Stone satisfied – but wants more from Huddersfield in 2018

Rick Stone believes Huddersfield can be satisfied with their efforts in 2017, but wants more from his side next year. Huddersfield defied the odds to finish in the top eight this year, despite a slow start to the year that left many predicting they could face another fight for Super League survival. However, a string of wins ultimately saw the…

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Huddersfield forward attracting interest

Huddersfield Giants forward Daniel Smith is attracting interest from several clubs. League Express understands the Giants are happy for the 24-year-old to leave the club, despite being just over two years into a four-and-a-half year deal. Smith arrived at the Giants in 2015 and became a regular first-term forward under previous coach, Paul Anderson. However, a serious foot injury ruled…

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Stone hoping local bragging rights can inspire Giants to finish on a high

It has been a frustrating end to the season for Huddersfield – but coach Rick Stone is confident the opportunity to claim local bragging rights will inspire his side to finish on a high. The Giants have suffered comprehensive defeats to both Salford and St Helens in recent weeks to leave them adrift in eighth place in the Super 8s.…

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Hinchcliffe: Our credibility is on the line

Ryan Hinchcliffe insists Huddersfield’s credibility is at stake during the final two games of the season.   The Giants’ top four hopes are gone and they put in a poor display as they were comprehensively defeated by Salford Red Devils last week.   Hinchcliffe, who has had a super year following a move to loose-forward, is adamant there is still…

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Stone calls on Huddersfield to move away from “unacceptable” results

Rick Stone has warned his Huddersfield players he is expecting a response at St Helens on Friday night – after declaring performances like the one last weekend are unacceptable at the Giants now. Stone believes the heavy defeat to Salford last Saturday is something that has become part and parcel of the Giants over the last couple of years, and…

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Salford thrash Giants to keep top four hopes alive

Salford Red Devils kept their top four hopes alive with a comprehensive 52-14 victory over Huddersfield Giants. Gareth O’Brien slotted an early penalty goal before Kris Welham and Tyrone McCarthy’s tries saw Salford race into a 14-0 lead. Manu Vatuvei added a third try before Welham’s second and Niall Evalds score continue the hosts dominance. Jermaine McGillvary pulled a try…

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Tyler Dickinson signs new two-year contract with Huddersfield Giants

Huddersfield forward Tyler Dickinson has agreed a new two-year contract with the club until the end of the 2019 season. The 21-year-old has forced his way into Rick Stone’s first-team this season, and the Australian has now rewarded him with a new deal to continue his stay at the Giants. And the forward admits like he believes he is finally…

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TotalRL’s Super League Team of the Week: Round 4, Super 8s

Fullback: Sam Tomkins (Wigan) Is the England international back to his best at just the right time? He was phenomenal during Wigan’s win over St Helens on Friday night – and with all the talk surrounding his opposite number, Tomkins showed why he’s still one of the best in the business. Wing: Tom Briscoe (Leeds) It’s been a tough year…

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