Huddersfield Giants back Sport Relief campaign

PLAYERS from Huddersfield Giants bared all in a naked photo-shoot to support Sport Relief.

PLAYERS from Huddersfield Giants bared all in a naked photo-shoot to support Sport Relief.

Team captain Kevin Brown and prop Eorl Crabtree braved the elements to pose in the cold, wearing nothing but a smile and specially made rugby Sport Relief socks.

Their efforts inspired hundreds of Huddersfield people to enter the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile and support the Rugby Football League’s partnership with Sport Relief.

The players had to man up and strip off before posing in the buff, with only a strategically placed rugby ball to cover their modesty.

Teams taking part in the Stobart Super League, the top-level professional Rugby League competition in Europe, also did their bit with round eight of this year’s competition dedicated to the national charity event. It meant every game was played with an official Sport Relief branded ball and players from the 14 participating clubs wore Sport Relief socks.

Crabtree said: “I’ve played some really fierce rugby and have been involved in some really tough tackles, but nothing compares with the terror of bearing all in the buff!”

 

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