ANALYSIS: How the influence of Jake Mamo has transformed Huddersfield

There are a few contenders for signing of the season in this, the most unpredictable Super League season in history: but Jake Mamo must surely be among the favourites. The former Newcastle full-back had to wait patiently for his debut at Huddersfield, not appearing for Rick Stone’s side until the middle of April. Since then however, he’s had a huge…

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Stone confident of securing Rankin deal – and Ridyard could yet stay

Rick Stone has confirmed the club is hoping to finalise a deal for Australian Jordan Rankin in the near future – while also revealing that half-back Martyn Ridyard’s loan spell at Huddersfield will continue for at least another week. The former Hull FC star is closing in on a return to Super League and looks set to join the Giants…

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Giants into top 8 with Dragons thrashing

Jake Mamo scored four tries as Huddersfield Giants moved into the top eight with a 56-12 demolition of Catalans Dragons. Tries from Aaron Murphy, Shannon Wakeman and Danny Brough saw the Giants race into the lead before Tony Gigot crossed for the hosts however Mamo touched down his first score in the closing moments of the half. Brough and Mamo quickly completed their respective braces with Jermaine…

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Giants ease past Wolves

Huddersfield Giants moved to within a point of the top eight with an impressive 44-4 victory over a poor Warrington Wolves. The Giants went into an early lead through Ollie Roberts as they started well on top against their fellow strugglers. Jermaine McGillvary and Aaron Murphy opened up a 14-0 lead before the break, diving over on their respective wings.…

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Turner puts hand up to make Huddersfield debut.. days after joining the Giants

He has only been back in England since Tuesday night: but Jordan Turner is raring to go in a Huddersfield Giants shirt – with the club’s new signing determined to feature against Warrington this weekend. Turner has returned to Super League following an indifferent spell with NRL side Canberra, whom he only joined at the end of last season. However,…

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Smith “furious” Huddersfield were allowed Bank Holiday off

Warrington coach Tony Smith has admitted he’s “furious” that this weekend’s opponents Huddersfield were afforded the luxury of Bank Holiday Monday off while most other teams had to contend with the rigours of another double-header weekend. Huddersfield did not have to play on Monday due to the town’s football team, Huddersfield Town, earning promotion to the Premier League via the…

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Giants sign former St Helens centre

Huddersfield Giants have announced the signing of former St Helens Grand Final winner Jordan Turner on a three-and-a-half-year deal. The 28-year-old centre has opted to return to England with immediate effect from NRL’s Canberra Raiders. Turner brings a wealth of experience to the Giants having made over 200 top flight appearances across his time in the UK and down under.…

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Wakefield leave it late against Giants

Wakefield Wildcats came from behind to edge Huddersfield Giants 28-26 and keep up the race for the Super League top four. Ben Jones-Bishop dived over to give Wakefield the lead after just three minutes but Jake Mamo and Jermaine McGillvary soon turned the game on its head. Lee Gaskell then barged his way over from close range to open up…

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Talking points ahead of Friday’s Super League action

Do Widnes stand any chance against the league leaders? On paper, it looks a daunting task for Widnes at Castleford this evening. There’s no Joe Mellor, no Tom Gilmore, Rangi Chase is ineligible.. long story short, they are doing it tough with injuries as things stand. Therefore, the prospect of going to face the league leaders at a ground where…

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