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Nathan Brown laments traditional Easter schedule

Saints boss Nathan Brown. ©RLPhotos

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 »

Phil Bentham has no regrets over Brough decision

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Referee Phil Bentham has spoken out over the controversy that plagued Huddersfield’s defeat to St Helens on Sunday, as the debate rumbles on over Danny Brough’s disallowed drop-goal. The Giants were visibly incensed after the clash, which they lost 17-16. That came off the back of a Brough attempt at a one-pointer that looked through on some camera angles, but ... Read More »

Match preview: Huddersfield v St Helens

Huddersfield captain Danny Brough. ©RLPhotos

Arguably the tie of the round in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup this weekend is the tussle between last year’s league leaders Huddersfield and current table toppers St Helens. With the Saints still undefeated in 2014, it is a huge test for Paul Anderson and his men to overturn former ally Nathan Brown. The Giants have seemingly been given a huge ... Read More »

Paul Wellens to reach historic milestone tonight

Legendary full-back Paul Wellens. ©RLPhotos

There will be a touch of history attached to tonight’s Super League clash between St Helens and Leeds, as Saints stalwart Paul Wellens reaches a significant career milestone. Wellens – who made his debut for the Saints back in 1998 – will reach 413 Super League appearances if he plays for the Saints against the Rhinos tonight. That number may ... Read More »

Friday Flashback: St Helens v Leeds Rhinos

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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 feature two sides who have some titanic tussles from down the years – Leeds and St Helens. The Super League history between the ... Read More »

Match preview: St Helens v Leeds Rhinos

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It is arguably the match of the season so far, as the only two remaining unbeaten sides in Super League lock horns at Langtree Park. Table-topping St Helens – who have won all six of their opening games – take on Leeds, who have dropped just a solitary point so far in Super League XIX. It promises to be a ... Read More »