NEW Giants signing Stephen Jones is not planning to hang around to make his Super League debut!
The former Newcastle Falcons rugby union centre has been snapped up by Huddersfield despite having played only four games of competitive rugby league.
Two of those were for the Giants Senior Academy when he scored a try in a pre-season clash at Halifax and then grabbed a hat trick in a man-of-the-match performance at Featherstone.
That three-try burst came during a two-week trial training with the Giants' full-time squad.
And that fortnight convinced the Giants that Jones was worth taking on, while reinforcing the 22-year-old's belief that rugby league could be his future.
"I definitely believe rugby league could be the game for me," said the Stockton-born back, who has played representative rugby union for England Under 19s and Scotland Under 21s.
"I'm the first to admit I've still got a lot to learn about league.
"But with the standard of coaches at the Giants and the quality of players that are here, that process is being made easier.
"Although I've only played a couple of university rugby league games and two Giants Academy fixtures, I'm ready to give Super League a real go.
"I'm confident my style will suit league, particularly as I've always enjoyed defence and having the ball in my hands.
"I've already sampled life in union's Zurich Premiership, I now want to test myself in Super League - and the sooner the better!"