Grand Final: Holmes confident that controversial Hardaker absence won’t derail Castleford
THEY have won difficult games without two of their main stars before so Oli Holmes sees no reason why Castleford Tigers cannot shrug off the shock absence of Zak Hardaker in tomorrow’s Super League Grand Final.
Video: Man of Steel award for Castleford Tigers’ Luke Gale
LUKE GALE says a solitary chat in new Coach of the Year Daryl Powell’s “mansion” made him realise he had to sign for Castleford Tigers – and now he is Man of Steel and aiming for Grand Final glory against the club that discarded him as a teenager.
Yorkshire Carnegie 15 Doncaster Knights 9: Injury woes cast aside as Carnegie hold back Knights
AS PLAYER after player departed injured, the main concern for Yorkshire Carnegie could quite conceivably have been whether they would still have 15 fit players after this derby against Doncaster Knights.
Yorkshire Carnegie: Derbies are even more special now, says Ollie Stedman
ALTHOUGH the disbandment of Championship play-offs has upset some, Yorkshire Carnegie No8 Ollie Stedman believes it has one major positive – making their derby with Doncaster Knights all the more important.