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Match report: Wakefield Wildcats 56-14 Catalan Dragons

Danny Washbrook is tackled by Kevin Larroyer in 2013. ©RLPhotos

In a nutshell A thoroughly dominant first-half performance, which featured five tries and six goals, helped Wakefield register their first points of the season in thrilling fashion, brushing aside Catalan Dragons 56-14. The French side, without 11 senior players, looked extremely poor in comparison and are now among the favourites for relegation. How it unfolded First half: Error-strewn opening exchanges; ... Read More »

Super League preview: Wakefield Wildcats V Catalan Dragons

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This afternoon, Wakefield host Catalan Dragons in what could certainly be seen as a relegation four-pointer. Indeed, both sides are yet to register their first points of the 2014 campaign and have been convincingly beaten in every appearance so far. To say they are in such a similar position, though, there seems only one way this match can go. Catalan ... Read More »

Two-day delay on Harry Siejka arrival

Harry Siejka in his NRL days. ©ActionPhotos

New Wakefield signing Harry Siejka has been ruled out of making his Wildcats debut on Sunday after his flight from Australia was delayed. The 22-year-old former schoolboy international had his visa application accepted on Wednesday and was due to arrive in the country on Thursday. However, he is now set to meet up with his new team-mates on Saturday following ... Read More »

Chris Riley set for four weeks at Wakefield

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Warrington winger Chris Riley has joined Wakefield Wildcats on a month-long loan. The 26-year-old has made 180 appearances during his eight seasons with the Wolves, scoring 120 times, but has fallen out of favour in 2014, making only one start. Youngster Gene Ormsby has impressed in Riley’s position this season and it seems coach Tony Smith is sticking with him. ... Read More »

Four-year deal for 17-year-old Crowther

Jordan Crowther in action against Wigan last week. ©WakefieldWildcats

Wakefield have secured the services of England youth star Jordan Crowther, who became the second youngest forward to represent the Wildcats against Wigan last week. The 17-year-old, who played his amateur rugby at Westgate Wolves, came through the Wakefield academy where he was part of the unbeaten under-16s squad in 2013. He has signed a four-year deal that will see ... Read More »

Ben Jones-Bishop set for Wakefield switch?

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Leeds Rhinos winger Ben Jones-Bishop looks set to join Wakefield Trinity Wildcats on a month-long loan. The two-time Grand Final winner, 25, who can also play full-back, is yet to make a Super League appearance in 2014 due to the introduction of England winger Tom Briscoe, who signed from Hull in summer and has five tries in his first three ... Read More »

Wildcats sign half-back Harry Siejka

Harry Siejka in his NRL days. ©ActionPhotos

Wakefield have announced that new half-back signing Harry Siejka (pronounced see-ker) will join the club on Thursday after his application for a visa was finally accepted. The 22-year-old, who has spent time with Penrith Panthers and St George-Illawarra Dragons, is a former schoolboy international and arrives in the country tomorrow lunchtime. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to ... Read More »

Jarrod Sammut: Wildcats need to cut out errors

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Wakefield stand-off Jarrod Sammut says his side took positives from their 46-24 defeat to Wigan on Sunday, but realise they still have a lot to work on. In an interview with the Yorkshire Evening Post, the 27-year-old, who joined the Wildcats from the Bradford Bulls a fortnight ago, claims the key to success is wiping out handling errors and concentrating ... Read More »

Video highlights: Wigan Warriors V Wakefield T Wildcats

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Extensive video highlights from yesterday’s Super League round three fixture between Wigan Warriors and Wakefield Wildcats at the DW Stadium. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »

Match report: Wigan Warriors 46-24 Wakefield Wildcats

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In a nutshell Wigan Warriors banished their World Club Challenge demons with a convincing display against Wakefield Wildcats How it unfolded First half Wigan score within four minutes after early pressure allows Dom Manfredi to go over in the right corner, Smith misses conversion; Wigan look fresh and sharp as they bombard the Wakefield line; Trinity haven’t been in the ... Read More »