Saints Line up

1 Jack Welsby
2 Tommy Makinson
4 Mark Percival
21 Ben Davies
25 Tee Ritson
6 Jonny Lomax
7 Lewis Dodd
20 George Delaney
James Roby
10 Matty Lees
11 Sione Mata’utia
22 Sam Royle
13 Morgan Knowles
12 Joe Batchelor
15 Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook
20 Dan Norman
14 Moses Mbye

Huddersfield Giants Line up

1Jake Connor
14Ashton Golding
4Kevin Naiqama
5Jake Bibby
24Sam Halsall
6Tui Lolohea
23Oliver Russell
8Chris Hill
35Adam Milner
20Oliver Wilson
21Leroy Cudjoe
12Chris McQueen
15Matthew English
9Nathan Peats
10Joe Greenwood
18Seb Ikahihifo
29Sam Hewitt

Last updated 13 Aug 23 18:52:44

๐Ÿ˜ The Saints get the victory over Huddersfield in Round One!

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FT
80'
Goal
Mark Percival for Saints

โœŒ Percy boots the ball into the West Stand and that’ll be the game!

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 32-18 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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79'
Try
Jack Welsby for Saints

A great way to finish!

Dodd with a neat ground kick for Super Jack to run onto and he scores!

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78'

Giants chip one but Welsby is there and gets a tap 20 for catching it in-goal.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 26-18 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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77'
Goal
Mark Percival for Saints

Mark Percival adds the kick! ๐Ÿฆต

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 26-18 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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76'
Try
Lewis Dodd for Saints

DODDYYYYY! Lewis Dodd kicks high, Sione Mata’utia catches it and kicks a small grubber, with Dodd chasing it and scoring in front of the West Stand! ๐Ÿ™Œ

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 24-18 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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74'

Giants get a scrum by the halfway line, early they kick to the right corner with McQueen chasing it but the kick’s too strong.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-18 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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73'

Knowles and Lees bulldoze in the middle as we go close, but Welsby trying to juke around the defenders loses the ball over the line.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-18 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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71'

Great tackle Ben Davies on Connor, forcing a knock on and we get a scrum 40m out.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-18 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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70'
Goal
Jake Connor for Huddersfield Giants

Connor converts.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-18 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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69'
Try
Kevin Naiqama for Huddersfield Giants

The Saints gift the ball to Huddersfield. Cudjoe with an intercept. They work the set and then a drop off inside the Kevin Naiqama gives him space and he scores.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-12 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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66'

Lolohea punts it high, Ritson rightly leaves it to go out. 20m restart.

๐Ÿ”„ Norman off, Lees on.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-12 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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63'
Goal
Jake Connor for Huddersfield Giants

Connor adds the kick.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-12 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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62'
Try
Ashton Golding for Huddersfield Giants

Giants get a six-again on the fifth tackle, 20m out. They work it right and Golding scores in the corner.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-10 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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60'

Ritson goes oh so close! Mata’utia and Lomax link up off a tackle, Jonny passes out to Ritson but he’s judged in touch after a dive.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-6 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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59'

๐Ÿ”„ LMS off, Delaney back on.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-6 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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57'

Sione Mata’utia seeing the try line on the last goes for it but is short.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-6 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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56'

Dodd by the halfway line goes for a kick, Peats gets his hands to it and the ball runs out. We go again.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-6 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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55'

Makinson with a big early carry with three Giants around him loses the ball, but strong in defence keep the visitors at bay.

๐Ÿ”„ Knowles on, Roby off.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-6 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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51'

Dodd kicks a high one, we go to pat it back but are penalised following the attempt.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-6 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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50'

Saints go close again! Roby throws a big pass out to Davies, he has Ritson on the outside but dummies a pass and is tackled.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-6 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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49'

Percival is taken high, Saints ball 25m out.

๐Ÿ”„ Norman on, Lees off.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-6 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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45'

๐Ÿ”„ There was also a Saints interchange at half time, Sam Royle back on whilst Joe Batchelor came off.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-6 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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45'

Giants come close. Naiqama off an inside drop off tries to get to the line but we hold him out. Lolohea then lofts a ball which bounces and is claimed by Makinson.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-6 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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42'
Goal
Mark Percival for Saints

Saints put pressure on the Giants early and challenge them at the line. Huddersfield then get penalised for dissent again, Percival slots over the kick.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 20-6 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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HT

โธ The Red V lead the Giants by 12 in our Round One encounter.

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40'

Percy pulls this one close, but it goes down as a miss to close out the half.

39'
Try
Tommy Makinson for Saints

HAT TRICK TIME FOR TOMMY! ๐ŸŽฉ Jack Welsby confused the Giants with a run back to the short side, shrugged off the defence and passed to Makinson to score! Lovely stuff!

