2013 Huddersfield Giants season

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2013 Huddersfield Giants season
Super League XVIII Rank 1st – Leaders
Play-off result semi-final
Challenge Cup quarter-final
2013 record Wins: 24; Draws: 0; Losses: 8
Points scored For: 1010; Against: 611
Team information
Chairman Ken Davy
Head Coach Paul Anderson
Captain
Stadium John Smith's Stadium
Top scorers
Tries Shaun Lunt – 23
Goals Danny Brough – 153
Points Danny Brough – 334
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This article details the Huddersfield Giants rugby league football club's 2013 season. This is the 18th season of the Super League era.

Pre season friendlies[edit]

LEGEND
  Win
  Draw
  Loss

Giants score is first.

Date Competition Vrs H/A Venue Result Score Tries Goals Att Report
11 January 2013 Pre Season Saintscolours.svg Saints A Langtree Park L 0–26 Attendance Report
20 January 2013 Pre Season Widnes colours.svgVikings H John Smith's Stadium W 36–12 Lunt (3), Cudjoe (2), Wardle Brough 6/6 N/A Report

Player appearances[edit]

  • Friendly Games Only
FB=Fullback C=Centre W=Winger SO=Stand Off SH=Scrum Half P=Prop H=Hooker SR=Second Row LF=Loose Forward B=Bench
No Player 1 2
1 Scott Grix FB FB
2 Luke George W W
3 Leroy Cudjoe C C
4 Joe Wardle B C
5 Jermaine McGillvary x W
6 Danny Brough SO SO
7 Luke Robinson SH SH
8 Eorl Crabtree x P
9 Shaun Lunt B H
10 Craig Kopczak P B
11 Brett Ferres x SR
12 Luke O'Donnell x x
13 David Faiumu H B
14 Michael Lawrence L L
15 Larne Patrick P B
16 Jason Chan SR x
17 Ukuma Ta'ai x x
18 Aaron Murphy C B
19 Jamie Cording SR B
20 Jacob Fairbank x B
21 Dale Ferguson B SR
22 Anthony Mullally B B
23 Matthew Dawson W x
24 Josh Johnson B x
25 Peter Aspinall B x
26 Nathan Mason B x
27 Ben Blackmore B x
28 Jake Connor B x
29 Stuart Fielden x P

Captain sports.svg = Captain

Injury icon 2.svg = Injured

Red card.svg = Suspended

Table[edit]

As of 8 September 2013
# Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants 27 21 0 6 851 507 +344 42
2 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves 27 20 1 6 836 461 +375 41
3 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 27 18 1 8 712 507 +205 37
4 Wigancolours.svg Wigan Warriors 27 17 1 9 816 460 +356 35
5 Saintscolours.svg St. Helens 27 15 1 11 678 536 +142 31
6 Hullcolours.svg Hull F.C. 27 13 2 12 652 563 +89 28
7 Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons 27 13 2 12 619 604 +15 28
8 HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers 27 13 0 14 642 760 -118 26
9 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls 27 10 2 15 640 658 -18 22
10 Widnes colours.svg Widnes Vikings 27 10 2 15 695 841 -146 22
11 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 27 10 1 16 660 749 -89 21
12 Castleford colours.svg Castleford Tigers 27 9 2 16 702 881 -179 20
13 Broncoscolours.png London Broncos 27 5 2 20 487 946 -459 12
14 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds 27 6 1 20 436 953 -517 11*

* - Salford deducted 2 points on 14 June 2013 for fielding 14 players during home game against Castleford[1]

Source: superleague.co.uk and BBC Sport.
Classification: 1st on competition points; 2nd on match points difference.
Competition points: for win = 2; for draw = 1; for loss = 0.

