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Chambers' league debut in pictures

Dwain Chambers made his rugby league debut for Castleford's reserves on Sunday

After four weeks of training, sprinter Dwain Chambers makes sure he wears his gumshield as he makes his debut for Castleford's reserves

Dwain Chambers wanders through the fans before the match

Chambers, trying at his hand at a new sport after returning from a drugs ban in athletics, draws a crowd of more than 3,000 people

Dwain Chambers carries the pads back after taking part in the pre-match warm-up

Chambers takes a full part in the pre-match warm-up as Cas get ready to take on York City Knights in a specially arranged match

Dwain Chambers takes his place on the replacements' bench

Chambers takes his seat on the bench after Cas decide to ease him into the match as a replacement at The Jungle

Dwain Chambers gets his instructions from coach Colin Maskill

The wait is almost over as Chambers gets some last-minute instructions from the coach before making his bow

Dwain Chambers takes the ball into the tackle

Chambers gets a few opportunities to show his pace, but the York defence does a good job of keeping him under wraps on this occasion

Dwain Chambers helps make a tackle

Chambers gets stuck in during his 39 minutes on the pitch, doing his fair share of work in defence

Dwain Chambers takes a breather as he prepares for York City Knights to kick off

But for an athlete accustomed to working in 10 second bursts, the exertions of a game of rugby league take some getting used to

Dwain Chambers picks up a shoulder injury after an attenmpted tackle on Mark Applegarth

And Chambers, who had four separate stints of action in the 30-16 win, hurts his shoulder in a tackle on Mark Applegarth late on



see also
Tough league debut for Chambers
27 Apr 08 |  Rugby League


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