Frankie Mariano extends Castleford Tigers deal

Castleford Tigers forward Frankie Mariano has signed a two-year contract extension, tying him to the club until the end of 2016.

The 27-year-old has been ever-present since joining the Tigers from Wakefield ahead of the start of the season.

Coach Daryl Powell said: "It is great news for the club that Frankie has signed a new contract.

"He has continued to improve throughout the year and has lots of room to develop his game even further."