2013 fixtures and results[edit]

LEGEND
  Win
  Draw
  Loss

2013 Engage Super League

Date Competition Rnd Vrs H/A Venue Result Score Tries Goals Att Live on TV Report
2 February 2013 Super League XVIII 1 Saintscolours.svg Saints A Langtree Park W 40–4 McGillvary, Ferres, Cudjoe (2), George, Patrick, Lunt Brough 5/6, Grix 1/4 12,003 Sky Sports Report
10 February 2013 Super League XVIII 2 Cronulla colours.svgBroncos H John Smith's Stadium W 34–6 Crabtree, Lunt (2), Kopczak, Ferres, Wardle Brough 5/6 5,273 Report
17 February 2013 Super League XVIII 3 Wigancolours.svg Warriors H John Smith's Stadium W 22–10 McGillvary, Cording, Ferres Brough 5/5 8,023 Report
24 February 2013 Super League XVIII 4 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats A Belle Vue W 18–16 McGillvary (3) Brough 3/5 8,467 Report
3 March 2013 Super League XVIII 5 Bullscolours.svg Bulls H John Smith's Stadium L 18–43 Wardle, Faiumu, Lunt Grix 3/4 7,616 Report
8 March 2013 Super League XVIII 6 Rhinoscolours.svg Rhinos A Headingley Stadium W 32–8 Wardle, Murphy (2), Grix, Brough, Crabtree Brough 4/7 15,013 Report
16 March 2013 Super League XVIII 7 Hullcolours.svg Hull FC H John Smith's Stadium W 24–10 Lunt, Murphy, Wardle, Grix Brough 4/5 5,536 Sky Sports Report
22 March 2013 Super League XVIII 8 Wolvescolours.svg Wolves A Halliwell Jones Stadium L 2–28 Brough 1/1 9,797 Report
29 March 2013 Super League XVIII 9 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds A City of Salford Stadium L 20–21 Lunt, McGillvary, Kopczak, Brough Brough 2/4 4,500 Report
1 April 2013 Super League XVIII 10 Widnes colours.svgVikings H John Smith's Stadium W 62–6 Murphy (3), Grix (2), Brough, Lawrence, George, Cording, McGillvary, Lunt Brough 9/11 4,270 Report
5 April 2013 Super League XVIII 11 Cascolours.png Tigers A The Jungle W 40–24 Lunt, Wardle, Murphy, McGillvary (2), Robinson, Ferres Brough 6/7 3,222 Sky Sports Report
14 April 2013 Super League XVIII 12 HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers H John Smith's Stadium W 50–30 Kopczak, Lawrence, Lunt (2), Wardle (2), Grix, Ferres Brough 9/9 5,641 Report
27 April 2013 Super League XVIII 13 Catalanscolours.svg Dragons A Stade Gilbert Brutus W 28–20 Wardle (2), Murphy, Cudjoe, Lunt Brough 4/5 Attendance Report
5 May 2013 Super League XVIII 14 Wolvescolours.svg Wolves H John Smith's Stadium L 12–34 McGillvary, Leeming Brough 2/2 8,585 Report
17 May 2013 Super League XVIII 15 Widnes colours.svgVikings A Halton Stadium W 36–22 Ferres (2), Brough, Patrick (2), Murphy Brough 5/5, Grix 1/1 5,173 Report
25 May 2013 Magic Weekend 16 Bullscolours.svg Bulls N Etihad Stadium W 42–6 Ferguson (2), Grix, Patrick, Lunt, Ferres, Mullally Brough 7/7 31,249 Sky Sports Report
3 June 2013 Super League XVIII 17 Saintscolours.svg Saints H John Smith's Stadium W 25–16 Murphy, Wardle (2), Ferguson Brough 4/5, Brough 1 DG 5,203 Sky Sports Report
7 June 2013 Super League XVIII 18 HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers A Craven Park L 28–35 Cudjoe (2), Wardle, Lunt, Murphy Brough 4/5 6,963 Report
23 June 2013 Super League XVIII 19 Rhinoscolours.svg Rhinos H John Smith's Stadium W 40–18 Robinson, Lunt (2), Murphy, Ferres, Cudjoe, Grix Brough 6/7 7,756 Report
28 June 2013 Super League XVIII 20 Catalanscolours.svg Dragons H John Smith's Stadium W 60–16 Ferres (3), Murphy, McGillvary (3), George, Lunt, Cudjoe Brough 10/11 5,052 Sky Sports Report
7 July 2013 Super League XVIII 21 Hullcolours.svg Hull FC A KC Stadium W 22–16 Wardle, Ta'ai, McGillvary, Brough Brough 3/4 10,986 Report
21 July 2013 Super League XVIII 22 Cascolours.png Tigers H John Smith's Stadium W 48–32 Wardle, Brough, Blackmore (2), Murphy (2), Cudjoe, Wood Brough 8/8 5,733 Report
4 August 2013 Super League XVIII 23 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds H John Smith's Stadium W 46–4 McGillvary (2), Faiumu, Ferres, Wardle, Brough, Cording (2) Brough 6/7, Wardle 1/1 5,345 Report
9 August 2013 Super League XVIII 24 Wigancolours.svg Warriors A DW Stadium W 30–12 Murphy (2), Chan, Ferres, Grix Brough 5/8 19,620 Sky Sports Report
17 August 2013 Super League XVIII 25 Cronulla colours.svgBroncos A Twickenham Stoop W 26–12 Murphy, Ta'ai, Crabtree, Ferguson Brough 3/3, Grix 2/2 2,013 Report
1 September 2013 Super League XVIII 26 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats H John Smith's Stadium W 40–0 Chan (2), Ferres, Murphy, McGillvary (2), Lunt Brough 6/7 8,757 Sky Sports Report
8 September 2013 Super League XVIII 27 Bullscolours.svg Bulls A Odsal Stadium L 6–58 Connor Miller 1/1 8,348 Sky Sports Report

