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Kopczak in Wakefield switch

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Super League Wakefield have announced they have signed Craig Kopczak from Salford on a one year deal for 2019 .

Trinity agreed a fee for the forward last year and the former Wales international has now agreed terms and will make the switch across the Pennines for the next 12 months at least .

Kopczak made his debut in Super League for Bradford in 2006 , he played for the Bulls for 6 years before joining Huddersfield , where he won the league leaders shield .

He has spent the last 3 seasons at the AJ Bell playing over 80 games for the Rec Devils at either prop or second row . He also has 21 caps for Wales .

The Welsh international forward told the club website today “I am excited and looking forward to a new challenge ahead. I can’t wait to be playing with a fantastic team. It is great to be back in Yorkshire and I am really looking forward to getting stuck in, meeting the lads and getting out there playing.”

Trinity Coach Chris Chester sees Kopczak as key in helping his side make the play offs next season adding  “I am a big admirer of Craig and have been for a number of years. We have been chasing him for a very long time and finally the paperwork is all signed and sealed. I am delighted he has joined us for at least 12 months.”

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