2012 Castleford Tigers season

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2012 Castleford Tigers season
Super League XVII 13th
Play-off result N/A
Challenge Cup 4th Round
2012 record Wins: 6; Draws: 0; Losses: 22
Points scored For: 536; Against: 941
Team information
Chairman Jack Fulton
Head coach Ian Millward
Captain
Stadium The Jungle
Avg. Attend. N/A
High. Attend. 9,786 vs. Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
Top scorers
Tries Nick Youngquest – 17
Goals Kirk Dixon – 39
Points Kirk Dixon – 90
2011 List of seasons 2013 >

This article details the Castleford Tigers rugby league football club's 2012 season. This is the seventeenth season of the Super League era.

Season review[edit]

March 2011

Castleford Tigers started planning for 2012 with the resigning Tigers longest serving player Craig Huby in March he put pen to paper on 3-year extension with the club taking him past 10 years service. Also in August the RFL granted from May 2012 a testimonial year for Craig Huby.

July 2011

Castleford have confirmed Head Coach Terry Matterson will be leaving the club at the end of the 2011 season after being at the club for 6 years. Also on the same day Cas confirmed that goal kicking Winger, Centre Kirk Dixon put pen to paper on 3-year extension which will see him at the club until the end of 2014 season. In the same week Cas also signed new deals with Half Back Danny Orr who add a 1-year extension with the club and former England Academy International Centre, Second Row Jordan Thompson he signed a new 2-year deal that will see him at the Tigers till the end of the 2013 season.

August 2011

Cas signed Second Row Stuart Jones on a new 1-year deal with the club, also following Jones in signing a new 1-year deal was Scottish international prop forward Paul Jackson, on the same day as Jackson signed a new deal he was joined by USA International and former Castleford academy prop Nathan Massey who signed a new 2-year extension with the club. However fans favourite Dean Widders announced he will be retiring from the game of rugby league and return home to Australia take up a Community Coaching Role with NRL side Gold Coast Titans alongside fellow Australian Indigenous player Preston Campbell.

September 2011

Castleford announced the signing of Leigh Centurions Head Coach Ian Millward as the replacement of Tigers Head Coach Terry Matterson. Millward took St Helens RLFC to 2 Super League Grand Final wins and 2 Challenge Cup Final wins along with 1 World Club Challenge win in his 5 years at Saints. However in September Cas Samoan International Centre Willie Isa announced he will be joining Super League newcomers Widnes Vikings on a 2-year deal. Then a few days after young Tigers utility back Greg Eden confirmed signing a new 2-year deal with Castleford's local rivals Huddersfield Giants. Also in September the club confirmed that Assistant Coach Andy Hay will be leaving the club at the end of the Season, a few weeks later Hull FC confirmed Andy Hay as one of their 2 new assistant coaches. Then on 27 September Castleford called a press conference to announce the signing of new and improved deal for the 2011 Man of Steel & 2011 Albert Goldthorpe Medal winner and England International Player Rangi Chase, his new extension will see him at the club till the end of 2015. Then Ian Millward confirmed his first new signing of the 2012 season was Centre, Winger Josh Griffin from Wakefield Trinity Wildcats on 1-year deal with club and on the same day Richard Owen signed a new 4-year deal with the club that will see him stay until the end of 2015 season.

October 2011

At a club event 'Meet the Coach' Millward confirmed the signing of Leigh Centurions prop Stephen Nash on a 2-year deal. Also in October Cas confirmed a few changes to the clubs backroom staff with long serving physiotherapist Russell Jones is to leave the club after 11 years. Couple of days after Millward signed 2 new backroom staff for the club, New Athletic Performance Director James Parkes, who was a former Rugby Union player for Leeds Carnegie and New Head of Physiotherapy Ben Stirling, who is the Head Physio of Wales Rugby League. Tigers Hooker and former England Academy Captain Adam Milner signed a new 3-year extension with the club. Then Castleford handed 3 Academy players full-time contracts. The three players in question are Academy Prop Charlie Martin, Academy Winger James Clare & Academy Half Back Ben Johnson. Also Castleford Announced the new 5-year deal of Tigers Hooker Daryl Clark.