Player appearances[edit]

  • Super League Only
FB=Fullback C=Centre W=Winger SO=Stand-Off SH=Scrum Half PR=Prop H=Hooker SR=Second Row L=Loose Forward B=Bench
No Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
1 Scott Grix FB FB FB FB SO FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB x
2 Luke George W W x x W x x x x B B x x x x x x x x W x x x x x x C
3 Leroy Cudjoe C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C x
4 Joe Wardle C C C C C C C C C C C C C x x x C C C x C C C C C C x
5 Jermaine McGillvary W W W W W x W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W x W W W W x
6 Danny Brough SO SO SO SO x SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO x
7 Luke Robinson SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH x
8 Eorl Crabtree B L B P P P P B P P x P B B P P P P B B P P P P P P x
9 Shaun Lunt H H B H B H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H x x H x H x
10 Craig Kopczak P P P x P B B P P B P P P P P P P P P P P P x P P P x
11 Brett Ferres SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR x C C SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR x
12 Luke O'Donnell L x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
13 David Faiumu B B H B H B L B B B B B B x B x x B B B B B B B B B H
14 Michael Lawrence Injury icon 2.svg x x x x x x x x SR SR SR L L x x B L L L L B SR SR SR L C
15 Larne Patrick B B B B B B B B x P B B P P B B B x P P P B B B B B x
16 Jason Chan SR SR SR SR SR SR x x x x x x x SR SR SR x x x x x x x B B SR x
17 Ukuma Ta'ai x B x x L B B x x x x x B B SR SR SR SR SR B B SR B x B B SR
18 Aaron Murphy Injury icon 2.svg x W W FB W W W W W W W W C W W W W W C W W W W W W x
19 Jamie Cording B B B B B x B B x B B B x x B B x x B B B x L x x x SR
20 Jacob Fairbank x x L L x x x L B x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x L
21 Dale Ferguson x x x x x L SR SR L L L L SR SR L L L B B SR SR L x L L x x
22 Athony Mullally Injury icon 2.svg x x B B x x x B x x x x B x B B B x x x B x x x x P
23 Matthew Dawson x x x x x W x x x x x x x W x x x x x x x x x x x x W
24 Josh Johnson x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x B x x x P
25 Peter Aspinall x x x x x x x x SR x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x B
26 Nathan Mason x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x B
27 Ben Blackmore x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x W x x x x W
28 Jake Connor x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x FB
29 Stuart Fielden P P P P x P P P B x P x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
30 Brad Dwyer x x x x x x x x x x x B B x B B B B x x x x x x x x x
31 Kruise Leeming x x x x x x x x x x x x x B x x x x x x x x x x x x B
32 Kyle Wood x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x B H H B H B SO
34 Jack Miller x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x SH
35 Jack Blagbrough x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x B

Captain sports.svg = Captain

Injury icon 2.svg = Injured

Red card.svg = Suspended

Challenge Cup[edit]

