New look Huddersfield welcome champions Leeds

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Huddersfield Giants head into their game with Leeds Rhinos having changed their Head Coaching options.

Rick Stone was sacked on Tuesday after a heavy 48-10 defeat at the hands of Wigan Warriors.

Chris Thorman has taken temporary charge whilst the Giants search for a replacement.

He has to make five changes with Jermaine McGillvary, Sam Wood, Lee Gaskell, Kruise Leeming and Dale Ferguson all out through injury. They are replaced by Oliver Roberts, Tyler Dickinson, Jared Simpson, Louis Senior and Sam Hewitt, the latter two could make their first team debuts.

As for Leeds, they make one change as Brett Ferres, who hasn’t played all season due to knee surgery, comes in and takes the place of Jack Ormandroyd.

The game kicks off at 3pm and the referee will be Jack Smith.

 

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