Wakefield Wildcats: Play-offs hopes sunk by Warrington Wolves defeat

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats boss Richard Agar admits that his side are “highly unlikely” to reach the Super League play-offs after Saturday’s 26-14 loss at Warrington Wolves.

High-flying Wolves stayed in the hunt at the top thanks to Joel Monaghan’s brace and scores from Brett Hodgson, Micky Higham, Chris Bridge and Chris Riley.

Trinity responded through Frankie Mariano, Danny Kirmond and Liam Kay but the defeat is a damaging one according to Agar, who said: “It’s highly, highly unlikely we can make the play-offs now but we still have pride to play for.

“It was a scruffy game, and although we gave ourselves a shout, the best team won.

“They had a bit more speed and power in the middle of the park but I was pleased with our effort and the youngsters will be better for the experience.

“It’s now important we try to finish the season strongly and not limp out.”

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