LEGEND
  Win
  Draw
  Loss
Date Competition Rnd Vrs H/A Venue Result Score Tries Goals Att TV Report
21 April 2013 Cup 4th Batley colours.svgBulldogs A Mount Pleasant W 13–4 Lunt (2) Brough 2/3, Brough 1 DG 2,067 Report
11 May 2013 Cup 5th Rhinoscolours.svgRhinos H John Smith's Stadium W 24–8 Lunt, Wardle, Cudjoe (2) Brough 4/6 11,389 BBC Sport Report
14 July 2013 Cup QF Wolvescolours.svg Wolves A Halliwell Jones Stadium L 24–44 Lunt, Ferguson, McGillvary, Grix Brough 4/4 7,603 BBC Sport Report

Player appearances[edit]

  • Challenge Cup Games only
FB=Fullback C=Centre W=Winger SO=Stand Off SH=Scrum Half P=Prop H=Hooker SR=Second Row L=Loose Forward B=Bench
No Player 4 5 QF
1 Scott Grix SO FB FB
2 Luke George x x x
3 Leroy Cudjoe W C C
4 Joe Wardle C C C
5 Jermaine McGillvary W W W
6 Danny Brough SH SO SO
7 Luke Robinson x SH SH
8 Eorl Crabtree P P B
9 Shaun Lunt H H H
10 Craig Kopczak P P P
11 Brett Ferres SR SR SR
13 David Faiumu B B B
14 Michael Lawrence SR x L
15 Larne Patrick B B P
16 Jason Chan x SR x
17 Ukuma Ta'ai B B SR
18 Aaron Murphy FB W W
19 Jamie Cording L B x
20 Jacob Fairbank x x x
21 Dale Ferguson x L B
22 Anthony Mullally x x B
23 Matthew Dawson C x x
24 Josh Johnson B x x
25 Peter Aspinall x x x
26 Nathan Mason x x x
27 Ben Blackmore x x x
28 Jake Connor x x x
29 Stuart Fielden x x x

Playoffs[edit]

LEGEND
  Win
  Draw
  Loss
Date Competition Rnd Vrs H/A Venue Result Score Tries Goals Att TV Report
12 September 2013 Play-offs QPO Wigancolours.svg Warriors H John Smith's Stadium L 8–22 Brough Brough 2/3 8,000 Sky Sports Report
19 September 2013 Play-offs PSF Hullcolours.svg Hull FC H John Smith's Stadium W 76–18 Cudjoe (2), Robinson (4), Grix (2), Murphy, Lunt (2), Ferres, Kopczak Brough 12/13 5,547 Sky Sports Report
26 September 2013 Play-offs SF Wolvescolours.svg Wolves A Halliwell Jones Stadium L 22–30 Brough, Connor, McGillvary, Ferguson Brough 3/4 10,042 Sky Sports Report

Player appearances[edit]

  • Play-off Games only
FB=Fullback C=Centre W=Winger SO=Stand Off SH=Scrum Half P=Prop H=Hooker SR=Second Row L=Loose Forward B=Bench
No Player QPO PSF SF
1 Scott Grix FB FB x
2 Luke George x x x
3 Leroy Cudjoe C C C
4 Joe Wardle C C C
5 Jermaine McGillvary W W W
6 Danny Brough SO SO SO
7 Luke Robinson SH SH SH
8 Eorl Crabtree P P P
9 Shaun Lunt H H H
10 Craig Kopczak P P P
11 Brett Ferres SR SR SR
13 David Faiumu B x x
14 Michael Lawrence B L L
15 Larne Patrick B B B
16 Jason Chan SR SR SR
17 Ukumu Ta'ai x B B
18 Aaron Murphy W W W
19 Jamie Cording x x x
20 Jacob Fairbank x x x
21 Dale Ferguson L B B
22 Anthony Mullally x x x
23 Matthew Dawson x x x
24 Josh Johnson x x x
25 Peter Aspinall x x x
26 Nathan Mason x x x
27 Ben Blackmore x x x
28 Jake Connor x x FB
31 Kruise Leeming x x x
32 Kyle Wood B B B
34 Jack Miller x x x
35 Jack Blagbrough x x x

2013 squad statistics[edit]

