Friday, August 1, 2014
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Huddersfield Giants

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

Warrington got back to winning ways.

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 »

Three changes for Huddersfield Giants

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Huddersfield Giants Head Coach Paul Anderson has named his 19 man squad for the Heritage Celebration Game against Warrington Wolves at the John Smith’s Stadium this Sunday (KO 3pm). Shaun Lunt returns to the squad following his recovery from injury, Michael Lawrence returns following suspension whilst Jake Connor is also named in the nineteen in place of Joe Wardle, Aaron ... Read More »

Huddersfield Giants have options to replace Wardle

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Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson insists he has plenty of candidates to replace the injured Joe Wardle, as they gear up to face Warrington Wolves on Sunday. The Giants have been rocked by the news that Wardle damaged ankle ligaments in Saturday’s defeat to Catalan Dragons, which will rule him out for between three and four weeks. However, despite ... Read More »

Huddersfield determined to improve, says Broughton

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Huddersfield Giants winger Jodie Broughton insists the club are determined to right some wrongs this week, as they prepare for a huge clash against Warrington Wolves. The Giants are coming into the game off the back of a defeat to the Catalan Dragons last time out – their second defeat of the season already. However, Broughton believes the Giants can ... Read More »

Anderson only focusing on Huddersfield Giants

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Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson claims he is not interested in the stuttering form of Sunday’s opponents Warrington, insisting his only focus is on his own side. The Giants face a Warrington side that have lost three of their first six games, but Anderson believes the only way the Giants can get better is if they distance themselves from any ... Read More »

Eorl Crabtree to reach major milestone for Giants this weekend

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Huddersfield Giants’ iconic prop forward Eorl Crabtree will make his 350th Club appearance if selected to play in the Heritage Celebration Game at the John Smith’s Stadium this Sunday 30th March (KO 3pm) against Warrington Wolves. Eorl made his debut for the Claret and Gold against London Broncos on 13th April 2001 and had his testimonial year in 2010 and ... Read More »

Anderson adds voice to match review panel debate

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Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson is the latest high-profile figure to criticise the Rugby Football League’s (RFL) disciplinary panel, after Giants star Michael Lawrence was forced to sit out of last Saturday’s clash against the Catalan Dragons. Lawrence, who had not been suspended in over 150 games for the Giants, got the ban after a tackle on Bradford’s James Donaldson was ... Read More »

Crabtree has unfinished business with the Giants

Huddersfield Giants star Eorl Crabtree, looking a lot like Robbie Savage. ©RLPhotos

Huddersfield prop Eorl Crabtree says he will not even consider leaving the Giants until they win a major trophy. The 31-year-old, who is set to make his 350th appearance for the club on Sunday against Warrington Wolves, is out of contract at the end of 2015. When asked if he would consider a move elsewhere at that point, he said: ... Read More »