Wakefield Wildcats name young squad for Rugby League Nines

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WAKEFIELD Wildcats have named a youthful-looking 15-man squad for tonight’s Rugby League Nines tournament at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium.

First-team players Kieran Hyde, Matty Wildie, Greg Johnson and Josh Veivers are included and will be joined by a number of the club’s promising young reserve grade players.

Six games will be played tonight in the first round of the competition, including the hosts and teams from Leeds Rhinos, Featherstone Rovers and Halifax.

Wakefield kick-off proceedings at 7.30pm against Halifax and entry is priced at £5 for adults and £3 for concessions.

The bar will be open from 5.30pm serving drinks and refreshments.

Wildcats 15-man squad: Josh Veivers, Greg Johnson, Danny Cowling, Lucas Walshaw, Tom Hodson, Kieran Hyde, Liam Kay, Kyle Trout, Matty Wildie, Adam Slater, Sam Doherty, Samy Masselot, Stanislas Robin, Tom Henderson, Jordan Grayston

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