Huddersfield Giants not keen on Brough’s Scotland call

Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson has admitted he isn’t keen on Danny Brough playing for Scotland in this year’s European Championship tournament – but says they couldn’t stand in the way of someone wanting to represent their country.

Brough will likely play for Steve McCormack’s men this Autumn after being included in the initial 26-man squad, which will be cut down to 20 in the coming weeks. And the Giants boss – who saw his team exit the play-offs last week after defeat to Catalan, has openly said he didn’t really want his captain to feature in the tournament, but did say he understands the situation.

“I’m not that keen on Danny playing,” Anderson said.

“But he was adamant he wanted to be involved, and so we’ve allowed him to go. You don’t really want to stop your players representing their country, particularly when they’re so keen.”