Huddersfield Giants coach Tony Smith today admitted: Playing Bradford makes getting promoted so worthwhile.

The Super League new boys have surpassed many expectations so far this year, claiming a number of notable scalps including St Helens.

But Smith admits the visit of the Bulls to the McAlpine Stadium is one of the highlights of the year.

"It is the challenge of playing sides like Bradford that justifies all the hard work we put in last year," said Smith, the closest of friends with Brian Noble.

"We will be playing one of the best teams in the world. We will really have to lift ourselves but we have done that before and will do it again.

"We have had some good performances and some good results this season and some wins have been particularly sweet."

No doubt Smith will be calling on the specialist knowledge of Bulls loan-signing Alex Wilkinson and former players Brandon Costin and Brian McDermott to help him deal with a side that no team has stopped winning for 10 games.

Meanwhile, fans are urged to attend "probably the most important meeting of the club since reforming in 1964," according to a club spokesman.

On Monday, May 19, all supporters over the age of 18 are urged to join the Board of Directors, head coach and the players at the Hilton Hotel in Bradford at 7.30pm.