Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Huddersfield Giants

Larne Patrick joins Wigan Warriors on loan

Larne Patrick. ©RLPhotos

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 »

Danny Brough not interested in time off

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Having an off-season to ensure you’re fighting fit for a new Rugby League season is something most coaches and players insist upon these days – but for Scotland’s Danny Brough, he just wants to play as much as he can. Whilst a host of big names have been left out of their respective squads for the European Championships – such ... Read More »

Giants: Former Australia international terminates contract

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Huddersfield Giants prop Antonio Kaufusi will leave the club in mid-October and return home to Australia, terminating his contract a year early. The 29-year-old played 18 games for the Giants in the 2014 season, after spending two seasons with London Broncos, and also spent time during the year on loan to Bradford. “I have enjoyed my time in the UK ... Read More »

Huddersfield Giants not keen on Brough’s Scotland call

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Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson has admitted he isn’t keen on Danny Brough playing for Scotland in this year’s European Championship tournament – but says they couldn’t stand in the way of someone wanting to represent their country. Brough will likely play for Steve McCormack’s men this Autumn after being included in the initial 26-man squad, which will be ... Read More »

Giants sign Tigers utility Jamie Ellis

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Huddersfield Giants have announced the signing of utility Jamie Ellis who arrives on a two-year deal from Castleford Tigers. “Moving to the Huddersfield Giants is a good challenge for me. When a big club like Huddersfield come in for you it is a big opportunity and its one you can’t really turn down to be honest. “There is an opportunity ... Read More »

Paul Anderson: Changes are coming

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Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson insists the Giants will make several changes – both on the field and off it – after they crashed out of the play-offs at the hands of Catalan Dragons last week. The Giants’ 18-16 defeat ensured their season has ended early once again, and they announced that David Faiumu will leave the club to return to ... Read More »

Why did the John Smith’s Stadium blackout last week?

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The managing director of the consultancy firm responsible for Huddersfield’s John Smith’s Stadium has released a statement addressing the partial black-out during the Giants’ play-off loss to Catalan Dragons on Friday. KSDL’s Gareth Davies said: “The disruption caused to supporters of the Giants on Friday night is extremely regrettable. I would like to take this opportunity to apologise to all ... Read More »

Huddersfield’s intensity has “stepped up”, says Anderson

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Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson has insisted that the intensity amongst their group has been stepped up following their 57-4 mauling at Wigan last week – and is expecting a positive response to what happened last week. The Giants face a do-or-die evening at the John Smith’s Stadium this evening, as they take on Catalan Dragons for the right ... Read More »

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