Wakefield Trinity: Annakin signs new two-year contract

Wakefield Trinity's longest-serving player, Chris Annakin, 26, has signed a new two-year deal, keeping him at the club until 2019.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 6th September 2017, 6:17 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 1:17 pm
Chris Annakin. PIC: Paul Butterfield
Chris Annakin. PIC: Paul Butterfield

The second-rower came through the academy ranks before signing his first professional contract in 2010. He made his first-team debut in February 2013 after gaining experience on loan.

“I am pleased, it has been something that I have been aiming for; I thought I might have to go part-time at the end of the year but I am delighted that I have a new deal,” said Annakin.

“It is a great set of lads here; we are doing well this year and by keeping all of our squad together will hopefully see big things for the club over the next couple of years.”

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Chris Chester. PIC: Matthew Merrick/RLPhotos

Coach Chris Chester added: “I’m really pleased for Chris, he’s been at the club a number of years and he has shown some consistency over the season.

“He’s a ball of energy and gives the team a lift when he comes on the field. I am looking forward to working with him for the next two years.”

Chris Chester. PIC: Matthew Merrick/RLPhotos