Matterson to leave the Tigers

Castleford coach Terry Matterson is to leave the Tigers at the end of the season with former Bradford and Wigan coach Brian Noble favourite to take the reigns.

Commenting on the announcement, Terry stated: “I think it’s time to move on. I’ve had a fantastic time at Cas’ and I’m proud of the growth the club has experienced in my time.

“I’ve overseen the development of some outstanding juniors at Cas’ and I’m content on leaving the club in good shape”

The 44 year old Australian joined the Tigers for the 2006 season and has taken them from a relagation side to one that currently sits seventh in the Engage Super League.

Tigers CEO Richard Wright commented “Terry has brought a level of professionalism to the club that is required at this level.

“He has guided us to become a competitive force in Super League and we wish him all the best in his future endeavours.

“Meanwhile, our aims are to secure a home play-off draw and to make the Wembley Cup Final.

“We remain are in a position to meet those aims and we will be fully focused on doing so.”

SkyBet have already made Brian Noble favourite to take over the reigns at the Tigers with Justin Morgan second favourite and John Kear third.

It is anticipated Matterson will return to Australia after the current season with a view to joining the coaching staff of an NRL club.


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