Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Rugby League News

St Helens

Saints retain top spot with comfortable Bulls win

St Helens remain in top spot in the Super League table with a comfortable 46-22 victory over Bradford Bulls at Langtree Park, although the Bulls fought back with four tries in the final 30 minutes after being 40-0 down at that point. But in the early part of the game it was all too easy for Saints as they overpowered ... Read More »

St Helens sign Atelea Vea

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St Helens have announced the signing of Broncos forward Atelea Vea. The 27-year-old Tongan international joins them for the 2015 and 2016 seasons with an ‘option’ for the following season. Vea said: “I had offers from many different clubs but once I spoke to Mike Rush and Nathan Brown, and had the chance to view Langtree Park and the training ... Read More »

Saints and Wigan coaches fined by RFL

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St Helens coach Nathan Brown has been fined £1,000 after being found guilty of misconduct for comments about match referee Phil Bentham made following the First Utility Super League win over Wigan Warriors. He was deemed to be in breach of Operational Rule D1.8 (c) by engaging in conduct which is prejudicial to the interests of the game; Operational Rule D1.10 ... Read More »

Saints snap up Shannon McDonnell

Former Hull FC full-back Shannon McDonnell. ©RLPhotos

St Helens have signed Shannon McDonnell until the end of the season. The 26-year-old full back joins as a free agent having previously been with Hull FC. “Shannon is a great addition for us,” Saints Head Coach Nathan Brown said. “He has a lot of experience in his position and will add strength and depth to our squad. “Losing Jonny ... Read More »

Video highlights: Wigan Warriors v St Helens

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Extensive video highlights from last week’s Super League round 18 encounter between Wigan Warriors and St Helens. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »

Saints beat Wigan in thriller

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St Helens held on for a thrilling 12-16 victory against Wigan at the DW Stadium tonight. Wigan took the lead after eight minutes when Sam Burgess scored in the left corner when he touched down a brilliantly judged kick from Sam Powell. Matty Smith couldn’t add the conversion. St Helens halfback Luke Walsh suffered what appeared to be a painful ... Read More »

Match preview: Wigan Warriors v St Helens

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Arguably the hottest derby in Rugby League returns again tonight, as Wigan will be looking to complete a league double on St Helens by inflicting defeat on them at the DW Stadium. A win for the Warriors – who are welcoming back a whole host of stars – will see them jump above the Saints in the table, and put ... Read More »

Video highlights: St Helens v Castleford Tigers

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Extensive video highlights from Sunday’s Super League round 17 clash between table-toppers St Helens and Castleford Tigers. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »

Video highlights: Catalan Dragons v St Helens

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Extensive video highlights from last week’s round 16 encounter in the south of France between Catalan Dragons and St Helens… Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »

Duo of Super League stars suspended

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Two Super League stars have received suspensions from tonight’s (Tuesday) disciplinary hearing at the RFL, after incidents in last Saturday’s Catalan Dragons v St Helens clash. Both Eloi Pelissier and Alex Walmsley have picked up one match bans after being hit with the same charge – a Grade B striking offence. That means they are to miss their side’s next ... Read More »