O'Brien stars as Salford beat Huddersfield

Salford lost their first game of the season against Wigan
Betfred Super League
Huddersfield Giants (4) 20
Tries: McGillvary, Mellor 2, Ta'ai Goals: Brough 2
Salford Red Devils (10) 30
Tries: Sa'u, O'Brien 2, Jones Goals: O'Brien 7

Gareth O'Brien scored 22 points to help Salford beat Huddersfield for their first Super League win of the season.

The Giants took the lead when Jermaine McGillvary touched down but the visitors fought back through Junior Sa'u's try and six points from O'Brien.

Alex Mellor went over twice for the Giants but O'Brien scored twice himself to keep the visitors in control.

Ukuma Ta'ai slid over for Huddersfield before Josh Jones powered over to secure the win for Salford.

More to follow.

Huddersfield: Gaskell, McGillvary, Cudjoe, Mellor, Murphy, Brough, Brierley, Ikahihifo, Hinchcliffe, Ta'ai, Lawrence, Ferguson, Rapira.

Replacements: Wakeman, Leeming, Roberts, Clough.

Salford: O'Brien, Johnson, Welham, Sa'u, J. Carney, Lui, Dobson, Kopczak, Tomkins, Mossop, Jones, Griffin, Flanagan.

Replacements: Krasniqi, Tasi, A. Walne, Wood.

Referee: James Child.


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