LAUITIITI RETURNS FOR DERBY DECIDER

posted on 3 August 2012

Richard Agar has welcomed back Ali Lauitiiti into his 19-man squad for the derby decider against Castleford Tigers on Sunday afternoon.

Ali Lauitiiti will return for the derby decider against Castleford Tigers.

The Wildcats make the short journey to the PROBIZ Colliseum with the sides locked at one win apiece after Wakefield made up for defeat on Good Friday with a thrilling Magic Weekend win.

Lauitiiti returns to make his 200th first grade appearance in the UK, taking the place of Oliver Wilkes in the squad who had his appeal against a one match ban rejected on Thursday evening.

It will also be a landmark day for Richard Mathers, the on-loan full-back will make his 200th first grade appearance against his parent club.

There are no other changes to the 19-man squad as Agar keeps faith with the men that have earned West Yorkshire derby victories over Huddersfield Giants and Leeds Rhinos in the last two outings.

The 19-man squad in full is:

Richard MATHERS

Peter FOX

Dean COLLIS

Ben COCKAYNE

Isaac JOHN

Kyle WOOD

Andy ELLIS

Andy RALEIGH

Ali LAUITIITI

Danny WASHBROOK

Kyle AMOR

Paul JOHNSON

Danny KIRMOND

Frankie MARIANO

Tim SMITH

Kyle TROUT

Matt JAMES

Paul SYKES

Lee SMITH

Tickets for Sunday’s game will be available from the Wildcats retail outlets until 4pm on Saturday, however travel is no longer available.

A big derby day crowd is expected so fans are advised to buy in advance to avoid disappointment. Click HERE for ticket information.

This is Wakefield. Together We Are Stronger.

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