Castleford vs Dragons : Match Preview
Catalans Dragons travel to Castleford Tigers on Sunday, June 26, in the Super League Round 16 at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.
Sam Tomkins' teammates are back in action this weekend. The Dragons will want to confirm their good performance against Hull FC before the international break in order to keep their second place in Super League table. They will have to get the two points against Castleford, currently 6th. Despite losing at home against Wigan at the beginning of June, the Tigers' confidence was boosted by a win at Toulouse two weeks ago.
The game won't be broadcasted.
Find out the statistics of both teams this season:
Here is the squad named by Steve McNamara to take on Castleford.
Arthur Mourgue, Jordan Dezaria and Dean Whare will miss the game through injury.
Fully recovered from his foot injury, Josh Drinkwater is back in the squad.
Castleford Tigers headcoach Lee Radford has also announced his squad: 2. Derrell Olpherts, 4. Jake Mamo, 5. Bureta Faraimo, 6. Jake Trueman, 7. Danny Richardson, 8. Liam Watts, 9. Paul McShane, 10. George Lawler, 11. Kenny Edwards, 12. Adam Milner, 13. Joe Westerman, 14. Nathan Massey, 15. George Griffin,17. Mahe Fonua, 22. Daniel Smith, 23. Greg Eden, 24. Cheyse Blair, 25. Suaia Matagi, 26. Ryan Hampshire, 28. Brad Martin, 37. Alex Mellor.
Castleford Tigers (0) 6
T : Derrell Olpherts
G : Danny Richardson
Dragons Catalans (8) 16
T : Fouad Yaha, Samisoni Langi, Matthieu Laguerre
G : James Maloney 2
Super League head-to-head (35 games) :
19 wins for the Dragons
15 wins for the Tigers
Last 5 meetings:
29.04.22 | Dragons 44 - 12 Castleford | Gilbert Brutus Stadium
24.06.21 | Castleford 6 - 16 Dragons | The Mend-A-Hose Jungle
08.08.20 | Casteford 14 – 40 Dragons | Emerald Headingley Stadium
15.02.20 | Dragons 36 – 18 Castleford | Gilbert Brutus Stadium
22.04.19 | Dragons 37 – 16 Castleford | Gilbert Brutus Stadium
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Thursday 23 June
9.00pm | St Helens 42 - 12 Leeds
Friday 24 June
9.00pm | Warrington 4 - 0 Hull FC
9.00pm | Wigan 40 - 6 Toulouse
Sunday 26 June
4.00pm | Salford vs Wakefield
4.15pm | Hull KR vs Huddersfield
4.30pm | Castleford vs Dragons