Wakefield trio hospitalised following car crash

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Wakefield Wildcats have revealed that Danny Kirmond, Chris Annakin and Richard Owen sustained injuries that are not life threatening in a car crash on Friday.

Wildcats captain Kirmond, second-rower Annakin and winger Owen spent Friday night in hospital after an accident in the Heath Common area on the outskirts of Wakefield.

A statement from the Super League club said: "Three players, Chris Annakin, Danny Kirmond, and Richard Owen were involved in the accident, and all remained overnight in hospital with various injuries, although none are life threatening.

"Police and Ambulance staff attended the scene, and the club are liaising with them to ascertain exactly what occurred. We hope everyone will wish the players a speedy recovery and respect their privacy at this time.

"There will be further information released as and when appropriate."