Castleford Tigers

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • '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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  • Steve Gill Resigns As Cas CEO

    Castleford Tigers CEO, Steve Gill has resigned and will be standing down from his role on May 31st. He said: “It has been a privilege, and an honour to serve the club who I have supported since boyhood, and together we have shared some special moments over the past five years. The club itself is possibly in the best position both financially and structurally I have ever known it, and credit must go to everyone involved at the club, for their hard work and commitment in achieving what seemed l...

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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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  • Wheldon Road renamed the Wish Communications Stadium

    Castleford Tigers will be playing their home matches at the Wish Communications Stadium next season after agreeing a naming rights deal with the business to business communications company. The club’s Wheldon Road ground, which has a capacity of around 11,000, was called the Probiz coliseum last season but the Tigers have now signed a major new sponsorship deal with Northampton-based Wish Communications. Castleford did not release the financial details but the B2B company’s logo will appear...

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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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  • Cas Get Vause On Board

    ... involves. “Tigers CEO Steve Gill is trying to build a team around him that will make the club successful off the field as well as on it and I want to be a part of that,” he said. “It doesn't matter how many hours that need to be put in, I want to see Castleford Tigers be successful and I am determined to help in any way that I can to do that.” Gill, who is himself a lifelong Castleford fan and was head of youth development before being promoted to chief executive, says Vause’s “skil...

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