Huddersfield vs Dragons : Match Preview

The context
The Dragons travel to Huddersfield in the Super League Round 7 at the John Smith's Stadium, kick-off at 8.45pm CEST.
Tyrone May's teammates will be looking forward to reaching a 7th consecutive win against a Huddersfield side that has been in good shape since the beginning of the 2022 season. Qualified for the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup in the same way as the Dragons, the Giants are currently 4th in Super League and are still unbeaten at home with 3 wins in 3 games at the John Smith's Stadium.
Find out the statistics of both teams after the start of the season:

The squad
Steve McNamara has named his squad to face Huddersfield.
The staff will be without Mitchell Pearce and Jordan Dezaria, suspended. Julian Bousquet, Micky McIlorum, Dean Whare and Arthur Mourgue will miss the game through injury.
Benjamin Jullien is also out of the squad after suffering concussion in the game against Featherstone last week.
Throwback | Last season at the John Smith's Stadium
Huddersfield Giants (0) 12
T : Ashton Golding, Jake Wardle
G : Oliver Russell 2
Catalans Dragons (20) 50
T : Benjamin Jullien, Mike McMeeken, Samisoni Langi, Benjamin Garcia, Arthur Mourgue, Sam Tomkins, James Maloney, Tom Davies
G : James Maloney 9
Last season, Catalans Dragons produced a stunning performance at the John Smith's Stadium to beat Huddersfield 50-12. Thanks to this win, the Dragons extended their unbeaten run to 7 games in Super League.
Dragons : S.Tomkins, Davies, Whare, Langi, Yaha, Maloney, Drinkwater, Dudson, Garcia, Bousquet, Jullien, McMeeken, Goudemand
Subs : Mourgue, Whitley, Baitieri, Kasiano

Latest meetings
Super League head-to-head (40 games) :

19 wins for the Dragons
1 draw
20 wins for the Giants

Last five meetings
11.09.21 | Dragons 18 - 30 Huddersfield | Gilbert Brutus Stadium
01.07.21 | Huddersfield 12 - 50 Dragons | John Smith's Stadium
03.04.21 | Huddersfield 10 – 20 Dragons | Totally Wicked Stadium
01.02.20 | Dragons 12 – 32 Huddersfield | Gilbert Brutus Stadium
13.09.19 | Huddersfield 24 – 22 Dragons | John Smith’s Stadium

How to follow?
France Bleu Roussillon with Bruno Onteniente and Jérôme Guisset
Live match
Club website
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Super League Round 7 (CEST)

Thursday 31 March
8.45pm | Wigan 19 - 18 Hull FC

Friday 1 April
8.45pm | Huddersfield vs Dragons
9.00pm | Castleford vs Toulouse
9.00pm | Hull KR vs Warrington
9.00pm | Leeds vs St Helens

Sunday 3 April
4.00pm | Wakefield vs Salford