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Honours

League Champions:

1966-67, 1967-68

Challenge Cup Winners:

1908-09, 1945-46, 1959-60, 1961-62, 1962-63

Yorkshire Cup Winners:

as a union club:

1879, 1880, 1883, 1887

as a league club:

1910-11, 1924-25, 1946-47, 1947-48, 1951-52, 1956-57, 1960-61, 1961-62, 1964-65, 1992-93

Yorkshire League Winners:

1909-10, 1910-11, 1945-46, 1958-59, 1959-60, 1961-62, 1962-63

 Division One Winners: 1998

 

 

Record attendance

37,906 (21st March 1936 Leeds v Huddersfield, Challenge Cup semi-final)

Club record:

30,676 (26th Feb 1921 v Huddersfield - Challenge Cup First Round)

Wakefield Friendlies

This will be a  by no means complete list of Wakefield's friendly matches over the years. Let me know if you can fill in any of the gaps or add to the list. 

Traditionally Wakefield played Dewsbury in the pre-season Lazenby Cup charity game, alternating Home and Away each season. This ceased in the 1950's.

 Nigel Bell is clearly overcome with emotion as he holds the Yorkshire Rider Cup following the 1988 friendly victory over Hunslet...

1988 Yorkshire Rider Cup victory

 

Day Date Year Location Opposition Competition Trinity Opposition Result
23 Apr 1921 H Dewsbury Lazenby Cup      
27 Apr 1921 H A County Team A.K.Crosland, T. Poynton, A.Burton and W.Lynch Benefit      
30 Apr 1921 H Wakefield District Team Friendly - proceeds to Clayton Hospital      
11 May 1935 H Featherstone Rovers Clayton Hospital Cup      
  Aug 1946   Dewsbury Lazenby Cup      
16 Aug 1947 H Dewsbury Lazenby Cup 7 13 Lost
  Aug 1948 A Dewsbury Lazenby Cup 10 9 Won
13 Aug 1949 H Dewsbury Lazenby Cup      
7 Apr 1950 H French Touring Team Tour 36 7 Won
  Aug 1950   Dewsbury Lazenby Cup      
16 Aug 1952   York Forster Todd Trophy 45 3 Won
30 May 1953 H Featherstone Rovers Coronation Cup 13 23 Lost
28 Apr 1954 H Lionel Cooper's Team Jack Booth Testimonial      
15 Aug 1954 A Featherstone Rovers Bullock Cup 17 28 Lost
  Summer 1954 Blackpool Bramley Blackpool Sports Week 21 7 Won
  Summer 1954 Blackpool Barrow Blackpool Sports Week 10 30 Lost
7 Aug 1954 H Castleford Friendly      
9 Mar 1957 H Warrington Friendly 34 16 Won
10 Aug 1957 H Hull Bullock Cup      
30 Jun 1962 Johannesburg Johannesburg Celtic South African Tour 52 6 Won
3 Jul 1962 Johannesburg Boksburg Vikings South African Tour 42 15 Won
6 Jul 1962 Bloemfontein Bloemfontein Aquilae South African Tour 48 9 Won
9 Jul 1962 Durban S.A. Invitation XIII South African Tour 59 3 Won
14 Jul 1962 Benoni S.A. Invitation XIII South African Tour 38 25 Won
17 Jul 1962 Pretoria S.A. Invitation Team South African Tour 42 8 Won
13 Aug 1966 A Salford Charity Cup Match 10 18 Lost
11 Aug  1967 H Salford Charity Cup Match 6 29 Lost
14 Aug 1970 H Wakefield and District Amateurs Final Trial Game      
26 May 1976 H Great Britain Mick Morgan Testimonial      
7 Nov 1976 H Doncaster Friendly 61 3 Won
6 Aug 1978 A York Friendly      
10 Aug 1979 H York Friendly      
15 Aug 1982 A Leigh Firsway Charity Match 14 15 Lost
26 Aug 1984 A Leigh Firsway Charity Match      
12 Aug 1984 H Bradford   Sterling Sevens 4 14 Lost
7 Aug 1985 H Wakefield Past Friendly      
21 Aug 1985 A Hull Friendly      
  Aug 1986 A Hunslet Yorkshire Rider Cup 16 12 Won
19 Aug 1987 H Hunslet Yorkshire Rider Cup     Draw
