Castleford Tigers suffer huge blow to Niall Evalds

Castleford Tigers star Niall Evalds may have scored in the West Yorkshire club’s 23-0 half-time lead against Warrington Wolves.

But, the fullback was taken straight off down the tunnel after scoring as he looked in great pain.

The Tigers raced into an 18-0 lead after two tries from Derrell Olpherts and one from Danny Richardson, with Evalds dotting down just before half-time.

Richardson also slotted over a drop-goal to make it 23-0 as Warrington had no reply whatsoever.

Evalds was pictured with his arm in a sling at half-time as he looked despondent with Sky Sports pundit Jenna Brooks confirming he has dislocated his shoulder.

This is how both sides lined up:

Castleford Tigers

1 Niall Evalds
2 Derrell Olpherts
17 Mahe Fonua
24 Cheyse Blair
5 Bureta Faraimo
23 Greg Eden
7 Danny Richardson
15 George Griffin
9 Paul McShane
10 George Lawler
11 Kenny Edwards
37 Alex Mellor
13 Joe Westerman
Substitutes
21 Alex Sutcliffe
22 Daniel Smith
25 Suaia Matagi
33 Jason Qareqare

Warrington Wolves

1 Stefan Ratchford
22 Josh Thewlis
3 Peter Mata’utia
34 Jake Wardle
5 Matty Ashton
7 George Williams
27 Riley Dean
19 Robbie Mulhern
9 Daryl Clark
20 James Harrison
11 Ben Currie
35 Matty Nicholson
12 Oliver Holmes
Substitutes
14 Jason Clark
15 Joe Bullock
23 Connor Wrench
33 Thomas Mikaele

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