ONE of Keighley Cougars’ most experienced players will see his career honoured with a testimonial match next month.

Jake Webster will be recognised with a special clash between Keighley Cougars and Castleford Tigers on Sunday, January 22 (3pm kick-off) at Cougar Park.

He signed for Cougars in October 2019 with a prestigious career already to his name.


The son of a New Zealand Maori father and Greek mother, he played for the Kiwis and his club game has been dominated by spells in the NRL for Melbourne Storm and Gold Coast Titans between 2003 and 2007, before he moved to the UK to ply his trade with Hull KR, Castleford Tigers and York City Knights, before moving onto the Bulls.

He was the first Melbourne-born player to play for the Melbourne Storm and was a member of the inaugural Gold Coast Titans squad during the 2007 season.

Webster joined Cougars after a successful sole year at Bulls, where he scored 11 tries in 25 appearances.

Tickets for the testimonial clash are now on sale. Those aged from 12 to 16 and aged 65 or over and students with valid ID all qualify for concession rates for this fixture. Tickets are priced £15 for adults, £10 for concessions and free for children aged under 12. Go toi for more information.