Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson praises efforts of Super League newcomers Peter Aspinall, Jake Connor and Nathan Mason

GIANTS chief Paul Anderson has heaped praise on the way his promoted teenage trio are adapting to life in a full-time Super League environment.

GIANTS chief Paul Anderson has heaped praise on the way his promoted teenage trio are adapting to life in a full-time Super League environment.

Seventeen-year-olds Peter Aspinall, Jake Connor and Nathan Mason have earned professional deals after impressing throughout their time in the club’s Academy.

Anderson knows all three have the potential to be top Super League performers.

And he feels if they can build on their positive starts in training, they could make it to the top.

“They’re obviously here with us because we can see they have the raw potential,” said Anderson.

“But they all know this is the start for them, and it’s important they can adapt to the extra demands of being a full-time player.

“So far, they’ve all acquitted themselves very well and are buying into what we’re trying to do.

“At this stage in their careers, the key is for them to develop consistent habits, technically, tactically and physically.

“Yes, that’s going to be tough for them. All I’ve asked of them is to come in each day and give it their best, and if they do that they’ll give themselves the best possible chance.

“They just need to keep working hard, because they have the ability.”

Meanwhile, fellow teenage prop Josh Johnson is now back in full training following ankle surgery.

 
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