Magic Weekend Squad Announced

posted on 10 February 2011

Wildcats Head Coach John Kear has named his squad that will face Castleford in the opening round of Super League XVI.

The 19 men that will be making the long trip over to Cardiff for The Magic Weekend includes a strong mix of Wildcats experienced regulars and 7 Super League debutants. Talented youngster Russ Spiers is making his step up to Super League level and new signings Josh Vievers, Paul Johnson and Tommy Lee are amongst the list of players making their debut.

The line up also features first team regulars Sam Obst, Michael Korkidas and Julien Rinaldi and will also see Aussie forward Glenn Morrison play his first competitive game as Captain of The Wildcats.

There is no better start to the season than a fierce clash with local rivals Castleford Tigers. The game kicks off at 5pm on Saturday at The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

The squad in full is:

1 Matt Blaymire

3 Aaron Murphy

4 Daryl Millard

5 Luke George

7 Sam Obst

8 Michael Korkidas

9 Julien Rinaldi

10 Paul King

11 Kevin Henderson

12 Dale Ferguson

13 Glenn Morrison

14 Tommy Lee

17 Paul Johnson

18 Chris Dean

21 Frankie Mariano

22 Stuart Howarth

23 Josh Veivers

27 Kieran Hyde

28 Russ Spiers

This is Wakefield. Together We Are Stronger.

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