Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

Wakefield sign Richard Owen from Castleford

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have completed the permanent signing of Castleford Tigers winger Richard Owen. The 24-year-old played in the last 14 matches of the season after joining the Wildcats on loan in May and has now signed a three-year contract. “Rich was really good for us in the back half of last season,” said Wakefield coach James Webster. “He fitted ... Read More »

Max Jowitt signs new deal at Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have secured the future of one of their hottest prospects by tying Max Jowitt to a new four-year deal to the end of 2018 season. 17-year old Jowitt debuted at St. Helens in August, following in the footsteps of father Ian who represented the club in the late 1980’s. A product of the Wildcats youth development programme, Jowitt ... Read More »

Tim Smith signs one-year deal with Wakefield

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Wakefield Wildcats have re-signed Tim Smith from Salford Red Devils, after a successful loan spell earlier this year. Smith, who left Wakefield at the end of the 2013 season to join the Red Devils, has returned to his former club on a permanent deal, signing a one-year contract at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium. And Wildcats boss James Webster told League ... Read More »

Featherstone Rovers sign Paul Sykes

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Featherstone Rovers have continued their recruitment for the 2015 season with the signings of Paul Sykes and George Marchant. Sykes, 33, joins the Club from Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, turning down the opportunity of a full-time Championship deal to move to The Big Fella’s Stadium. The former GB utility back has also had Super League experience with London Broncos and Bradford ... Read More »

James Webster: The best young coach in Rugby League?

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Super League’s newest coach has made an immediate impact at Wakefield, John Davidson sits down to hear the story behind James Webster’s early success… The best young coach in Rugby League? James Webster just might be that. Roosters boss Trent Robinson might have claims to that title and so could New Zealand Warrior’s mentor Andrew MacFadden. But at 35 Webster ... Read More »

Godinet expecting “bigger and better things” for Trinity

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Wakefield half-back Pita Godinet expects the Wildcats to be a force in Super League next year with a proper pre-season behind them. The Samoan international was one of three players who arrived at the club just days before the start of the campaign. Despite his late arrival alongside Matty Ryan and Scott Anderson, Godinet took to Super League instantly, scoring ... Read More »

Reasons to be cheerful for those not in Super League’s play-offs

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The play-offs is up and running courtesy of a thumping victory for Wigan Warriors on Thursday night – but that doesn’t mean the other four clubs who will be competing in Super League next year should be forgotten just yet. Hull FC, Hull Kingston Rovers, Salford Red Devils and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats will all carry ambitions of making the top ... Read More »

Our Achilles heel showed up again, says Webster

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Wakefield head coach James Webster talks to the media after his team’s 42-18 loss to Hull KR. Webster speaks about the 2014 season and looks ahead to next year. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on or free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby ... Read More »

Feature: A reason for Wakefield fans to be optimistic for 2015

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When Rugby League goes through its enormous restructure next year, there are some clubs who will perhaps feel more optimistic than others about their chances in the new system. Clubs like Bradford and London, for example – who have been relegated, yet have strengthened incredibly well. And for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, they may not quite feel as optimistic as their ... Read More »

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats sign Chris Riley

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have completed the signing of Warrington Wolves winger Chris Riley, who joins the club on a one-year deal following a successful loan deal. 26-year old Riley has signed on at the Wildcats having spent the majority of 2014 on loan from Warrington Wolves, scoring seven Super League tries in 22 appearances. Three of his scores came against ... Read More »