Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

The race for Super League’s eighth place

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After Wakefield managed to overcome Widnes by a narrow margin on Thursday night, the race for eighth spot in Super League 2014 has been blown wide open. Four teams are seperated by just four points after Wakefield’s victory, with Salford six off Widnes – but still well and truly in the mix. A win for Hull Kingston Rovers at Leeds ... Read More »

Wildcats win opens up top-eight race

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats defeated Widnes Vikings 12-10 at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium tonight to move to within two points of the eighth-placed Vikings and opening up the race for eighth place with the prospect of a thrilling finish to the season. At half-time the Vikings led 0-4, having scored the only try of the game through Danny Tickle, who got ... Read More »

We don’t see a loss coming, says Wakefield Trinity Wildcats star

Nick-Scruton

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats prop Nick Scruton has bullishly claimed that the team don’t see a loss coming, as they prepare for their fifth game under the stewardship of new coach James Webster this evening. Scruton – who signed a new two-year deal with the club yesterday – will be looking to make it five games unbeaten with Webster as head ... Read More »

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats star pens new deal

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats Prop Nick Scruton has signed a new two-year deal to remain at the Wildcats until the end of 2016. The 29-year old signed from Bradford Bulls in March on a one-year deal and has agreed to extend his stay after 16 Super League outings in the red, white and blue in which he has racked up over ... Read More »

Wakefield beat Leeds 16-14 in thrilling finish

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats scored a dramatic win over Leeds Rhino with a late try by loanee Richard Owen to continue their climb away from the foot of the table, with new coach James Webster now going four matches unbeaten since taking over from Richard Agar. On a generally wet evening, Wakefield took the lead in the 16th minute when Danny ... Read More »

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats a different beast, says boss

James-Webster

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats head coach James Webster has warned that his side are not the same team who suffered two thumping defeats to Leeds Rhinos earlier in the season – admitting they believe they have every chance of causing another upset by beating the Rhinos tonight. Since Webster took charge, the Wildcats are unbeaten in their last three games – ... Read More »

Riley likely to stay at Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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On-loan Warrington winger Chris Riley is likely to stay at Wakefield Trinity Wildcats for the foreseeable future, after boss Tony Smith admitted they are “OK” without the services of Riley at the moment. Smith also believes that Riley – who is one of the Wolves’ longest-serving players – will benefit from remaining at Wakefield too, rather than coming back to ... Read More »

Webster “proud” after another Wakefield point

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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 »