Derby Day Less Than 3 Weeks Away!

posted on 2 August 2011

One of the most highly anticipated games of the year is less than three weeks away!

The Wakefield Trinity Wildcats take on local rivals Castleford Tigers on Sunday 21st August at The Rapid Solicitors Stadium.

The Wakefield Castleford derby is one of the most talked about in the game and this final encounter of the season is set to be no different! The two teams have already met on three occasions so far this year, with a fixture at Millennium Magic Weekend at the start of the season and an extra Challenge Cup tie.

Wakefield have won one of those matches with Castleford claiming two victories. The season opener ended in a 40-20 defeat to The Wildcats and a victory in the fifth round of the Challenge Cup at The Rapid Solicitors Stadium was snatched out of the home side’s grasp in the final few seconds of extra time as the final hooter blew at 18 points to 20.

The derby battle at Castleford’s home ground on Good Friday left the Tigers in misery as the Wildcats second half come back stunned the home side and left the visitors to leave with a fantastic 28-24 victory.

Wildcats Club Captain Glenn Morrison can’t wait for the game, “Derby games are always such great fixtures. I’ve played in a number of rivalry matches but there’s nothing quite like the Wakey, Cas one!”

“The team will be keen to put in a solid performance and claim another victory. Castleford have been going well this year and they have some very impressive players. We will be working hard to nullify their game and we have proved that we can do that after our last meeting at The Probiz Colliseum.”

“It will definitely be an exciting game of Rugby League and I hope that the stadium is packed and spirits are high come that Sunday afternoon.”

The Wildcats will be eager to claim another win over their rivals on August 21st and the game is sure to be another unmissable encounter of derby Rugby League. Tickets are available to purchase from The Wildcats Superstore, online and over the phone on 01924 211611.

Tickets are priced at just £18 for adults and £10 for concessions if you are a Silver Member. Don’t miss out and pick up yours now!

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