Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

Richard Agar: Why I left Wakefield

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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

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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 The former Hull FC coach has been replaced by his assistant, ex-Hull FC and Hull KR man James Webster, who assumes control of first-team affairs with immediate effect.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

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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 »

Gilmour joins Wildcats on temporary deal

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Castleford Tigers have announced that former Great Britain forward Lee Gilmour has joined Wakefield Wildcats on a one-month loan. The 36-year-old has been blighted with shoulder and knee injuries and hasn’t played for the Tigers since losing to Catalan Dragons on May 18 last year. Coach Daryl Powell said: “The loan move to Wakefield gives Lee a good opportunity to ... Read More »

Peter Fox released by Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

Richard Agar. ©RLphotos

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have agreed to release Peter Fox from his contract, with the winger leaving the Rapid Solicitors Stadium with immediate effect. Fox, who joined the Wildcats from Hull Kingston Rovers, was out of contract at the end of this season, but has left the club earlier, with him expected to take up a deal elsewhere to ensure he ... Read More »