Monday, September 22, 2014
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St Helens

Nathan Brown remains positive despite Walsh blow


St Helens head coach Nathan Brown has refused to be downbeat about heading to Wakefield without their star man, Luke Walsh, this weekend. Walsh – who has made a magnificent start to life in England with the Saints – has been ruled out for up to six weeks with a calf injury sustained during the victory over Catalan last weekend. ... Read More »

Saints star Walsh suffers injury blow


St Helens’ Australian  halfback Luke Walsh suffered a calf injury in last Friday’s 40-22 victory over Catalan Dragons that could keep him out of action for up to six weeks. Walsh has been a key factor in Saints’ unbeaten start to the season, scoring 64 points in his opening five matches, and it is likely that back rower Paul Wellens will ... Read More »

Alex Walmsley: Wellens would make a brilliant coach


St Helens star Alex Walmsley, 23, has joined the Total Rugby League team as a columnist. Check back every Tuesday to read his thoughts on the game’s hot topics… First things first, I am delighted to announce that the under-26s completed a great win in Razzle Dazzle this week. It was a low-scoring affair, and I scored the only try ... Read More »

Match report: St Helens 40-22 Catalan Dragons


In a nutshell How it unfolded First half: The Saints dominated the majority of the first, and tries from Josh Jones and Tommy Makinson quickly out them 12-0 up. Makinson grabbed another soon after, before Jordan Turner scored a fourth for the Saints. The Dragons rallied though, and Garcia and Pellisier tries made it 24-12 at the break. Second half: ... Read More »

Super League preview: St Helens v Catalan Dragons


Two teams in contrasting form meet at Langtree Park on Friday night, as the unbeaten, table-topping St Helens take on Catalan Dragons, who are yet to pick up a point in Super League XIX. Things could not be going much better for Nathan Brown’s men, as four wins from four have seen them shoot to the top of the early ... Read More »

Nathan Brown: Saints can’t show mercy on Friday

“We have invested in a lot in British talent. I would like to think that we are on the cusp of another little dynasty.”

St Helens coach Nathan Brown has warned his side not to have mercy on Catalan Dragons, who they face this Friday. The French outfit are winless in 2014 thanks to a large injury list and several players out suspended. Brown said he doesn’t want his side, who in contrast are unbeaten this year, to take their foot off the gas. ... Read More »

Relief at scoring my first try of the season


St Helens star Alex Walmsley, 23, has joined the Total Rugby League team as a columnist. Check back every Tuesday to read his thoughts on the game’s hot topics… I am really happy with how the season has started, both from a personal point of view and for the team, but I am trying to keep my head down and ... Read More »

Video highlights: St Helens 38-18 Hull KR


Extensive video highlights from Friday’s Super League round four fixture between St Helens and Hull KR at Langtree Park. Click here to read our match report. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform ... Read More »

Ade Gardner joins Hull KR on loan

Barrow-born Ade Gardner has 12 international caps. ©RLPhotos

St Helens winger Ade Gardner has joined Hull KR on a month-long loan. The former England and Great Britain star, 30, has scored 173 tries in 286 appearances for the Merseyside club but has fallen out of favour with coach Nathan Brown, who sees the Saints’ future in youngsters Adam Swift and Tom Makinson. The Rovers are currently in an ... Read More »

Match report: Saints’ second-half blitz sinks Robins


In a Nutshell St Helens and Hull KR were level at half-time, but four tries in a ten-minute spell in the second half meant that Saints eventually coasted to a convincing victory over an injury-hit Hull KR. How it unfolded St Helens gave a debut to their giant new signing Mose Masoe off the bench in tonight’s Langtree Park clash ... Read More »