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Rugby League

Hodgson leaves Huddersfield


Huddersfield have released full-back Elliot Hodgson from the final year of his contract by mutual consent.

The 21-year-old has not played for the Giants since making his Super League debut at St Helens in 2009.

Huddersfield managing director Richard Thewlis said: "There are a number of established full-backs now at the club in Scott Grix, Aaron Murphy and Leroy Cudjoe on long-term arrangements, as well as young Elliot Gorman pushing through in the Under-18s.

"So we all felt it best if he sought another opportunity where he can play first-team rugby."