Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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St Helens

Sean Long leaves Salford; heading for St Helens?

Sean Long

Speculation is growing that St Helens legend Sean Long could be set to return to the club in a coaching capacity, after it was revealed on Twitter that he has left his coaching role with Salford Red Devils. As is often the case, Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash took to the social media platform to make the announcement, tweeting: “The ... Read More »

Ade Gardner joins St Helens backroom team

Ade Gardner

Former St Helens winger Ade Gardner has joined Keiron Cunningham’s backroom staff at the club, joining as Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. He will work with Head of Strength and Conditioning Matt Daniels for the 2015 season as the Champions look to retain their Super League crown. It also means the former Barrow Border Raider has called time on his ... Read More »

Travis Burns says he’s ready for St Helens pressure cooker


St Helens new recruit Travis Burns already knows that 2015 will feel like a disappointing year if the club fails to build on last season and doesn’t bring more silverware back to Langtree Park. The stand-off, who joins the current champions from Hull KR, saw St Helens overcome huge injury setbacks in the later stages of last season to beat ... Read More »

Masoe may return to NRL in 2016

St Helens claimed top spot after a pulsating regular season.

St Helens prop Mose Masoe admits he may return to the NRL in 2016 after his contract with the club comes to an end, but again insisted he is not going to walk away from his current deal with the Saints any earlier than planned. Masoe signed a two-year contract with the club following last year’s World Cup, with the ... Read More »

Atelea Vea “can’t wait” to make St Helens debut


New St Helens signing Atelea Vea joined up with his new team-mates yesterday and admits he “can’t wait” to play in front of the Langtree Park crowd. The Tongan international, 27, joins Kieron Cunningham’s side from London Broncos after making 22 appearances last season, scoring two tries and making nearly 60 tackle busts. The back-rower kicked off his Saints career ... Read More »

Mose Masoe will stay with Saints “100 per cent”

Mose Masoe

Mose Masoe’s manager has denied reports that the Samoan international will be leaving St Helens and joining St George Illawarra next year. Media outlets in Australia have reported that Masoe is set to join the Dragons if he can secure a release from Saints. The prop signed a two-year contract with St Helens in June 2013 and helped the club ... Read More »

Q&A interview: New Saints coach Keiron Cunningham

Cunningham 2010

St Helens announced club legend Keiron Cunningham as their new head coach last week, following the departure of Nathan Brown, who will head home to his native Australia. League Express reporter Aaron Bower sat down for an exclusive one-on-one chat with Cunningham following the appointment, discussing everything from transfers to coaching staff, as well as his own feelings about taking ... Read More »

St Helens: Mose Masoe linked with NRL return

St Helens claimed top spot after a pulsating regular season.

St Helens prop Mose Masoe has been linked with a return to the NRL less than a year after joining the Langtree Park club from Penrith Panthers. The 25-year-old is, according to reports in Australia, seeking an early release from his contract so he can move to St George-Illawarra Dragons – where Gareth Widdop and Benji Marshall currently ply their ... Read More »

Cunningham: Wane and Powell have already been in touch

Shaun Wane. ©JoeWhitley

Keiron Cunningham says Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane was among the first to congratulate him on his appointment as St Helens’ new head coach. The two were arch rivals nine days ago when Saints beat the Warriors 14-6 in a Grand Final marred by the dismissal of Ben Flower for punching Lance Hohaia, but Cunningham revealed the friendship which exists ... Read More »

Saints chairman: Cunningham “ready” to take the helm

Keiron Cunningham

St Helens chairman Eamonn McManus believes new coach Keiron Cunningham is ready for the task of leading the team. The former hooker was unveiled as the new boss of the Grand Final winners at a press conference this morning. In a statement, McManus said: “Keiron is ready for this professionally and totally committed to the task ahead of him. He ... Read More »