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Super League star secures his future with new deal

Wakefield Trinity have given a new deal to star fullback Max Jowitt.

The club shared this information in a unique way.

Their last 11 Tweets have spelt out Jowitt signs and fans were directed to this just before their clash with Leigh Leopards in the Challenge Cup.

The exciting fullback has been absent since Trinity’s Round One clash against Catalans Dragons.

That night Jowitt and Trinity gave Catalans a run for their money.

Since then the Dragons have established themselves near the top and Wakefield have struggled. They have been unable to win a game this season and have failed to score in five games since scoring only one try or less more often than not.

This shows the value of Jowitt to Wakefield given they scored four tries in his one and only appearance in 2023.

He has now signed a two year deal to stay at the club.

Jowitt made a fine start to life in Super League, picking up the Albert Goldthorpe Rookie of the Year award in 2016 after a string of outstanding performances which helped Trinity secure a top-eight finish. The arrival of Scott Grix in 2017 meant Jowitt had to remain patient to establish himself as our first-choice fullback. However, over the last couple of seasons, our number 1 has proved his worth and value to the team with his performances.

Jowitt is hoping to feature in the club’s next Super League outing at Catalans Dragons next weekend.

Speaking on his new deal, Jowitt said: “I’m really happy to be extending my stay at the club. When it came down to it, it was a pretty easy decision.

“Having some chats back and forth with Mash (Mark Applegarth), Michael (Carter) and my agent, we came to an agreement which works for all parties, so I’m really happy.

“Whilst I’m obviously excited for the next two years, my main focus is on getting back to full fitness over these next few weeks and doing my best for the team, in what is an important period.”

Trinity Head Coach, Mark Applegarth, added: “I’m delighted to secure a player of Max Jowitt’s quality for the next two years. I know that there was a lot of interest in him.

“At 26, Max’s best years are in front of him and, in my opinion, a fit and firing Max Jowitt is one of the finest attacking fullback’s in the competition. He has a great pass-selection as well as the pace to go with it.

“To have him tied up until the end of 2025 is fantastic news for the club.”

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