Ahead of kickoff tonight, check out Rick Edgerton's preview of the second #Origin clash.
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Huddersfield started the stronger and took a 12-0 lead with tries from Stuart Jones and Andy Raleigh; The Robins turned the game around with tries from Andreas Bauer and Stanley Gene and four Cooke goals to lead 16-12.
However, the Giants dug deep Stephen Wild and Jamahl Lolesi edged them ahead once more in the final quarter. Chris Thorman kicked six goals too as Huddersfield continued there winning run.
Catalans scored the first points of the game with an Olivier Charles try. Brett Webb scored a double and Clinton Toopi scored another as the Rhinos took an 18-4 half-time lead.
The second half was no rest bite for the Dragons as Leeds added 6 more tries. Webb scored his hat-trick, Gareth Ellis, Rob Burrow all got on the score sheet. Skipper Kevin Sinfield contributed 26 points with two tries and nine conversations. Adam Mogg managed a consolation for the French side.
The only worry for Leeds was a potentially serious injury to Great Britain captain Jamie Peacock, who limped off after two minutes.
Salford stay rooted to the foot of the Super League after Wigan ran in nine tries to claim a comprehensive win at the Willows.
Ex Aussie Stand-off Trent Barrett scored his first hat-trick for the Warriors who took an early lead through Phil Bailey.
The Reds matched their opponents early on with Andy Coley scoring two tries but they struggled defensively.