Wakefield Wildcats centre Collis wary of “dangerous” Widnes Vikings test

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CENTRE Dean Collis believes Sunday’s Super League clash with Widnes Vikings will be a “dangerous” one for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats.

Richard Agar’s side go into the game as the league’s form side thanks to five wins on the spin and will be favourites for the two points at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium.

But the Australian says victory over the Vikings, which could fire Wakefield into the play-offs, will be no walk in the park.

“It’s definitely a dangerous game for us,” he said.

“Widnes are a good side, we’ve watched them over the last three or four weeks and they’ve really improved as the year’s gone on.

“They’ve got some very dangerous players in their side from watching them and on their day they can beat anyone.

“We’re approaching it as a really big game and this week’s training has been spot on, so we’ll be going at it all guns blazing and hopefully we’ll come away with the two points.

“We’re going to have to play very well for the points, we can’t just expect to turn up and everything will happen, so it’s a dangerous one for us.”

Collis and his team-mates certainly won’t be lacking confidence as they aim to make it a first league ‘double’ of the campaign.

They showed it in abundance in last-gasp victories over Hull KR and St Helens in recent victories and the 26-year-old says they’re chomping at the bit to make it a sixth win on the spin.

“Everyone’s really keen and this week’s training has showed that,” he commented.

“Everyone’s jumping out of their skins and can’t wait to get out there.

“The mood around the camp is very upbeat and everyone’s very positive, there’s a lot of self-belief within the team. It’s really good to come to training, you can see everyone’s enjoying themselves.”

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