April 10, 1998
20 years ago to this day, Halifax played their first home Super League match at The Shay following their permanent move from Thrum Hall.
Huddersfield Giants were beaten by 30 points to 6 in extremely wintery conditions, with tries from Martin Moana (2), Gavin Clinch (his first for Halifax), Freddie Tuilagi and Martin Pearson.
The latter also kicked 5 goals. The attendance was 6, 392.