Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

Danny Kirmond: Agar one of best coaches I’ve worked under

Danny-Kirmond

Wakefield captain Danny Kirmond has paid tribute to outgoing coach Richard Agar, who he credited for his development as a player. Agar stood down from his role at the West Yorkshire club yesterday, 24 hours after losing to relegation rivals Bradford, but insisted results were not to blame. Kirmond, who claimed to have “mixed emotions”, told the Yorkshire Evening Post: ... Read More »

Richard Agar: Why I left Wakefield

Richard Agar. ©RLphotos

Former Wakefield coach Richard Agar says a desire to compete was the reason for his departure from the Wildcats yesterday. The French national coach, who is Trinity’s 10th longest serving boss, revealed he had made his decision to step down a month ago and insisted it was not related to a run of poor results. Agar told the Yorkshire Evening ... Read More »

Webster pays tribute to departing Wakefield coach

Former Wakefield coach Richard Agar. ©RLPhotos

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats coach James Webster has paid tribute to departing boss Richard Agar, after he assumed control of first-team matters with immediate effect. Webster – who has served as Agar’s assistant at both Hull FC and the Wildcats, has been appointed as head coach after Agar left the club on Monday. And the Australian was quick to assert that ... Read More »

Richard Agar leaves Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

Richard-Agar

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats head coach Richard Agar has left his position at the club after over two years in charge. The former Hull FC coach has been replaced by his assistant, ex-Hull FC and Hull KR man James Webster, who assumes control of first-team affairs with immediate effect. “I spoke with the board of directors a number of weeks ago ... Read More »

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats star out long-term

Dean Collis

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats centre Dean Collis has had the extent of the knee injury suffered at the Magic Weekend confirmed, with the Wildcats star set to miss the next 10 weeks of action as his side battle to beat the drop. Collis suffered the blow whilst jumping to claim a high ball during Wakefield’s defeat to Castleford at the Etihad ... Read More »

Gilmour move ‘makes sense’, claims Daryl Powell

Lee-Gilmour

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell says that Lee Gilmour’s temporary move to rivals Wakefield Trinity Wildcats makes sense for all parties, and is hopeful that the move can reinvigorate his career with the Tigers. The 36-year-old hasn’t played a competitive match for the Tigers in almost a year, but could make his bow for the Wildcats in their crunch ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors sign Taulima Tautai

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Wigan Warriors have today announced the signing of Taulima Tautai from Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. The giant Samoan forward will join the Warriors at the end of the current season on a 3 year deal. Tautai, 26, impressed Club Officials with a series of strong performances early in the season, especially against the Warriors at the DW Stadium in March. Tautai ... Read More »

Three Super League players suspended

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Three players were suspended when they appeared before an independent disciplinary tribunal this evening following offences committed in First Utility Super League Round 14 fixtures. Chris Annakin of Wakefield Trinity Wildcats was suspended for five matches and fined £300 after pleading guilty to making a Grade D dangerous throw on Warrington Wolves player Roy Asotasi in the 38th minute. Ben Westwood ... Read More »