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Wakefield Trinity: Lyne confident Trinity can seal top four place and book Cas return

WAKEFIELD TRINITY remain firmly in contention for a Betfred Super League semi-final place and centre Reece Lyne insists they would return to Castleford Tigers in confident mood.

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Castleford's players celebrate as captain Michael Shenton lifts the League Leaders Shield.
17th August 2017.
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Castleford Tigers 45 Wakefield Trinity 20: Coaches’ reaction

Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell described winning the league leaders’ shield as the best achievement of his career, but his Wakefield Trinity rival Chris Chester is also in upbeat mood.

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That’s the first goal done, now it’s time to regroup, says Shenton as Castleford Tigers make history

Castleford Tigers’ captain Michael Shenton lifted the League Leaders’ Shield for the first time in the club’s history last night and then insisted: “Now we have to finish the job.”

Castleford's Ben Roberts is tackled by Wakefield's David Fifita. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Battling Trinity cannot stop Castleford’s Shield party

Wakefield Trinity put up a battling effort for the first 50 minutes, but could not spoil the party night of local rivals Castleford Tigers as they went down to a 45-20 defeat at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

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TIGERS' FEAT: Castleford Tigers celebrate after beating Wakefield and securing top spot in the top flight for the first time in the club's 91-year senior history. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Castleford Tigers 45 Wakefield Trinity 20: Tigers secure top spot for first time in club’s 91-year history

THERE WERE jubilant and emotional scenes at the Jungle last night when Castleford Tigers were crowned league leaders for the first time in their 91-year history as a senior club.

Bill Tupou, left, is congratulated by team-mates after scoring against Leeds Rhinos.

Bill Tupou signs new three-year deal at Wakefield Trinity

Centre/winger Bill Tupou has signed a new contract which will keep him at Wakefield Trinity until the end of the 2020 season.

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Michael Shenton and Daryl Powell.

Castleford Tigers v Wakefield Wildcats: Sole survivor Shenton out to make history with Castleford

ELEVEN YEARS after being involved in one of Castleford Tigers’ darkest days, Michael Shenton could be part of an historic night against the same opposition.

Super League's leading tryscorer, Greg Eden, has been named in the 19-man Tigers squad to face Wakefield after a lengthy lay-off. PIC: Simon Cooper/PA Wire

Castleford Tigers v Wakefield Trinity: Long-term Cas casualties pencilled in for a return against Trinity

LONG-TERM CASUALTIES Junior Moors and Greg Eden have been named in Castleford Tigers’ initial 19-man squad for Thursday’s home derby against Wakefield Trinity.

Jacob Miller was penalised for this high challenge on Ashton Golding, but a second-half effort on the same player led to a decisive try for Wakefield team-mate Matty Ashurst. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Wakefield Trinity 38 Leeds Rhinos 6: Listless Leeds no match for Trinity

LISTLESS LEEDS Rhinos were embarrassed 38-6 by a Wakefield Trinity team who made a spectacular return to form last night.

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Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott trudges off the pitch. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Wakefield Trinity v Leeds Rhinos big-match verdict: Rhinos boss Mac shocked by manner of defeat

BOSS BRIAN McDermott admitted he was shocked by Leeds Rhinos’ 38-6 drubbing at Wakefield Trinity.

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Chris Chester and John Kear.

Wakefield Trinity v Leeds Rhinos: Chester demanding a much better performance

BOSS CHRIS Chester has challenged Wakefield Trinity to go from farce to epic tonight.

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Wakefield Trinity v Leeds Rhinos: Returning Burrow’s farewell is underway

RETIRING LEGEND Rob Burrow’s farewell tour begins tomorrow night.

Fit-again Wakefield Trinity playmaker, Jacob Miller. PIC: Allan McKenzie/YWNG

Wakefield Trinity v Leeds Rhinos: Miller makes starting 17 as Chester looks to turn tables on Leeds

PLAYMAKER JACOB Miller will return from long-term injury in tomorrow’s derby against Leeds Rhinos, Wakefield Trinity coach Chris Chester has confirmed.

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Wakefield Trinity director of rugby, John Kear. PIC: Matthew Merrick/

Wakefield Trinity: Kear and Crowther extend their stay

Wakefield Trinity’s head of rugby John Kear has signed a new one-year contract and forward Jordan Crowther has also committed himself to the club for 2018.

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Rob Burrow. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Wakefield Trinity v Leeds Rhinos: Squads named for Thursday’s Super-8s derby

Leeds Rhinos are set to welcome back half-back/hooker Rob Burrow for Thursday’s Betfred Super-8s derby at Wakefield Trinity.

Adam Walker, right, playing for St Helens last season.

Wakefield Trinity’s Adam Walker in positive cocaine test

Wakefield Trinity forward Adam Walker has become the latest player to test positive for cocaine.

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Huddersfield Giants 36 Wakefield Trinity 6: Brough’s latest landmark enrages Chester

DANNY BROUGH passed yet another great in the all-time points-scoring list as he helped Huddersfield Giants sweep past woeful Wakefield Trinity.

Super 8s defeat for Wakefield Trinity at Huddersfield Giants

Super 8s defeat for Wakefield Trinity at Huddersfield Giants

Wakefield Trinity suffered a 36-6 loss at Huddersfield Giants in their first game of the Super 8s campaign.

Confident Wakefield coach Chris Chester. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Huddersfield Giants v Wakefield Trinity: Trinity in ‘great position’ to take giant leap in ‘the eights’ says coach Chris Chester

COACH CHRIS Chester says Wakefield Trinity are beginning the Betfred Super-8s in a “great position”.

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Jacob Miller

Wakefield Trinity: Miller and England back for trip to Huddersfield Giants

Head coach Chris Chester has named the Wakefield Trinity 19-man squad for the Super 8s Qualifiers trip to Huddersfield Giants on Friday.

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