When Daryl Powell left Castleford Tigers at the end of the 2021 Super League season, it truly was the end of an era.
Having guided the West Yorkshire club from perennial strugglers to silverware hunters, there were question marks over how he would fare at his new club Warrington Wolves.
In his first game in charge of the Wolves, Powell helped guide his side to a 22-20 win over Leeds Rhinos, but there were still a lot of things for him to work on.
Now, he faces his former side of almost nine years in Thursday’s home clash live on Sky Sports.
However, to Powell, it is just ‘another game’.
“It’s the second game in and it’s been Leeds and Cas so it’s been predictable I suppose that they are the games we’ve been given,” Powell told WireTV.
“They create decent stories but to me it’s just another game and it’s about winning.”
Powell was also keen to stress his respect for the club he left behind.
“I spent some fantastic years there but you move on and I’ve got a lot of respect for everything Castleford stands for as a club but it’s one game in a long season and I think they would say exactly the same.”