Brough appointed Giants skipper
Huddersfield Giants have appointed goal-kicking half-back Danny Brough as the long-term successor to Kevin Brown as captain.
The Giants have been led by Luke Robinson and Eorl Crabtree since Brown, who is joining Widnes Vikings for 2013, suffered a season-ending ankle injury in July but coach Paul Anderson has now opted to give the captain's armband to Brough.
“The responsibility of being captain is a large one at this club and I am sure that Danny will get great support from the fans as well as his team-mates in the role," said Anderson.
"He is a very proud man who will lead with his actions on and off the field and ultimately his hunger to win is something that I expect to see all my players demonstrate as he consistently has this year."
Brough will lead Huddersfield for the first time on Sunday against Leeds Rhinos after recovering from the illness that kept him out of last week's defeat at Warrington Wolves.
Brough, 29, who captained Scotland in the 2008 World Cup, said: "I am very proud to captain the club.
"Obviously it's new to me as it's not like Scotland where we only got together once a year - this is a day-in, day-out responsibility."