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 inside ball from Jason Chan sending Scott Grix over for a try that Danny Brough converts: 6-0.
29′ – Brough extends lead with a straightforward penalty kick: 8-0.
33′ – Rhys Evans breaks through down the left side as space opens up to bring the Wolves back within a score, Stefan Ratchford misses the conversion: 8-4.
36′ – The Giants hit back in style after a fantastic Brough break puts in Jodie Broughton under the sticks. Brough adds the extras: 14-4.
45′ – Wolves shift the ball across the line in thrilling style from right to left and Richie Myler finds a gap, which he fully exploits. Ratchford converts: 14-10.
63′ – Ben Westwood levels the scores by utilising his immense strength, but Ratchford can’t convert: 14-14.
70′ – Scotland full-back Matty Russell, on his first Warrington start, scores a superb try under the sticks after collecting a Mickey Higham offload. Bridge convers: 14-20.
73′ – Stefan Ratchford, patchy with place kicks today, slots a drop-goal: 14-21.
74′ – Gene Ormsby completes the from-behind victory with a well-taken score down the left. Bridge converts: 14-27.
78′ – Joel Monaghan adds insult to injury with a late four-pointer, which Chris Bridge converts: 14-33.
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