Wakefield Trinity

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DEFEAT AT TIGERS A strong second half comeback wasn’t enough for Trinity as they were beaten 28-26 at Castleford. Tries from Joe Arundel, Ben Reynolds and Tinirau Arona set up a tense finish but Wakefield just fell short. (18 April)

WOOD DEAL Kyle Wood has signed a new contact to keep him at Trinity until the end of 2021. The hooker has been in outstanding form this season and has been a key part of Chris Chester’s squad since joining Trinity ahead of the 2017 season. (17 April)

MORE FIFITA David Fifita will be a Trinity player for the next three years, signing a new deal which runs to the end of 2022. ‘The Big Bopper’ has been in outstanding form over the last couple of seasons and currently sits top of Super League's Man Of Steel rankings. (17 April)

WINGER RETURNS Mason Caton-Brown has returned to cover the long term injury to winger Tom Johnstone. Caton-Brown has signed to the end of the season following a spell at Championship side Toronto Wolfpack. (16 April)

SQUAD NEWS Chris Chester has named his squad for Thursday’s derby against Castleford Tigers. After picking up injuries last week against Wigan, Danny Brough, Jacob Miller and Anthony England are all sidelined. Kyle Wood and Reece Lyne are both set to feature despite being forced off the field last week. Ben Reynolds is set to start at half-back and make his competitive debut for the club. Chris Annakin also takes his place in the squad, having been recalled from a loan spell at Dewsbury. (16 April)

WIN V WARRIORS Trinity continued their good home form with a third consecutive victory in an incredible yet costly victory over Wigan Warriors, 30-20. Trinity were hit with injury blows to Anthony England, Reece Lyne, Jacob Miller, and Kyle Wood during the game. Ben Jones-Bishop bagged a brace of tries marking Chris Chester’s 100th game in charge. (12 April)

ORIGIN Wakefield Trinity trio Yusuf Aydin, Connor Bailey & Jack Croft have been included in the Yorkshire Origin squad for the first game of a three match series against Lancashire. Both Croft and Aydin signed full-time deals with the first-team ahead of the 2019 season and have impressed for the Under 19’s team so far this year. Meanwhile, Connor Bailey has been a key figure in Mark Applegarth’s team in the loose-forward role. (10 April)

WIN V GIANTS Trinity ensured back to back wins with a dramatic drop-goal victory over Huddersfield Giants, 17-16. David Fifita scored two tries while Danny Brough scored the winning point against his former club. (5 April)

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