Star signing Aidan Sezer has been handed the number seven jersey at Huddersfield.

The former Canberra play-maker has been named alongside Lee Gaskell in the halves in head coach Simon Woolford’s 2020 squad number list.

Fellow new signing Ashton Golding has been named at one, while James Gavet is at eight and Kenny Edwards is 11.

Woolford said: “The squad numbers represent a really difficult decision for us. We have to take into account the past, present and future of the club.

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“Ashton Golding has taken the Number 1 shirt, but we feel Darnell McIntosh and Ashton Golding will compete for the position throughout the year.

“Despite this, the numbers indicate the way we think the side will line up at the start of the year.”

Following the decision to switch captaincy away from him, Leroy Cudjoe has dropped down the pecking order to 21.

Jake Wardle and Jordan Turner instead fill the centre positions.

Woolford explained: “The decision was two pronged.

“One was to reward Jake and to take pressure of Leroy and allow him to come back when he’s ready without any extra burden and the constant questions about his return.

“Similar decisions were made about Clough and Aku, as these players have spent significant time in rehab in pre-season, and we thought it was the fairest way to go.

He added: “We feel comfortable with the way we’ve gone.

“There’s always going to be disappointed guys, but at the end of the day, it’s just a number and it’s going to take an effort from the whole 33 this year to get to where we want to be in 2020.”

1. Ashton Golding
2. Jermaine McGillvary
3. Jake Wardle
4. Jordan Turner
5. Darnell McIntosh
6. Lee Gaskell
7. Aidan Sezer
8. James Gavet
9. Adam O’Brien
10. Suaia Matagi
11. Kenny Edwards
12. Joe Wardle
13. Michael Lawrence
14. Matty English
15. Oliver Wilson
16. Aaron Murphy
17. Ukuma Ta’ai
18. Paul Clough
19. Akuila Uate
20. Oliver Roberts
21. Leroy Cudjoe
22. Tom Holmes
23. Oliver Russell
24. Louis Senior
25. Innes Senior
26. Sam Hewitt
27. Sam Wood
28. Adam Walne
29. Jon Luke Kirby
30. Reiss Butterworth
31. Chester Butler
32. Owen Trout
33. Dominic Young