Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Giants: Luke Robinson signs contract extension

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Huddersfield scrum-half Luke Robinson has signed a contract extension that will see him remain with the Giants until the end of 2017. The 30-year-old, who has made over 200 appearances for the club since signing in 2008, has his sights set on winning silverware before the deal expires. “I want to win something here and I know we can do ... Read More »

Scott Grix aiming for hometown return to action

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Huddersfield Giants full-back Scott Grix has admitted he is desperate to return to action against hometown club Halifax next year, as he steps up his recovery from serious shoulder surgery in the off-season. The Irish international was sent under the knife following the conclusion of the 2014 season, so that he would have the best chance of being fit for ... Read More »

Jamie Ellis wants regular starting spot at Huddersfield

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New Huddersfield signing Jamie Ellis is relishing pre-season training with the Giants and insists he is targeting a regular starting spot in Paul Anderson’s side next season. The former Castleford utility, who was signed to give the likes of Danny Brough, Luke Robinson and Shaun Lunt competition, admits training has been difficult so far. “Pre-season has been pretty tough so ... Read More »

Brough impressed by new Giants signings

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Huddersfield captain Danny Brough has praised the four new signings made by Giants coach Paul Anderson. The West Yorkshire club have spent shrewdly so far this off-season, adding promising Bradford academy product Oliver Roberts and Wigan prop Jack Hughes to Castleford duo Jamie Ellis and Craig Huby. “I’ve been really impressed with the way everyone’s got stuck in from day ... Read More »

Huddersfield confirm 2015 friendlies

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Huddersfield Giants are intending to play two pre-season friendlies in preparation for the 2015 season – with West Yorkshire rivals Bradford and Halifax the opponents. The Giants are likely to send a full strength squad to Odsal on the 18th January to face the Bulls – in a game which will pit two former Super League rivals together. The club ... Read More »

Shaun Lunt: I’m going nowhere… just yet

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Huddersfield hooker Shaun Lunt has refuted rumours linking him with moves to Hull Kingston Rovers and Leeds Rhinos. The 27-year-old insists he is committed to the Giants right now but might have a look at his options when his contract expires. The Cumbrian said: “I am fully aware of all this interest, and I suppose I do find it flattering. ... Read More »

Ambitious Huby harbours England hopes

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Huddersfield prop Craig Huby admits he still has an eye on representing England. The 28-year-old, who joins the Giants after 12 seasons with hometown club Castleford, was named in Steve McNamara’s train-on squad in June but didn’t make the cut for the Four Nations. “It was great to be involved in the training squad,” Huby told League Express. “I would ... Read More »

Larne Patrick joins Wigan Warriors on loan

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Huddersfield Giants forward Larne Patrick has joined Wigan in a loan swap deal, with Warriors back-rower Jack Hughes going the opposite way for the 2015 season. It’s a deal that clearly works for all parties – Wigan have long been pursuing Patrick, while the Giants had made an official enquiry about Hughes. Wigan general manager Kris Radlinksi said: “Jack has ... Read More »

Giants need to be tough, says Brough

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Huddersfield Giants have to get tougher in 2015, according to captain Danny Brough. Indeed, the Scotland international believes the West Yorkshire side will have to “put their head where it hurts” in order to improve next season. The Giants once again flattered to deceive in the play-offs in 2014; after finishing third and just a point off top spot in ... Read More »

Giants snap up Bulls starlet Roberts

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Huddersfield Giants have signed Bradford Bulls’ England Academy backrow forward Oliver Roberts on a two-year contract. Roberts, 19, has made six Super League appearances for the Bulls but missed most of last season after suffering a broken leg against Wigan. The Giants have agreed to pay the Bulls an undisclosed fee for the 6’1” forward in accordance with RFL regulations. ... Read More »