Thursday, October 2, 2014
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St Helens: Gardner “determined” to fight for his place

Ade Gardner

Saints winger Ade Gardner will return from a loan spell at Hull Kingston Rovers at the end of the season and fight for his place in Nathan Brown’s squad, according to the St Helens Reporter. The former Great Britain international, 31, fell out of favour this year thanks to the impressive form of Tommy Makinson and Adam Swift and joined ... Read More »

Opinion: Could Club Call finally deliver at the final hurdle?

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If Rugby League has become at least mildly popular amongst the mainstream media for one thing in recent years, it is the game’s bravery when it comes to innovation. Granted, some of the things the game has trialled over the years haven’t exactly been a resounding success – think the World Club Challenge of 1997, for example – but some ... Read More »

Warrington did a number on us, says St Helens boss

Nathan-Brown

St Helens head coach Nathan Brown has admitted that rivals Warrington “did a number” on them on Thursday night, saying several of his players saved their worst games of the season for the clash. The Saints are still in pole position for the League Leaders Shield despite that 39-12 defeat – but threw away the chance to win the trophy ... Read More »

Tony Smith: We want to delay Saints getting the shield

Tony-Smith

Warrington coach Tony Smith wants to delay St Helens winning the League Leader’s Shield by at least another week – and keep his side’s hopes of finishing second alive in the process. The local rivals lock horns tonight in what is set to be a thrilling encounter, with Saints needing just a point to guarantee top spot in Super League. ... Read More »

Nathan Brown: Winning shield would be reward for fans

Saints boss Nathan Brown. ©RLPhotos

St Helens coach Nathan Brown believes winning the League Leader’s Shield would be rewarding for both his players and the club’s fans following some serious injury problems and a recent silverware drought. The Saints, who last won a trophy in 2008, need just one point from their remaining two games to finish atop Super League, which is no mean feat ... Read More »

Six of the Best: Super League tries of the season

Chris-Riley

With the business end of the season fast approaching, at TotalRL.com, we’re gearing up to have a look at the best moments from what has been an incredible 2014 season. And amongst all of the highlights of the year, there have been some sensational tries scored in Super League this season. However, which has been the best? That’s the focus ... Read More »

Video highlights: Leeds Rhinos v St Helens

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Extensive video highlights from Friday’s Super League round 25 clash between Leeds Rhinos and St Helens at Headingley. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on our free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with us on the ... Read More »

Saints have one hand on League Leaders’ Shield

St Helens took a giant step towards winning the League Leaders’ Shield tonight at Headingley, coming from 12-2 down to beat Leeds Rhinos 12-13, after the Rhinos had to play for 60 minutes with 12 men following the dismissal of centre Joel Moon for a shoulder charge to the head of his opposite number Mark Percival. Percival was carried off ... Read More »

Wilkin: Work-life balance essential for good mental health

Jon Wilkin

St Helens and England star Jon Wilkin believes that achieving balance in life is crucial to a Rugby League player’s mental health. Speaking ahead of his side’s top-of-the-table clash against Challenge Cup winners Leeds Rhinos at Headingley Stadium this evening (8.00pm) in a First Utility Super League round dedicated to State of Mind, Wilkin highlights that obsession can have negative ... Read More »

St Helens’ Walsh to return for pre-season

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Injured St Helens star Luke Walsh has told the St Helens Star that he is going to be back in England to play for the Saints next season – and has indicated he will be back around the time of pre-season. Walsh suffered a horrific injury during Saints’ game against Widnes last month, suffering a broken leg and partially broken ... Read More »