Castleford Tigers fan watches first live game in 50 years

Brian is joined by staff from Newfield Lodge Care Home for the match.
Brian is joined by staff from Newfield Lodge Care Home for the match.

A Cas Tigers fan who had not watched a live game in 50 years had his wish granted after getting pitch side for a match.

Brian Hobson who lives at Newfield Lodge Care Home, was bought front-row seats at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

It was made possible by the home’s #MyWishWasGranted scheme chance to fulfil their dreams.

Home spokesman Emily Waugh, said: “He’s a huge sports fan and we know how much it means to him to be able to sit in the stands and be amongst the fans.”