Huge numbers turnout for Tigers Talent Pathway sessions

Posted: Wednesday 6th November 2019 - 3:09 PM

The Tigers Talent Pathway may only have just begun however, the numbers of boys attending are already skyrocketing.

A total of 50 lads turned out for the Under 15s and U16s session whilst 55 Year 9s also attended.

But the biggest turnout enjoyed the Under 12s and 13s session which attracted a total of 62 boys.  

Together that is a 167 players that have come down to train and be a part of the Tigers Talent Pathway.

Speaking about the numbers, Castleford’s Head of Youth Development Darren Higgins said: “‘We are delighted with the number of players attending last week’s sessions for the launch of the programme.

“To have over 160 players over the course of the week is great recognition of how local clubs and players have bought into the programme.

“The coaches on the programme, many of who are from the local community game deserve a great deal of recognition for their efforts in providing an enjoyable player centred environment.”

Any players wanting to register on the programme can email for more information.

The U12s and U13s programme returns in February however, the U14s, U15s and U16s programme will continue through the winter months.

The dates for November’s U14s session are as follows…

-        Saturday 9th, 11.30am – 12.30pm @ Castleford Academy

-        Saturday 16th, 11.30am – 12.30pm @ Castleford Academy

-        Saturday 23rd, 11.30am – 12.30pm @ Castleford Academy

-        Saturday 30th, 11.30am – 12.30pm @ Castleford Academy

The dates for the nearest U15s and U16s session are also listed below…

-        Monday 2nd December, 6pm – 7pm @ Castleford Academy

-        Monday 6th January, 6pm – 7pm @ Castleford Academy

-        Monday 3rd February, 6pm – 7pm @ Castleford Academy

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