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Castleford

(kăs`əlfərd), town (1991 pop. 39,308), Wakefield metropolitan district, central England, at the junction of the Aire and Calder rivers. It is a suburb of LeedsLeeds,
city and metropolitan borough (1991 pop. 445,242), N central England, on the Aire River. It lies between one of England's leading manufacturing regions on the west and south and an agricultural region on the north and east.
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. Chartered in 1955, Castleford has bottleworks, chemical works, and collieries. The site of an ancient Roman town lies within its borders.
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But I'm taking Castleford Tigers to lift the 2017 Betfred Super League trophy.
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A 28-24 victory STANDINGS BETFRED SUPER LEAGUE P W D L F A Pts Castleford .
The game kicks off a busy Good Friday of Super League action, with Castleford 1/12 to see off Wakefield (21/2), Hull 3/4 to beat Leeds (39/29) and Salford 3/10 to defeat Leigh (53/1).
I'm really excited to be heading to the UK to join Castleford Tigers," said the 26-year-old, who began his career with Manly.
West Yorkshire-based Castleford had played 47 national deciders over the last seven years while this was Astley's first national final.
But Castleford, who had already beaten Bradford and Catalans, wrapped the game up with Oliver Holmes' try, before Owen completed his hat-trick.
CRUSADERS: Tries: Chan, White, Tansey, Sammut Goals: Schifcofske (2) CASTLEFORD TIGERS: Tries: Thompson, Youngquest, Davies Goals: Dixon (3)
As always we are very grateful to Steve Gill (Castleford head of youth development) and Castleford Tigers for their assistance.
Castleford struggled in the slippery conditions and, though they crossed through Dean Widders in the opening period, Wigan had more than a scent of victory after building up a 22-4 interval lead.
Castleford surrendered leads of 12-4 and 34-22 at various stages, while the Bulls had been 22-12 in front at half-time.
CASTLEFORD coach Terry Matterson empathised with Celtic Crusaders boss John Dixon as the Yorkshiremen bounced back from a hammering at St Helens in Super League last week to secure a 34-22 win in Wales.

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