Huddersfield coach Simon Woolford has hailed the capture of Kenny Edwards.

The Giants have secured the services of former Catalans player Edwards on a three-year deal.

And Woolford revealed the club tried to bring him to the club before he signed at the Perpignan club.

He said: “We are very excited to be signing someone of the calibre of Kenny Edwards”

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“Kenny is a strong ball carrier who we’ve been looking at for some time. He is an aggressive player who will improve our team and bring something different to the club.

“He can play on the edge or in the middle, and we are looking forward to having someone who possesses the kind of leadership skills that Kenny has.

“We’ve tried to secure his services before, and tried to bring him to the club last year because we wanted someone with the NRL experience that he had – having played over 70 games for Parramatta.”