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College student reaches top ten in the World Women's Snooker tournament

Wednesday, 17 July, 2019

Wakefield College student Stephanie Daughtery has reached 9th place in the international rankings of the World Women’s Snooker tournament.

College Student makes debut

Thursday, 06 June, 2019

Wakefield College Sport Level 3 student Jack Croft was selected to make his debut for Wakefield Trinity’s First Team the other week against St Helens in the Challenge Cup Quarter Finals.

College trio selected for rugby ‘Yorkshire Academy of Origin’

Friday, 17 May, 2019

Three Wakefield College students and Rugby League Development athletes have been selected to play in the inaugural Academy of Origin Series for Yorkshire v Lancashire.

Wakefield College Coach selected for England duty

Tuesday, 26 February, 2019

Wakefield College Head Football coach, Ben Severn was recently selected to be part of the English Colleges National team coaching squad for a prestigious international tournament in Rome, Italy.

Wakefield to become the first Women & Girl’s Rugby Development Academy in the UK

Friday, 28 September, 2018

Wakefield College and Wakefield Trinity Community Trust have partnered up to become the first Women’s Rugby Development Academy in the country.

Croft Signs Four Year Deal

Monday, 10 September, 2018

Wakefield College Student Jack Croft has signed a four-year professional contract with Wakefield Trinity RLFC.

Wakefield College Flourish at National Championships

Friday, 01 June, 2018

Some of Wakefield College’s top athletes made it to The Association of Colleges’ Sport National Championships at the University of Nottingham the other week to represent the region of Yorkshire and Humber (Y&H) in a number of Olympic style events.

Students faced a tough selection process at York University to get into the regional squad, competing with numerous other Colleges…

Wakefield College bag the cup for the double

Thursday, 03 May, 2018

Wakefield College capped of their impressive season with a hard earned and costly victory vs a solid Barrow Furness Raiders outfit. 

In what was probably the most physical game of the year for both teams, Barrow got off to the better start getting an early penalty to get the first points on the board. Wakefield then hit back through the impressive centre Jack Croft who found…

Academy of Sport Tour Barcelona

Friday, 13 April, 2018

During half term, the men’s football and rugby teams went on a week-long tour of Barcelona, testing themselves against some talented Catalan sides.

The tour was the first of its kind for the College teams and were proudly supported and sponsored by Wakefield travel agent One World Travel.

Amongst sightseeing across the city the boys got access to the Camp Nou, Barcelona…

UFC athletes work with Wakefield College

Friday, 13 April, 2018

Some of the top UFC fighters in the world are turning to Wakefield College staff and students for nutritional advice and physical testing, using state-of-the-art machinery and facilities at the Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre (ASIC).

Current UFC fighter Aleksandar Rakic flew over from Austria specifically to utilise the specialised equipment in ASIC.  Students studying…