Wakefield chairman John Minards has described the financial impact being felt by the club as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.

The loss of home fixtures is causing cashflow issues for clubs throughout the game.

And Minards has discussed some of the measures that Trinity have taken to safeguard their own future.

He said: “For the club, the financial consequences are of course severe.

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“At this time of year, we depend heavily on match day revenues and we do not carry large reserves of cash!

“Your Board is very much in control of our financial situation, however.

“Michael and I speak daily. We have already taken several important actions to help the situation including the following:

“Discussing with both the Council and HMRC concerning various tax and other liabilities as well as the various reliefs that the Chancellor announced last week

“Seeking the cooperation of our many suppliers while being mindful that we deal with numbers of local businesses who are themselves under financial pressure

“Playing an active role with both Super League and the RFL, supporting their submissions seeking support from Government and negotiations with key sponsors

“Helping the Rugby League governing bodies control their own costs on our behalf

“We are enormously grateful for the support we have received from suppliers and creditors and would of course welcome the support of anyone else who can help with payment terms or offer other assistance.”