January 2, 2021

Club Statement 02.01.21

Wakefield Trinity are aware of an incident on New Year’s Eve involving a small minority of our players appearing to breach Tier 3 COVID protocols.

The Club strongly condemn any thoughtless actions that not only put the lives of others at risk, but also potentially subject our brave front line workers to further risks and place additional burdens on an already stretched NHS.

We are extremely disappointed with the players’ actions and strongly condemn images and videos of players breaching the rules. Some people are asking, quite rightly, why these individuals feel they are exempt from following COVID protocols and rules.

The rules are clear, and our players should be role models to the wider community. The Club is now dealing with this matter internally.