November 2011

Castleford confirmed the release of former Great Britain International Prop Nick Fozzard & former England International Winger Martin Aspinwall who later went on to join Super League side Hull FC on a 1-year deal. A few weeks after Dewsbury Rams announced the signing of former Castleford Prop Nick Fozzard. Joining Fozzard at Dewsbury Rams is Tigers Academy Second Row Billy Harris on a season long loan to gain some first team experience and joining Harris is his Academy teammate Academy James Clare who is joining the Rams as dual contract loan for the 2012 season, Ryan Brierley well also be going out on dual contract loan with Leigh Centurions. Also in November Millward confirmed his Assistant Coach as ex-Castleford fullback Stuart Donlan on a 3-year deal with the club. Then the Tigers confirmed the signing of Canterbury Bulldogs Second Row, Prop Grant Millington and also the season long loan signing of Warrington Wolves Second Row Lee Mitchell of the 2012 season with the option of making the deal permanent for 2013 season. Tigers Second Row Oliver Holmes in signing new 3-year deal, following in the footsteps of fellow Tigers Academy graduates Owen, Milner, Clark, Huby and Thompson in signing new long term deals with the club.

December 2011

In December Castleford confirmed that Tigers fullback Richard Mathers would be joining local rivals Wakefield Trinity Wildcats on a season long loan. Castleford beat the Bradford Bulls in the annual Boxing Day friendly, Josh Griffin and Josh Atkinson both scored 2 tries each with Stephen Nash and Ben Johnson also scoring, Griffin and Jordan Thompson rounded up the 28–18 win with a conversion each.

January 2012

Castleford beat local rivals Huddersfield Giants in their 2nd pre-season friendly, tries from Ryan Hudson, Danny Orr, Oliver Holmes, Lee Mitchell, Rangi Chase and Daryl Clark plus 3 goals from Kirk Dixon and 1 from Ryan Shaw secured Ian Millward's team a well deserved 32–22 win. The Tigers lost to arch-rivals Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 40–20 at Belle Vue Stadium, Brett Ferres, Stuart Jones, Lee Mitchell and Stephen Nash all scored for the Tigers whilst Kirk Dixon kicked 2 goals. Castleford announce that Danny Orr will be captain for 2012.

February 2012

The Tigers beat Salford City Reds 24–10 in Round 1, Castleford's tries came from Richard Owen who scored 2, Josh Griffin and hooker Adam Milner. Kirk Dixon kicked all 4 goals. The Tigers put up a good fight against an excellent Bradford Bulls side but lost 20–12. Owen scored a try and so did winger Griffin, Dixon kicked both goals. Castleford travelled to the south of France to face the Catalans Dragons, although the Tigers played well and took an early lead they eventually succumbed to a good fightback and lost 28–20 with Griffin getting a hat-trick and Joe Arundel scoring. Dixon added 2 goals. Challenge Cup holders Wigan Warriors demolished Castleford 46–4 at The Jungle, Griffin crossed for the Tigers only try and Dixon missed the conversion.

March 2012

Castleford started off March with a 36–14 loss to champions Leeds Rhinos, Daryl Clark, Kirk Dixon and Josh Griffin all scored a try whilst Dixon kicked a goal. The Tigers lost to re-branded London Broncos 42–16 with Dixon, Ryan McGoldrick and Nick Youngquest all scoring with Dixon kicking 2 goals. The Tigers were once again well beaten by a well drilled Huddersfield Giants, Youngquest's try could not prevent a 42–4 loss. Castleford's losing streak continues with a 42–28 loss to Hull FC with Griffin, Youngquest, Jonathan Walker, Grant Millington and Brett Ferres all scoring a try with Dixon kicking 4 goals. Castleford managed to scrape a 34–30 win against Hull Kingston Rovers with Griffin, Youngquest (2), Richard Owen, Dixon and Danny Orr scoring tries while Dixon kicked 5 goals.

