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03/03/13 - Huddersfield Giants v Bradford Bulls - KO 3pm


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Poll: Who will win? (16 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Huddersfield Giants (7 votes [43.75%])

    Percentage of vote: 43.75%

  2. Voted Bradford Bulls (9 votes [56.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 56.25%

  3. Draw (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#21 Ant

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:16 PM

Winning home games is a minimum for teams wanting to challenge

By how much is another matter...

#22 GIANTSTRIDES

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:21 PM

I can see this being another tough one, Giants forwards will have to step up from last week but you can only play as well as the other team let you, Wakefield pack were good in the second half and i expect Bradford to be just as tough, we have had some right maulings from the Bulls over the years ,but then so have most teams, We need to defend like we did against Wigan and we will be ok, Bulls showed what they are capable of end of last season, i think they still are, should be a very good game.
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#23 Ant

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 08:02 AM

As Baloo has said in't local rag - respect possession is the key and patience, no trying to win the game on every pass

#24 Bulliac

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 09:45 AM

Hudd by 8 - been pleasantly suprised by Huddersfield so far, I thought they'd struggle this season.

Always hard to tell how a team will fare under a new coach, especially when said coach is a 'rookie', but Baloo talks a good game and has produced them so far. He's a good guy and I hope he does well to be honest, though a bit of adversity (as a learning experience?) might be beneficial this weekend.... B)
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#25 Wolford6

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 10:25 AM

Paul Anderson and Barry Macdermott must be the men with the most changed image in the game. You'd think that both had been gentle giants as players, when, as I remember, both started off as being nasty customers.

I remember being very dubious about the Bulls taking Paul Anderson on, but he was a brilliant signing. I can't even remember him getting yellow-carded.

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#26 hindle xiii

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 02:10 PM

Bradford squad: James Donaldson, Adam Sidlow, Adam O'Brien, Manase Manuokafoa, Jamie Langley, Matt Diskin, Brett Kearney, Nick Scruton, Heath L'Estrange, Matty Blythe, Keith Lulia, Elliott Whitehead, Elliot Kear, Jarrod Sammut, Danny Addy, Tom Olbison, Chev Walker, Jobe Murphy, Jamie Foster.

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#27 hindle xiii

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 02:12 PM

Huddersfield squad: Scott Grix, Luke George, Leroy Cudjoe, Joe Wardle, Jermaine McGillvary, Danny Brough, Luke Robinson, Eorl Crabtree, Shaun Lunt, Craig Kopczak, Brett Ferres, David Faiumu, Larne Patrick, Jason Chan, Ukuma Ta'ai, Aaron Murphy, Jamie Cording, Jacob Fairbank, Anthony Mullally.

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#28 Ant

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 02:35 PM

Be interesting to see who misses out for the Giants

#29 Wolford6

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 03:18 PM

What's happened to Michael Lawrence?

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#30 longboard

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 03:34 PM

What's happened to Michael Lawrence?


Injured.

#31 Ant

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 04:38 PM

Bad tendon injury in a friendly preseason unfortunately - hopefully he'll be back to his best and showing he should be considered for the England squad

#32 Johnoco

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 05:27 PM

Can't see past a Giants win here.

#33 Bulliac

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 10:12 AM

Paul Anderson and Barry Macdermott must be the men with the most changed image in the game. You'd think that both had been gentle giants as players, when, as I remember, both started off as being nasty customers.

I remember being very dubious about the Bulls taking Paul Anderson on, but he was a brilliant signing. I can't even remember him getting yellow-carded.

Can't honestly remember Ando being particularlty bad, other than his injury record, before joined the Bulls but Barrie Mac certainly had a bad reputation and I remember a few pretty nasty clashes between him and namesake Brian and then Stu Fielden after Brian retired, usually when Barrie had bother keeping his arms below horizontal. I seem to remember that discipline (or lack of) was probably the main reason he left Wigan and moved to Leeds along with the fact they had plenty of other good forwards who weren't giving away quite so many penalties. Agree he's changed though, he talks pretty well these days.
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#34 hindle xiii

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 02:28 PM

Brough out through illness.

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#35 hindle xiii

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 02:35 PM

O'Brien in for Diskin.

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#36 hindle xiii

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 03:05 PM

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Sammut try.

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#37 hindle xiii

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 03:06 PM

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Foster goal.

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#38 hindle xiii

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 03:12 PM

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Blythe try.

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#39 hindle xiii

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 03:13 PM

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Foster goal.

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#40 hindle xiii

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 03:22 PM

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Wardle try.

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