Monday, September 22, 2014
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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

London Broncos sign Richard Mathers

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London Broncos have announced the signing of Richard Mathers from Wakefield Trinity Wildcats on a two year deal from the 2015 season. Mathers will join the Broncos for pre-season training in November ahead of the 2015 season in the Kingstone Press Championship. The full-back has a wealth of experience at the top level having played for Leeds Rhinos, Gold Coast ... Read More »

Matty Ashurst: “I’m excited by a new challenge”

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This article originally appeared in the latest edition of League Express newspaper, and we broke the news before anyone else. Click here to download the digital version to your computer, smartphone or tablet Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have signed Matty Ashurst from Salford Red Devils. The 24-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Wildcats and will join up with his ... Read More »

Mathers: Wildcats can still make play-offs

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Wakefield full-back Richie Mathers thinks the Wildcats can still reach the play-offs, despite having to win all their remaining games to do so. “It’s not inconceivable,” Mathers told BBC’s Super League Show. “We need to win all our games to give ourselves a chance. It is doable. The reality is we can’t lose another game. “We have a good break, ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: We couldn’t handle the physicality, says Webster

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Wakefield head coach James Webster says his team coudn’t cope with the strength and size of Huddersfield in their loss to the Giants on Sunday. Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice The Wildcats were blitzed in the first half by Huddersfield, with 32 points put on them. Webster said ... Read More »

Referees to take on Wakefield touch and pass team

Referees James Child, Tim Roby, Phil Bentham, Ben Thaler Richard Silverwood, and Robert Hicks. ©SimonWilkinson

Super League and Championship referee’s will put down their whistles and take part in a game of touch rugby in aid of the Rugby league benevolent fund next week. The RFL referee’s will take part in a charity touch rugby game next Tuesday. The likes of Ben Thaler and Richard Silverwood will take on a Wakefield Chairman’s Select XIII including ... Read More »

Rugby League World: Year of the Wolves?

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Warrington Wolves have long been tipped for Grand Final success – so is this finally their year? Rugby League World Magazine sits down with the four men charged with plugging the gap left by retiring halfback Lee Briers to find out. Chris Bridge, Richie Myler, Stefan Ratchford and Gareth O’Brien have all featured at halfback this season and are now ... Read More »

Andy Raleigh to retire at end of current season

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Wildcats forward Andy Raleigh has announced his retirement following a 12 year career in Rugby League. The 33-year-old will retire from the sport at the end of 2014. Raleigh, who has played the game since he was eight and experienced the sport from every level including student rugby, National League and Super League, has decided to hang up his boots. ... Read More »

Riley: I said sorry for Warrington hat-trick

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On-loan Wakefield winger Chris Riley claims he apologised to Tony Smith, coach of his parent club Warrington Wolves, after scoring a match-winning hat-trick against them on Sunday. The 26-year-old has spent 17 games on loan at Belle Vue this season after falling out of favour, and showed Smith just what he was missing with a superb display. “I did bump ... Read More »

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats forward out for season

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have been dealt a blow, after coach James Webster revealed that forward Matt Ryan will miss the remainder of the season due to a shoulder injury. Ryan has impressed for the Wildcats in 2014 but, after Webster revealed he has been playing with the injury for the last few weeks, the club have taken the option to ... Read More »

Richard Moore refutes Bradford Bulls rumour

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Wakefield prop Richard Moore has refuted a rumour linking him with former club Bradford Bulls, after he was told he doesn’t have a future with the Wildcats. The 32-year-old Bradford academy product signed a one-year deal with Trinity at the start of 2014 but has made only 13 appearances due to injuries and and new coach James Webster has not ... Read More »