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Addy: Big start crucial against Giants

by: Total Rugby League, July 16, 2014, 10:54 am

Bradford utility Danny Addy thinks only a “big” start against Huddersfield on Sunday will enable them to secure victory over the Giants.

The Bulls have made an unwanted habit of being slow out of the blocks this season, and Addy wants to see that change this weekend. If the Bulls lose against Huddersfield, and their points appeal is unsuccessful, they will be relegated from Super League.

“We got off to a really slow start last week but to come back and score 22 points against a team like Saints, we should be proud of ourselves,” said Addy.

“There is always spirit in our camp but we have spoken too often now about hitting the ground running and then not delivered.

“We started slowly again last Friday and you cannot do that against a team like Saints.

“We have to start big against Huddersfield on Sunday, or else risk facing another mountain to climb.

“If we had started better we might have turned St Helens over but we let them score too many points early on.”

Addy featured in the Bulls’ front row for a period against the Saints, having been introduced from the bench in the first half.

“I find front row similar to loose forward, which is where I want to be playing, so I don’t really mind it,” explained the Scotland international.

“I don’t mind where I play as long as I get some minutes under my belt. I think I have played in every position except wing and full back now, but it doesn’t bother me.

“I love this club and am really enjoying working with James Lowes. He has given us a kick up the backside and I believe we are improving every week.”

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