Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Champions St Helens release squad numbers


Super League champions St Helens have released their squad numbers for the 2015 season, with a number of youngsters promoted to the club’s first team for the very first time. Dave Hewitt (27), Jack Ashworth (28), Olly Davies (29) and Matty Fleming (30) have all been promoted to the squad alongside Matty Fozard (31), and they will all have squad ... Read More »

Wellens signs new St Helens contract


Paul Wellens has extended his contract at Saints until the end of the 2015 season. Fresh from lifting the First Utility Super League title, the 34-year-old has penned a deal that will see him represent the club for the 20th season. He joined Saints’ Academy system in 1996, made his first team debut in 1998 and has gone on to ... Read More »

Sean Long joins St Helens backroom staff


St Helens legend Sean Long has re-joined the Grand Final winners as part of coach Keiron Cunningham’s backroom staff. The 38-year-old has penned a two-year deal. “I am really happy that Sean has agreed to join my team,” said Cunningham. “He is a legend at this club and will bring years of experience not only as a world class player ... Read More »

Maguire looking for English support in World Club Challenge


South Sydney Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire is hopeful that there will be a strong core of support in place for the Bunnies when they face St Helens in the World Club Challenge next February, as they gear up to slug it out to become the best side in club Rugby League. Maguire – who has experience of the World Club ... Read More »

World Club Series tickets now on sale


Tickets to see the best Rugby League players from the northern and southern hemispheres do battle in the 2015 World Club Series are now on sale. The eagerly-anticipated tournament has already been billed the ‘Ryder Cup of Rugby League’ and sees the top three clubs from the First Utility Super League, St Helens, Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves face NRL ... Read More »

Sean Long leaves Salford; heading for St Helens?

Sean Long

Speculation is growing that St Helens legend Sean Long could be set to return to the club in a coaching capacity, after it was revealed on Twitter that he has left his coaching role with Salford Red Devils. As is often the case, Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash took to the social media platform to make the announcement, tweeting: “The ... Read More »

Ade Gardner joins St Helens backroom team

Ade Gardner

Former St Helens winger Ade Gardner has joined Keiron Cunningham’s backroom staff at the club, joining as Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. He will work with Head of Strength and Conditioning Matt Daniels for the 2015 season as the Champions look to retain their Super League crown. It also means the former Barrow Border Raider has called time on his ... Read More »

Travis Burns says he’s ready for St Helens pressure cooker


St Helens new recruit Travis Burns already knows that 2015 will feel like a disappointing year if the club fails to build on last season and doesn’t bring more silverware back to Langtree Park. The stand-off, who joins the current champions from Hull KR, saw St Helens overcome huge injury setbacks in the later stages of last season to beat ... Read More »

Masoe may return to NRL in 2016

St Helens' Mose Masoe scoring against Catalan Dragons in their Super League play-off semi-final

St Helens prop Mose Masoe admits he may return to the NRL in 2016 after his contract with the club comes to an end, but again insisted he is not going to walk away from his current deal with the Saints any earlier than planned. Masoe signed a two-year contract with the club following last year’s World Cup, with the ... Read More »

Atelea Vea “can’t wait” to make St Helens debut


New St Helens signing Atelea Vea joined up with his new team-mates yesterday and admits he “can’t wait” to play in front of the Langtree Park crowd. The Tongan international, 27, joins Kieron Cunningham’s side from London Broncos after making 22 appearances last season, scoring two tries and making nearly 60 tackle busts. The back-rower kicked off his Saints career ... Read More »