Monday, October 20, 2014
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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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 »

Wakefield: Michael Carter calls on Wildcats fans

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats chairman Michael Carter has issued a rallying cry to the people of Wakefield – get behind your team, and we can spend the full salary cap in 2015. The Wildcats secured their safety in Super League with seven games remaining, a feat many consider incredible following an off-season of turmoil. And Carter admits that their main target ... Read More »

Wildcats: Lauitiiti likely to extend Wakefield stay

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have opened talks with Ali Lauitiiti about the veteran second-rower staying with the club for another year. Lauitiiti suffered a serious knee injury earlier in the season, but returned to the field against Widnes recently and made a strong contribution. The former Kiwi international, who turned 35 last week, joined Wakefield from Leeds in 2012. He is ... Read More »

Preview: Wakefield Trinity Wildcats chairman speaks to us

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In Monday’s edition of League Express, we’ve an exclusive interview with Wakefield Trinity Wildcats chairman Michael Carter, where he tells us about his first  year in charge of the club. He talks to us about the future of the club in terms of a new ground, and just what it will take in order for the Wildcats to spend the ... Read More »

Milestones: Super League Round 21

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Round 21 of the 2014 Super League season got underway in dramatic fashion last night, as Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers played out a stunning 24-24 draw. But there is still plenty of action left in the tank this weekend, as six more games take place – with some pivotal games in store. Bradford’s relegation to the Championship could be ... Read More »