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#1 OMEGA

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 08:46 AM

Wakefield Trinity look set to field a vastly different team next year after parting company with a majority of their squad. James Webster wants to reshape the team and has openly stated that he wants size and power in the engine room, he's tight lipped about targets but rumours have Lopini Paeya, Fui Fui Moi Moi, Antoni Maria and Julian Bousquet linked to Trinity.

Some interesting weeks ahead for Wakefield fans as signings are inevitable

OUT
Richard Moore - Halifax
Taulima Tautai - Wigan
Andy Raleigh - Retired
Richard Mathers - London Broncos
Richard Owen - Loan Returnee
Chris Riley - Loan Returnee
Tim Smith - Loan Returnee
Kyle Trout - Season Loan to Featherstone
Chris Anakin- Season Loan to Featherstone
Ali Lauitiiti - Off Contract
Matty Wildie - Dewsbury
Paul Sykes - Off Contract
Lucas Walshaw - Off Contract
Harry Seijka - Released
Lee Gilmour - Loan Returnee
Peter Fox - Halifax

#2 Futtocks

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 08:59 AM

Blimey!


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#3 Blind side johnny

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 10:41 AM

They'll struggle to replace all of those within their budget I reckon. NRL salaries now mean that you only get old or used up players coming over here now. They may need to invest in a new treatment room first.


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#4 OMEGA

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 11:35 AM

The other side of the coin

SIGNED OR RETAINED
FB - Jowitt - Academy
FB - Craig Hall - Signed from HKR
Wing - Johnston - Academy
Centre - Collis - Retained
Centre - Lyne - Retained
SO - Sammut - Retained
SH - Godinet - Retained
P - Anderson - Retained
P - Scruton - Retained
P - Simon - Signed from Catalan
H - McShane - Retained
SR - Kirmond - Retained
SR - Ryan - Retained
SR - Ashurst - signed from Salford
LF - Washbrook - Retained
LF - Crowther - Academy

Edited by OMEGA, 23 August 2014 - 02:51 PM.


#5 RLDave

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 12:06 PM

Would ya like Fox back?
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#6 Agbrigg

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 01:18 PM

Would ya like Fox back?

No but you lot could sign Owen and then you'll have a matching pair.



#7 OMEGA

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 01:23 PM

Would ya like Fox back?


No but I'd take Gareth Potts back, he'd also count towards our Academy produced quota

#8 Rioman

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 01:45 PM

I suspect Tim Smith and Ali Lauititi will be at Wakefield next season

#9 RLDave

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 01:45 PM

No to the both of you!
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#10 PREPOSTEROUS

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 02:48 PM

Craig Hall signed too.

#11 OMEGA

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 02:50 PM

Craig Hall signed too.


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#12 South Wakefield Sharks

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Posted 24 August 2014 - 08:45 AM

Don't like Tim Smith, don't rate him, but he seems to fit at Wakey, and we're a lot better with him in the team than without him, so hopefully we'll retain him. Can't see Salford wanting him back, or any of the big clubs wanting him.

#13 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 01:50 PM

I thought they would have kept Ali on for one more season


but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
So let us so let us not talk falsely now.
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#14 weloveyouwakefield2

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 05:42 PM

I thought they would have kept Ali on for one more season

It's upto him I believe ..
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#15 OMEGA

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 06:53 PM

Although their futures remain unresolved I fully expect a few on the list to sign for Wakefield in some capacity or other.

Lauitiiti - 1 more year
T Smith - extended loan or released by Salford and signed by Wakey
Walshaw - 1yr
Gilmour - Assistant a Coach/Player

#16 RSN

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 07:17 PM

As long as you have Danny Kirmond you'll be alright.

#17 Teessidewire

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 07:42 PM

Rumours in Warrington that Chris Riley will stay at Wakefield.






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