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Chambers to learn league future

Dwain Chambers
Chambers has spent a month on trial at Castleford (Getty)

Sprinter Dwain Chambers is expected to find out if he has a future with Castleford in rugby league on Tuesday.

Castleford are trying to put together a sponsorship package to retain Chambers following a month-long trial.

Chambers, frozen out by UK athletics following a two-year ban for drugs, played his first rugby league game in a friendly against York last month.

He struggled to cope with the stamina required, before coming off with a shoulder injury.

Chambers has insisted he is serious about a future in rugby league.

And the Press Association says other clubs are interested in offering Chambers a deal if Castleford cannot.

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However, on Saturday Chambers said he was still aiming to get his Olympic ban overturned so he could compete at the London Games in 2012, when he will be 34.

Chambers won a silver medal in the 60m at last month's World Indoor Championships, but is banned from running in this year's Olympics because of a British Olympic Association by-law.

see also
Chambers aims to compete in 2012
03 May 08 |  Olympics
Tough league debut for Chambers
27 Apr 08 |  Rugby League
Tigers dismiss Chambers reports
16 Apr 08 |  Castleford
Chambers to wait for Tigers debut
09 Apr 08 |  Castleford
Chambers still keen on Olympics
31 Mar 08 |  Castleford


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