  • Appearances and Points include (Super League,Challenge Cup and Play-offs) as of 28 September 2013.
No Player Position Age Previous club Until End Of Apps Tries Goals DG Points
1 Scott Grix Fullback 0 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 2013 31 11 7 0 58
2 Luke George Wing 0 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 2013 7 3 0 0 12
3 Leroy Cudjoe Centre 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 33 12 0 0 48
4 Joe Wardle Centre 0 Bradford Bulls 2013 28 16 1 0 66
5 Jermaine McGillvary Wing 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 30 20 0 0 80
6 Danny Brough Stand Off 0 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 2013 31 9 153 2 334
7 Luke Robinson Scrum-half 0 Salford City Reds 2013 31 6 0 0 24
8 Eorl Crabtree Prop 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 31 3 0 0 12
9 Shaun Lunt Hooker 0 Workington Town 2013 29 23 0 0 92
10 Craig Kopczak Prop 0 Bradford Bulls 2013 30 4 0 0 16
11 Brett Ferres Second Row 0 Castleford Tigers 2013 31 16 0 0 64
12 Luke O'Donnell Second Row 0 North Queensland Cowboys 2013 1 0 0 0 0
13 David Faiumu Loose forward 0 North Queensland Cowboys 2013 28 2 0 0 8
14 Michael Lawrence Wing 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 21 2 0 0 8
15 Larne Patrick Prop 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 30 4 0 0 16
16 Jason Chan Second Row 0 Crusaders 2013 16 3 0 0 12
17 Ukuma Ta'ai Prop 0 New Zealand Warriors 2013 23 2 0 0 8
18 Aaron Murphy Wing 0 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 2013 30 20 0 0 80
19 Jamie Cording Second Row 0 Castleford Tigers 2013 19 4 0 0 16
20 Jacob Fairbank Loose forward 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 5 0 0 0 0
21 Dale Ferguson Prop 0 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 2013 24 6 0 0 24
22 Anthony Mullally Prop 0 Widnes Vikings 2013 10 1 0 0 4
23 Matty Dawson Wing 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 4 0 0 0 0
24 Josh Johnson Prop 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 3 0 0 0 0
25 Peter Aspinall Second Row 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 2 0 0 0 0
26 Nathan Mason Prop 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 1 0 0 0 0
27 Ben Blackmore Wing 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 2 2 0 0 8
28 Jake Connor Stand Off 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 2 2 0 0 8
29 Stuart Fielden Prop 0 Wigan Warriors 2013 9 0 0 0 0
30 Brad Dwyer Hooker 0 Warrington Wolves – Loan 2013 6 0 0 0 0
31 Kruise Leeming Hooker 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 2 1 0 0 4
32 Kyle Wood Scrum-half 0 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 2013 10 1 0 0 4
34 Jack Miller Scrum-half 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 1 0 1 0 2
35 Jack Blagbrough Prop 0 Huddersfield Giants 2013 1 0 0 0 0

Captain sports.svg = Captain Injury icon 2.svg = Injured X (1).png = Suspended

Out of contract 2013[edit]

Players out of contract in 2013:

2013 transfers in/out[edit]

In

Name Position Signed from Date
Brett Ferres Second Row Castleford colours.svgCastleford Tigers July 2012
Anthony Mullally Prop Widnes colours.svgWidnes Vikings July 2012
Ukuma Ta'ai Prop New Zealand colours.svgNew Zealand Warriors September 2012
Craig Kopczak Prop Bullscolours.svgBradford Bulls September 2012
Ben Blackmore Wing Castleford colours.svgCastleford Tigers September 2012
Stuart Fielden Prop Wigancolours.svgWigan Warriors October 2012

Out

Name Position Club Signed Date
Kevin Brown Stand Off Widnes colours.svgWidnes Vikings May 2012
Tony Tonks Prop Faxcolours.svgHalifax July 2012
Lee Gilmour Second Row Castleford colours.svgCastleford Tigers June 2012
Tommy Lee Hooker Cronulla colours.svgLondon Broncos September 2012
David Fa'alogo Second Row Newcastle colours.svgNewcastle Knights September 2012
Adam Walker Prop HKRcolours.svgHull Kingston Rovers November 2012
Scott Moore Hooker North Queensland colours.svgNorth Queensland Cowboys November 2012
Greg Eden Fullback HKRcolours.svgHull Kingston Rovers November 2012
Keith Mason Prop Castleford colours.svgCastleford Tigers December 2012

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Salford City Reds deducted two points for fielding 14 players". BBC Sport. 14 June 2013. Retrieved 14 June 2013. 

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