FEATURE: Talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

Is Warrington’s form reaching critical levels yet? Five games, five defeats. It’s been far from an ideal start for Tony Smith and Warrington – made all the more perplexing by the fact that they hammered Brisbane in the World Club Series. On Friday they travel to St Helens – a team who have been in the spotlight themselves, although they eased the…

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Amor unnerved by competition for England selection

Kyle Amor has spoken of his desire to secure a place in England’s World Cup squad following his early involvement in the national team. The uncapped St Helens prop has been involved in both of England’s Elite Performance Squad training sessions this year as preparations for this year’s World Cup begin to take shape. The Cumbrian native has no doubts…

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Saints win by two in Perpignan

St Helens got their season back on track with a 24-28 victory against Catalans Dragons in Perpignan today, securing their first win since their first round win over Leeds Rhinos. The Dragons, on the other hand, after a promising start to the season, have now gone three games without a win. The game was tightly fought throughout, with the lead…

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Walsh reflects on frustrating Saints period ahead of reunion

Luke Walsh has admitted he carries regrets from his time at St Helens ahead of their visit to his current club Catalans. The Australian halfback spent three seasons with the Super League giants before opting to make the move to France for the 2017 season, despite initially leaving to return Down Under. Following a successful maiden season in 2014 when…

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Five talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

Who will partner Theo Fages in the halves for St Helens in France? It’s been another week to forget for St Helens. Defeat to Hull was their third in succession, with their only victory this season against Leeds on the opening night. Keiron Cunningham’s gamble on Jon Wilkin backfired – and it begs the question: who will play scrum-half against…

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Wakefield stun Saints

Wakefield picked up their first win in 12 matches after a controversial penalty try secured them a superb 16-12 victory over St Helens. Jacob Miller was awarded a try seven minutes from the end after Danny Richardson as adjudged to have held him back. The reverse was a second on the bounce for Keiron Cunningham’s side, who suffered a rare off-night…

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There are no bad teams in Super League anymore, says Makinson

St Helens winger Tommy Makinson has insisted that there are no weak links among the 12-team Super League anymore ahead of Friday night’s clash with Wakefield. Trinity are still without a win from their opening two games of the new season – but that was exactly the position newly-promoted Leigh Centurions found themselves in before beating the Saints last weekend.…

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Leigh beat Saints for first Super League victory

Leigh Centurions are celebrating their first victory of the season with a thrilling 24-16 victory over St Helens in front of over 9,000 spectators. Leigh got off to a tremendous start, posting three converted tries in the first half by Atelea Vea, Gareth Hock and Jamie Acton, with Ben Reynolds converting all three to give the Centurions an 18-0 lead.…

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