Wakefield Wildcats v Leeds Rhinos clash called off

Wakefield Wildcats groundsman Steve Dutton clears the lines on the pitch, after the home game against Leeds Rhinos was called off. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe
Wakefield Wildcats groundsman Steve Dutton clears the lines on the pitch, after the home game against Leeds Rhinos was called off. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe
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The weather claimed its first casualty of the weekend when tonight’s Super League game between Wakefield Wakefield and Leeds Rhinos was called off.

The Wildcats said in a statement on their website that the clash had been wiped out due to “heavy snowfall” and that it would instead be played on Sunday afternoon at 3.30pm.

A Rhinos spokesman said: “Wakefield have taken the decision following the snowfall and with the forecast of more to come later today. All tickets purchased for tonight’s game are still valid for Sunday’s game. If you have purchased your tickets from the Leeds Rhinos ticket office and can not make Sunday’s re-arranged game, please contact the Headingley Carnegie ticket office and you must return your unused ticket for a full refund.

“Fans travelling with the official coach can still do so on Sunday, the coach will now depart from Car Park F on St Michael’s Lane at 1.30pm.”

Saturday’s scheduled U19 fixture between the two sides has also been postponed with a date to be arranged for this U19 fixtures.