AGAR STICKS TO SAME 19 FOR WIGAN

posted on 5 April 2013

Wildcats head coach Richard Agar has named an unchanged squad for the third successive Super League game as his side travel to take on Wigan Warriors this Sunday, kick-off 3pm.

Richard Agar has named an unchanged squad for the visit to Wigan.

After suffering a series of injuries around a month ago the Wakefield boss now has a fully fit squad to choose from following the double header over Easter.

Trinity have had mixed fortunes over the last week after beating local rivals Castleford 37-16 before falling short 34-22 at home to Hull FC on Easter Monday. Agar has given an update on his team news ahead of the visit to the DW Stadium.

“We’ve got one or two sore bodies as you’d expect this time of year,” the head coach admitted.

“I think that affected us on Monday’s game, I said it after the game I don’t think the opposition beat us, I felt we beat ourselves in a lot of respects.

“We have got the option of some fresh blokes and that’s the pleasing thing for us. We have got some guys that haven’t played any games at all over Easter and we feel they’re fit, fresh and probably ready for an opportunity so we’ll have a good look where we are.”

The squad in full to take on Wigan:

1. Richard MATHERS

2. Peter FOX

3. Dean COLLIS

4. Lee SMITH

5. Ben COCKAYNE

6. Paul SYKES

7. Tim SMITH

8. Justin POORE

9. Paul AITON

10. Andy RALEIGH

11. Ali LAUITIITI

12. Danny KIRMOND

13. Danny WASHBROOK

14. Kyle WOOD

15. Kyle AMOR

16. Oliver WILKES

19. Vince MELLARS

20. Reece LYNE

27. Chris ANNAKIN

This weekend sees the return of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup with Lucas Walshaw and Bobbie Goulding set to feature for Dewsbury Rams as they take on Myton Warriors on Sunday.

Wildcats partner clubs are also in action in the third round before Monday’s draw where the Super League clubs are introduced. Doncaster face South Wales Scorpions on Saturday (kick-off 5.30pm) while Oxford travel to take on Halifax at the Shay on Sunday (kick-off 3pm).

Meanwhile, the Wildcats U19 outfit travel over to Orrell on Saturday to face Wigan with a 2pm kick-off looking to bounce back from the 24-8 defeat to Castleford on Good Friday.

Wakefield supporters are advised to pre-purchase their tickets for the clash against the Warriors from the Wildcats retail outlets. Trinity receive 10% off all away tickets sold on every Super League game so make sure you buy yours before matchday and financially support the club.

Adults tickets are £21 while concessions (over 60’s, students with valid ID, under 16’s and ambulant disabled) are £15. Buy yours today from the Rapid Solicitors Stadium Box Office, Ridings Centre or Trinity Walk stores or by calling 01924 210548.

Tickets do go off sale at the close of play today (Friday) but will still be available on the turnstiles at the DW Stadium.

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