Paul Anderson believes the Giants owe Wakefield a Challenge Cup hiding for what they did to his side in Easter Monday’s Super League XXI encounter.
The Wildcats capitalised on a dire Huddersfield display to inflict a 36-22 Belle Vue defeat on their West Yorkshire rivals.
But Anderson’s Giants will get the chance to gain sweet revenge when the teams meet at the John Smith’s Stadium in the quarter-finals of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup on the weekend of June 25-26.
And he’s confident that if his side can continue to build on the form they’ve been showing over the past month – with three wins out of four – his side show make further Cup progress at the expense of their Super League neighbours.
“We owe them one for Easter Monday, that’s for sure,” said Anderson, whose side set-up the tie with their 36-22 home triumph over Leeds Rhinos on Friday night and Wakefield’s 40-22 home win over Toulouse.
“That’s was a really bad day for us. Wakefield played well and we played badly, and this Cup-tie is an ideal opportunity for us to put the record straight.
“Obviously, the tie isn’t taking place for about another six weeks, so a lot of things can change between now and then.
“But having finally managed to get our act together, we’re determined to keep pushing on and getting better and better.
“If we do that then we know we’ll give ourselves a good chance.
“The fact we’re at home is also a positive for us, and we’ve got to make that count on the day as well.”
Draw: Hull FC v Catalans Dragons, Wigan v Castleford, Warrington v Widnes, Huddersfield v Wakefield.<p/> <p/>