Dons players celebrate Misi Taulapapa's try. Picture: Andrew Roe/AHPIX LTD

In pictures: Doncaster RLFC tackle Castleford Tigers in opening friendly

Doncaster RLFC lost 66-18 to Super League side Castleford Tigers in Sunday’s pre-season friendly at the Eco-Power Stadium.

By Paul Goodwin
Monday, 24th January 2022, 10:10 am
Updated Monday, 24th January 2022, 10:20 am

A strong Castleford team scored eight unanswered tries to race into a 48-0 lead at the break.

But the Dons could take plenty of heart from a second half which saw both sides score three converted tries.

Misi Taulapapa, Zac Braham and Tom Halliday touched down for Doncaster with Connor Robinson adding the extras.

Doncaster host Thornhill Trojans in the second round of the Betfred Challenge Cup on Sunday.

Dons: Taulapapa, Halliday, Smeaton, Storey, Corrion, Johnston, Robinson, Fella, Burns, Braham, Ollett-Hobson, York, Peterson. Interchanges: Sanderson, Whitmore, Seaman, Ruan, Roberts.

Castleford: Evalds, Olpherts, Fonua, Mamo, Faraimo, Trueman, Richardson, Lawler, Robb, Massey, Blair, Edwards, Westerman. Interchanges: Turner, Marris, Sutcliffe, Griffin, Hepi, Clare, Smith, Morley, Matagi, Vasuitoga, Martin, Hall, Brennan-Jones, Ransome, Qareqare, Sadler, Carter, Collins.

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