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  • Lauitiiti, Mariano (2), Trout, Kay (3),
    Goals: Cockayne, Smith (3),
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  • Chase, Hauraki, Clare (4),
    Goals: Dixon (4),
  • First Utility Super League
  • 8th Sep 2013
  • KO 15:30
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Wakefield head coach Richard Agar delighted after Wildcats edge Castleford

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Wakefield head coach Richard Agar delighted after Wildcats edge Castleford

Wakefield head coach Richard Agar delighted after Wildcats edged the local derby with Castleford

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Wakefield head coach Richard Agar was delighted after the Wildcats edged the local derby with Castleford 36-32, but admitted his side is likely to be broken up.

Trinity jumped above the Tigers to finish in eleventh spot in Super League after new chairman Michael Carter revealed last week the club need to raise £400,000 to balance the books.

"Liam Kay took his tries exceptionally well. During the course of the game I thought we were the team who were consistently making line breaks," said Agar.

"I pay tribute to Ali [Lauitiiti], he came up with a few quality pieces of play and he came up with the kick block on (Rangi) Chase which set up the last-minute try. We can have an off-season of bragging rights.

"We have had a really tough week. We will try and keep a hold of the core group of players. The club has got some important bills and situations over the next two months.

"We probably have to sell at least one more player, maybe even two. We may lose three, four, five or maybe more.

Untouchable<>

"Danny Kirmond I feel is an untouchable one though. He is a Wakefield kid. The chairman has made it clear that we want him to lead us out in a new stadium."

Castleford coach Daryl Powell added: "I thought we deserved a point today but that's the way it goes. We went after winning the game rather than closing it out.

"It is a little bit of a bitter-sweet finish but I just said to the players it's been a pleasure over the last 13 games.

"The young guys did themselves and the club proud. I've been really pleased with the second half of the season since I've been involved, we've got to build on that now."

He also paid tribute to Rangi Chase, who was making his last appearance before his switch to Salford.

"Rangi is a special player," he added. "He's a once-in-a-lifetime sort of player. I haven't seen anybody else do the type of things he's done.

"I think he's really loved being at Castleford and that's good to see. Since I've been at the club he's been nothing but a pleasure to work with and every Castleford fan will say it's been a pleasure to have him at the club."

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First Utility Super League Table - February 27 2015
Pos Team P Pts
1 St Helens 3 6
2 Leeds Rhinos 3 6
3 Wakefield Wildcats 2 4
4 Warrington Wolves 2 4
5 Wigan Warriors 2 3
6 Hull FC 2 2
7 Catalans Dragons 2 2
8 Widnes Vikings 2 1
9 Castleford Tigers 3 0
10 Hull K R 2 0
11 Huddersfield Giants 3 0
12 Salford Red Devils 2 0
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Friday 27th February
20:00St Helens vs Castleford Tigers
Saturday 28th February
14:00Catalans Dragons vs Warrington Wolves
19:30Salford Red Devils vs Hull FC
Sunday 1st March
15:00Hull K R vs Wigan Warriors
15:00Widnes Vikings vs Wakefield Wildcats
Thursday 5th March
20:00Hull FC vs Leeds Rhinos
Friday 6th March
20:00Wakefield vs St Helens
20:00Huddersfield Giants vs Widnes Vikings
20:00Castleford Tigers vs Wigan Warriors
Saturday 7th March
15:30Catalans Dragons vs Salford Red Devils
Today's Results
TimeResult
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Thursday 26th February
Leeds Rhinos 28 - 24 Huddersfield Giants
Sunday 15th February
Wakefield 44 - 24 Hull K R
Saturday 14th February
Catalans Dragons 13 - 12 Castleford
Friday 13th February
Hull 6 - 7 Warrington
Leeds 38 - 6 Widnes
Wigan 24 - 16 Huddersfield
Thursday 12th February
Salford 6 - 52 St Helens
Sunday 8th February
Castleford 22 - 24 Wakefield
Huddersfield 0 - 19 Hull
Hull K R 30 - 40 Leeds

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