Monday, September 15, 2014
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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

Lee Smith: Maturity should help me in second union spell

Lee-Smith

Former Leeds and England utility back Lee Smith has credited Wakefield Wildcats for making him mature enough to be able to fully exploit his second chance in rugby union. The 27-year-old joined Newcastle Falcons last week and narrowly missed out on making his debut for them against Northampton on Sunday. It’s his second attempt at becoming a cross-code star. In ... Read More »

Jarrod Sammut writes open letter to Bulls fans

Jarrod-Sammut

New Wakefield signing Jarrod Sammut has written an open letter to Bradford Bulls fans, apologising for leaving the club and thanking them for their support. The 27-year-old Australian wrote a note on his phone that he shared on his Twitter account. The full version can be found below. The Maltese international was one of the most popular figures at Bradford ... Read More »

Cummins and Agar slam Super League scheduling

Cummins and staff

Bradford and Wakefield head coaches Francis Cummins and Richard Agar have slammed the Super League schedule after they were forced to play two games in four days. “I’m the losing coach so it would be soft to hide behind the closeness in games as an excuse, but we both [Agar and Cummins] spoke about it before the game,” said Agar, ... Read More »

Match report: Wakefield T Wildcats 10-23 Bradford Bulls

Bradford-V-Wakefield

Please note: An in-depth, statistical report on this match will appear in Rugby League Express newspaper on Monday 24th February 2014. In what was billed as an important relegation four-pointer, Bradford Bulls toughed out an ugly win over their West Yorkshire rivals in wet, soggy conditions. Penalties and handling errors aplenty, it was by no means the purest performance of ... Read More »

Super League preview: Wakefield Wildcats V Bradford Bulls

Wakefield captain Danny Kirmond. ©RLPhotos

Bradford Bulls will give a debut to Ireland international prop Anthony Mullally after signing him on a month’s loan from Huddersfield Giants. He goes straight into Francis Cummins’ squad as a replacement for second rower Tom Olbison, who suffered concussion during last Sunday’s opening 36-18 defeat to Castleford Tigers. Former Bradford half-back Jarrod Sammut will make his debut for Wakefield ... Read More »

Super League preview: Salford Red Devils v Wakefield T Wildcats

Wakefield captain Danny Kirmond. ©RLPhotos

Despite having been in the country for less than a week, all three of Wakefield’s new NRL recruits have been named in Richard Agar’s squad to face Salford on Sunday. Scott Anderson, Pita Godinet and Matty Ryan all left Australia last weekend and arrived in West Yorkshire to start training on Monday morning and are all in line to make ... Read More »

Raleigh testimonial match cancelled due to rain

Unfortunately, the Giants will not be taking on Wakefield today. ©RLphotos.com

Another one bites the dust. Unfortunately, the blanket of heavy rain currently over the United Kingdom has caused another match to be called off. This time it’s Wakefield against Huddersfield – Andy Raleigh’s testimonial match. The Giants said in a statement: “This afternoon’s trial game against Wakefield Wildcats at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium has been called off due to a ... Read More »

Jimmy Keinhorst keen on Wildcats

Jimmy Keinhorst. ©RLPhotos

Leeds Rhinos players Jimmy Keinhorst and Luke Briscoe have both signed one-year loan agreements with Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. Keinhorst, 23, and Briscoe, 19, have linked up with Trinity in a bid to land themselves regular first-team action as the Wildcats look to rebuild following a host of off-season departures. Keinhorst made nine appearances for the Rhinos in Super League last ... Read More »

Super League 2014 preview: Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

Mathers

Out to prove them wrong TIM BUTCHER talks to head coach RICHARD AGAR about Wakefield’s prospects for the 2014 season. Richard Agar has got to be the most creative coach in Super League. When he first joined the Wildcats in September 2011 he had to recruit a Super League side from scratch, the Wakefield club having that season confidently expected ... Read More »

Jimmy Keinhorst loaned to Wildcats

Richard Agar. ©RLphotos

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats hope to finalise a deal to bring Leeds’ centre Jimmy Keinhorst to the Rapid Solicitors Stadium this week. It is understood the 23-year-old German international, who played his fourth first-grade game in the Rhinos’ 35-18 defeat by Warrington at Wembley in 2012, will join the Wildcats on a season-long loan with no recall. Meanwhile, the Wildcats are ... Read More »