Trinity beat Hull again

Wakefield Trinity proved themselves too strong once again tonight at the KCOM Stadium, defeating their hosts Hull FC 13-31 after having beaten them 72-10 three weeks earlier. Trinity took control in the second half after the sides were level 7-7 at the interval. Hull’s defeat conclusively ends their challenge for the Super League title, but Wakefield still have an outside…

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Wakefield eager to run full reserve side in 2019, confirms Chris Chester

Wakefield coach Chris Chester has insisted that Trinity are fully committed to running a reserve side in 2019. The future of reserves is back on the agenda after the RFL CEO Ralph Rimmer declared his support for the format, before stopping short of making it mandatory for Super League clubs. However, Trinity are expected to have a side in 2019,…

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Wakefield in talks with Ryan Hampshire over new contract for 2019 and beyond

Tom Johnstone has agreed a new contract with Wakefield Trinity – and half-back Ryan Hampshire could be next to follow in his footsteps. Trinity last week secured a massive coup in convincing the England Knights winger to extend his current contract – which ran until the end of the 2020 season – and send out a statement of intent to…

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David Fifita is going nowhere, insists Chris Chester amidst Warrington speculation

Chris Chester has laughed off speculation that star forward David Fifita is set for a switch to Super League rivals Warrington. Rumours had suggested that the Wolves had made a play for Fifita’s services, something Chester was quick to deny at his weekly press conference on Thursday afternoon. He insists they have had no contact from Warrington or any other…

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

Leeds v Wakefield (Emerald Headingley, 7:45pm, Sky Sports) Leeds are handed a number of significant boosts on the injury front; with Ash Handley, Mitch Garbutt and Carl Ablett all returning from injury to take their place in Kevin Sinfield’s 19-man squad for the game. Anthony Mullally, Jordan Lilley and Brett Delaney miss out for the Rhinos. Meanwhile, Wakefield make a…

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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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