We can beat Wigan, insists Wakefield coach Webster

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats coach James Webster insists that the club can beat Wigan on Thursday night – but they will have to make some big strides to do so.

The Wildcats ended a lengthy losing streak in all competitions last week when they beat Halifax in the Challenge Cup, but will face a Wigan side who sit third on the Super League ladder in front of the Sky cameras.

But despite making what Webster described as “small strides” against Fax, Webster believes that if they keep improving week on week, they can start winning league games – starting with the Warriors clash on Thursday.

“We made some small strides against Halifax but we understand we need to make some bigger ones this week,” said Webster.

“You get one or two wins and the whole outlook of life changes. For us an improved performance will give us a lift going to Saints.

“If we can improve each week, we are going to get close to winning some games. We can win this week if we make big enough strides.

“The next month is an important one for us to stay strong and to improve. If we can improve every single week, especially defensively, it won’t be too long before we’re hitting the standards we did in the first two rounds.”