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…

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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…

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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…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

Leeds v Castleford (7:45pm, Elland Road – Sky Sports) Leeds are unchanged for Friday’s Grand Final rematch with Castleford at Elland Road. The Tigers, meanwhile, make one change to their squad – but it is a significant one, as prop Jesse Sene-Lefao has undergone MCL surgery which will rule him out for a number of weeks. Jy Hitchcox takes his…

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St Helens not getting carried away, insists Holbrook, after another win

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook has reiterated his side are not getting carried away with their impressive start to the new season, after they recorded their fifth successive victory on Friday night. The Saints won 30-12 at Warrington thanks largely to Mark Percival’s hat-trick and an impressive display from half-back Danny Richardson, who set up several tries as well as…

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