Friday, December 19, 2014
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Huddersfield Giants

Garry Schofield: “Pathetic” Giants won’t stop the rot

Paul-Anderson

League Express columnist Garry Schofield offers his tip for tomorrow night’s play-off clash between Huddersfield Giants and Catalan Dragons… Catalan will not be going to Huddersfield with any ideas of not winning. The Giants’ pack has been found out yet again, and the Dragons forwards will be licking their lips because their pack is very good, and this is where ... Read More »

Brett Ferres: It’s time to put things right

Brett Ferres

Huddersfield forward Brett Ferres described his side’s emphatic 57-4 loss to Wigan last Thursday as “embarrassing”, and claimed the Giants will do all in their power to avoid a repeat performance against Catalan Dragons this Friday. RELATED: Win tickets to Huddersfield Giants v Catalan Dragons Ferres told League Express: “It was really disappointing. “You work so hard throughout the year ... Read More »

Giants “determined” to right wrongs – Lawrence

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Huddersfield loose forward Michael Lawrence is looking for a big improvement when the Giants take on Catalans Dragons on Friday (8.00pm) in their elimination play-off at theJohn Smith’s Stadium. The Giants fell 57-4 at Wigan Warriors in their first play-off game last week and Lawrence and his team-mates are determined to bounce straight back. “We let ourselves down in every ... Read More »

Giants “under strict instructions” to celebrate opposition errors

Luke-Robinson

Rugby League World journalist Dave Hadfield on an interesting meeting with Huddersfield star Luke Robinson… I had the pleasure the other week of working on the radio with Huddersfield’s Luke Robinson. He was as sparky and chatty as you’d expect, full of fascinating insights into the game. Take the issue of teams celebrating when an opponent makes a mistake. It ... Read More »

Danny Brough declared fit for Catalan clash

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Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson has confirmed that talismanic half-back Danny Brough has been cleared to face Catalan Dragons in their last-ditch play-off on Friday. The Albert Goldthorpe Medal winner sustained an injury to his groin in round 26 against Hull FC and missed his side’s one-point win over St Helens and their emphatic defeat to Wigan last week, “Broughy ... Read More »

Huddersfield boss admits performance was “embarassing”

Paul-Anderson

Huddersfield Giants boss Paul Anderson pulled no punches after his side’s 57-4 play-off defeat to Wigan, admitting it was “embarassing” for a number of reasons. The Giants were far from their best on Thursday night, slipping to their first defeat against the Warriors this season. And boss Anderson has pledged to do everything he can to repay the club’s supporters ... Read More »

Bateman relishing “do-or-die environment” on play-off bow

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Wigan star John Bateman says he’s chomping at the bit as he gears up for his first ever play-off match against Huddersfield tonight. The 21-year-old never played a post-season game during his time with hometown club Bradford and told League Express that the high intensity of the competition can bring the best out of him. “I’m looking forward to it. ... Read More »

We’ve proven we can win without Danny Brough, says Ferres

Brett Ferres

Huddersfield Giants star Brett Ferres believes the club have proven they can cope without key half-back Danny Brough – admitting it is great to finally dispel the myth they can’t play without their captain. The Giants cemented a top-four finish without needing the services of Brough last weekend, who was sidelined due to injury. Huddersfield ensured they would finish in ... Read More »

Super League Stat Pack: Play-offs Round One

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The Super League play-offs kick off this weekend with four blockbuster games – and TotalRL.com are covering every base ahead of each and every match that is taking place. Whether it is individual milestones, club records or even just interesting stats, our stat pack ahead of the play-offs will keep you fully up to date with everything that is happening ... Read More »

Anderson: Giants “fully capable” of defeating Warriors

Paul-Anderson

Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson is fully focused on victory as the Giants prepare to take on Wigan Warriors in their Super League qualifying play-off at DW Stadium tomorrow night. The Giants have beaten Wigan home and away this season but Anderson will not allow history to shape their preparations. “It’s a totally different competition now,” said Anderson. “It’s all about ... Read More »

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