Wakefield back rower Dannny Kirmond believes that Trinity can improve again in 2017, after finishing in the top eight of Super League last season.
The added security that being in the top section of the Super Eights gave the club has made retention and recruitment of players much simpler for the club during the close season.
“That’s the thing, we’ve already been able to build on that,” Kirmond told Love Rugby League.
“If you’re in the Middle Eights, and you might be in the Million Pound Game, then you can’t really build at that time, because there’s that much uncertainty, about whether there’s going to be contracts available for people.
“This year, we’d been in the top eight, so the club has been able to do their business a lot earlier, and tie players down.
“People are more willing to stay at the club when you’ve got more security for your family.
“There’s been a bit of a lower turnaround than usual this year, which has been good.
“Everyone that’s come in has really added to things, and helped us hit the ground running in preseason.”