THE Huddersfield Giants leading try scorer Luke George has been given the all clear to face Warrington Wolves in the Challenge Cup semi-final.
The 24-year-old winger, who has already bagged 13 tries for the Giants this season, was led from the field during Sunday’s 52-6 Super League reversal at the hands of Castleford Tigers after suffering concussion.
The Giants were waiting to see the extent of the injury but George has been given clearance to be involved in the last four clash at the City of Salford Stadium on Sunday (5.30).
Giants coach Nathan Brown is confident that his team will be able to bounce back from their setback at Wheldon Road given the prize on offer – a trip to Wembley on Saturday, August 25.
"The Challenge Cup is a unique competition," said Brown.
"Those who have been to Wembley and experienced it are desperate to return.
"Those who haven’t desperately want it."
Meanwhile, Championship club Halifax have signed prop forward Tony Tonks from the Giants.
The 27-year-old joined Huddersfield from Featherstone at the start of the season, but has made only one substitute appearance before breaking his arm in a reserve match.
Tonks was given permission by the Giants to talk to other clubs and has signed a deal with Halifax to the end of the season, although he will not be eligible for the Northern Rail Cup final against his former club Featherstone on July 29.
"Tony’s with us until the end of the season, with a view to a longer-term deal beyond that," said Fax boss Karl Harrison, who first signed Tonks as a 16-year