Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Huddersfield Giants

Paul Anderson wants to prove everyone wrong again

Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson. ©RLPhotos

Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson admits he is possibly experiencing his toughest time as a coach, but is relishing the challenge of proving people wrong again in 2014. After finishing as the league leaders in 2013, Anderson’s men have struggled to find their best form so far this season, and they currently sit eighth ahead of this Thursday’s televised ... Read More »

Brown: Ferres deserved red, but isn’t dirty

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Nathan Brown has insisted that referee Phil Bentham’s decision to send off Brett Ferres for a spear tackle on Jonny Lomax was correct. But he defended Ferres by insisting the England second-rower is not a “dirty player”. Ferres was dismissed in the 64th minute of St Helens’ dramatic 17-16 win at the John Smith’s Stadium in Sunday’s Tetley’s Challenge Cup ... Read More »

Anderson rips TV from socket over field-goal controversy

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Furious Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson questioned why referee Phil Bentham did not refer Danny Brough’s drop goal to video official Ian Smith in the wake of Huddersfield’s dramatic exit from the Tetley’s Challenge Cup on Sunday. The Giants lost 16-17 to a late Luke Walsh field-goal. But Giants captain Danny Brough was convinced his fourth drop-goal attempt a minute ... Read More »

Poll: Was Danny Brough’s field-goal attempt successful?

Our first Hot Topic features a key incident from Sunday's game. ©RLPhotos

Today’s Challenge Cup clash between Huddersfield and St Helens at the John Smith’s stadium ended in controversial fashion when a Danny Brough field-goal attempt was ruled out by referee Phil Bentham. Both Brough and opposing half-back Luke Walsh thought the ball had gone over the posts. What did you think? Vote using the below poll and the results will be ... Read More »

Match report: Huddersfield Giants 16-17 St Helens

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In a nutshell A last-minute field-goal from Luke Walsh saw St Helens overturn an eight-point deficit to defeat Huddersfield Giants at home. Danny Brough insisted he had scored a field-goal just seconds before, but the referee ruled it out. In a post-match interview, Luke Walsh said he thought Brough’s effort was successful. Brough said: “100 per cent it went over. ... Read More »

Match preview: Huddersfield v St Helens

Huddersfield captain Danny Brough. ©RLPhotos

Arguably the tie of the round in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup this weekend is the tussle between last year’s league leaders Huddersfield and current table toppers St Helens. With the Saints still undefeated in 2014, it is a huge test for Paul Anderson and his men to overturn former ally Nathan Brown. The Giants have seemingly been given a huge ... Read More »

Huddersfield Giants dealt major injury blow

Leroy Cudjoe. ©RLPhotos

Huddersfield Giants will be without England centre Leroy Cudjoe for up to six weeks, as he suffered an ankle injury during last weekend’s defeat to Warrington. Cudjoe has sustained ankle ligament damage, ruling him out of one of the busiest periods of the season. And, with fellow centre Joe Wardle out for a month with injury too, it means Huddersfield ... Read More »

Saints ready for Huddersfield challenge, says Walmsley

“We have invested in a lot in British talent. I would like to think that we are on the cusp of another little dynasty.”

TotalRL columnist Alex Walmsley says he will take confidence from St Helens’ impressive start to the season into their Tetley’s Challenge Cup fourth round tie away to the Huddersfield Giants on Sunday. The Saints prop believes that, while the Giants will pose a difficult challenge on their own ground, the form and confidence of his side is at a peak. ... Read More »

Match report: Huddersfield Giants 14-33 Warrington Wolves

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In a nutshell Huddersfield threw away an early lead and conceded three tries in the last 10 minutes to surrender the points to a Warrington Wolves side that may have found its attacking flair. How it unfolded 8′ – The home side draw first blood just moments after Joel Monaghan is tackled just short of the Giants line, a superb ... Read More »

Match preview: Huddersfield Giants v Warrington Wolves

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Two of the games major forces clash today at the John Smiths Stadium, as Huddersfield and Warrington look to make movements towards the head of the Super League table. Prop Eorl Crabtree is set to make his 350th appearance for Huddersfield. Hooker Shaun Lunt is back from injury and Michael Lawrence is available after a ban, while young full-back Jake ... Read More »