Brett Ferres apologises for ‘spear’ tackle

Huddersfield Giants forward Brett Ferres has issued a public apology regarding the ‘spear’ tackle that saw him sent off – and subsequently banned for five games – following the tackle on St Helens’ Jonny Lomax. With the Giants in front 16-8 with just 15 minutes left, Ferres saw red for the controversial tackle on the St Helens full-back. The Giants…

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Brett Ferres handed five-game ban for Lomax tackle

Huddersfield Giants forward Brett Ferres has been handed a five-match ban for the tackle that saw him sent off against St Helens on Sunday. Ferres had been cited for a Grade E dangerous throw after his tackle on Saints’ Jonny Lomax – for which Phil Bentham issued him with a straight red card. And the RFL disciplinary panel have acted…

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Phil Bentham has no regrets over Brough decision

Referee Phil Bentham has spoken out over the controversy that plagued Huddersfield’s defeat to St Helens on Sunday, as the debate rumbles on over Danny Brough’s disallowed drop-goal. The Giants were visibly incensed after the clash, which they lost 17-16. That came off the back of a Brough attempt at a one-pointer that looked through on some camera angles, but…

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Match preview: Huddersfield v St Helens

Arguably the tie of the round in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup this weekend is the tussle between last year’s league leaders Huddersfield and current table toppers St Helens. With the Saints still undefeated in 2014, it is a huge test for Paul Anderson and his men to overturn former ally Nathan Brown. The Giants have seemingly been given a huge…

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Huddersfield Giants dealt major injury blow

Huddersfield Giants will be without England centre Leroy Cudjoe for up to six weeks, as he suffered an ankle injury during last weekend’s defeat to Warrington. Cudjoe has sustained ankle ligament damage, ruling him out of one of the busiest periods of the season. And, with fellow centre Joe Wardle out for a month with injury too, it means Huddersfield…

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Match preview: Huddersfield Giants v Warrington Wolves

Two of the games major forces clash today at the John Smiths Stadium, as Huddersfield and Warrington look to make movements towards the head of the Super League table. Prop Eorl Crabtree is set to make his 350th appearance for Huddersfield. Hooker Shaun Lunt is back from injury and Michael Lawrence is available after a ban, while young full-back Jake…

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Three changes for Huddersfield Giants

Huddersfield Giants Head Coach Paul Anderson has named his 19 man squad for the Heritage Celebration Game against Warrington Wolves at the John Smith’s Stadium this Sunday (KO 3pm). Shaun Lunt returns to the squad following his recovery from injury, Michael Lawrence returns following suspension whilst Jake Connor is also named in the nineteen in place of Joe Wardle, Aaron…

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Huddersfield Giants have options to replace Wardle

Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson insists he has plenty of candidates to replace the injured Joe Wardle, as they gear up to face Warrington Wolves on Sunday. The Giants have been rocked by the news that Wardle damaged ankle ligaments in Saturday’s defeat to Catalan Dragons, which will rule him out for between three and four weeks. However, despite…

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Huddersfield determined to improve, says Broughton

Huddersfield Giants winger Jodie Broughton insists the club are determined to right some wrongs this week, as they prepare for a huge clash against Warrington Wolves. The Giants are coming into the game off the back of a defeat to the Catalan Dragons last time out – their second defeat of the season already. However, Broughton believes the Giants can…

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Anderson only focusing on Huddersfield Giants

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson claims he is not interested in the stuttering form of Sunday’s opponents Warrington, insisting his only focus is on his own side. The Giants face a Warrington side that have lost three of their first six games, but Anderson believes the only way the Giants can get better is if they distance themselves from any…

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