London star Alex Walker attracting interest from rival Super League sides

Highly-rated London Broncos fullback Alex Walker is a man in demand. The 23-year-old is likely to be one of the most sought-after players whose contract expires at the end of this season. He has made an impressive start to life as a Super League player with the Broncos, and that form has not gone unnoticed. League Express understands several Super…

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Wakefield offer new deals to out-of-contract trio as they plan squad for 2020

Wakefield Trinity have offered new contracts to Ryan Hampshire, Jordan Crowther and Lee Kershaw as they begin the process of working through their out-of-contract list. Trinity have almost a dozen players whose contracts expire at the end of this coming season, and while no decision has yet been made on the futures of several big names such as Danny Kirmond and…

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Fifita again reiterates openness to agree new contract with Wakefield Trinity

Wakefield forward David Fifita has once again reiterated he wants to remain with the club beyond the end of this season – and hopes Trinity can sort an extension that satisfies all parties with his management. Fifita has been a revelation for Chris Chester’s side this season, and is now the outright leader in the Man of Steel rankings going…

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Brough a doubt for Easter after breaking thumb: while Wakefield close in on Caton-Brown

Wakefield will let Danny Brough decide if he is willing to play on through the pain barrier after the half-back became their latest injury worry after suffering a break in his thumb over the weekend. Trinity could be without nine senior players for Thursday’s derby at Castleford, after Anthony England, Jacob Miller, Kyle Wood and Reece Lyne all left the…

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New Super League partner for a new Nigerian club

You might mistakenly be thinking that rivalry between Super League clubs is mainly restricted to the Pennines, in the North of England.  But no; the battle between Leeds Rhinos and Wakefield Trinity has recently taken on an international dimension – in Nigeria. The newly established Nigerian Rugby League is set to launch its inaugural domestic competition this summer.  Leeds Rhinos…

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Fifita reveals he’s likely to take up one-year extension with Wakefield and quash rumours of move

Wakefield forward David Fifita has dropped the clearest hint yet that his long-term future is with Trinity – after revealing he has an option for a one-year extension to his current deal for 2020 which he has every intention of signing. The popular forward scored on Thursday as Chris Chester’s side secured their first win of the new season courtesy…

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‘You don’t become a bad team overnight’ – Chester backs Wakefield to bounce back

Wakefield coach Chris Chester has laughed off talk of a nervy start to 2019, insisting that his side have not simply become a bad side overnight. Trinity started the new season with a disappointing defeat in London last week.  However, after back-to-back fifth-placed finishes and a strong pre-season campaign, Chester is hopeful his squad are well-placed to respond against St…

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