Thursday, October 2, 2014
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The pressure is on St Helens, says Shenton

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Castleford Tigers captain Michael Shenton believes all the pressure is on St Helens in tonight’s mouthwatering play-off encounter, insisting that if they turn up with the right gameplan, they will give themselves every chance of victory. Shenton’s Tigers head to his former employers knowing that a win tonight will give them a week off next week which, after the excursions ... Read More »

Super League Stat Pack: Play-offs Round One

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The Super League play-offs kick off this weekend with four blockbuster games – and TotalRL.com are covering every base ahead of each and every match that is taking place. Whether it is individual milestones, club records or even just interesting stats, our stat pack ahead of the play-offs will keep you fully up to date with everything that is happening ... Read More »

St Helens deserve a break, says Makinson

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Tommy Makinson is looking to cap off a dream year as St Helens prepare to face Castleford Tigers in the First Utility Super League play-offs on Friday at Langtree Park, saying that despite a turbulent injury crisis, the club deserve a week off for the way they’ve fought and slogged through to this point in the season. Makinson has scored ... Read More »

Saints coach Brown rubbishes rumours of NRL move

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St Helens boss Nathan Brown has rubbished rumours linking him with a possible move back to the NRL with Wests Tigers next season. Doubts have arisen over current Wests’ coach Mick Potters future with the club after the board refused to confirm an extension to his two-year contract last week. But Australian Brown, whose St Helens side clinched the Super ... Read More »

St Helens react to table-topping success

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St Helens have issued the following statement, with club captain Paul Wellens and CEO Mike Rush reacting to their League Leaders Shield triumph. Rush said: “The Shield is the culmination of a season where Nathan Brown, his coaching staff and all the players have worked hard often in times of adversity. They came together as a team and deserve all ... Read More »

Brown heartened by St Helens performance

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St Helens head coach Nathan Brown refused to be too downbeat despite the race for top spot slipping out of their hands on Friday – insisting that if his side show the same level of commitment next week, they will be just fine. A Castleford win in the South of France later on Saturday will see the Saints end the ... Read More »

Giants beat 12-man Saints to hand initiative to Tigers

Castleford Tigers will go to Perpignan on Saturday with the chance to claim the League Leaders’ Shield in the penultimate match of the 2014 Super League competition, after St Helens went down 17-16 tonight at Huddersfield Giants. Saints came into the game needing a draw to win the Shield, and when Lance Hohaia touched down on 60 minutes, following a ... Read More »

Clark not ready to start for England, says Saints boss Brown

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St Helens head coach Nathan Brown has urged England boss Steve McNamara to stick with an experienced hooker for the Four Nations later this year, saying that Castleford’s Daryl Clark isn’t yet ready to start for England. There are growing calls for Clark to get the nod and become England’s first choice hooker for the tournament later this year, but ... Read More »

NRL: Nathan Brown heavily linked with Wests Tigers job

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St Helens coach Nathan Brown has emerged as one of the favourites to take over from Mick Potter at Wests Tigers next season, according to the Daily Telegraph in Australia. Reports indicate former Catalan and Bradford boss Potter is unlikely to be given a deal for next season following the Wests’ disappointing 13th place finish in this year’s NRL. Saints ... Read More »

Sky Sports justify shield scene to Saints fans

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The executive producer of Sky Sports’ Rugby League coverage has written a justification after several complaints claiming the broadcaster purposefully tried to embarrass St Helens and their fans were filed. Last Thursday, during coverage of Saints’ match against Warrington, Sky’s cameras showed the League Leader’s Shield being packed away when it became apparent St Helens could not salvage the point ... Read More »