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St Helens recall big hitters for Leeds Rhinos clash

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St Helens boss Nathan Brown has recalled most of his big hitters to his 19-man squad to face Leeds in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup on Saturday afternoon, after resting several key players for the defeat at Widnes on Easter Monday. The likes of James Roby, Kyle Amor and Luke Walsh are all back in contention to feature in what is ... Read More »

Bring back May Cup final, claims Jon WIlkin

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St Helens forward Jon Wilkin admits he is keen for the Challenge Cup final to return to its old schedule, with the final taking place in May as opposed to the current date in August. The competition has been played out over a longer period of the season since 2005, with Hull winning the first Challenge Cup final to be ... Read More »

Jon Wilkin ready for huge Leeds test in Challenge Cup

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St Helens forward Jon Wilkin admits his side need to be ready for opponents Leeds Rhinos in Saturday’s colossal Tetley’s Challenge Cup tie, admitting they cannot take anything for granted despite their win earlier in the season. Saints edged a 14-10 thriller back in March thanks to a late Tommy Makinson try, but Wilkin believes that the Rhinos will raise ... Read More »

Match preview: St Helens v Wigan

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It is top of the table versus last year’s champions this lunchtime, as St Helens face Wigan in a colossal derby clash at Langtree Park. With the ground expected to be filled to capacity, it promises to be a special atmosphere as two of the best sides in Super League lock horns in a mouthwatering clash. However, the home side’s ... Read More »

Friday Flashback: Castleford v St helens

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The Friday Flashback is a weekly feature that takes Friday night’s televised game in the Super League, and asks our followers on Twitter for their favourite clashes between the two sides over the years. This week, we take a look at clashes between the two sides who currently occupy the top two spots in Super League 2014 – Castleford and St Helens. ... Read More »

Nathan Brown laments traditional Easter schedule

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St Helens coach Nathan Brown has hit back at the RFL’s scheduling, after his side’s Challenge Cup tie with Leeds was confirmed to be played just five days on from the hectic Easter period. The Saints have clashes against Widnes on Easter Monday, as well as a Good Friday derby with Wigan Warriors, before the huge 5th round clash against ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers set to make changes for St Helens clash

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Daryl Powell’s notorious rotation policy has come into effect again at the Castleford Tigers, as he makes four changes to his 19-man squad for Friday’s televised clash against St Helens. There are four changes with Daryl Clark, Craig Huby and Grant Millington returning to the squad having been rested for the Tetley’s Challenge Cup win at Batley Bulldogs last Sunday. ... Read More »

Hot Topic: Debating rugby league’s big issues

Our first Hot Topic features a key incident from Sunday's game. ©RLPhotos

Welcome to a brand new feature on TotalRL.com – Hot Topic. We’re throwing open the discussion on rugby league’s biggest and hottest talking points, and want your opinions as to how the game can be improved. With the help of our Twitter followers, we’re looking for your responses to the big issues surrounding the game this week – with the ... Read More »

Daryl Powell ready for “massive” St Helens test

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell is ready for what he describes as a “massive” test for his side this Friday, as they lock horns with St Helens live on Sky Sports. The Tigers and the Saints have been two of the early pacesetters in Super League 2014, and it promises to be a mouthwatering clash at what will be ... Read More »

Nathan Brown rules himself out of Warriors job

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Contrary to what his agent said earlier today, St Helens coach Nathan Brown has officially ruled himself out of the running to replace Matthew Elliott as head coach of New Zealand Warriors. “I’m quite happy and content where I am,’’ Brown told the Australian Daily Telegraph. “I’m quite satisfied at the moment. The big thing is timing and the timing ... Read More »

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