Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

Webster “proud” after another Wakefield point

James-Webster

Wakefield coach James Webster said he was disappointed but proud after his side were held to a draw against Hull FC thanks to a last-minute Kirk Yeaman try. After wrestling the lead back three times, the Wildcats looked to have the game sewn up with just 90 seconds left on the clock. But Yeaman’s four-pointer, converted by Joe Westerman, tied ... Read More »

Bradford decision affects us, says Wakefield Wildcats coach

James-Webster

Wakefield Wildcats head coach James Webster insists Bradford’s decision to head to the High Court to fight their points deduction directly effects the Wildcats, and he admits it is not good news the Bulls are appealing once again. Webster believes that it is hampering his recruitment for 2015, as players will be unsure whether to commit to the Wildcats in ... Read More »

Featherstone Rovers confirm Sammut move

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Featherstone Rovers can officially confirm that Jarrod Sammut has join the club from Wakefield Wildcats on dual-registration and will be available for selection for the visit of North Wales Crusaders on Sunday. Second Row forward Liam Walsmley and centre/winger Lewis Price have both joined Kingstone Press Championship One side Hunslet Hawks for a month’s loan. Featherstone Rovers Head Coach Andy ... Read More »

Video highlights: Wakefield Wildcats v Wigan Warriors

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Extensive video highlights from Sunday’s thrilling Super League clash between Wigan Warriors and Wakefield Wildcats. 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 of your choice. Read More »

Video highlights: Wakefield Wildcats v London Broncos

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Extensive video highlights from last week’s round 16 encounter between relegation rivals Wakefield Wildcats and London Broncos… 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 of your choice. Read More »

Smith had other options, says Wakefield Trinity Wildcats boss

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Tim Smith had plenty of offers aside from rejoining Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, according to his new coach, James Webster. Smith rejoined the Wildcats on loan until the end of the season earlier this week, and will make his debut against London tomorrow night. And Webster paid tribute to Smith for backing himself to come back to the Wildcats – where ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls decision good for us, says Webster

James-Webster

New Wakefield Trinity Wildcats head coach James Webster has spoken out on the decision to uphold Bradford’s six-point deduction for entering administration, admitting it is fantastic they still have their gap over the Bulls. After the appeal against the deduction was rejected on Wednesday, it means Wakefield still maintain a six-point gap over the Bulls. And Webster – who takes ... Read More »

Harry Siejka makes Featherstone move

Harry Siejka in his NRL days. ©ActionPhotos

Wakefield scrum-half Harry Siejka has joined Championship outfit Featherstone Rovers on a month-long loan, with an option to extend his stay to the rest of the season. The young Australian joined the Wildcats a few games into the Super League season and has since made nine appearances, scoring one try. He is unlikely to get much first team action for the ... Read More »

Wildcats v Broncos: The squads

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London boss Joe Grima and new Wakefield coach James Webster have named their 19-man squads ahead of Friday’s night’s crucial relegation clash at the Rapid Solicitor’s Stadium. The Broncos are almost at full strength, with only long-term absentee Keiran Dixon (three weeks from fitness) and Jordan Atkins (shoulder) out of contention. On his side’s chances of getting off the mark ... Read More »

Tim Smith: I feel like a little kid at school again

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On-loan Wakefield half-back Tim Smith has likened his return to the Wildcats to a young child going to school. The Australian has rejoined his old club on a season-long loan after failing to impress at Salford Red Devils. In the following video, he admits he wasn’t playing his best at Salford but insists he was putting maximum effort into every ... Read More »