Giants hand trial to Foster

Huddersfield Giants have confirmed former Bradford winger Jamie Foster is on trial with the club, a story revealed in League Express’ online edition last night.

Foster has not played professionally since leaving the Bulls at the end of the 2014 season and has been linked with a return to the sport on numerous occasions in the past after a spell in rugby union.

However, League Express understands that the Giants and the 25-year-old might have agreed a deal that will see Foster join the Giants at a time when they are stretched for players due to injuries.

Scott Grix was withdrawn during the 30-16 loss to St Helens on Friday night with a shoulder injury, and Foster could provide cover at full-back if required.

League Express understands that Foster could potentially play for the club as soon as this Friday’s game against Wigan.

Foster spent two years with the Bulls in 2013 and 2014 after leaving St Helens, following a brief loan spell at Hull FC in 2012. He made 32 appearances for the club, scoring 12 tries and kicking 111 goals. His time at St Helens, where he appeared in the Super League Grand Final for the club, saw him score 30 tries in 47 games.