Winning habit is still eluding Giants
Child, who made a number of tough calls against the hosts to leave Thorman ‘scratching his head,’ made their task almost impossible.
And it was those factors that enraged Brough, who received a straight red card for verbal abuse of a touchjudge in the 75th minute.
That was an act Thorman was unable to condone.
But he remains hopeful Brough will be handed a ‘sending off sufficient sentence’ when he’s called up in front of a RFL disciplinary committee panel this week and will be available for Friday’s trip to St Helens.
With the injury-hit Giants still lacking the services of a number of key men, it’ll clearly be a case of keeping fingers crossed.
In contrast, Huddersfield bogey side Salford - the Red Devils haven’t lost at the John Smith’s since 2013! - were on cloud nine after registering a first away top-flight triumph for almost 11 months.
Mark Flanagan and Ben Nakubuwai touched down inside the opening quarter of an hour while Weller Hauraki’s second-half score and Jake Bibby’s late brace clinched victory for the Red Devils.
Innes Senior and Roberts crossed for the hosts, but it was never going to be enough on the day.
The Giants are still to win since parting company with Australian boss Rick Stone at the end of last month, with everyone fully aware Thorman is facing a Herculean task in trying to change the club’s fortunes.
Salford, meanwhile, moved into the top eight at the expense of Widnes.
Their three previous victories this season had come at home and they had not won a league game on their travels since a 38-12 success at Warrington last May.