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Faiumu and Huddersfield boss Wildcats

By Dominic Hodgson 06/07/2009 06:01:46 PM Comments (0)

Former North Queensland Cowboy David Faiumu scored twice as Huddersfield Giants beat Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 30-14 to move into third in the Super League on Sunday.

The 26-year-old scored a try in each half as the Giants kept the spirited visitors at arm's length throughout to return to winning ways at home following a defeat to Castleford Tigers in their last match at the Galpharm Stadium.

On-loan Wests utility-back Liam Fulton completed the scoring with Brett Hodgson converting all of the hosts five tries.

Former Melbourne Storm centre Tony Martin and ex-Parramatta winger Matt Peterson crossed for the Wildcats but Huddersfield were comfortable winners.

Ex-St George stand-off Rangi Chase bagged two tries as Castleford Tigers came back from 22-12 down at the break to edge a thriller at Bradford Bulls 40-38.

One-time Melbourne Storm winger Semi Tadulala scored one of the Bulls four first-half tries but Chase's first try kept Cas in the hunt and they stormed back after the break with five further tries with Dean Widders also crossing.

Bradford still had the chance to claim a point at the death when ex-Wests stand-off Ben Jeffries completed a second-half double in the final minute but captain Paul Deacon missed the conversion from the touchline.

Salford began the weekend with one of the shocks of the season as Stefan Ratchford scored two tries in their 20-10 win over leaders St Helens.

The rookie stand-off grabbed his double in the first ten minutes before setting-up a third for on-loan Wigan centre Darrell Goulding.

Andrew Dixon and former New Zealand Warriors winger Francis Meli got Saints back into the game but ex-North Queensland Cowboy Mark Henry sealed the win with a late try.

And to complete a miserable night for Saints former Great Britain scrum-half Sean Long broke his jaw and will miss the next eight weeks of the season.

Leeds took full advantage of St Helens' slip as they scored seven tries in their 43-30 win at Hull to move to within two points of the leaders.

Former Manly winger Scott Donald crossed for Rhinos while England centre Keith Senior marked his 500th appearance in Super League with his 230th try of his career.

Ex-Brisbane Broncos hooker Shaun Berrigan scored one of Hull's five tries but they were never in contention.

Catalans Dragons moved onto the fringes of the play-offs with a 23-12 win over Hull KR thanks to Jean-Phillippe Baile's hat-trick.

Former Canberra Raiders second-row Jason Croker also scored for Kevin Walters men as they made it three wins in four matches.

Ex-Gold Coast Titans full-back Richie Mathers scored two tries in Warrington's 22-6 win at rock-bottom Celtic Crusaders.

Luke Dyer's late try spared the home side the embarrassment of failing to score for two matches on the trot.

Former Canberra centre David Howell was sent off as Harlequins were thrashed 40-12 at improving Wigan.

Howell saw red in the first half for a forearm smash on Sam Tomkins with Quins already 14-6 down.

Wigan's NRL imports George Carmont, Pat Richards, Mark Riddell and Amos Roberts all scored tries with New Zealand international Thomas Leuluai helping himself to a double.

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