April 2012

Castleford beat local rivals Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 34–16 with Richard Owen scoring 2 tries and Grant Millington, Steve Snitch, Brett Ferres and Oliver Holmes scoring. Kirk Dixon also kicked 5 goals. However on the Monday Castleford narrowly lost out to St Helens 18–12. Ferres grabbed 2 tries and Dixon kicked both conversions. The Tigers suffered an early cup exit to local rivals Featherstone Rovers, the Championship side showed grit and determination to beat the Tigers 23–16 with Daryl Clark, Josh Griffin and Nick Youngquest scoring for Castleford and Dixon added a conversion, returning Danny Orr also kicked a goal. Castleford suffered another heavy defeat, this time at the hands of Warrington Wolves who won 54–6, Lee Mitchell scored for the Tigers and Orr converted.

May 2012

Centre James Grehan was sent out on a months loan to championship side Batley Bulldogs. Castleford gained another 2 points in hard fought contest with Widnes Vikings with the Tigers coming out 36–12 winners, Brett Ferres and Jordan Thompson grabbed a try whilst Daryl Clark scored 2 and Nick Youngquest scored a hat-trick. Danny Orr kicked 2 goals, Craig Huby kicked a goal and Josh Griffin also kicked a conversion. Castleford were humiliated at Craven Park by losing 70–12 against Hull Kingston Rovers with Grffin and Thompson scoring and Dixon kicking both goals. Castleford announce a 1-month loan deal for winger Rhys Williams from Warrington Wolves. The Tigers lose at the Magic Weekend to local rivals Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 32–26. Thompson, Stuart Jones, Oliver Holmes, Youngquest and Orr all scored tries for Castleford and Dixon kicked 2 goals whilst Orr converted his own try. Centre Joe Arundel signs a 4-year deal with Hull FC.

June 2012

Castleford started June with a 46–32 loss to Bradford Bulls, Jordan Thompson and Nathan Massey both scored tries whilst Rangi Chase and Rhys Williams scored 2 each, Kirk Dixon kicked 4 goals. The Tigers announce that Michael Shenton will be returning to the club on a 4 Year Deal in 2013. The Tigers beat playoff contenders Salford City Reds 34–30 with a try in the final minute to snatch a victory, tries from Nick Youngquest, Jordan Thompson and a hat-trick from Danny Orr helped the Tigers get into a good position before Craig Huby scored the winning try for Castleford. Dixon kicked 3 goals while Huby and Orr also kicked a goal each. Hooker Daryl Clark place a transfer request which was rejected by the board at the Tigers. Castleford went down 40–22 against Super League champions Leeds Rhinos, Paul Jackson scored for his 1st try of the year whilst Huby grabbed a try and centre Brett Ferres scored 2. Orr, Huby and Ryan McGoldrick all kicked a goal each.

July 2012

Castleford announce that Huddersfield Giants forward Lee Gilmour has signed for the Tigers for 2 years starting in 2013. The Tigers were heavily beaten 40–10 against Widnes Vikings with Nick Youngquest and Stuart Jones crossing for tries and Craig Huby kicked a goal. Castleford announce that Ryan McGoldrick will be leaving the club immediately after handing in a transfer request, he will move to Hull FC on a 1 and a half-year deal whilst young scrum half Jamie Ellis has been signed for the Tigers after being released from Hull FC. Castleford destroyed local rivals Huddersfield Giants 52–6 in what is their biggest winning margin in Super League. Richard Owen scored 2 tries whilst James Clare, Jordan Thompson, Nick Youngquest, Josh Griffin, Adam Milner and Jamie Ellis (on debut) each scored a try each with Ellis kicking 10 goals. Castleford lost 40–26 to Warrington Wolves in Round 21 with Youngquest scoring 2 tries, Rhys Williams, Owen and Lee Mitchell all scored as well. Ellis kicked a goal and the retiring Danny Orr kicked 2 goals. Brett Ferres left the club with immediate effect and joined Huddersfield Giants. The Tigers were beaten 40–16 by leaders Wigan Warriors with Williams, Stuart Jones and Oliver Holmes all scoring, Youngquest kicked 2 goals.

