Thunder bring in Aston

Newcastle Thunder will bolster their half-back options for the coming month after agreeing a month-long loan deal with Castleford Tigers for Cory Aston.

A product of the Sheffield Eagles academy, the 24-year-old joined the Tigers on a two-year deal ahead of the 2018 season and whilst yet to make his Super League has accrued over 100 first-team games whilst in the colours of Sheffield, Featherstone and Bradford.

He will provided added options for Thunder in a spell where West Wales Raiders, Workington Town, and Oldham RFC lie in wait and will add further competition for places.

Aston has been named in the 19-man squad to face the Raiders at Kingston Park Stadium this Saturday.