Dragons ease to victory at Wakefield

Catalans Dragons continued their resurgence today at Wakefield, winning 18-35 at Trinity to move into seventh place in the Super League table, on equal points with their hosts but with an inferior points difference. Trinity scored the first try through Justin Horo, but they were then hit by four Catalans tries from Greg Bird, Benjamin Jullien, David Mead and Brayden…

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Liam Finn adamant he wants to play on in 2019 – and says he wants it to be with Wakefield

Wakefield half-back Liam Finn has insisted he wants to play on next year – and he is still hopeful it will be with Trinity. The 34-year-old’s contract expires with Wakefield at the end of this season, and he is yet to agree terms on a deal for 2019. However, Finn insisted to League Express that he has no intention of…

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Wakefield head to St Helens ‘without any fear’, insists Chris Chester

Wakefield coach Chris Chester has insisted his side head to league leaders St Helens without any fear whatsoever this evening. Trinity would become the first side this year to beat the Saints twice should they win tonight’s televised encounter, Justin Holbrook’s side having only lost at Wakefield and at home to Leeds this season. And while Chester stressed that the…

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Marshall hat-trick helps Wigan to big victory over Leeds

Liam Marshall scored a hat-trick and Joe Greenwood made his debut from the bench as Wigan proved far too strong for Leeds Rhinos tonight at the DW Stadium, winning 46-8 and condemning the Rhinos to their seventh successive Super League defeat. If Huddersfield Giants and Catalans Dragons can with their games this weekend against Hull Kingston Rovers and Castleford Tigers…

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Wakefield set to lose captain Danny Kirmond for rest of 2018 season

Wakefield could be without captain Danny Kirmond for the remainder of the season. Trinity skipper Kirmond left the field during the early stages of their win over Widnes on Sunday with a knee injury, and Chris Chester has confirmed the worst fears of many Wakefield fans: that Kirmond could be gone for the rest of 2018. He said: “It’s not…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

St Helens v Wakefield (7:45pm, Totally Wicked Stadium Sky Sports) The Super League leaders are unchanged for Friday’s clash with Wakefield Trinity as they look to further solidify their position at the top of the table. Wakefield, fresh off Sunday’s win against Widnes, make one change as they look to keep up the pace with the top four; captain Danny…

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Fifita looking forward to Wakefield clash with “grubbiness” of Wigan

Wakefield Trinity forward Dave Fifita admits he’s expecting a ferocious battle with the “grubbiness” of Thursday night opponents Wigan and their pack. Fifita believes tonight’s televised clash will illustrate just where Trinity are at following an up-and-down season which leaves in mid-table approaching the halfway point. And he says that while Trinity are focussing on their own performance, the prospect…

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Jowitt handed ‘glorious opportunity’ to become Wakefield’s long-term fullback

Wakefield youngster Max Jowitt has a ‘glorious opportunity’ to solidify himself as the club’s fullback in the coming weeks. That’s according to Trinity’s coaching staff who, with Scott Grix set for at least another month on the sidelines injured following shoulder surgery, believe Jowitt has a chance to stamp down a regular place in the side. The 21-year-old has found…

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Parliament commemorates 50th anniversary of Watersplash Final

Members of Parliament have recognised the 50th anniversary of the Watersplash Final. A motion has been tabled in the House of Commons by Member of Parliament for Wakefield, Mary Creagh MP, commemorating the game between Leeds and Wakefield Trinity, which was played in wet conditions at Wembley Stadium on 11 May 1968 for rugby league’s Challenge Cup. The game included…

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