20th April 2017


Utility Back signs 1 year extension

Foster Care

Huddersfield Giants utility back Jared Simpson has  signed a one year contract extension with the Claret & Gold until the end of the 2018 Season.

Simpson, who burst onto the scene in 2015, has had a frustrating time with injuries but following a MCL knee injury is fully fit and hopes to take full advantage of the extended opportunity at the Giants:

"I'm over the moon and very grateful to Rick Stone for the opportunity . He has stuck by me and saw how hard I worked in the off season and it was really frustrating that I injured my medial knee ligament in the pre-season trial against Bradford.

"I'm fit now and raring to go and the medical department especially Ollie Waite have been a massive help in getting me back ahead of schedule.

"I'm going to train hard and hopefully now I'm back for good. I just want to help the boys out whether that is in training or on the pitch playing and I would love to get back out on the field as soon as possible. Rick has put a lot of faith in me and when I get back out on the field I intend to repay him and the fans who have been so supportive." 

Giants Head Coach Rick Stone commented:

“Everyone loves Jared and what he stands for. He’s a local bloke who just loves playing for the team and the town which is a really impressive trait, his meticulous work ethic and his attention to detail is what stands him out from a lot of blokes. Ever since I have been here he hasn’t had much luck injury wise with a hamstring strain and a medial knee injury at the Bradford trial. He’s back now and training well and he’s available for selection this week and will come into the mix.”


Heikki Kovalainen





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