New signing imminent as Morrison returns for Wakefield Wildcats’ clash with Hull FC

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SKIPPER Glenn Morrison and Tommy Lee will return for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats in their Super League XVI round 19 home game against Hull FC on Sunday.

Morrison (dead leg) and Lee (hamstring) missed out on the Wildcats’ disappointing 40-22 loss at Harlequins last week through injury but head coach John Kear will bring them back for the clash with the Black and Whites.

Kear said: “There will be some changes because we weren’t satisfied with Harlequins.

“There has been a lot more focus, intensity and drive in practice this week than there was last week. Perhaps they [the players] realise they have points to prove still.

“[Defence] has been an area that has been causing me concern over the past month because apart from Huddersfield we have been leaking too many points.”

Kear admits that there are “bumps and bruises” within the squad but there has been some good news with the return of Lee and Morrison.

The Wildcats boss said: “Tommy will be in the 17 this week without a shadow of a doubt.

“Glenn will play. He has been outstanding for us this season and we miss him. When he is out of our team we are not as good a team.”

Behind the scenes, Kear hopes to welcome a new overseas signing to the club “by this time next week” and he also admits that former Wakefield winger Semi Tadulala is back training with the club “doing some conditioning work”.

He added: “It is a mutual agreement. He is not going onto the field and doing rugby league related activities.”

When asked if there was any possibility of Tadulala signing a contract at the Wildcats in the future, Kear replied: “Yes, there is.”

He added: “I think he would like to have another game of rugby league.”

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