X

Tuesday 21
May

Rugby League

Massey commits to Tigers

13th March 2019, 01:17 by Michael Holland

Castleford Tigers forward Nathan Massey has pledged his future to the club after penning a new two-year deal.

The 29-year-old, who has been with the club since the age of 15, was into the final year of his current deal, but his performances have prompted the Tigers to extend it.

The one-club man is now set to stay with the Super League side until the end of the 2021 season, much to the delight of all involved.

Castleford coach Daryl Powell said: “He was in the last year of his deal and had a point to prove this year and that has shone through in the way that he’s played this season.

“He came through the Castleford system here and it took him a lot of years to get in the first team but I think that he is playing his best rugby now.”

Meanwhile, Massey also revealed his delight when adding: “I’m over the moon to get the contract sorted and over the line early in the season and I’m happy that the club wanted to retain me.

“I never wanted to go anywhere else. I’m almost like a piece of furniture now but I wouldn’t have it any other way.”

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

More Rugby League

Rugby League

Hull FC land Red Devils star

21st May 2019, 02:19

Forward Josh Jones will join Hull FC from Salford Red Devils from the start of the 2020 season after agreeing a two-year deal.

Rugby League

Rovers hand McGuire new role

21st May 2019, 02:18

Hull KR have confirmed Danny McGuire will become their new Head of Recruitment when he hangs up his boots at the end of the season.

Rugby League

Butler completes Huddersfield move

20th May 2019, 09:43

Huddersfield Giants have announced they have signed Wales international Chester Butler from Halifax on a three-year contract.

Rugby League

Rovers wait on Maria suspension

20th May 2019, 00:33

Hull KR coach Tim Sheens admits an extended stay for Antoni Maria is in doubt after he picked up a yellow card at the weekend.

Rugby League

Nou Camp return hopes for McNamara

19th May 2019, 14:51

Head coach Steve McNamara hailed the success of Saturday's win against Wigan at Barcelona's Nou Camp and he is now keen to return.

Rugby League

Lam staying positive after Greenwood blow

19th May 2019, 11:49

Wigan boss Adrian Lam says he is hopeful the injury Joe Greenwood suffered on Saturday is "nothing too serious".

Recent Sport Headlines

Cycling

Yates plans to attack

21st May 2019, 02:23

Simon Yates is ready to bounce back and give the Giro d’Italia all he has got after slipping out of contention on Sunday.

Rugby League

Hull FC land Red Devils star

21st May 2019, 02:19

Forward Josh Jones will join Hull FC from Salford Red Devils from the start of the 2020 season after agreeing a two-year deal.

Rugby League

Rovers hand McGuire new role

21st May 2019, 02:18

Hull KR have confirmed Danny McGuire will become their new Head of Recruitment when he hangs up his boots at the end of the season.

Tennis

Norrie crashes out in Lyon

20th May 2019, 19:39

British number two Cameron Norrie lost in straight-sets to Frenchman Ugo Humbert in round one of the Lyon Open.

Cricket

Archer backed by Cook for England World Cup squad

20th May 2019, 19:25

Jofra Archer should be in Eoin Morgan's World Cup side, according to former England captain Sir Alastair Cook.

Tennis

Kyrgios lays into French Open

20th May 2019, 19:09

Australian Nick Kyrgios has spoken of his dislike of the clay-court season after meeting Andy Murray at Wimbledon.

Cardiff City

High praise for reported Cardiff target

20th May 2019, 17:57

Reported Cardiff target David Turnbull has received high praise from his Motherwell team-mate Carl McHugh.

Southampton

Saints look to bolster forward options

20th May 2019, 17:57

Southampton are reportedly one of the clubs keeping tabs on France youth international Florian Aye.