Saints overcome Vikings at Magic Weekend

St Helens proved to be too strong for a gallant Widnes Vikings side, earning a comfortable 38-18 victory although the Vikings contributed their part to an entertaining game in the sunshine. The Vikings started the game badly, when Stefan Marsh put the ball out on the full from the kick-off. But they struck the first blow, when Matt Whitley crossed…

Read More

Makinson making up for lost time after injury nightmares almost derailed his career

Tommy Makinson is fast establishing a reputation as one of the most exciting players to watch in Super League – but it could have quite easily been all so different. This year could bring with it untold success for the 26-year-old; and not just at club level. While his St Helens side are the standout team in Super League at…

Read More

Fan panel: Our experts preview Salford v St Helens tonight

Expert Salford fan: Louis Hawke The win over Wakefield may have come at a hefty price for the Devils, as they could be without half-back Rob Lui and in-form hooker Josh Wood as both picked up injuries during the clash against Trinity. Who could the half-back partnership be against Saints this week? Jack Littlejohn and Jake Shorrocks? Or could we…

Read More

Huddersfield ‘hard to predict’, says Holbrook ahead of St Helens’ meeting with Giants

Justin Holbrook has described Friday’s opponents Huddersfield as ‘hard to predict’ as the Super League leaders look to bounce straight back to winning ways tonight. Following defeat to Wakefield last Sunday, the Saints host the out-of-sorts Giants at the Totally Wicked Stadium looking to solidify their position at the top of the table. But Holbrook admits it will not be…

Read More

Matty Smith ‘open to anything’ when it comes to his future – so long as he’s playing

Matty Smith has admitted he has received offers about a move away from St Helens – and says he is ‘open to anything’, so long as he is playing regularly. Speculation has linked the 30-year-old with a move away from the Super League leaders in recent weeks – but he featured twice last week, helping the Saints to back-to-back wins…

Read More