Unbeaten Saints too strong for weakened Giants

St Helens converted a 12-16 half-time lead into a 12-40 full-time convincing victory tonight at the John Smith’s Stadium. The Giants came into the game buoyed by their win at Wigan the previous Friday and in the first half they looked as though they could even repeat that feat against the undefeated league leaders. Smart play by Saints skipper James…

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Barba departure has made St Helens more balanced in 2019, insists Justin Holbrook

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook believes the shared responsibility has side has taken on following the departure of Ben Barba last year – plus the form of Lachlan Coote – has made them a more balanced outfit this time around. The Saints were undoubtedly reliant on Barba throughout large stretches of last season, who was named the competition’s best player…

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Kyle Amor eyeing big year with St Helens after ‘ugly’ conversations with Holbrook in off-season

Kyle Amor has lifted the lid on ‘ugly’ off-season conversations with Justin Holbrook, which might have ended his time at the club but instead prompted him to prove his coach wrong and reject the chance to move elsewhere. His future at the club looked uncertain at the end of last season, he said, after Holbrook told him his playing opportunities…

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Win a training session with St Helens & France star Theo Fages!

TotalRL.com in association with Rugby League World has teamed up with St Helens ace Theo Fages to provide one lucky winner with a free personalised training session with Theo for themselves and/or their team. To enter, we’re asking you to design Theo Fages a new scrum cap! Theo will pick the winner himself and the chosen designer will then get…

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Squad news for Friday’s two Super League games – as McGillvary returns for Huddersfield

Huddersfield v Warrington (7:45pm, John Smith’s Stadium) Huddersfield welcome back three big names for Friday’s clash with Warrington – including England star Jermaine McGillvary. The winger was injured in their warm-up game against Wakefield last month, but is back to full fitness and takes his place in Simon Woolford’s 19-man squad for the game. Ukuma Ta’ai and Lee Gaskell also…

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Holbrook insists there’s still much more to come from St Helens despite opening-night win

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook has promised there is still much, much more to come from his side despite emerging victorious on the opening night of the 2019 season. The Saints were 22-12 winners over reigning champions Wigan in a high-quality contest, watched on by over 16,500 people at the Totally Wicked Stadium. However, Holbrook believes his side are going…

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