Huddersfield Giants News
The Huddersfield Giants may come from the ‘Birthplace of Rugby League’ and they may be a well established top flight club from the sports heartlands but despite all of that, it can be a frustrating experiencing finding out all of the latest news about the club.
If there is a major new story relating to the Giants, it will often be picked up by the major news outlets but finding any other news can be an arduous task for fans.
If you are fed up with searching the many main stream news sites, RL specific sites and leading fan sites just in the hope of finding out the latest Huddersfield news, you are in the right place as we make the process easy.
We bring you latest news headlines for the Huddersfield Giants with easy to follow links for all of the story.
Huddersfield Giants Breaking News
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Huddersfield Giants Latest News Today
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The Huddersfield Giants home ground is the John Smith’s Stadium, which is a ground that they share with the tons football club.
Although the stadium can often be too large for the club and that can impact the atmosphere, for big matches and for games when their opponents have a huge following, it is one of the best stadiums to watch the sport at.
The Giants are located in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield which is not only right in the middle of the sports Northern heartlands but is also where the sport came into existence after a meeting at the towns George Hotel.
The clubs location often means there are big away following in attendance at their home matches and they the club also have a decent backing for a fan base of their size, although it can also mean that the clubs news can be overshadowed by any breaking news from larger clubs nearby.
The Giants are one of the most historic Rugby League clubs in the world as not only have they won almost all that there is to win in the sport but they were one of the 22 breakaway clubs that formed the new sport way back in 1895.
The club originated out of the local football club wanting to expand its offering. Originally, all organised spot in the town was held under the control of the Huddersfield Athletic Club and whilst it hosted a number of clubs in many sports, it was the emerging popularity of football that saw the need for better facilities.
This led to a merger with the St John’s cricket club, who had just moved to the Fartown Ground- which was the spiritual stadium of both the Giants and Huddersfield Town.
After another merger and a change of name to the Huddersfield Cricket and Athletic Club, football moved from the Rifle Field to Fartown and led to the club forming a side to participate in the popular ‘new’ sport of Rugby.
The new Rugby side started life in 1878 but with the leading Yorkshire club wanting to have more control and to be able to go professional to improve standards and excitement for fans, it didn’t take long for the new side to join the breakaway group of northern Rugby clubs to create the new sport of the Northern Union- what we now know and love as Rugby League.
The club became one of the early powerhouses of the sport which was helped by them spending big on Australian superstars such as Pat Walsh and Albert Rosenfeld.
Before the outbreak of the First World War, the cub had won the league title, the Yorkshire Cup and the Challenge Cup upon other awards in a period known as the clubs ‘Golden era’.
The club remained relatively successful up until the early 1960’s but since then there have a number of lean periods for Huddersfield.
This included the early part of the summer era where after years of struggling and on the back of financial difficulties, Huddersfield merged with the also struggling Sheffield Eagle. After a season of almost fully plying in Huddersfield, the merged club split and thankfully a new Sheffield side emerged whilst the Giants continued to struggle until there relegation.
After a few years outside of the top flight, the club re-grouped, was promoted and they are now one of the top clubs in the country once again leading to many of their fans and fans of other clubs searching for the latest Giants news.
Huddersfield Giants News Headlines
We bring you up to date new headlines for Huddersfield from a number of leading mainstream media outlets and Rugby League specific providers but also from leading fan sites and general sports media sources.
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