Castleford Tigers inflict derby despair on Wakefield Wildcats

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WAKEFIELD Trinity Wildcats suffered a last-gasp 34-30 defeat to Castleford Tigers in a pulsating Super League XVI derby at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium.

The hosts led 24-22 at the end of a see-saw first-half in which Glenn Morrison, Paul Johnson, Matthew Wildie and Semi Tadulala bagged tries, all improved by Dale Morton.

Nick Youngquest edged Tigers ahead before he was sin-binned for interference and Wakefield took advantage through Chris Dean’s try and Morton’s penalty that gave them a 30-28 advantage with 10 minutes remaining.

However, the visitors rallied and Dean Widders dummied his way over to win it, Danny Orr converting, with just three minutes left.

Read Friday’s Wakefield Express for more news from the Wakefield Wildcats.