August 2012

August started with a 40–12 loss to rivals Wakefield Wildcats. Paul Jackson and top try scorer Nick Youngquest both scored a try each and Danny Orr kicked 2 goals. Castleford lost to London Broncos 42–20, Adam Milner and Danny Orr both scored a try each whilst Josh Griffin scored 2 and Jamie Ellis kicked 2 goals. Castleford also suffered defeat at the hands of St Helens by the score of 44–12, Jackson and Steve Snitch provide the Tiger's tries whilst Orr converted both.

September 2012

September started off awful with the Tigers losing their last home game 46–26 to Catalans Dragons. Ryan Hudson, Stuart Jones, Nick Youngquest, Grant Millington and Richard Owen all scored for Castleford whilst Danny Orr kicked 3 goals. Castleford would once again miss out on the playoffs after a poor 2012 season. Castleford wrapped up the season with a 36–10 loss to Hull FC, Jordan Thompson and Oliver Holmes scored whilst Danny Orr kicked his last ever Super League goal.

Pre season friendlies[edit]

LEGEND
  Win
  Draw
  Loss

Tigers score is first.

Date Competition Vrs H/A Venue Result Score Tries Goals Att Report
26 December 2011 Pre Season Bradford Bulls H The Jungle W 28–18 Griffin (2), Atkinson (2), Johnson, Nash Griffin 1/5, Thompson 1/1 3,296 Report
13 January 2012 Pre Season Huddersfield Giants H The Jungle W 32–22 Hudson, Orr, Holmes, Mitchell, Chase, Clark Dixon 3/5, Shaw 1/1 2,542 Report
22 January 2012 Pre Season Wakefield Trinity Wildcats A Belle Vue L 20–40 Ferres, Jones, Mitchell, Nash Dixon 2/4 2,200 Report

Player appearances – Friendlies[edit]

(in order of appearance)

FB=Fullback C=Centre W=Winger SO=Stand Off SH=Scrum Half P=Prop H=Hooker SR=Second Row LF=Loose Forward B=Bench
No Player 1 2 3
1 Richard Owen x B FB
2 Nick Youngquest x x x
3 Joe Arundel x C C
4 Kirk Dixon x W W
5 Josh Griffin C C C
6 Rangi Chase x SO SO
7 Danny Orr x SH SH
8 Jake Emmitt x B P
9 Daryl Clark B B B
10 Craig Huby x x x
11 Brett Ferres x x SR
12 Jonathan Walker x x x
13 Steve Snitch B SR x
14 Stuart Jones LF LF B
15 Adam Milner H B B
16 Ryan Hudson x H H
17 Lee Mitchell x SR B
18 Cas Fans x x
19 Paul Jackson x x x
20 Grant Millington x x x
21 Oliver Holmes SR x SR
22 Nathan Massey P P x
23 Ryan McGoldrick SO FB L
24 Stephen Nash P P P
25 Jordan Thompson C B B
26 James Clare FB W B
27 John Davies x B B
28 Name x x x
29 Name x x x
30 Name x x x
31 Name x x x
32 Name x x x
33 Name x x x

Captain sports.svg = Captain

Injury icon 2.svg = Injured

X (1).png = Suspended

Table[edit]

As of 9 September 2012
Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1 Wigancolours.svg Wigan Warriors 27 21 0 6 994 449 +545 42
2 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves 27 20 1 6 909 539 +370 41
3 Saintscolours.svg St Helens RLFC 27 17 2 8 795 480 +315 36
4 Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons 27 18 0 9 812 611 +199 36
5 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 27 16 0 11 823 662 +209 32
6 Hullcolours.svg Hull F.C. 27 15 2 10 696 621 +75 32
7 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants 27 14 0 13 699 664 +35 28
8 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 27 13 0 14 633 764 -131 26
9 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls * 27 14 1 12 633 756 -123 23
10 HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers 27 10 1 16 753 729 +24 21
11 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds 27 8 1 18 618 844 -226 17
12 Broncoscolours.png London Broncos 27 7 0 20 588 890 -302 14
13 Castleford colours.svg Castleford Tigers 27 6 0 21 554 948 -394 12
14 Widnes colours.svg Widnes Vikings 27 6 0 21 532 1082 -550 12

Source: superleague.co.uk and BBC Sport.
Classification: 1st on competition points; 2nd on match points difference.
Competition points: for win = 2; for draw = 1; for loss = 0.
* - Bradford Bulls deducted 6 points on 25 July 2012 for entering administration[1] .

