HUDDERSFIELD Giants' Senior Academy side are closing in on the start of their grading fixture schedule.
Coach Lee St Hilaire, left, and his side kick-off their campaign at Castleford on Saturday, February 19 (2.30) before taking on Featherstone, Hull and Bradford Bulls.
The top two from this group will be guaranteed a place in the Academy Championship, with the others competing in the First Division.
The League campaign will get under way on the weekend of April 2, the same time as the grading fixtures for the Junior Academy gets cracking.
The Under 18s - who are under the control of Chris Plume - are in the grading pool with Leeds, Bradford, Castleford and London, although the fixture dates have yet to be confirmed.
All the Giants home games at this stage of the season will take place at Huddersfield YMCA.
Thoser include the Senior matches against Hull (March 13) and Bradford (March 19)