Brett Hodgson put the Giants ahead with an early penalty but Saints replied with unconverted tries to Paul Wellens, Ade Gardner and Lee Gilmour. Giving us the half-time score of 2-12.
Paul Whaturia gave the home side their only try just after the break, before St Helens closed out the game with scores to;Tony Puletua on 75 minutes before Long claimed his 1,000th Saints goal with a drop-goal and Gary Wheeler crossed just before the final whistle to give the final score of:
Huddersfield 6-23 St Helens
Tries: Whaturia Goal: B Hodgson
Tries: Wellens, Gardner, Gilmour, Puletua, Wheeler Goal: Long Drop: Long
Huddersfield: B Hodgson, Aspinwall, Lawrence, Whaturia, D Hodgson, Brown, Robinson, Mason, Moore, D. Griffin, Raleigh, Wild, Finnigan.
Replacements: Lunt, Jackson, Korkidas, Lolesi.
St Helens: Wellens, Gardner, Gidley, Gilmour, Armstrong, Pryce, Long, Puletua, Cunningham, Hargreaves, Wilkin, Flannery, Clough.
Replacements: Fa’asavalu, Roby, Frodsham, Wheeler.
Referee: T Alibert (Toulouse)