We’ll get it right, says Chester, as Wakefield eye up top four on Thursday night

Wakefield coach Chris Chester has promised the club’s fans they will get it right and snap their run of poor form – hopefully starting tonight against West Yorkshire rivals Leeds. Such is the congested nature of Super League this year, Wakefield would move into the play-off places with a win tonight – despite losing their last two games. And Chester…

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Giants ease past Wakefield

Huddersfield Giants kept their slim top four hopes alive with a comfortable 36-6 victory over Wakefield Trinity. Danny Brough capitalised on a Ben Jones-Bishop error for the opening score before Darnell McIntosh touched down in the same corner four minutes later. Ryan Hinchcliffe raced over after another Wakefield mistake before Brough slotted a penalty goal but Sam Williams cut the…

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Wakefield Trinity eyeing up a slice of history in this year’s Super 8s

Wakefield Trinity coach Chris Chester has called on his side to write their own chapter in the club’s rich history over the next seven games as they embark on the Super League Super 8s and their push for a first-ever top-four finish in the modern era. Trinity began the Super 8s level on points with the top four, and know…

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James Hasson accuses Salford of treating him “like a piece of meat”

Wakefield forward James Hasson has accused former club Salford of treating him “like a piece of meat” during his short-term stint with the club earlier this season. Hasson, who has joined Trinity on a deal until the end of the season after making four appearances for Salford this year, says the Red Devils needed his quota spot to facilitiate their…

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

Leeds v Wigan (8pm, Sky Sports) Brett Delaney makes a welcome return for Leeds, with Josh Jordan-Roberts missing out. Wigan make two changes from the side that defeated Salford in the Challenge Cup, with youngsters Jack Wells and Josh Ganson replacing Joel Tomkins (groin) and Sam Powell (suspension). Liam Farrell retains his place in the squad despite not recovering in…

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Super League club-by-club regular season review plus grading

Castleford Tigers (1st) Highlight: Take your pick so far; although Tigers fans will not forget the 66-10 mauling of local rivals Leeds back in March in a hurry, surely. Lowlight: There haven’t been many, but the disappointing defeat to Salford in the driving rain earlier in the season is perhaps the most frustrating. Star player: There are plenty of contenders…

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Chester proud of Wakefield despite Saints frustration

Wakefield coach Chris Chester was left disappointed that his side had “thrown away” a third place finish in Super League heading into the Super 8s. Trinity have now lost two home games in a row after a defeat to Castleford and a 41-16 reverse to St Helens yesterday afternoon. Despite his frustrations on missing out on the top four and…

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Wakefield confirm Randell capture

Wakefield Trinity have signed Tyler Randell on a two-year deal, initially from the beginning of next season on a two-year deal. The 24-year-old is the latest piece of the puzzle for Chris Chester moving into 2018 and beyond, with the hooker making the move from NRL side Newcastle Knights. After playing for the Knights’ NYC team between 2009 and 2012,…

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Top-four finish would only be the beginning for Wakefield, insists John Kear

Wakefield head of rugby John Kear has insisted Trinity are ready to ‘achieve the unachievable’ this weekend and secure a top-four finish – before saying that could only be the start for the club this season. Trinity know that victory against St Helens on Sunday will confirm fourth place ahead of the Super 8s – a monumental achievement for a…

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COLUMN: Why Chris Chester should be among the favourites for coach of the year

When awards season rolls around in a couple of months, we’re going to be more spoilt for choice than perhaps ever before. Who will succeed Danny Houghton as the next Steve Prescott MBE Man of Steel, for example? Take your pick.. Luke Gale, Zak Hardaker, Robert Lui, Ben Murdoch-Masila, Matt Parcell, Adam Cuthbertson, Albert Kelly.. you could go on and…

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