2012 fixtures and results[edit]

LEGEND
  Win
  Draw
  Loss

2012 Engage Super League

Date Competition Rnd Vrs H/A Venue Result Score Tries Goals Att Live on TV Report
4 February 2012 Super League XVII 1 Redscolours.svg Reds A City of Salford Stadium W 24–10 Owen (2), Griffin, Milner Dixon 4/4 5,242 Sky Sports Report
12 February 2012 Super League XVII 2 Bullscolours.svg Bulls H The Jungle L 12–20 Griffin, Owen Dixon 2/2 8,054 Report
18 February 2012 Super League XVII 3 Catalanscolours.svg Dragons A Stade Gilbert Brutus L 20–28 Griffin (3), Arundel Dixon 2/4 7,488 Report
26 February 2012 Super League XVII 4 Wigancolours.svg Warriors H The Jungle L 4–46 Griffin Dixon 0/1 8,156 Report
2 March 2012 Super League XVII 5 Rhinoscolours.svg Rhinos H The Jungle L 14–36 Clark, Griffin, Dixon Dixon 1/3 9,237 Sky Sports Report
10 March 2012 Super League XVII 6 Quinscolours.svg Broncos A Twickenham Stoop L 16–42 Youngquest, Dixon, McGoldrick Dixon 2/3 2,381 Report
16 March 2012 Super League XVII 7 Giantscolours.svg Giants A Galpharm Stadium L 4–42 Youngquest Dixon 0/1 6,928 Sky Sports Report
25 March 2012 Super League XVII 8 Hullcolours.svg Hull FC H The Jungle L 28–42 Youngquest, Walker, Millington, Griffin, Ferres Dixon 4/5 9,050 Report
30 March 2012 Super League XVII 9 HKRcolours.svg Hull KR H The Jungle W 34–30 Griffin, Youngquest (2), Owen, Dixon, Orr Dixon 5/6 6,396 Report
6 April 2012 Super League XVII 10 Wcatscolours.svg Wildcats A Belle Vue W 34–16 Owen (2), Millington, Snitch, Ferres, Holmes Dixon 5/6 9,786 Report
9 April 2012 Super League XVII 11 Saintscolours.svg Saints H The Jungle L 12–18 Ferres (2) Dixon 2/2 6,492 Report
22 April 2012 Super League XVII 12 Wolvescolours.svg Wolves A Halliwell Jones Stadium L 6–54 Mitchell Orr 1/1 Attendance Report
7 May 2012 Super League XVII 13 Widnes colours.svgVikings H The Jungle W 36–12 Ferres, Clark (2), Thompson, Youngquest (3) Orr 2/3, Huby 1/1, Dixon 0/2, Griffin 1/1 5,580 Sky Sports Report
20 May 2012 Super League XVII 14 HKRcolours.svg Hull KR A Craven Park L 12–70 Thompson, Griffin Dixon 2/2 7,312 Report
26 May 2012 Super League XVII 15 Wcatscolours.svg Wildcats N Etihad Stadium L 26–32 Thompson, Jones, Youngquest, Holmes, Orr Dixon 2/4, Orr 1/1 30,763 Sky Sports Report
4 June 2012 Super League XVII 16 Bullscolours.svg Bulls A Odsal Stadium L 32–46 Thompson, Chase (2), Massey, Williams (2) Dixon 4/6 10,906 Sky Sports Report
10 June 2012 Super League XVII 17 Redscolours.svg Reds H The Jungle W 34–30 Youngquest, Orr (3), Thompson, Huby Dixon 3/4, Orr 1/1, Huby 1/1 4,877 Report
24 June 2012 Super League XVII 18 Rhinoscolours.svg Rhinos A Headingley Stadium L 22–40 Jackson, Huby, Ferres (2) Orr 1/2, Huby 1/1, McGoldrick 1/1 16,153 Report
1 July 2012 Super League XVII 19 Widnes colours.svgVikings A Halton Stadium L 10–40 Youngquest, Jones Huby 1/2 4,501 Sky Sports Report
8 July 2012 Super League XVII 20 Giantscolours.svg Giants H The Jungle W 52–6 Clare, Thompson, Youngquest, Owen (2), Griffin, Milner, Ellis Ellis 10/10 5,012 Report
22 July 2012 Super League XVII 21 Wolvescolours.svg Wolves H The Jungle L 26–40 Youngquest (2), Williams, Owen, Mitchell Ellis 1/3, Orr 2/2 6,167 Report
27 July 2012 Super League XVII 22 Wigancolours.svg Warriors A DW Stadium L 16–40 Williams, Holmes, Jones Youngquest 2/3 13,975 Report
5 August 2012 Super League XVII 23 Wcatscolours.svg Wildcats H The Jungle L 12–40 Jackson, Youngquest Orr 2/2 7,050 Report
12 August 2012 Super League XVII 24 Quinscolours.svg Broncos H The Jungle L 20–42 Milner, Orr, Griffin (2) Ellis 2/4 5,149 Report
17 August 2012 Super League XVII 25 Saintscolours.svg Saints A Langtree Park L 12–44 Jackson, Snitch Orr 2/2 12,224 Report
2 September 2012 Super League XVII 26 Catalanscolours.svg Dragons H The Jungle L 26–46 Hudson, Jones, Youngquest, Millington, Owen Orr 3/5 5,005 Report
9 September 2012 Super League XVII 27 Hullcolours.svg Hull FC A KC Stadium L 10–36 Thompson, Holmes Orr 1/2 11,607 Report

