Giants ease relegation fears with tense victory over Hull FC

Huddersfield Giants did themselves a huge favour tonight with a 12-22 victory over Hull FC at the KCOM Stadium, inflicting some  damage on Hull’s hopes of making the play-offs. In a tightly fought first half Hull FC scored first on 12 minutes through Jamie Shaul, who touched down a Jack Logan kick for Marc Sneyd to convert. The Giants replied…

Read More

A tribute to Harold Wagstaff: 1891 – 1939

July 19th marks the 80th anniversary of Harold Wagstaff’s untimely death. The Giants Supporters Association and Huddersfield Rugby League Heritage have put this piece together marking his anniversary, which we are delighted to reproduce. Harold Wagstaff, the ‘Prince of Centres’, died 80 years ago today on 19 July 1939, at the age of 48. Harold was born at Underbank on…

Read More

Giants earn much-needed win at Salford

Huddersfield Giants registered a vital victory at Salford tonight, winning 18-36 to ease their relegation worries and putting pressure on their rivals near the foot of the table. But in the early stages a young Giants side looked as though it could we overwhelmed as the Red Devils took command. Salford scored two tries in the first 15 minutes from…

Read More

Quickfire Q & A with Jermaine McGillvary

England and Huddersfield Giants wing sensation Jermaine McGillvary steps up to answer questions from the Rugby League public. And it all kicks off with a leading question from a former team-mate… @keithmason106: Who did you look up to most when I was at the Giants, Jerry? There was a few. David Hodgson. I was new to the game. When I…

Read More

Mellor on open market after turning down initial deal from Huddersfield

Huddersfield forward Alex Mellor is to test his value on the open market after deciding against signing a new contract with the Giants for now and rejecting their initial offer regarding an extension to his existing deal. The highly-rated forward is out of contract at the end of this season, and League Express understands at least one other Super League…

Read More

Huddersfield only able to name 18-man squad for visit of Hull KR

Huddersfield have been reduced to just 18 available players for Friday’s visit of Hull Kingston Rovers. Simon Woolford’s side have suffered horrendous problems with injuries in the opening weeks of the new season, with Colton Roche the latest casualty on Tuesday following an ankle knock. He joins the likes of Dale Ferguson, Leroy Cudjoe and Paul Clough on the sidelines…

Read More

Unbeaten Saints too strong for weakened Giants

St Helens converted a 12-16 half-time lead into a 12-40 full-time convincing victory tonight at the John Smith’s Stadium. The Giants came into the game buoyed by their win at Wigan the previous Friday and in the first half they looked as though they could even repeat that feat against the undefeated league leaders. Smart play by Saints skipper James…

Read More

Squad news for Friday’s two Super League games – as McGillvary returns for Huddersfield

Huddersfield v Warrington (7:45pm, John Smith’s Stadium) Huddersfield welcome back three big names for Friday’s clash with Warrington – including England star Jermaine McGillvary. The winger was injured in their warm-up game against Wakefield last month, but is back to full fitness and takes his place in Simon Woolford’s 19-man squad for the game. Ukuma Ta’ai and Lee Gaskell also…

Read More

Catalans get off the mark against Giants

Catalans Dragons got their season up and running in Perpignan today with a convincing 27-10 victory over Huddersfield Giants that included two early tries from Brayden Wiliame. The Giants got off to a good start, with Matt Frawley touching down after just six minutes, with his halfback partner Izaac Farrell adding the conversion. The Dragons replied when Brayden Wiliame touched…

Read More