Greg Eden scored a hat-trick to help Castleford beat Hull KR 38-24 at the Totally Wicked Stadium in St Helens.
Kick-off at the Totally Wicked Stadium was delayed by an hour following an incident on the M62.
Castleford got off to a fine start as Jacques O’Neill and Alex Foster scored to give Daryl Powell’s side an early 12-0 lead.
Further tries from Adam Milner and Greg Eden saw the Tigers 24-0 ahead after just 26 minutes.
Hull KR then brought themselves into the game as Robbie Mulhern, Elliot Minchella and Shaun Kenny-Dowall scored.
Castleford’s Danny Richardson added a penalty late in the first half to give the Tigers a 26-18 advantage at the break.
Eden got his second in the 44th minute before Matt Parcell pulled one back for the Robins on the hour.
Castleford winger Eden completed his hat-trick in the 73rd minute to put the game out of reach for Hull KR.
Richardson added a penalty goal late on to wrap up a 38-24 victory for Castleford.
Castleford: Hodgson; Olpherts, Blair, Shenton, Eden; McShane, Richardson; Smith, O’Neill, Massey, Moors, McMeeken, Milner. Subs: Martin, Sene-Lefao, Foster, Peachey.
Tries: O’Neill, Foster, Milner, Eden (3) Goals: Richardson 7/8
Hull KR: Dagger; Crooks, Kenny-Dowall, Linnett, Rawsthorne; Abdull, Milnes; Lawler, Parcell, Maher, Hauraki, Hadley, Minchella. Subs: Mulhern, Lewis, Gee, King.
Tries: Mulhern, Minchella, Kenny-Dowall, Parcell Goals: Dagger 4/4
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