30 Facts About Huddersfield Giants

1. Huddersfield Giants has a very well established Saint Patrick's Day Parade held annually.

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2. Huddersfield Giants has a number of field hockey teams, many of which train at the Lockwood Park sports complex on the all-weather pitch.

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3. Huddersfield Giants bus station was opened by the Mayor, Councillor Mernagh on 26 March 1974, although it had not been completed.

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4. Huddersfield Giants is connected to the national motorway network via the M1 and M62 motorways.

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5. Huddersfield Giants is slightly above the English average for those who have no religion and for the number of Muslims.

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6. Huddersfield Giants is within a green belt region that extends into the Kirklees borough and wider surrounding counties.

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7. Huddersfield Giants is located on the valleys of the River Colne and the River Holme the confluence of which is located south of the town centre.

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8. Huddersfield Giants is a manufacturing town, despite the university being the largest employer.

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9. Huddersfield Giants expanded in 1937, assimilating parts of the Golcar, Linthwaite, and South Crosland urban districts.

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10. Huddersfield Giants was incorporated as a municipal borough in the ancient West Riding of Yorkshire in 1868.

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11. Huddersfield Giants was a centre of civil unrest during the Industrial Revolution.

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12. Huddersfield Giants was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

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13. Huddersfield Giants is near the confluence of the River Colne and the River Holme.

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14. Huddersfield Giants is a large market town in West Yorkshire, England.

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15. Huddersfield Giants left Fartown in 1992 but still used it as a training ground until 2004 and it still hosts amateur games.

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16. Huddersfield Giants are an English professional rugby league club from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, the birthplace of rugby league,who play in the Super League competition.

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17. Huddersfield Giants have voiced their frustrations after clearance issues prevented one of their key players from featuring in Super League's opener.

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18. Huddersfield Giants made one change to their side, Aaron Murphy coming in with Oliver Roberts dropping to the bench.

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19. Huddersfield Giants beat St Helens 15—10 in the 1953 Challenge Cup Final at Wembley.

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20. In 1994 Huddersfield Giants took a share in the then named McAlpine Stadium with Huddersfield Town after they both moved from Leeds Road.

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21. Huddersfield Giants left Fartown in 1992, but still used it as a training ground until 2004 and it still hosts amateur games.

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22. In 2013, Huddersfield Giants won the League Leader's Shield, the first time they have finished top of the league in 81 years.

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23. In 2003 under Smith, Huddersfield Giants established themselves as a Super League club, finishing 10th, above Wakefield Trinity and Halifax.

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24. Huddersfield Giants were finally relegated after their best season in Super League.

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25. In March 1994, Huddersfield Giants went into administration and the receivers sacked Murphy as coach.

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26. Huddersfield Giants took a share in the new McAlpine Stadium in 1994.

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27. Huddersfield Giants were promoted as 3rd Division Champions in April 1993 but the receiver was called in, in May 1994.

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28. Huddersfield Giants beat St Helens 15—10 in the 1953 Challenge Cup Final at Wembley.

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29. Huddersfield Giants is one of the original twenty-two rugby clubs that formed the Northern Rugby Football Union in 1895, making them one of the world's first rugby league teams.

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30. Huddersfield Giants are an English professional rugby league club from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, the birthplace of rugby league, who play in the Super League competition.

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