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THE Giants will look to bounce back immediately on Sunday after an agonising loss at Worcester.

The team battled their way back into a game that had looked at one point to have gone away from them.

After Wolves took the first quarter 34-24 the home team opened up a lead of 18 points in the second.

But the Giants chipped away to go in 53-42 down at half-time.

They slipped back again in the third before entering the fourth period 70-59 down.

Then the fightback came. The Giants clawed their way back in to it and took a 77-76 lead thanks an Ingus Bankevics three midway though the period.

But the Wolves hit back and, as Stefan Gill fouled out of the game, the home team eased home.

Coach Jeff Jones was proud of his men and said: “We did a fantastic job defensively in the second half and had a chance.

“We will have to be ready to get back on track at Durham on Sunday.”

Bankevics and Mike Bernanrd both hit 16 points for the Giants with Ben Eaves and Callum Jones on 12 apiece and Gill on 10. David Watts scored 8 and Martyn Gayle 6.