Huddersfield Town

  • Huddersfiled Man, Andrew Watson Joins Giants

    Huddersfield Giants have appointed ex Huddersfield Town CEO, Andrew Watson as the club’s new commercial director. Watson has a history with the Giants and Huddersfield Town and said: “It was a real honour to be appointed as commercial director of the Giants. “As a lifelong fan of some 500-plus games, it is going to be a real labour of love. “I served as Ken Davy’s chief executive at Huddersfield Town when he rescued the club in 2003, and also as a director of the Giants, and have a lon...

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  • Saracens Cancel Cape Town Experiment

    Saracens have cancelled their plans to stage their Heineken Cup match with Biarritz in Cape Town. The fixture which is scheduled for the 14th of January will now be held in London. There was a dispute in Cape Town over which stadium should host the event. The Cape Town stadium (pictured above) was announced, as the initial venue, which is owned by the City of Cape Town but the Western Province Rugby Football Union wanted the game to be held at Newlands, the regions tradional rugby home. Sarcens...

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  • First Punjabi And Urdu SL Radio Commentary

    The Super League game between Huddersfield Giants and Hull FC will have a live commentary in Punjabi and Urdu – a UK first reports the Huddersfield Daily Examiner. Live coverage of the match tonight (March 2) will be broadcast on Radio Sangam, Kirklees’ Asian-dedicated radio station. The station and its parent company, Communities Together, aim to promote community cohesion and cross-cultural dialogue and understanding. Qaisar Mahmood, chief executive of Radio Sangam, said Asian attendance...

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  • Bid To Have Rec Made Into Town Green Provokes Backlash

    A resident opposed to moves to give Bath Rugby a greater share of the Recreation Ground has applied for the site to be made an official Town green. But the application by retired NHS IT manager Jack Sparrow has been dismissed as a “stalling tactic” by the politician at the heart of the process of sorting out the Rec’s future. Mr Sparrow, from Bathwick, has lodged an application under the 2006 Commons Act to have the whole of the Rec, including the city’s leisure centre, designated as a t...

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  • Brown and Giants Part Company Early

    Huddersfield Giants have agreed to an early release of Nathan Brown and appointed Paul Anderson as new head coach with immediate effect. Plans were already in place for Brown to step down at the end of the season with Anderson taking over the post in November, but poor results, the latest being a 33-6 reverse in the Challenge Cup semi-final against Warrington Wolves has led the club to take swift action. Huddersfield managing director Richard Thewlis, said, ““Clearly all can see that we have...

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  • Chris Taylor Joins Huddersfield Board

    Huddersfield Giants have announced that local businessman Chris Taylor will join the club as a non-executive director. Taylor will join the board with immediate effect alongside chairman Ken Davy, managing director Richard Thewlis, deputy chairman Paul Morgan and directors Keith Hellawell, Mel Green and Allan Bamber. The 49-year-old set up Arrow Self Drive with his business partner Robert Hill in 1988, a company that has now grown to become one of Yorkshire's leading suppliers of rental vehicles...

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  • Giants Appoint Paul in New Role

    Huddersfield Giants have named Robbie Hunter-Paul as their business development manager. The former Giants player will take up his new full-time role with the remit to expand the club’s supporter and corporate base. Giants managing director Richard Thewlis said: “I believe Robbie’s skill set to be unique in Rugby League, He has always kept in touch with our club and assisted in many areas since he came to play for the Giants in 2006 where of course he scored for us in our first Challenge C...

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  • St.Helens Appoint Brown as New Head Coach

    St.Helens have appointed Nathan Brown as their new head coach on a three-year deal. He will take up the position at the end of this season after his current contract with Huddersfield Giants expires. Brown, 38, was formerly the head coach of St. George Illawarra in the NRL and is in his final season of four as head coach of Huddersfield Giants, who are currently top of the Stobart Super League table. Saints chairman, Eamonn McManus, stated: “We are extremely pleased that Nathan will be joining...

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  • Giants Sign Three-Year Kooga Deal

    Huddersfield Giants have re-signed with kit manufacturer Kooga for a further three years. The Manchester-based company has supplied the Giants for the last seven years and the deal represents a record level of investment into the club, coming on the back of the club's best retail performance in the Super League era. Giants managing director Richard Thewlis said: "We went out into the marketplace for kit manufacturers and had a plethora of offers and tenders to look at from suppliers of differing...

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  • Saracens To Play Heineken Cup Match in Cape Town

    Saracens will break new ground by playing their Heineken Cup Round 5 match against Biarritz Olympique in Cape Town on Saturday, January 14th, 2012. ERC, organisers of the Heineken Cup, and the IRB have both approved an application by the English champions to play the match in South Africa, further growing the club’s brand, sponsor network and supporter base. The decision means South Africa will become the 10th country to host action from European rugby’s premier club tournament, which annual...

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