Game by Numbers: Huddersfield Giants

This Sunday, Leeds face Huddersfield Giants as part of Super League’s double header restart at Emerald Headingley, kick off 6:30pm. Take a look at the big numbers relating to this fixture….

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Simon Woolford is the 14th coach Huddersfield have had in the Super League era. Jon Sharp held the position for the longest of any of those coaches (2003-2008) and the figure includes two interim coaches – Chris Thorman and Andy Kelly.

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There are four players who have played for both clubs in the Rhinos and Giants squads. Kruise Leeming and Alex Mellor both joined the Rhinos this year from Huddersfield, whilst Ashton Golding and Owen Trout made the move in the opposite direction.

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Leeds and Huddersfield have played each other on 43 occasions in Super League, including play offs. The Rhinos have won 32 of them overall.

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The Rhinos scored 72 points against the Giants in their 1998 away fixture for a 72-16 win. It remains the Rhinos biggest win away from home against the Giants. Huddersfield’s biggest win at home was 48-24 in 2012.

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The Rhinos won 12 consecutive games against the Giants between 2004 and 2010. Their largest result during that time was in 2005 when Leeds recorded a 54-10 victory.

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Ryan Hall holds the record of most tries against the Giants in the Super League era with 14. Jermaine McGillvary has been most successful against the Rhinos with nine tries.

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In last year's 44-0 victory, eight tries were scored by Leeds. Ash Handley and Konrad Hurrell both scored twice while Adam Cuthbertson, Brad Dwyer, Tom Briscoe and Liam Sutcliffe were also on the scoresheet.

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Historically, Leeds have drawn six games away at Huddersfield. Three of them have come during the Super League era, including

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Liam Moore will take charge of a game between the sides for the second time on Sunday. He was in charge for Huddersfield's 25-18 win at Emerald Headingley in 2018 but this Sunday, he will be officiating the Rhinos' visit for the first time.