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Wakefield

  • Sykes, Tautai (2), Lyne (2), Molloy, Smith, Godinet (2),
    Goals: Sammut (10),
56 - 14

Catalan Dragons

  • Pryce, Whitehead (2),
    Goals: Barthau,
  • Super League
  • 9th Mar 2014
  • KO 15:00
  • Att: 4,190

Super League: Wakefield Wildcats v Catalan Dragons preview

Last updated: 7th March 2014  

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Wakefield Wildcats host Catalan Dragons on Sunday in a clash of injury-hit sides battling for their first points of the campaign.

Wakefield have slipped to defeats to Salford, Bradford and Wigan so far this term, while the visitors have suffered losses to Hull, Castleford and Leeds.

Recent history between the sides at Belle Vue favours the Wildcats, who have won their last two home meetings with the Dragons.

The home side will give debuts to former Bradford prop Nick Scruton and winger Chris Riley, who has joined them on a month's loan from Warrington.

"We have injuries and suspensions in the backs so his (Riley's) experience will really help us out over the next month and he will bring a lot of energy to our team," said Wakefield coach Richard Agar.

But hopes of including Australian half-back recruit Harry Siejka have been dashed when his arrival in the UK was delayed.

Forward Jon Molloy has also been included in Agar's 19-man squad for the first time this season.

The Dragons, who are without 11 senior players through injury and suspension, are set to give forwards Louis Anderson and Benjamin Garcia their first appearances of the season.

Reserve team prop Gadwin Springer could also make his Super League debut after being named in coach Laurent Frayssinous' 19-man squad.

Wakefield squad: Briscoe, Crowther, Fox, Godinet, Kirmond, Lauitiiti, Lyne, Mathers, McShane, Molloy, Riley, Ryan, Sammut, Scruton, Smith, Sykes, Tautai, Washbrook, Wildie.

Catalans squad: Anderson, Baile, Baitieri, Barthau, Escare, Fakir, Garcia, Lima, Mounis, Oldfield, Paea, Pala, Pelissier, Pryce, Springer, Taia, Vaccari, Webb, Whitehead.

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Super League Table

Super League Table - July 24 2014
Pos Team P Pts
1 St Helens 21 32
2 Wigan Warriors 21 30
3 Leeds Rhinos 21 30
4 Castleford Tigers 22 30
5 Warrington Wolves 21 28
6 Huddersfield Giants 21 26
7 Catalan Dragons 21 23
8 Widnes Vikings 21 21
9 Hull K R 21 18
10 Salford Red Devils 21 17
11 Wakefield Wildcats 21 17
12 Hull FC 22 16
13 Bradford Bulls * 21 2
14 London Broncos 21 0
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