Giants lose Lunt and Hodgson

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Huddersfield will be without both their in-form hooker, Shaun Lunt, and their captain, Brett Hodgson, for a month. Lunt strained his Achilles tendon in the warm-up before Sunday's game at Crusaders, which Hodgson missed with a thigh strain.

The Giants will lose Hodgson at the end of the season. The club would only offer the full-back a one-year contract extension, so he has instead agreed a two-season deal with Warrington.

Featherstone Rovers are mourning the loss of their 19-year-old reserve hooker, Gareth Swift, who was killed in a car crash at the weekend.

The Bradford prop, Nick Scruton, has been called before tomorrow's League disciplinary hearing, charged with a high tackle on Hull KR's Joel Clinton. Rovers' Jake Webster will also appear after being sent off in the same match.