Wakefield Wildcats will open up their 2013 season away to Bradford Bulls on Sunday 3rd February before hosting Hull KR on Saturday 9th February – live on Sky.
The full fixture list has been confirmed with 2013 coming to a dramatic conclusion when the Wildcats host rivals Castleford in the final regular game of the year on Sunday 8th September which is the return fixture from the Good Friday derby at the Probiz Coliseum, home of the Tigers.
The Easter schedule is completed with a home fixture against Hull FC and after the dramatic 32-30 victory at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium in 2012 it will be just one of the 27 eagerly anticipated clashes throughout the year.
Richard Agar and his team make the two longest trips of the season in the first three away games after the clash at the Provident Stadium, Trinity travel to the capital to face London Broncos on Sunday 17th February before flying to the South of France on Saturday 2nd March to challenge Catalan Dragons.
After last week’s announcement that the Magic Weekend will remain in Manchester at the Etihad Stadium for the next two years it is now confirmed a third derby of the season will take place on Saturday 25th May and as the Wildcats look to defeat Ian Millward’s team once again at the landmark weekend.
Other standout fixtures to lookout for include the Super League champions Leeds Rhinos visiting the home of the Wildcats on Friday 22nd March while the red, white and blue faithful make the short trip to Headingley on Friday 19th July.
The 18th season of Super League will also be the second year of Monday night Rugby League after the success of its introduction this year. Wakefield have already been selected for three Monday night fixtures including the visit to Hull FC on Monday 1st July.
The full fixture list for 2013:
Round 1 - Sunday February 3
Bradford Bulls v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (3:00pm)
Round 2 – Saturday February 9
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Hull KR (5:45pm SKY)
Round 3 – Sunday February 17
London Broncos v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (3:00pm)
Round 4 – Sunday February 24
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Huddersfield Giants (3:30pm)
Round 5 – Saturday March 2
Catalan Dragons v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (6:00pm)
Round 6 – Sunday March 10
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Salford City Reds (3:30pm)
Round 7 – Friday March 15
St. Helens v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (8:00pm)
Round 8 – Friday March 22
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Leeds Rhinos (8:00pm)
Round 9 – Friday March 29
Castleford Tigers v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (8:00pm)
Round 10 – Monday April 1
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Hull FC (3:30pm)
Round 11 – Sunday April 7
Wigan Warriors v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (3:00pm)
Round 12 – Sunday April 4
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Warrington Wolves (3:30pm)
Round 13 – Friday April 26
Widnes Vikings v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (8:00pm SKY)
Round 14 – Saturday May 4
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Catalan Dragons (5:45pm SKY)
Round 15 – Sunday May 19
Hull KR v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (3:00pm)
Round 16 (Magic Weekend) – Saturday May 25
Castleford Tigers v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (2:15pm)
Round 17 – Sunday June 2
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Wigan Warriors (3:30pm)
Round 18 – Monday June 10
Salford City Reds v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (7:45pm SKY)
Round 19 – Sunday June 23
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v London Broncos (3:30pm)
Round 20 – Monday July 1
Hull FC v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (7:45pm SKY)
Round 21 – Monday July 8
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Widnes Vikings (7:45pm SKY)
Round 22 – Friday July 19
Leeds Rhinos v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (8:00pm)
Round 23 – Sunday August 4
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Bradford Bulls (3:30pm)
Round 24 – Sunday August 11
Warrington Wolves v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (3:00pm)
Round 25 – Sunday August 18
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v St. Helens (3:30pm)
Round 26 – Sunday September 1
Huddersfield Giants v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (3:00pm)
Round 27 – Sunday September 8
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Castleford Tigers (3:30pm)
A downloadable format of the Wildcats fixtures will be available HERE from 6pm this evening.
With the fixtures now confirmed for the second full season of the new era at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium the momentum is building for the new campaign have you bought your Gold Membership yet? With Origin prop Justin Poore signed up along with speedster Reece Lyne, Paul Sykes and Richard Mathers 2013 is expected to be a thrilling year at the home of the Wildcats.
After sailing through the 4,000 member target at the end of October the prices are still great value with Adults Memberships starting from just £150, concessions £100, young adults £65 while juniors are just £30 for all 13 home games while the junior price includes all away games in Super League.
You can purchase yours by clicking HERE, visiting either of our retail outlets at the Ridings Centre Store, Rapid Solicitors Stadium Box Office or by calling 01924 211611 / 201548.
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