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Thursday 13: A combined Wigan-Saints Grand Final team!

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As with all our other regular features this week, we’re going down the Grand Final route for our Thursday 13 feature. With the big game between Wigan Warriors and St Helens just two days away, we’ve assessed the potential line-ups, and are gearing up for what could be a blockbusting final in the way we know how – by producing ... Read More »

Don’t talk about me, says Saints boss Nathan Brown

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St Helens boss Nathan Brown has insisted people should not be talking about his impending departure from the club – more the fact that two great rivals are going head-to-head in the Grand Final this coming Saturday. Brown’s Saints side will take on Wigan Warriors in his final match in charge, before he heads back to Australia with his young ... Read More »

LMS proud of London representation in Grand Final

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When it comes to Rugby League in London, the biggest city in the United Kingdom often divides opinion more than any other. With the relegation of London’s premier club to the second tier this season, London Rugby League is coming under the spotlight more than it ever has done before. However, ask anyone involved with the development of the game ... Read More »

Soliola: We’ll make the critics eat their words

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St Helens forward Sia Soliola is hoping it will be third time lucky for him at Old Trafford on Sunday so that he can finish his Super League career on a high note with a Grand Final victory. Soliola, who has spent five seasons with Saints, has played in two Grand Finals for the club, in 2010 and 2011, and ... Read More »

Old Trafford is better than Wembley, says Brown

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St Helens boss Nathan Brown believes the club are “back home” by returning to Old Trafford this Saturday, and has said that for him the Old Trafford showpiece tops walking out at Wembley in a Challenge Cup Final. The Saints are back at Old Trafford for the first time since 2011, when they lost the fifth of their five consecutive ... Read More »

Amor looking to cap dream first season at Saints

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St Helens forward Kyle Amor is looking to finish the 2014 season on a high by overcoming an in-form Wigan Warriors in Saturday’s First Utility Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford (6.00pm). Former Leeds and Wakefield player Amor signed for Saints in September 2013 and started his first season with them at the beginning of 2014. He still can’t ... Read More »

Van Vollenhoven to present Saints players with GF shirts

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St Helens legend Tom Van Vollenhoven flies in to England today from his home in South Africa as the special guest of the club for the Grand Final and will personally present each Saints player with his Grand Final shirt at a private player gathering on Friday. Saints’ Chairman Eamonn McManus stated: “Tom has flown in with his wife Leonie ... Read More »

Six of the Best: Super League Grand Final moments

Will it be Wigan's year again?

Grand Final week can only mean one thing – all of our regular weekly features turn into Grand Final-related ones! For this week’s Six of the Best, we’ve been asking all week for the Old Trafford moments that stand out in your mind, and there are certainly plenty to choose from! We’ve had nominations from as recent as last year, ... Read More »

Mike Rush and Keiron Cunningham favourites for Saints job

Will former Red Vee boss Mike Rush have a second bite at the cherry?

Last week it was revealed that St Helens coach Nathan Brown will leave the club at the end of the season and return home to Australia. The 41-year-old, who also enjoyed a successful spell in charge of Huddersfield, cited family reasons for his departure. Since the announcement, there has been much speculation about who will succeed Brown after this weekend’s ... Read More »

Samoa: Godinet, Masoe in; Soliola, Asotasi out

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Samoa have named a 23-man squad for this month’s Four Nations tournament – and two Super League stars have been included. Wakefield’s Pita Godinet and St Helens’ Mose Masoe have the chance to line up against England on October 25, but there’s no room for Warrington’s Roy Asotasi. St Helens’ Sia Soliola has also been omitted from the squad list. ... Read More »

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