Agar: Southern return is like new signing for Wakefield Wildcats

Steve Southern
Steve Southern
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WAKEFIELD Trinity Wildcats head coach Richard Agar is hoping that the return of a rejuvenated Steve Southern to action will be akin to making a new signing.

Club skipper Southern has been side-lined with a calf injury since the Stobart Super League XVII defeat at London Broncos at the end of March.

However, with Wakefield sitting out Carnegie Challenge Cup games, Agar hopes that the 30-year-old forward will be in good shape for Wildcats’ home clash with Warrington Wolves in round 14 on May 20.

Agar said: “We have used [the break] as an opportune time for Steve.

“Not only has he been out with a calf injury but we have also used the four or five weeks to give him a mini pre-season and increase his strength and fitness levels.

“Hopefully we will get a rejuvenated and refreshed Steve Southern back in the fold.”

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