Player appearances – Super League[edit]

FB=Fullback C=Centre W=Winger SO=Stand-Off SH=Scrum Half PR=Prop H=Hooker SR=Second Row L=Loose Forward B=Bench
No Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
1 Richard Owen FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg FB FB FB Injury icon 2.svg FB W x FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB
2 Nick Youngquest Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg W W W W W W W Injury icon 2.svg FB W W W FB W FB FB W W W W W W W W
3 Joe Arundel C C C Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg C Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg x x x
4 Kirk Dixon W W W C C C C C C C FB Injury icon 2.svg C C C C C Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg x x x
5 Josh Griffin W W W W W W Injury icon 2.svg W W W W W W W Injury icon 2.svg W x x C C C Injury icon 2.svg C C C x x
6 Rangi Chase SO SO SO SO SO SO SH SO SO SO x Red card.svg Red card.svg Red card.svg SO SO SO x x x SO Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg x x SO SO
7 Danny Orr SH SH SH SH SH SH Injury icon 2.svg SH SH SH x SH SH x SH SH SH SH B SO B SH SO H SO H SH
8 Jake Emmitt P P B P P P B L L L B L B B Injury icon 2.svg x B L B L L L L B P x B
9 Daryl Clark B B H B B B B x H H Injury icon 2.svg B B B Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg x x x x x x x x x B H
10 Craig Huby Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg x B P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
11 Brett Ferres B B SR x SR Red card.svg SR SR SR C C C C SO SR SR SR C SO x x x x x x x x
12 Jonathan Walker SR P Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg B P P P P P P B B B B P B P Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg x x x x B
13 Steve Snitch x x B B B B L B B SR B Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg x x B L SR SR SR SR C C C C
14 Stuart Jones L L L L L L Injury icon 2.svg B B B B B L L H H L B B B B C B SR SR C x
15 Adam Milner H H H H H H x x x x SH H x SH B x H H H H H H SH L B L B
16 Ryan Hudson x x x x x x H H x x H x H H Injury icon 2.svg x x x x B x B H B H SR L
17 Lee Mitchell SR SR B SR B SR B x C B SR SR SR SR L L x x x B B B B SR L B B
18 Cas Fans x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
19 Paul Jackson Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg Injury icon 2.svg P P B x x x x P P P P x B x x
20 Grant Millington x x x x P P P B B B x B SR SR B B SR SR SR SR SR SR SR P SR SR SR
21 Oliver Holmes B SR SR SR SR SR x SR SR SR SR SR x B SR SR B SR SR x x SO x B B B SR
22 Nathan Massey B B P B B B B P P P x P P P B B B B B B B B B B B P P
23 Ryan McGoldrick C C C C C C SO B B C SO SO SO Injury icon 2.svg x B B SO SH x x x x x x x x
24 Stephen Nash P B P P x x x x x x P x x x x x x x x x x B x x x B x
25 Jordan Thompson x x x x x x x x x x C C B C C C C C C C C C C W C W C
26 James Clare x x x x x x W x x x x x x x x x x x W W x x x x x x x
27 John Davies x x x x x x x x x x L x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
28 James Grehan x x x B x x SR C x x B x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
29 Josh Atkinson x x x x x x x x x x W W x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
30 Ben Johnson x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x SO SH x x
31 Ben Blackmore x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x W
32 Rhys Williams x x x x x x x x x x x x x x W W W W W x W W W x x x x
33 Jamie Ellis x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x SH SH Injury icon 2.svg B SH x SH x

