Why Justin Horo is a sound fit for Wakefield

Justin Horo became Wakefield’s second signing of 2018 after signing a two-year deal to join the club from Catalans. Horo’s arrival adds to a growing pattern in Chris Chester’s recruitment since his arrival midway through last year, that size really does matter. Chester has added plenty of size to his pack since his arrival. Under his tenure, David Fifita, Craig…

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PERMUTATIONS: Who needs to do what to secure a play-off place this weekend?

Hull FC (3rd) For Hull, as the team in the best position of the four sides still in contention, the equation is relatively simple: win at Castleford on Friday, and they are not only guaranteed a play-off place, but third spot and a trip to Leeds. However, should they lose, their position does come into some jeopardy. They have the…

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PODCAST: League Express Podcast – Episode 4 (21st September)

With Matt away, this week’s League Express Podcast is a special edition, looking at the big news of the week concerning Wakefield Trinity. Trinity confirmed earlier this week that their plans for a new community stadium had been approved – with the club set to remain at a redeveloped Belle Vue, which will open for the start of the 2020…

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Wakefield secure agreement to stay at Belle Vue as redevelopment plans come to light

Wakefield Trinity have agreed a deal that will keep them at Belle Vue. A proposal has been agreed that will see a redevelopment of Belle Vue take place by 2020 and will allow the Super League club to remain at their long-held home next year. As part of the agreement, Wakefield will remain at Belle Vue next season before leaving…

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Wakefield Trinity announce signing of Justin Horo

Wakefield Trinity have announced the signing of Justin Horo from Catalans Dragons on a two-year deal. Horo will join Trinity in pre-season ahead of the 2018 season after signing his two-year deal with the club. The second-rower has experience of playing in the Super League after joining Catalans Dragons back in 2016 on a two-year deal and has made 42 appearances.…

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TotalRL’s Team of the Week: Super 8s, Round 6

Fullback: Ben Barba (St Helens) The mercurial NRL superstar retains his place in our team for a second consecutive week – and last Friday against Huddersfield, Barba was simply sensational. Wing: Tom Briscoe (Leeds) Like Leeds, Tom Briscoe’s form is hitting an impressive level at just the right time. The winger was in impressive form during last weekend’s win against…

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D-Day for Wakefield Trinity as they could leave the city

Today could be the day Wakefield Trinity announce they are leaving the city in 2018. As first revealed exclusively in Monday’s League Express, the Super League club – who could still make the top four this weekend in the final round of the season – will enter crunch talks with Wakefield Council and the owner of their Belle Vue ground…

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Chester proud of Wakefield despite play-off hopes hanging by a thread

Wakefield head coach Chris Chester insisted he “couldn’t be any prouder” of his side despite an agonising defeat to Hull FC. Trinity went down 19-18 to Hull FC on Thursday, with Liam Finn’s missed drop-goal 20 seconds from time condemning them to defeat. The result leaves Wakefield’s play-off hopes out of their own hands, with Chester and co now needing…

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Hull close in on play-offs with dramatic win over Wakefield

Hull FC all but secured their place in the play-offs as Marc Sneyd’s late drop goal secured a 19-18 victory over Wakefield Trinity. Lee Radford’s side picked up the two points after Wakefield’s Liam Finn agonisingly pulled a field goal attempt wide in the final 20 seconds of the game that would have levelled the contest. Instead, the Black and…

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It’s still in our hands, says Liam Finn, as he urges Wakefield to remain upbeat

Wakefield Trinity half-back Liam Finn has called on his team-mates to do what they have done all season: continue to defy expectations and quickly shed the heartbreak of last week’s defeat to St Helens. Trinity could have gone a long way towards securing a play-off spot with a win last Thursday – and for 78 minutes, they looked on course…

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