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Huddersfield Giants v York Valkyrie - Match Preview

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York Valkyrie will be seeking to maintain their 100% winning start when they reach the halfway point of their Betfred Women's Super League at Huddersfield Giants on Sunday (11am).

York have recorded four wins from as many league matches to date, defeating reigning champions Leeds Rhinos (12-34) and Betfred Women's Challenge Cup holders St Helens (26-6) in rounds one and two respectively.

The Valkyrie followed those two successes up with league victories over Warrington Wolves (44-4) and Wigan Warriors (40-6).

Lindsay Anfield's side will seeking to cap the first half of their BWSL campaign by securing two points at Huddersfield Laund Hill this weekend.

The Giants have endured a tough start to the 2023 season, losing all of their four league matches thus far, although they pushed both Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves close in 30-20 and 32-24 defeats respectively.

Huddersfield did however pick up two wins earlier this season in the Betfred Women's Challenge Cup, dispatching Oulton Raidettes 54-4 and Bradford Bulls 32-12 in Group Two.

Wigan Warriors ended Huddersfield's cup progress at the Quarter-Finals via a 46-10 triumph at Robin Park Arena, having seen Leeds beat the Giants 54-0 in both side's final Group Stage fixture.

York head to West Yorkshire unable to call upon centre Tamzin Renouf, who will serve a one-match suspension for a Grade C Dangerous Contact charge during the Women's Nines Finals.

Back-rower Lacey Owen is likely to miss out due to a finger injury while utility Georgie Hetherington remains absent through a hip problem.

York Valkyrie will be seeking to maintain their unbeaten start in the Betfred Women's Super League when they visit Huddersfield Giants on Sunday (11am) at Huddersfield Laund Hill.

Tickets are priced at £5 for Adults and £2 for Concessions and Under-16s and can only be purchased on-the-gate via cash.


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