Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Huddersfield Giants

Lawrence aiming to be fit for big kick-off

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Huddersfield Giants star Michael Lawrence has revealed he’s on track to be fit for the start of the Super League season in February, after saying everything is on course with his recovery from injury. Lawrence was forced to go under the knife after suffering ruptured ligaments in his wrist during the 2014 season, but is now well on the way ... Read More »

Super League preview: Giants aiming to step up effort

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After claiming the League Leaders Shield in 2013, the first time they had topped the table in 81 years, the pressure was on Huddersfield to produce the goods again as they prepared for 2014. Even though they didn’t quite manage it, they came close and finished just one point away from reclaiming the prize for finishing top of the league. ... Read More »

Crabtree “really excited” to play alongside Huby

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Huddersfield Giants prop Eorl Crabtree is hoping he and new signing Craig Huby will form a devastating front-row partnership in 2015. The 32-year-old believes he was overworked last season due to a lack of depth in the forwards, but the arrival of Huby, as well as Jack Hughes and Oliver Roberts, should keep him fresher next year. “I’m really excited ... Read More »

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 »

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