Match report: Huddersfield Giants 29-28 Castleford Tigers
In a nutshell
A Danny Brough drop-goal was all that separated the sides.
How it unfolded
12’ – Michael Shenton opens the scoring thanks to a Grant Millington offload. The former St Helens centre fends off Leroy Cudjoe to cross the whitewash. Marc Sneyd adds the conversion: 0-6
14’ – Justin Carney – one of Super League’s most exciting wingers – scores a superb individual try, breaking through the first line of defence and racing through acres of open space. Sneyd adds the extras: 0-12
29’ – Joe Wardle gets one back for Huddersfield Giants. Danny Brough adds the extras: 6-12
36’ – Leroy Cudjoe gets a vital try late in the first half that, alongside another Brough conversion, levels the scores: 12-12
40’ – Danny Brough misses a penalty goal from 43m out.
42’ – Jermaine McGillvary goes over in the corner to give the Giants the perfect start to the second half. Brough misses the conversion, though: 16-12
45’ – Kirk Dixon equalises for the Tigers after catching a Marc Sneyd high kick. Sneyd misses the conversion: 16-16
51’ – Scott Grix pushes the home side in front again, with Brough adding the extras: 22-16
56’ – Danny Brough kicks a 40/20.
57’ – The Giants score again through Aaron Murphy. Brough, instrumental in the try, kicks the conversion: 28-16
66’ – Jake Webster, back to fitness following a long lay-off, shows his pace to leave Scott Grix in his dust. Sneyd adds the extras: 28-22
73’ – Daryl Clark chases down his own kick to go over. Sneyd adds the extras to tie the scores: 28-28
75’ – Danny Brough lands a drop-goal: 29-28
Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your choice.
|Print / Kindle||Print / Digital||Digital Exclusive||Print / Digital|