Castleford Tigers have officially announced that Daniel Smith’s loan transfer to Championship side Featherstone Rovers has been made permanent, effective immediately.

The 30-year-old, who hails from Castleford, initially joined his hometown club ahead of the 2019 season. Prior to that, he had stints with Wakefield and Huddersfield earlier in his career. During his time at Castleford, Smith made 75 appearances for the Tigers, showcasing his dedication and commitment to the team.

Smith’s contributions to the Fords were not limited to his presence on the field. He managed to score five crucial tries for Castleford, one of which came in the pivotal encounter against Salford during the 2021 Betfred Challenge Cup quarter-finals. His try played a significant role in Castleford’s journey to Wembley that year, leaving a lasting impression on the fans.

The Tigers would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Daniel Smith for his unwavering commitment to the club over the past five years. His hard work, skill, and dedication have been invaluable to the team’s success. As Smith embarks on new ventures in his career, the club wishes him the very best in all his future endeavours.

Castleford Tigers’ supporters will undoubtedly remember Daniel Smith’s contributions to the club, and his impact on the team will not be forgotten.