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Crowd Watch: Super League fixture analysis, Round 22

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Welcome to our weekly look at the crowd figures across Super League, as we examine the attendance stats for Round 22. After our piece which detailed just how clubs were doing in terms of overall average attendances, we’ve decided to go one better and look at each fixture from the previous round – comparing it to the 2013 equivalent. We’ll ... Read More »

Makinson Hat-Trick as Saints cane Vikings

Tommy Makinson scored three tries, and prop forward Mose Masoe scored two as St Helens remained at  the top of the Super League table with a 44-22 victory over Widnes Vikings at Langtree Park tonight. But both sides suffered injury blows. Kevin Brown left the field after 20 minutes after suffering a bad knock apparently suffering from concussion, while Luke ... Read More »

St Helens star Walsh to offset Hohaia injury

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St Helens half-back Luke Walsh will return to the fray this weekend, with the Australian set to feature for the Saints in their huge clash against Widnes Vikings. The return of Walsh is good news for Saints, at a time when they have just lost another overseas half-back for the remainder of the regular season. Lance Hohaia faces two months ... Read More »

Flanagan keen to stay a Saint

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St Helens forward Mark Flanagan admits he would be keen to play for the club for a “very long time” in order to put an end to a career of serious club-hopping. Flanagan, 26, made his 100th career appearance on Saturday in Saints’ heavy win over London. But his century has involved six different clubs. However, the former Wests Tigers ... Read More »

St Helens: Academy starlet Ashworth signs three-year deal

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Promising St Helens youngster Jack Ashworth, 19, has signed a three-year contract with the club. A product of Rochdale’s Service Area Programme, he spent time at the Warrington Wolves before injury curtailed his scholarship. Saints’ Academy Head Coach Derek Traynor said: “Jack has worked really hard since he has been at the club and we have high hopes for him. ... Read More »

Promising Greenwood pens new Saints deal

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St Helens youngster Joe Greenwood has put pen to paper on a three-year contract extension at the club. Coach Nathan Brown said: “This is great news for both the club and Joe. He is a one of a host of younger players who have had a reasonable amount of experience over the past few years and have done well. “He ... Read More »

St Helens romp back to top spot

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London are now 21 games without a win in Super League 2014, after they slumped to a 58-16 loss at home to St Helens – who move back to the top of the table. Mark Percival, Jordan Turner and Matty Dawson all grabbed two tries as the Saints put on an attacking masterclass, but there was a concern for the ... Read More »

Milestones: Super League Round 21

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Round 21 of the 2014 Super League season got underway in dramatic fashion last night, as Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers played out a stunning 24-24 draw. But there is still plenty of action left in the tank this weekend, as six more games take place – with some pivotal games in store. Bradford’s relegation to the Championship could be ... Read More »

Video highlights: St Helens v Bradford Bulls

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Extensive video highlights from this Super League round 20 fixture between table-toppers St Helens and relegation favourites Bradford Bulls, at Langtree Park. What do you think about this match? Discuss this, and many other Rugby League topics, on or free fans’ forum. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby ... Read More »

Video: 60-minute spell sees Saints through against Bulls

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Extensive video highlights of Friday’s Super League clash between Bradford Bulls and St Helens, which was held at Langtree Park and won by the home side, who ran out 46-22 victors. What do you think about this story? Discuss this, and many other Rugby League topics, on or free fans’ forum. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to ... Read More »