Wakefield confirm Richie Mathers signing

Richie Mathers
Two-year deal

Wakefield Wildcats have completed the permanent signing of Richie Mathers from Castleford Tigers.

The full-back has penned a two-year deal at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium after impressing in the red, white and blue on a season-long loan this year.

Wakefield have been working hard to get the deal done for a player who still had a year to run on his Castleford contract but, as reported in last week’s Express, all three parties have come to an agreement.

Mathers had made no secret of his desire to make his loan move permanent and he says the feeling of finalising his move is one of “a big relief”.

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