In-form winger Peter Fox has called on the Wildcats to build on their back-to-back wins in Super League.
Fox crossed the whitewash twice as the Trinity eased to an impressive 30-12 win over Catalan Dragons at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium.
It was arguably Wakefield’s most complete performance of the season to date as Richard Agar’s men look to hunt down the sides in the top eight. And Fox says getting a first win in 2013 over a side in the top eight is a good confidence boost.
“It was nice to get that sort of result. We probably could have got a few more but I couldn’t catch a cold today! I got a nice brace so I’m real happy.
“We sapped most of their energy in the first half with dummy half runs and our forwards carried it really well. Credit to them because I thought they put a really good effort in and we managed to get the points on the back of that.
“We’ve been underperforming really. We’ve been in the games but we haven’t been getting the two points which is the most important thing. We proved last year that we can beat top eight sides so it’s good to do that. We’ve just got to back that up week-in, week-out now.”
Attentions now turn to the Tetley’s Challenge Cup and a tough trip to the KC Stadium to face a Hull FC team who themselves are beginning to find their best form. As a former Hull KR man, Fox has experienced a number of pressure encounters at the home of the black and whites and is expecting a highly competitive clash.
He says both sides respective form will count for little in the pressure cauldron of knockout rugby league and says the Wildcats fans can play their part in getting Trinity into the quarter-finals by turning out in good numbers.
“It’s good to play at the KC for this round of the cup and we are going in there with confidence. But to be honest, I don’t think that matters when it comes to the cup. Anyone can win on the day and you can be a team that has lost five in a row then go on and win in the cup.
“We’ve just got to dust ourselves up and go into the game as we have been.
“I hope they (the fans) all get there. Wakey fans are pretty good anyway so I’m sure they’ll get in there bus loads there and support us all the way.”
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