X

Tuesday 16
January

Rugby League

Simpson commits to Giants

20th April 2017, 18:28 by Bobbie Jackson

Huddersfield Giants utility man Jared Simpson has signed a one-year extension with the Super League club.

Simpson made his senior debut with the Giants in 2015 and provided plenty of excitement for the future until his progress was halted by a string of injuries.

The 21-year-old was recently sidelined by an MCL knee injury sustained in pre-season but he now has reason to feel positive after securing a new deal.

Simpson said: "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.

The utility back has now fully recovered and hopes he can force his way back into contention with the Super League outfit.

He added: "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.”

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

More Rugby League

Rugby League

Captain Watkins praises idols

16th January 2018, 12:37

Kallum Watkins says he has learned plenty from the Leeds Rhino's greats after being confirmed as the new skipper.

Rugby League

Manfredi hopes for Wigan boss

16th January 2018, 12:10

Wigan boss Shaun Wane has revealed winger Dom Manfredi is two months away from being considered for a return.

Rugby League

Stone - I'll try play the first team

15th January 2018, 10:37

Huddersfield Giants boss Rick Stone says he will try to field a strong side for the pre-season friendly against Wakefield Trinity.

Rugby League

Radford content with Hull's options for 2018

15th January 2018, 10:16

Hull FC coach Lee Radford insists he is pleased with his options after his fringe players starred against Hull KR on Sunday.

Rugby League

Tigers ready to roar says new boy

15th January 2018, 06:08

Joe Wardle says Castleford Tigers are looking sharp in pre-season and are ready to mount a push for silverware.

Rugby League

Hock finalises Featherstone move

14th January 2018, 17:36

Featherstone Rovers have announced they have completed the signing of former England second-row forward Gareth Hock.

Recent Sport Headlines

Crystal Palace

Eagles exit on the cards for Souare

16th January 2018, 13:20

Crystal Palace left-back Pape Souare could be set to leave Selhurst Park this month with Newcastle thought to be interested.

West Bromwich Albion

Evans back on City radar

16th January 2018, 13:16

Manchester City are set to launch a new bid to sign Jonny Evans, according to reports, after failing to land him in the summer.

Huddersfield Town

Ince laments "unacceptable" display

16th January 2018, 12:55

The "basic" errors that cost the Terriers against West Ham were 'unacceptable', according to Tom Ince.

Le Championnat

Foxes interest not distracting Sarr

16th January 2018, 12:53

Marseille winger Bouna Sarr says reported interest in him from Leicester City is "rewarding" but he's focused on OM.

Bundesliga

Schalke steadfast amid Goretzka interest

16th January 2018, 12:49

Schalke are insisting in-demand midfielder Leon Goretzka has not yet agreed a move to another club this month.

Bournemouth

Butcher pens deal and is keen for action

16th January 2018, 12:48

Young midfielder Matt Butcher has signed a new deal with Bournemouth and is hoping to make his Premier League debut this season.

Southampton

Sims eyes first team after Under-23 run-out

16th January 2018, 12:47

Winger Josh Sims played 90 minutes for the Under-23s on Monday night and is now keen to see more first-team game-time.

Newcastle United

Magpies keep tabs on Souare

16th January 2018, 12:47

Newcastle United are thought to be considering a move for Crystal Palace left-back Pape Souare this month.