In this week’s Pontefract and Castleford Express

This week we lead on vandals who went on a weekend wrecking spree at Pontefract Collieries Football Club, causing £10,000 of damage.

Thursday, 14th May 2015, 11:46 am

Also in news:

- Rugby-mad youngsters at Castleford Academy were crowned national champions in front of a sell-out crowd at Twickenham.

- People in Featherstone have reacted angrily after Yorkshire Bank announced plans to close the last bank in the town.

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- Campaigners have stepped up their fight against plans to turn a former Knottingley care home into a rehabilitation centre for ex-offenders.

- We also have five pages of election results, reaction and coverage.

In sport:

- Castleford Tigers will aim to move a step closer to reaching Wembley for a second successive season when they visit Hull FC in Saturday’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup sixth round tie.

- Featherstone Rovers are ready for a big test when they travel to France to play Catalans Dragons in Sunday’s Challenge Cup clash.

- Photographs, reaction and match reports from last weekend’s matches involving Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers.

- Two pages of news from the local cricket scene.

- A full round up of amateur rugby league and football match reports, plus all the latest junior sport.

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