Friday, August 1, 2014
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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

Tim Smith returns to Wakefield on loan

Tim-Smith-Salford-Giants

Former Wakefield half-back Tim Smith has joined the Wildcats for the rest of the season on a loan deal from new club Salford Red Devils. The Australian, who was one of Super League’s top performers in 2013 with the West Yorkshire club, is yet to forge a successful partnership with Rangi Chase after signing for the Red Devils before the ... Read More »

Webster: Avoiding the drop not main goal

James-Webster

This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. New Wakefield Trinity Wildcats coach James Webster has passionately declared that beating the drop ... Read More »

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 »