JOHNSTONE SIGNS NEW FOUR-YEAR DEAL AT THE WILDCATS

posted on 16 December 2015

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats are thrilled to announce that Tom Johnstone has extended his contract at the club. 

The 20-year old came through the Academy ranks at the Wildcats and signed his first full time deal with the club last June. He featured regularly in the first team squad last season making 12 appearances scoring nine tries one of them against Castleford Tigers at the Magic Weekend. He has just penned a new four-year deal at the club which will see him in the red, white and blue jersey until 2019. 

Tom has spoken about the deal saying, "I am absolutely thrilled to say that I have signed a new deal with the club. I am excited to keep on developing under such an experienced coach such as Brian. I love the way the club is moving forward and I cannot wait to be a part of that for another four years."

Chairman, Michael Carter has also expressed his delight for the youngster, "I am delighted that he has signed for the next four years. Tom has come through the Academy program and has established himself as a member of the first team squad.I am happy that he's committed to us for the next four years. I have already turned down offers from other clubs for Tom. 

"Tom is one that I would like to see playing here for the next 10 years. Everyone who contributes to the Club 1873 Scheme can take pride in this announcement." 

The 1873 lottery is an exclusive membership scheme offering the supporters the chance to win a guaranteed £250 each week. There is a subscription fee or just £1 a week, your lucky numbers will earn you a place in our weekly draw and make you eligible for a whole host of other fantastic deals.

All proceeds raised by the 1873 lottery goes straight back into the Youth and Development at the Wildcats to help attract, nurture and retain the area's best young talent such as Tom Johnstone and the likes of Max Jowitt and Jordan Crowther. To sign up to Club 1873 you can call 01924 201548. 

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