Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Huddersfield Giants

Huddersfield Giants star commits to club

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Huddersfield Giants star hooker Shaun Lunt has committed his immediate future to the club, saying he does not intend to leave before the end of his current contract, which expires at the end of next season. After a successful loan spell at Leeds in 2012, the Rhinos are believed to have retained an interest in Lunt for some time. However, ... Read More »

Giants: McGillvary hoping to peak at the right time

Jermain McGillvary

Huddersfield winger Jermaine McGillvary is disappointed with his inconsistent form so far this season. But he insists he is ready to hit top gear in time for the business end of the campaign. The 26-year-old, who is the Giants’ top scorer in 2014, said: “I started like a house on fire, but, whether it is confidence or form, I had ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Anderson hails hooker Lunt

Paul-Anderson

Huddersfield head coach Paul Anderson has praised the return of hooker Shaun Lunt in his side’s 18-point win over Wakefield on Sunday. Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice Lunt scored a try and set up two others in the victory. Anderson praised Lunt’s performance and the display of his ... Read More »

Danny Brough has Travis Burns in his sights

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Two-time Albert Goldthorpe medal winner Danny Brough has moved within two points of leader Travis Burns in the 2014 standings thanks to a commanding display against Wakefield on Sunday. The Huddersfield Giants half-back was awarded two points for his display, while Burns, who has led for much of the season, failed to register a point in Hull KR’s defeat to ... Read More »

Wakefield are dangerous, says Huddersfield Giants boss

Paul-Anderson

Huddersfield Giants boss Paul Anderson admits there is ‘a lot at stake’ ahead of this weekend’s West Yorkshire derby against Wakefield, and is wary of how dangerous the Wildcats can be. After their shock win against Warrington last time out, the Wildcats are still well in the mix for the top eight, and Anderson is under no illusions as to ... Read More »

Huddersfield Giants lose Wood for season

Paul Anderson has lost a key player for the play-offs.

Huddersfield Giants have been dealt a major injury blow ahead of the play-offs, after it was revealed that utility man Kyle Wood will miss the rest of the season due to injury. Wood has suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury, and boss Paul Anderson said today that he will not be fit to compete until at least the beginning of ... Read More »

Crowd Watch: Super League fixture analysis, Round 22

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Welcome to our weekly look at the crowd figures across Super League, as we examine the attendance stats for Round 22. After our piece which detailed just how clubs were doing in terms of overall average attendances, we’ve decided to go one better and look at each fixture from the previous round – comparing it to the 2013 equivalent. We’ll ... Read More »

Huddersfield Giants hooker close to return

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Huddersfield Giants are set to be handed a major injury boost this weekend, as hooker Shaun Lunt could potentially return to action for their clash against Catalan Dragons. Lunt – who was included in the Super League Dream Team last season after a fantastic 2013 campaign – has been on the sidelines for almost two months with a calf injury, ... Read More »

Anderson: Giants must act now to have play-off chance

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Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson insists his side have a lot of improving to do if they are to mount a challenge in the play-offs, despite scoring 52 points in a convincing win against Bradford yesterday. The Giants are now guaranteed a top-eight spot and, with six games to go, their attentions now turn to hitting form in time to progress ... Read More »

Brough returns for Huddersfield Giants

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Huddersfield Giants have welcomed back talisman and skipper Danny Brough into their 19-man squad to face Bradford Bulls this weekend. The Scotland international missed last weekend’s defeat against Castleford due to injury, but he is fit to take his place in Paul Anderson’s squad for the game. He comes in to replace Jack Miller, in what is the only change ... Read More »