semi-final loss at Leeds Rhinos.

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Gareth Ellis and Dannyy McGuire embrace at the end of the match, as McGuire's son Louis looks on.

Leeds Rhinos 18 Hull FC 16: Heartache for Ellis as Rhinos secure Grand Final showdown against Castleford Tigers

AS LEEDS RHINOS said ‘goodbye’ to two of their all-time legends on their last outing at Headingley last night, it was one of their next generation who came up with the winning score to send them into yet another Grand Final.

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Leeds Rhinos v Hull FC: Albert Kelly aiming to topple Rhinos to make the ‘big dance’

IT is with wonderful simplicity how Albert Kelly assesses Hull FC’s Super League semi-final against Leeds Rhinos tonight.

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Farewell: Danny McGuire, left, and Rob Burrow, right, play their last game at Headingley.
Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds Rhinos v Hull FC: This is not about our legends – McDermott

LEEDS RHINOS’ coach Brian McDermott says past experience means his side will not let the emotion of club legends Danny McGuire and Rob Burrow playing their last Headingley game disrupt their attempt to reach another Super League Grand Final.

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Final push: Hull FC players celebrate victory at Castleford.
Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix

Leeds Rhinos v Hull FC build-up: We will have to produce our best yet says Lee Radford

UNDER his command, Hull FC are making a habit of ending hoodoos, which means Lee Radford has every confidence in his side breaking not just one but three more during the next fortnight.

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Castleford's Luke Gale: In the Dream Team.

Castleford Tigers players dominate Super League Dream Team

Castleford’s domination of the 2017 Super League season is reflected in the Dream Team in which they boast six of the 13 representatives.

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Jake Connor.

Playing for Hull FC is ‘easy’, admits hat-trick star Connor

JAKE CONNOR celebrated his first-ever senior hat-trick and admitted life is “easy” when his Hull FC’s colleagues are so dominant.

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Danny McGuire.

‘End of an era’ but McGuire sticking to his routine

IT WILL be business as usual for Leeds Rhinos – and captain Danny McGuire – this week.

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Hull FC's Jamie Shaul (left) celebrates scoring a try at Castleford.

Castleford Tigers 16 Hull FC 48: Depleted Castleford suffer heavy loss as Hull flex muscles ahead of play-offs

Hull FC made light work of a weakened Castleford Tigers to book their place in the Super League play-offs and effectively end Wigan Warriors’ title defence.

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IN THE RUNNING (from left): Zak Hardaker, Albert Kelly and Luke Gale

Dave Craven: Hard to split 2017 Man of Steel contenders

THERE are no great surprises when it comes to the shortlist for the 2017 Steve Prescott Man of Steel award.

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Cook keen to end his 12-year wait for silverware

GIVEN he has waited so long to make a first major final appearance, Castleford Tigers’ Matt Cook is not going to risk messing up now.

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Castleford Tigers v Hull FC: Airlie Birds in desperate need of winning momentum

HULL FC head coach Lee Radford believes no one else but themselves are the biggest threat to his side’s hopes of completing an historic Super League and Challenge Cup double.

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Whoever represents Castleford Tigers is good enough to win – Powell

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell says he does not care “one iota” if people are questioning his team selection against Hull FC tomorrow night.

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