Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

We were never panicking at Wakefield, says Danny Kirmond

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats captain Danny Kirmond insists the squad were never panicking about their form, after back-to-back Super League wins catapulted them clear of the relegation zone. With the Wildcats tipped to be amongst the teams to struggle this campaign, late recruitment saw them firmly entrenched in relegation trouble from the beginning of the season. However, wins over Hull FC ... Read More »

Video highlights: Widnes Vikings 18-24 Wakefield Wildcats

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How it unfolded First half: The game was locked up at 12-12 at the break as both sides cancelled each other out in some style. Second half: Declan Hulme put Widnes in front before Harry Siejka levelled things up at 18-18. Both sides attempted drop goals before Paul Sykes sealed it right on the hooter. Want more Rugby League news ... Read More »

Match report: Widnes 18-24 Wakefield

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In a nutshell Wakefield opened up an eight-point gap on the relegation zone with a late, late try to beat Widnes. How it unfolded First half: The game was locked up at 12-12 at the break as both sides cancelled each other out in some style. Second half: Declan Hulme put Widnes in front before Harry Siejka levelled things up ... Read More »

We’re full of confidence, says Richard Agar

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats head coach admits their victory over Hull FC last weekend has done wonders for their confidence, and they are more than ready to head to Widnes tomorrow night. The Wildcats maintained their six-point cushion over the relegation zone with their 23-16 win at the KC Stadium last Sunday, and Agar believes the way his side dealt with ... Read More »

Rugby League World Magazine – Online Now!

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British outside backs are back in fashion – and are Leeds Rhinos leading the way? Rugby League World gets Ryan Hall, Kallum Watkins, Ben Jones-Bishop, Tom Briscoe and Zak Hardaker together and compares them to other Brit packs in Super League at the moment. Staying on the theme of homegrown players, Jamie Jones-Buchanan sits down with St Helens chief executive ... Read More »

Video highlights: Hull FC 16-23 Wakefield T Wildcats

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What to look out for 18’ – The home side score first despite being on the back foot. A smart offload sees Danny Houghton go over. Ben Crooks converts: 6-0 40’ – Aaron Heremaia throws a dummy to cut the Wildcats defence in half before finding Jordan Rankin in support. The youngster goes over under the sticks. Crooks adds the ... Read More »

Match report: Hull FC 16-23 Wakefield T Wildcats

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In a nutshell Wakefield picked up their third win of the season in sensational style away at Hull. How it unfolded 18’ – The home side score first despite being on the back foot. A smart offload sees Danny Houghton go over. Ben Crooks converts: 6-0 40’ – Aaron Heremaia throws a dummy to cut the Wildcats defence in half ... Read More »

Agar backs his Chairman’s comments

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Wakefield head coach Richard Agar insists he can fully understand his Chairman Michael Carter’s controversial comments regarding the points appeal from the Bradford Bulls, and he insists he would respect him should he choose to walk away from the club. Carter claimed that he would consider quitting the game should the Bulls succeed in getting their points deduction overturned. “I ... Read More »

Opinion: Carter’s words weren’t wise

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I was surprised and disappointed to see Michael Carter, the Chairman of Wakefield, pitching into the appeal by Bradford Bulls to try to get back some of the six points they were deducted for having gone into administration. “It’s going to stick in my throat a little bit if the penalty for going into administration ends up being nothing,” he ... Read More »

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats chairman maintains quit threats

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats chairman Michael Carter has maintained he will quit Rugby League should the Bradford Bulls succeed in overturning their points penalty for going into administration. Carter told journalists two weeks ago that he would walk away from the game should new owner Marc Green be able to eliminate the six competition points the Bulls were docked as a ... Read More »