Friday, September 19, 2014
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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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

Former Wakefield coach Richard Agar. ©RLPhotos

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 »

Agar sees Sammut’s strength at sweeper

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Wakefield coach Richard Agar believes the majority of Jarrod Sammut’s Wildcats future could be spent playing at full-back. The former Bradford pivot was initially brought in to cover the loss of centre Lee Smith, allowing utility back Paul Sykes to switch from stand-off to centre and give Sammut a chance to shine in the halves. However, after much experimentation, Agar ... Read More »

Richard Agar rues first-half interceptions

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Wakefield coach Richard Agar has blamed two first-half interception tries for his side’s Easter Monday loss against Huddersfield Giants. Trinity were within two points of their West Yorkshire rivals mid-way through the first half, and were certainly giving as good as they got, but costly errors handed the Giants two more scores and meant they went into the break with ... Read More »

Ryan sees positives in another Wildcats loss

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Wakefield second-rower Matt Ryan has expressed his frustration at yet another Super League loss against Huddersfield yesterday, but insists the Wildcats can take plenty of positives out of it. The 25-year-old former Parramatta Eels star, who has made eight appearances for Wakefield this season, believes ironing out a few issues could make them a match for any team in the ... Read More »

Match report: Huddersfield Giants 36-16 Wakefield T Wildcats

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In a nutshell The Giants gained their first home victory in Super League this season with a comfortable victory against the Wildcats, whose losing run continues. How it unfolded The Giants took the lead after seven minutes with a try by Jodie Broughton, converted by Brough, but the Wildcats were level nine minutes later when Jarrod Sammut converted his own ... Read More »

Match report: Wakefield T Wildcats 20-43 Castleford Tigers

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In a nutshell Castleford Tigers got in front early but were forced to weather a storm to hold off the Wildcats and earn a valuable two points. How it unfolded 3’ – The Tigers’ star winger Justin Carney opens the scoring after finishing off a move started by Andy Lynch, who offloaded to Marc Sneyd, who then passed on to ... Read More »

Match preview: Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Castleford Tigers

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Wakefield coach Richard Agar calls the fit again Dean Collis (quad), Reece Lyne (toe) and Daniel Smith (head) into his squad for the West Yorkshire derby. They replace Luke Briscoe, Lucas Walshaw and the injured Ali Lauiti’iti. Castleford head coach Daryl Powell makes two changes as the Tigers attempt to maintain their impressive start to the season. Backs Richard Owen ... Read More »