Huddersfield 36 Widnes 12
Hooker Shaun Lunt, one of the heroes of Leeds' Grand Final win in October, marked his return to Huddersfield with a hat-trick of tries as the Giants came from 12-0 down to beat Widnes 36-12 at the John Smith's Stadium.
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Early tries from Joe Mellor and Danny Craven gave the Vikings the perfect start but Lunt pulled a try back before the break.
England centre Leroy Cudjoe was then twice among the scorers as the home side dominated the second half.