Written by Christopher Tearse
Sunday, 2nd August, 6:30 pm, Round 4, Emerald Headingley Stadium, Huddersfield Giants take on Leeds Rhinos Superleague Match Preview
In the return to Superleague, we have another highly competitive match fixture with the Giants taking on the Rhinos and looking back on form earlier before the break the Giants beat Hull KR convincingly and had a great showing against St Helens winning that fixture by 2, Leeds have also shown earlier in the season just how much of a threat they could be this year winning three in a row defeating Salford, Warrington and Toronto all by a 13+ margin only leaking 20 points and scoring 124 points this match will be a nail biter.
1. Ashton Golding, 2. Jermaine McGillvary, 3. Jake Wardle, 4. Jordan Turner, 5. Darnell McIntosh, 6. Lee Gaskell, 7. Aidan Sezer, 8. James Gavet, 9. Adam O’Brien, 10. Suaia Matagi, 11. Kenny Edwards, 13. Michael Lawrence, 14. Matty English, 15. Oliver Wilson, 16. Aaron Murphy, 21. Leroy Cudjoe, 22. Tom Holmes, 23. Oliver Russell, 24. Louis Senior, 27. Sam Wood, 28. Adam Walne.
Coach: Simon Woolford
2. Tom Briscoe, 3. Harry Newman, 4. Konrad Hurrell, 5. Ash Handley, 6. Rob Lui, 7. Luke Gale, 8. Ava Seumanufagai, 9. Kruise Leeming, 10. Matt Prior, 11. Alex Mellor, 12. Rhyse Martin, 14. Brad Dwyer, 16. Richie Myler, 17. Adam Cuthbertson, 19. Mikolaj Oledzki, 22. Cameron Smith, 23. Callum Mclelland, 24. Luke Briscoe, 25. James Donaldson, 26. Alex Sutcliffe, 28. Tom Holroyd.
Coach: Richard Agar
The last time these two teams met the Giants at home were thumped by Leeds 0-44. Previously, in earlier years and most recent form, the head to heads between these two have been quite even, out the last 10 encounters no team has dominated the other.
Leeds Rhinos for the win.