Captain sports.svg = Captain

Injury icon 2.svg = Injured

Red card.svg = Suspended

Challenge Cup[edit]

LEGEND
  Win
  Draw
  Loss
Date Competition Rnd Vrs H/A Venue Result Score Tries Goals Att TV Report
14 April 2012 Cup 4th Fevcolours.svgRovers A Post Office Road L 16–23 Clark, Griffin, Youngquest Dixon 1/2, Orr 1/1 4,165 Sky Sports Report

Player appearances[edit]

  • Challenge Cup Games only
FB=Fullback C=Centre W=Winger SO=Stand Off SH=Scrum Half PR=Prop H=Hooker SR=Second Row L=Loose Forward B=Bench
No Player 4
1 Richard Owen FB
2 Nick Youngquest W
3 Joe Arundel Injury icon 2.svg
4 Kirk Dixon C
5 Josh Griffin W
6 Rangi Chase SO
7 Danny Orr SH
8 Jake Emmitt L
9 Daryl Clark H
10 Craig Huby B
11 Brett Ferres C
12 Jonathan Walker P
13 Steve Snitch SR
14 Stuart Jones B
15 Adam Milner x
16 Ryan Hudson x
17 Lee Mitchell x
18 Cas Fans x
19 Paul Jackson Injury icon 2.svg
20 Grant Millington B
21 Oliver Holmes SR
22 Nathan Massey P
23 Ryan McGoldrick B
24 Steve Nash x
25 Jordan Thompson x
26 James Clare x
27 John Davis x
28 James Grehan x
29 Josh Atkinson x
30 Name x
31 Name x
32 Name x
33 Name x