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 18-6 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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38'

Giants have some wind in their sails, a big run from Halsall threatens but Moses Mbye stops him. Huddersfield then force a GLDO too.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 14-6 ๐Ÿฎ

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37'
Goal
Oliver Russell for Huddersfield Giants

Russell adds the two.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 14-6 ๐Ÿฎ

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36'
Try
Matthew English for Huddersfield Giants

A desperate and mad set with Saints on their line for most of it sees the Red V stop several efforts, but a kick goes high and Halsall catches and passes in for English to score.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 14-6 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

32'

A chaotic set ends with Percival punting the ball and Moses Mbye chases it but Connor catches.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 14-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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31'

A couple of errors allow Giants to attack, Ashton Golding dives for the corner but a brilliant Tee Ritson tackle sends him in touch!

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 14-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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28'

Mark Percival did NOT want to be tackled! Fending off several Giants before having a bit of an odd moment with Chris McQueen and keeping him at arms length and STILL doesn’t go down!

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27'

๐Ÿ”„ LMS and Mbye come on, Knowles and Delaney come off.

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27'
Red Card
Joe Greenwood for Huddersfield Giants

Joe Greenwood who has only just come on is shown a red card, he raised his elbow running the ball in and the ref’s sent him off.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 14-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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26'

Saints come close to scoring a beauty! Dodd sees space and places a delicate grubber in for Welsby to chase but it bounces high and goes out for a 20m restart.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 14-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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24'

Lomax on the last by the 40m line chips high, with three Saints chasing but Connor is tackled in the air. Giants on the next play though pass forward on tackle one.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 14-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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22'
Goal
Mark Percival for Saints

By their own line Chris Hill knocks on, the Giants are then penalised for dissent and Percival takes the two from in front. โœŒ

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 14-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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18'

Lomax on the last with Huddersfield on their own line tries a small kick but Connor collects it.

We defend well keeping the visitors in their own half and Connor tries a 40/20 but no good.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 12-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

27'

๐Ÿ”„ Great to see Tee Ritson has passed his HIA and is back out on the field!

Royle off.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 12-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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26'
Yellow Card
Matthew English for Huddersfield Giants

Both sides are in each others faces after Matty English torpedoed in as a fourth man in a tackle on a Saints man.

He’s shown a yellow card for it. ๐ŸŸจ

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 12-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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14'

Giants force a Saints error inside our 20, but we hold firm on our own line and keep them out before the visitors give away a penalty.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 12-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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12'

Giants bomb a golden chance, Bibby has space and a break on their left edge, he passes inside but it’s no good and we recover the ball.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 12-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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10'
Goal
Mark Percival for Saints

Another perfect kick from the wing by Percy! ๐Ÿ‘Œ

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 12-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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9'
Try
Tommy Makinson for Saints

It’s two for Tommy! Naiqama gives us another six tackles after an intercept doesn’t land. We go right and Welsby with an outrageous pass to Makinson for a try!

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 10-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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5'
Goal
Mark Percival for Saints

โœŒ Mark Percival adds the kick from the sidelines!

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 6-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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4'
Try
Tommy Makinson for Saints

Tommy Makinson gets us on the board! A brilliant early shift to the left edge gives him some space, he fends off Connor to get in at the corner!

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 4-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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12'

Tee Ritson taking an early carry in stays down and will need to come off the field.

The Totally Wicked Stadium applauds the winger off, on comes Joe Batchelor in his stead.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 0-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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2'

Saints begin with a steady set working to the halfway line, a Dodd kick finds space but is also a touch too strong. Huddersfield 20m restart.

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ 0-0 ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ””

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โ–ถ KICK-OFF! The Saints’ Round One clash against Huddersfield Giants is underway at the Totally Wicked Stadium!

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๐Ÿ˜‡ Here’s your Saints line-up for today’s Super League clash with Huddersfield!

๐Ÿ”™ Sione Mata’utia returns to the back-row, Joe Batchelor & Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook are on the bench

๐Ÿ˜‡ Young and hungry: Saint George

Our prop headlines the latest edition of Saints & Proud, with exclusive columns from Eamonn McManus and Paul Wellens, plus much more!

Check it out by clicking on match news ๐Ÿ‘†

๐ŸŽ‰ Happy Birthday to Moses Mbye!

Wishing our newest Saint a wonderful day, from all of us at the Club!

Let’s aim to get a birthday present in the form of a home win today!

โšช ๐—š๐—”๐— ๐—˜๐——๐—”๐—ฌ ๐Ÿ”ด

๐Ÿ†š Huddersfield Giants
๐Ÿ“Œ Totally Wicked Stadium
๐Ÿ•— 5pm KO
๐ŸŽŸ Tickets available online