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Amor looking to cap dream first season at Saints

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St Helens forward Kyle Amor is looking to finish the 2014 season on a high by overcoming an in-form Wigan Warriors in Saturday’s First Utility Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford (6.00pm). Former Leeds and Wakefield player Amor signed for Saints in September 2013 and started his first season with them at the beginning of 2014. He still can’t ... Read More »

Joel Moon: Leeds Rhinos are still embarrassed

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Leeds Rhinos centre Joel Moon admits it was embarrassing for the Rhinos to be knocked out of the play-offs in round one, but he still believes the club has had a good season. The Rhinos beat Castleford to win the Challenge Cup, but ended the year on a sour note, losing their last six Super League games in a row ... Read More »

MacGraff Leuluai relieved by Matty Russell return

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Widnes Vikings backrower MacGraff Leuluai has spoken of his relief at seeing Warrington’s Matty Russell return to the field just two weeks after the Wolves fullback came off worse in a clash between the pair. Leuluai faced no further action for the challenge in the opening play-off clash between the two sides. But Russell had to be stretchered off the ... Read More »

World Club Series fixtures confirmed

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Super League has announced the identity of the six clubs from the First Utility Super League and NRL who will contest the newly-expanded World Club Series in 2015. 2014 Super League Grand Finalists St Helens and Wigan Warriors will be joined by Warrington Wolves to play three matches against NRL champions South Sydney Rabbitohs, Brisbane Broncos and St George-Illawarra. Building ... Read More »

Van Vollenhoven to present Saints players with GF shirts

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St Helens legend Tom Van Vollenhoven flies in to England today from his home in South Africa as the special guest of the club for the Grand Final and will personally present each Saints player with his Grand Final shirt at a private player gathering on Friday. Saints’ Chairman Eamonn McManus stated: “Tom has flown in with his wife Leonie ... Read More »

Six of the Best: Super League Grand Final moments

Will it be Wigan's year again?

Grand Final week can only mean one thing – all of our regular weekly features turn into Grand Final-related ones! For this week’s Six of the Best, we’ve been asking all week for the Old Trafford moments that stand out in your mind, and there are certainly plenty to choose from! We’ve had nominations from as recent as last year, ... Read More »

Mike Rush and Keiron Cunningham favourites for Saints job

Will former Red Vee boss Mike Rush have a second bite at the cherry?

Last week it was revealed that St Helens coach Nathan Brown will leave the club at the end of the season and return home to Australia. The 41-year-old, who also enjoyed a successful spell in charge of Huddersfield, cited family reasons for his departure. Since the announcement, there has been much speculation about who will succeed Brown after this weekend’s ... Read More »

Hull FC owner expecting strong 2015 from his side

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2015 is Hull FC’s time – that’s the view of owner Adam Pearson, who says the club are on the verge of something very special next season. Hull have recruited heavily ahead of next year, with the likes of Marc Sneyd and Leon Pryce signing up at the KC Stadium ahead of an important year for the club. And Pearson ... Read More »

Joel Tomkins: It’s like a fairytale for me

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Wigan back-rower Joel Tomkins has described his return to Rugby League as “like a fairytale” after reaching the Grand Final just three months after leaving rugby union. The 27-year-old originally left the Warriors to join Aviva Premiership side Saracens in 2010 and went on to represent England in the 15-man code. In June, he completed his return to Super League ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls cancel Offerdahl contract

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American international Mark Offerdahl will no longer be joining Bradford Bulls for 2015. The front-rower has been deemed unable to partake in pre-season training, due to a recurring injury. And as a result Offerdahl has been released from the one-year contract he signed in August. The club, however, have retained the USA Tomahawk’s registration, meaning he could potentially be re-signed ... Read More »

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