Saturday, December 20, 2014
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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

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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 »

Wakefield captain Danny Kirmond cleared of facial injury

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats captain Danny Kirmond has been cleared of any substantial injury to his face, after he left the field during the Wildcats’ heavy defeat to Castleford last weekend. Kirmond was forced off with fears he had fractured his eye socket during the game, but returned to finish the contest, seemingly allaying any fears of a nasty injury. However, ... Read More »

Match report: Wakefield T Wildcats 12-50 Castleford Tigers

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In a nutshell Castleford outclassed their local rivals in front of an enthusiastic crowd at Magic Weekend. How it unfolded 13’ – Daryl Clark try; Marc Sneyd goal (1/1): 0-6 18’ – Justin Carney try; Marc Sneyd goal (2/2): 0-12 22’ – Jordan Tansey try; Marc Sneyd goal (3/3): 0-18 30’ – Michael Shenton try; Marc Sneyd missed goal (3/4): ... Read More »

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats sign Richard Owen

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats are have added to their squad before this weekend’s clash against Castleford, by signing utility back Richard Owen from the Tigers until the end of the season. Owen – who has in impressive six tries in just five appearances so far this season – has found chances hard to come by on a regular basis under Daryl ... Read More »

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 »

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