Castleford ease to play-offs

RUGBY LEAGUE: Joe Westerman scored a hat-trick of tries as Castleford secured a Super League play-off place with a 48-0 thrashing of Harlequins at The Stoop.<br /><br />Quins have now lost 10 of their last 11 matches but can still qualify if they win their final game at Warrington and both Bradford and Catalans lose. <br />Bradford kept up their hopes with a 44-18 victory over Salford with Chris Nero scoring a hat-trick.