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Challenge Cup still matters for Mathers and Wakefield

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Wakefield full-back Richard Mathers insists the Challenge Cup is still “massive”, despite the threat of relegation hanging over the Wildcats’ heads this season. Mathers, who has won the Cup twice previously with Warrington in 2009 and 2010, is desperate to lift the trophy with his current Wakefield team-mates. “I’ve got some fantastic memories of playing in the Challenge Cup, and ... Read More »

Video highlights: Wakefield Wildcats 16-24 St Helens

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Extensive highlights from Sunday’s Super League clash between Wakefield Trinity Wildcats and St Helens at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium. Click here to read our match report. 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 ... Read More »

Match report: Wakefield Wildcats 16-24 St Helens

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In a nutshell Despite a spirited effort, Wakefield Wildcats failed to end St Helens’ unbeaten start to the season. Three tries in six minutes from the table-toppers was enough to overturn an early Wildcats lead. How it unfolded First half: Wakefield start the stronger side but both teams fail to register a point in first quarter; Saints draw first blood ... Read More »

Video: Jarrod Sammut on Bulls past, Wakefield future

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In a revealing interview with Super League TV, Wakefield star Jarrod Sammut discusses his heartache at leaving cash-strapped Bradford Bulls, how his new team mates have helped him settle at Wakefield and his hopes for the future with the Wildcats. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World ... Read More »

Match preview: Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v St Helens

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Table topping St Helens will be looking to make it six wins from six games on Sunday, as they travel to West Yorkshire to face a resurgent Wakefield outfit. The Saints will be without a number of key players for the clash, most notably Luke Walsh – who has been ruled out for six weeks with a calf injury. Andy ... Read More »

Andy Raleigh set to return for Wakefield Wildcats

Former Wakefield coach Richard Agar. ©RLPhotos

Wakefield have recalled prop Andy Raleigh into their 19-man squad this weekend, as they host top of the league St Helens. The prop has been missing since pulling out of the team the day before the trip to Wigan Warriors with a hamstring injury but is back in contention for Sunday’s meeting with the unbeaten league leaders at the Rapid ... Read More »

Wildcats can keep improving, says Richard Agar

Former Wakefield coach Richard Agar. ©RLPhotos

Wakefield head coach Richard Agar believes there is even more improvement to come from his side, despite them posting two straight victories in the last two weeks. The Wildcats host table-topping St Helens this weekend – who will be without a number of key players – hoping to get their third win in succession as they continue to push on ... Read More »

Mathers relishing ‘tough’ St Helens test

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Wakefield full-back Richard Mathers believes now is as good an opportunity as ever to play St Helens, as they bid to become the first team to defeat the Saints in 2014. Nathan Brown’s table-toppers will be without a whole host of players for the trip to West Yorkshire, including star half-back Luke Walsh, who is out injured. That left Mathers ... Read More »

Mathers scores 4 as Wildcats hit half century

In a Nutshell Wakefield fullback Richie Mathers scored four tries as the Wildcats proved far too strong for London Broncos, winning 22-50 at The Hive. How it Unfolded Mathers scored his first two tries in the opening ten minutes, and from that point it was always an uphill struggle for the Broncos, who were 6-30 down at half-time. Wakefield added ... Read More »

Match preview: London Broncos v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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Wakefield will be looking to make it back-to-back wins in the Super League, and inflict a fifth straight defeat in the London Broncos in the process on Saturday. After thrashing Catalan Dragons last time out, a second straight win would make for fantastic viewing for the Wildcats fans, who are seeing their squad slowly come together after some late recruitment. ... Read More »