Annakin considering new Wakefield deal

Chris Annakin has played his way into a new contract with the club. According to League Express, Annakin was initially told he would not be offered a contract for 2018 but has impressed Trinity officials in recent weeks, most recently in their victory over Salford last Friday. Annakin’s career suffered a serious setback 12 months ago, when he was involved…

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Wakefield cannot keep relying on others, insists Chris Chester ahead of Salford trip

Their destiny still remains firmly in their own hands with four games of the season remaining: but Wakefield coach Chris Chester has insisted his side cannot afford to keep relying on others to keep it that way. With four games left, Wakefield are currently fourth and in pole position to claim the final spot in the play-offs for the first…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

  Huddersfield v Castleford (8pm) There are four changes for Huddersfield on Friday night. Leroy Cudjoe, Sam Rapira, Dale Ferguson and Oliver Roberts are back – Nathan Mason, Daniel Smith, Gene Ormsby and Tyler Dickinson make way. Meanwhile, league leaders Castleford also make changes; Grant Millington, Andy Lynch and Mike McMeeken miss out, while Kevin Larroyer, Gadwin Springer and Larne…

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Wakefield on the verge of ‘something special’, admits new signing Tyler Randell

This story first appeared in this Monday’s League Express. To ensure you don’t miss out on stories like this as soon as they’re released in future, why not open your digital subscription to League Express now? It costs less than the price of a fancy coffee! Tyler Randell insists he jumped at the chance to join Wakefield Trinity early, saying…

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Randell in training with Wakefield

Tyler Randell has started training with Wakefield after arriving in the country. Club owner Michael Carter confirmed on Twitter that the 24-year-old had met his new teammates and had started training with Chris Chester’s side earlier this week. Yes. He's been training the last 2 days. Great kid, with a lovely family. He's settled in well. — Michael Carter (@MichaelC1873)…

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

Fullback: Zak Hardaker (Castleford) It was another vintage night for the 2015 Man of Steel: who scored twice and was defensively superb during the Tigers’ historic victory against Wakefield. Wing: Greg Eden (Castleford) He’s back. Eden notched up try number 35 during Castleford’s win over Wakefield on Thursday and now looks odds-on to break Denny Solomona’s record of last year.…

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Randell moves nearer to Wakefield move after securing Newcastle release

Tyler Randell’s move to Wakefield Trinity is a step closer after he was granted an immediate release from Newcastle Knights. The 24-year-old has agreed to join the Super League side, who are still hopeful he will play before the end of the season after completing registration documents earlier this year. Randell, who plays as a hooker, has played 44 games…

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Wakefield set for further stadium talks today

Wakefield officials will return to the table today for further crunch meetings with Wakefield Council in a bid to try and resolve the club’s long-standing ground situation. Trinity remain frustrated plans for a 10,000-capacity stadium in nearby Newmarket are yet to get off the ground – five years after they were initially approved. The club has grown frustrated over a…

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Chester proud of Wakefield’s efforts despite defeat to Castleford

All eyes were on Castleford following their League Leaders’ Shield triumph last night: but Wakefield coach Chris Chester insisted he was proud of the efforts of his players. Trinity went down 45-20 at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle and, following the defeat, they could now slip out of the top four before the end of the weekend. But Chester insisted he had…

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