Anderson only focusing on Huddersfield Giants
Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson claims he is not interested in the stuttering form of Sunday’s opponents Warrington, insisting his only focus is on his own side.
The Giants face a Warrington side that have lost three of their first six games, but Anderson believes the only way the Giants can get better is if they distance themselves from any concerns about their opponents.
I’m not bothered about Warrington; what’s the point? If I put all my time into Warrington then we aren’t going to improve. That’s not my main focus, my main focus is us,” Anderson claimed.
“We don’t hide behind anything here, we’re really honest in how we approach things. We’ve got to make sure we take some stepping stones regarding righting wrongs.”
The Giants put in disappointing performance to lose in the South of France against Catalan last time out, and Anderson admitted his side were poor, claiming they “lacked energy” as they slipped to their second loss of the season.
“You don’t really have to be a scientist or a rugby league expert to realise what we did wasn’t good enough. That’s the simple thing. I thought we lacked a lot of energy and looked tired. I don’t know why.
“Everyone has an opinion on everything at the moment, but it doesn’t change the fact that we were very poor throughout that game on Saturday. I’m not hiding behind any excuses, we were just poor.”
Anderson has been handed a boost with the imminent return of hooker Shaun Lunt, with Anderson confirming he trained on Wednesday, meaning he should be fit to play against the Wolves.
“Lunty has trained today, so it’s all looking well that he will be returning. We’ve missed him a lot, because there’s been a lot of pressure on Kyle Wood to steer a team around the park. He’ll be a good asset for us coming back.”