Saints Aim To Fell Giants

Another week, another must win game.

Saints host on Huddersfield this Friday knowing they must grab the points if they want to continue their push for a top four spot.

“We know we have to win our next two games, but you would expect to do that if you want to be in the semi-finals,” Saints head coach Justin Holbrook said. “Our last home game has come around quickly and it would be great for the boys to put in a good performance for the fans. We want to play well to thank them for their support this year.

“The Wakefield game is something for us to build on and if we keep winning we put ourselves in a good place.

“We panicked a bit in the second half and tried to get the instant win which was hard to do in tough conditions. In the end our patience showed and we scored two tries to win the game. I didn’t think we earned the right to get many chances but we did in the end.

“We need to string wins together and see what happens. Huddersfield have dangerous players and we have to do a good job on those key players.”

Saints came through the Trinity test in good health and Holbrook says he isn’t expecting to make many changes.

“We might make a couple of changes; young Matty Lees went well in his first game but it is a hard ask for him to step up every week as he is young,” he continued.

“Theo (Fages) picked up an ankle injury but should be ok by the end of the week. Ryan (Morgan) should be ok to come back in too.

“Kyle Amor was really disappointed not to be in the side – he just has to keep working hard to get back in.

“Benny (Barba) will be better for his second run. He has played two games and everyone has played around 28. You can see the quality in him, but it will take a few more games to get the consistency. I’d rather have him here than not.”

Tickets for Friday’s game are on sale from the Ticket Office at the Totally Wicked Stadium, by calling 01744 455 052 or online here.

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