2012 squad statistics[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Castleford Tigers.
  • Appearances and Points include (Super League,Challenge Cup and Play-offs) as of 2 September 2012.
No Player Position Age Previous club Contracted Until Apps Tries Goals DG Points
1 Richard Owen Fullback 21 Castleford Tigers Academy 2015 23 10 0 0 40
2 Nick Youngquest Winger, Centre 28 Crusaders Rugby League 2012 23 17 2 0 72
3 Joe Arundel Winger 22 Castleford Tigers 2012 4 1 0 0 4
4 Kirk Dixon Centre N/A Castleford Tigers 2014 17 3 39 0 90
5 Josh Griffin Fullback, Winger Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 2012 21 14 1 0 58
6 Rangi Chase Stand Off 25 St George Illawarra Dragons 2015 16 2 0 0 8
7 Danny Orr Half Back 32 Harlequins Rugby League 2012 24 6 16 0 56
8 Jake Emmitt Prop N/A St Helens RLFC 2012 24 0 0 0 0
9 Daryl Clark Hooker 19 Castleford Tigers 2016 14 4 0 0 16
10 Craig Huby Prop 25 Castleford Tigers 2014 16 2 4 0 16
11 Brett Ferres Second Row N/A Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 2012 18 7 0 0 28
12 Jonathan Walker Second Row N/A Castleford Tigers 2012 17 1 0 0 4
13 Steve Snitch Loose N/A Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 2012 18 2 0 0 8
14 Stuart Jones Second Row 30 Huddersfield Giants 2012 26 4 0 0 16
15 Adam Milner Hooker 20 Castleford Tigers 2014 20 3 0 0 12
16 Ryan Hudson Hooker 33 Huddersfield Giants 2012 11 1 0 0 4
17 Lee Mitchell N/A Warrington Wolves – Loan 2012 22 2 0 0 8
18 Cas Fans 18th man N/A none 2012 0 0 0 0 0
19 Paul Jackson Prop 0 N/A 2012 8 3 0 0 12
20 Grant Millington Prop 25 Cronulla Sharks 2013 22 3 0 0 12
21 Oliver Holmes Prop 19 Castleford Tigers 2014 22 3 0 0 12
22 Nathan Massey Prop 22 Castleford Tigers 2013 26 1 0 0 4
23 Ryan McGoldrick Fullback, Loose 30 Cronulla Sharks 2012 18 1 1 0 6
24 Stephen Nash Second Row N/A Leigh Centurions 2013 8 0 0 0 0
25 Jordan Thompson Wing N/A Castleford Tigers 2013 16 6 0 0 24
26 James Clare Wing N/A Castleford Tigers 2012 3 1 0 0 4
27 John Davies Second Row N/A Castleford Tigers 2012 1 0 0 0 0
28 James Grehan Centre N/A N/A 2012 4 0 0 0 0
29 Josh Atkinson Wing N/A Castleford Tigers Academy 2012 2 0 0 0 0
30 Ben Johnson Scrum Half/Stand Off 2012 2 0 0 0 0
31 Name 2012 0 0 0 0 0
32 Rhys Williams Wing N/A Warrington Wolves – Loan 2012 8 4 0 0 16
33 Jamie Ellis Scrum-half Hull FC 2013 5 1 13 0 30

Captain sports.svg = Captain Injury icon 2.svg = Injured X (1).png = Suspended

Out of contract 2012[edit]

Players out of contract in 2012:-

Brett Ferres – Signed with Huddersfield Giants.

Danny Orr – Retirement

Jacob Emmitt

Joe Arundel – Signed with Hull FC.

John Davies

Jonathan Walker

Josh Griffin – Signed with Leeds Tykes.

Nick Youngquest – Retirement

Paul Jackson

Ryan Hudson – Retirement

Ryan McGoldrick – Signed with Hull FC.

Stuart Jones

2012 transfers in/out[edit]

In

Name Position Signed from Contract Length
Josh Griffin Centre, Winger Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 1 Year Deal
Stephen Nash Prop,Second Row Leigh Centurions 2 Year Deal
Grant Millington Second Row, Prop Canterbury Bulldogs 2 Year Deal
Lee Mitchell Second Row, Prop Warrington Wolves season loan

Out

Name Position Club Signed Contract Length
Dean Widders Second Row Retired Retired
Willie Isa Centre Widnes Vikings 2 Year Deal
Greg Eden Winger, Fullback Huddersfield Giants 2 Year Deal
Nick Fozzard Prop St Helens RLFC 1 Year Deal
Martin Aspinwall Second Row Hull FC 1 Year Deal
Billy Harris Second Row Dewsbury Rams Season Loan
James Clare Winger Dewsbury Rams Dual Contract
Ryan Brierley Stand Off Leigh Centurions Dual Contract
Richard Mathers Fullback Wakefield Trinity Wildcats Season Loan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bradford Bulls handed six-point deduction by RFL". BBC Sport. Retrieved 27 July 2012. 

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