Castleford

  • Castleford Sign Up With XBlades

    Castleford Tigers have signed an exclusive five year deal with XBlades which will see the brand become the club's new official kit supplier from the 2015 Super League season. The partnership will also see XBlades, who can name former World Cup winner Jason Robinson as a director, supplying all the club's off-field leisure apparel, footwear and protection. The partnership will commence ahead of the 2015 season with a new home and away jersey expected to be available for supporters from early Nove...

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  • New stadium proposals for Castleford

    Prospects for a new stadium for the Castleford Tigers, who were relegated from Super League last year, have moved a step closer following the submission of a planning application for a new £75 million complex. Proposals for a 13,000-capacity stadium, together with an office park and hotel, on the site of the old Glasshoughton Colliery next to the M62 are to be considered by Wakefield Metropolitan Borough Council. Chief executive Richard Wright said: “We’ve been working on the new stadium pr...

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  • Castleford Launch Club Betting Service

    Castleford Tigers have teamed up with MyClubBetting.com to launch their own bespoke betting website. The service features club colours, logos and social media links to keep supporters in touch with all that is going on. The move follows similar partnerships between MyClubBetting.com and rugby union clubs Gloucester and Connacht. The Tigers are keen to encourage betting fans to switch from their current bookmaker and join the club service as a significant percentage of any revenue goes directly t...

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  • Tigers Bite Back After Council Turns Its Tail

    Castleford Tigers’ bosses have suffered a blow after council chiefs pulled the plug on support for the club’s stadium plans, according to The Pontefract and Castleford Express. The Express can exclusively reveal Wakefield Council has retracted its offer of £2m worth of land assets to both Castleford Tigers and Wakefield Wildcats’ community trust to help upgrade facilities and meet Super League criteria. Coun David Dagger, cabinet member responsible for sport, said recent talks with the...

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  • "Precarious" Cas Call a Fans Meeting

    Castleford Tigers are placing honesty and clarity at the top of the bill for a meeting with fans at the Civic Centre, Castleford on Tuesday 9th October from 7.30pm. A new season ticket and membership scheme will be launched as part of the event. A statement issued today siad: "Following an extremely challenging season which saw the team underperform on the field and the club face equal challenges across many other facets of the business, it has a huge task ahead as it aims to secure 5,000 seas...

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  • New Castleford Stadium Gains Planning Permission

    Castleford Tigers' hopes of a new stadium were boosted after Wakefield Council granted planning permission for the £135m Five Towns Park development. Members of Wakefield Council's planning committee approved the outline application at a planning committee meeting last week. The Tigers hope to take up residency in the new 10,000 capacity community stadium, which will form part of the Five Towns Park - also including a retail development, petrol station and a country park. Speaking at the meetin...

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  • Cas Move To Five Towns Park Set For 2020

    Castleford Tigers are set to leave their Wheldon Road home before 2020 and move into their new Five Towns Park complex. The new development, which includes retail and leisure opportunities, was given final approval back in 2015 and chief executive Steve Gill says the move is not too far away. The Super League club have been based at their current 'Jungle' home for the past 90 years and it will be a wrench when they eventually say goodbye but they need to do it for their long term financial futur...

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  • 'Nobody Can Stop' £135m Cas Tigers Stadium

    Castleford Tigers hope to be in their new stadium for the start of the 2018 season after plans for the new £135m Five Towns Park were given the final go ahead. Lateral Property Group was given planning permission for the development, which includes a retail park and a new 10,000-seater capacity stadium for the Tigers on land next to Junction 32 of the M62, at a Wakefield Council meeting in February. However, because of the size of the scheme, it was referred to the Department for Communities an...

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  • Cas Report £280k Profit For 2016

    Highlights of Castleford Tigers' 2016 financial figures have been released by the club. The club’s annual turnover was up over £500k during the 2016 financial year, giving the club an overall turnover of £4.6m yielding an overall profit of £286,052. This profit enabled the club to invest heavily in their 2017 playing and coaching squads. Tigers chairman Ian Fulton said: “This is the third consecutive year that Castleford Tigers has not received any financial assistance, as we continue to...

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  • Cas Get Vause On Board

    Castleford have appointed the managing director of one of its sponsors Steve Vause to its board of directors and revealed that more additions are likely in the near future. Vause runs CBR Engineering, which has sponsored the Tigers for the last six years, and he also fits the bill with regards to the club’s desire to have people at the very top who hold Castleford close to their heart as he has been a fan for more than 50 years. The new director says both he and his company want to do a lot mo...

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