11th September 2018


Simon Woolford has named his 19-man squad to face Castleford Tigers on Thursday-a match season card holders can get FREE COACH TRAVEL for

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Huddersfield Giants take on West Yorkshire rivals Castleford Tigers on Thursday, kick-off 7:45pm at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle, and Simon Woolford has named his 19-man squad which includes a call-up for academy star Sam Hewitt.

Hewitt has only been named in a first-team 19-man squad once this season but played a prominent role when he featured in his debut against Leeds Rhinos in March.

Innes Senior maintains his place in the squad after an accomplished performance last week, the 18-year-old winger scored twice against Castleford at the John Smith’s Stadium earlier this season.

There are two more changes from the squad that took on Warrington Wolves last time out as Colton Roche and Matty English also come in alongside Hewitt to replace Jermaine McGillvary, Leroy Cudjoe and Alex Mellor.

The 19-man squad, with sponsors, is below:

Jake Mamo (Taylor Signs)

Jordan Turner (The Burdsey Family)

Lee Gaskell (Fork Truck Services UK Ltd)

Danny Brough (Keith & Bren Hellawell)

Kruise Leeming (Tony & Sharon Fell)

Michael Lawrence (Lee & Samantha Kelley)

Ryan Hinchcliffe (Kingfisher Fish and Chip Restaurant)

Jordan Rankin (The Burdsey Family)

Oliver Roberts (Dual Seal Glass)

Ukuma Ta’ai (Highgrove Beds & Radio Sangam)

Paul Clough (Villa Maria)

Daniel Smith (Waves)

Adam O’Brien (PMW Quarries)

Colton Roche (John Eyre Golf)

Matty English (Helen Whiteley & Paul Tunnacliffe)

Jake Wardle (Scholes Cricket Club Ex Players)

Sam Hewitt (Available to sponsor)

Innes Senior (Jeanette & Graham Wittrick)

Suaia Matagi (Helen Whiteley and Paul Tunnacliffe)

Castleford Tigers' 19-man squad: James Clare, Mitch Clark, Greg Eden, Luke Gale, Nathan Massey, Peter Mata’utia, Mike McMeeken, Paul McShane, Grant Millington, Adam Milner, Greg Minikin, Junior Moors, Ben Roberts, Jesse Sene-Lefao, Michael Shenton, Jake Trueman, Joe Wardle, Liam Watts, Jake Webster

Referee: Ben Thaler

Video Refree: Phil Bentham


We're offering FREE coach travel for season card holders to Thursday’s game and tickets can be purchased for this fixture from the Club Store or online.

Coach travel is FREE for Season Ticket holders and only £5 for non-season ticket holders, the free travel must be booked at the Stadium or over the phone as it cannot be done online. The coach will leave the John Smith's Stadium at 5:45pm and then 6pm from Bus Stop 1 outside Huddersfield Railway Station.

Tickets will remain on sale from the Club until 12midday on the day of the match, prices will increase by £2 after this time, get your tickets in advance and save money.

Support the Giants and order your tickets through the Club as we receive 25% on ticket sales!

Junior Season Ticket Holders must obtain their away vouchers through the Giants before the game as they will not be accepted by Castleford on the day.

Ticket prices are as follows:

Adults - £22

Senior Citizens (Over 60s) - £14

Student - £14

Junior (Under 17s) - £14

Junior Under 5 – FREE

Junior Away Voucher – FREE

Ambulant Disabled/Carer – Relevant Price/FREE

Disabled Wheelchair/Carer – Contact Castleford on 01977552674




Heikki Kovalainen




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