Six young Super League players who could become stars in 2018

2017 featured no shortage of breakout stars in Super League. The likes of Jack Walker, Liam Marshall and Danny Richardson established themselves as top-flight players in their own right – but who are the ones to watch out for next season? Here, we pick out half a dozen young players who, by the end of next season, could well be…

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Five Super League fixtures we already can’t wait to see in 2018

St Helens v Castleford (Friday February 2, Totally Wicked Stadium) The season actually begins 24 hours earlier when Leeds travel to Warrington – but it’s hard not to look at the first Friday game of the new season with a wandering glance. Should Castleford and St Helens repeat their performance from the Super League play-offs – which was one of…

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Saints tie-up hotshot Knowles

St Helens hotshot Morgan Knowles has signed a new four-year deal with the club. The 20-year-old established himself under Justin Holbrook this year, missing just one match throughout the duration of the season. His performances were acknowledged by his inclusion in the three-man Super League Young Player of the Year shortlist at the end of the season, while he has…

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QUIZ: Can you name every Harry Sunderland Trophy winner since 1998?

With the Super League Grand Final approaching fast on the horizon this weekend, our latest quiz tests your knowledge of the near 20-year history of the event. The Harry Sunderland Trophy has been awarded since the 1960s, to the man of the match in the Championship Final, then the Premiership Final, before being handed out to the man of the…

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Keiron Cunningham breaks his silence on his St Helens sacking

Former St Helens coach Keiron Cunningham has broken his silence on his sacking from St Helens earlier this season: and has accepted the prospect of backing up his heroics as a player for the club was never possible as coach. Cunningham was sacked by the Saints in April after a 24-year association with the club as both player and coach.…

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Holbrook confirms Saints’ interest in Peter Mata’utia

Justin Holbrook has confirmed the club is interested in signing Newcastle Knights man Peter Mata’utia. Mata’utia, who is a free agent after leaving Newcastle at the end of the season, is understood to have been offered a contract by Saints for next season. One of three brothers at the Knights this season, the 26-year-old can play in a number of…

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THE BIG INTERVIEW: TotalRL sits down with Keiron Cunningham

In this week’s big interview, TotalRL’s Aaron Bower sits down with Leigh head of rugby Keiron Cunningham to discuss his arrival at the Centurions, this Saturday’s Million Pound Game and much more. And in this Monday’s League Express, Cunningham will break his silence on his departure from St Helens. Aaron Bower (AB): Keiron, it seems weird to see you in…

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Percival expecting no bottle job from Castleford

Mark Percival dismissed claims Castleford could bottle it on the big stage. Percival’s St Helens side travel to Castleford for the first of the two semi-finals, with the Tigers strong favourites after cruising to the League Leaders’ Shield. However, Wigan fullback Sam Tomkins recently questioned their ability to perform in knockout games, citing their Challenge Cup defeat to Hull FC…

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