  Aug 1988 A Hunslet Yorkshire Rider Cup 30 12 Won
    1988 H Wakefield 79 Wembley Team John Thompson Benefit Game      
18 Aug 1989 H Hunslet Yorkshire Rider Cup 34 10 Won
15 Aug 1990 H Hunslet Yorkshire Rider Cup 24 26 Lost
1 Aug 1992 H Hunslet Yorkshire Rider Cup 30 10 Won
  Aug 1993 H Hunslet Yorkshire Rider Cup 50 18 Won
  Aug 1994 H Dewsbury Friendly 14 24 Lost
  Mar 1996 H London Broncos Friendly 12 35 Lost
26 Dec 1997 A Featherstone Rovers Headland Electric Trophy 12 18 Lost
4 Oct 1998 France  Villeneuve Treize Tournoi 12 34 Lost
11 Oct 1998 France Limoux Treize Tournoi 38 36 Won
17 Oct 1998 France Limoux Treize Tournoi 24 10 Won
23 Oct 1998 France Villeneuve Treize Tournoi 23 25 Lost
29 Jan 1999 H Sheffield Eagles John Thompson Benefit Game      
7 Feb 1999 A Bradford   Friendly 6 62 Lost
26 Dec 1999 A Castleford Friendly 14 14 Draw
1 Feb 2000 H Sheffield Eagles Friendly 30 26 Won
6 Feb 2000 A Bradford   Friendly 12 24 Lost
26 Dec 2000 A Castleford Friendly      
25 Jan 2001 A Leeds Friendly 16 32 Lost
31 Jan 2001 H Bradford   Friendly      
13 Jan 2002 A Hull Friendly      
29 Dec 2002 A Featherstone Rovers Friendly 18 0 Won
12 Jan 2003 A York Friendly postponed    
16 Jan 2003 H Leeds Friendly 38 24 Won
24 Jan 2003 A Halifax Friendly 26 26 Draw
28 Dec 2003 A Featherstone Rovers Friendly 34 14 Won
30 Jan 2004 A Leeds Friendly 6 24 Lost
4 Feb 2004 A Bradford   Friendly 12 26 Lost
26 Dec 2004 A Leeds Tetley's Festive Challenge 6 46 Lost
23 Jan 2005 A Featherstone Rovers Friendly      
26 Dec 2005 A Leeds Friendly 18 42 Lost
20 Jan 2006 A York Friendly 26 12 Won
26 Dec 2006 A Leeds Friendly 14 22 Lost
21 Jan 2007 H Dewsbury Friendly      
28 Jan 2007 H Bradford   Friendly 42 24 Won
26 Dec 2007 A Leeds Friendly 26 18 Won
4 Jan 2008 H Bradford   Friendly 44 0 Won
27 Jan 2008 A Featherstone Rovers Friendly 38 28 Won
2 Feb 2008 A St Helens Friendly 22 38 Lost
26 Dec 2008 A Leeds Friendly 22 16 Won
18 Jan 2009 A St Helens Paul Wellen's Testimonial 22 26 Lost
25 Jan 2009 A Castleford Friendly 12 32 Lost
26 Dec 2009 A Leeds Friendly 12 32 Lost
17 Jan 2010 H Wigan Friendly 38 40 Lost
24 Jan 2010 A Hunslet Friendly 6 38 Lost
1 Jan 2011 A Leeds Friendly 22 40 Lost
16 Jan 2011 A Dewsbury Friendly 30 10 Won
23 Jan 2011 H Huddersfield Friendly 16 24 Lost
30 Jan 2011 A Bradford   Friendly 16 40 Lost
26 Dec 2011 A Leeds Heatshot Festive Challenge 10 26 Lost
6 Jan 2012 H Sheffield Eagles Friendly 38 24 Won
14 Jan 2012 A Catalans Dragons Jerome Guisset's Testimonial 10 46 Lost
22 Jan 2012 H Castleford Friendly 40 20 Won
29 Jan 2012 A Batley Friendly 14 18 Lost

Coaches

Ken Traill 1958-70         

Neil Fox 1970-74

Peter Fox 1974-76     

Geoff Gunney 1976     

Brian Lockwood 1976-78 

Ian Brooke 1978-79   

Bill Kirkbride 1979-80    

Bill Ashurst 1981-82     

Ray Batten 1982-83  

Derek Turner 1983-84 

Geoff Wraith 1984   

David Lamming 1984-85 

Len Casey 1985-86    

Tony Dean 1986     

Trevor Bailey 1986-87

David Topliss 1987-94 

David Hobbs 1994-95   

Paul Harkin 1995-96   

Mitch Brennan 1996-97 

Andy Kelly 1997-2000   

Tony Kemp 2000       

John Harbin 2000-01  

Peter Roe 2001-02    

Shane McNally/Adrian Vowles 2002-03     

Shane McNally 2003-05 

Tony Smith 2005-06    

John Kear 2006-11  

Richard Agar 2011-2014

James Webster 2014-2015

Brian Smith 2015-2016

Chris Chester March 2016