Reports online claim Castleford have beaten off competition from Hull KR to sign Danny Richardson.

The Hull Daily Mail’s James O’Brien claims Richardson will cut short his contract at Saints to join the Tigers.

It’s understood the Robins made enquiries after the 23-year-old, who featured on dual-reg terms with Leigh this season.

O’Brien writes: “The talented youngster has found game time hard to come by this year and we understand Castleford Tigers have paid a significant fee to take him to West Yorkshire.”

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