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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

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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 »

Luke Walsh ‘on the mend’, says Nathan Brown

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St Helens head coach Nathan Brown has revealed that star playmaker Luke Walsh is “on the mend”, as he battles to fight back from a calf injury. The Aussie has arguably been the standout player in the competition since arriving from the NRL, but he was forced off during the Saints’ victory over Catalan with the injury, which initially ruled ... Read More »

Saints poised to blood more youngsters against Leeds

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St Helens have called up two more academy prospects into their matchday squad to face Leeds, as Nathan Brown continues to do it tough with injuries and suspensions. The Saints lost Kyle Amor to a suspension this week after his tackle on Wakefield’s Matt Ryan, and Brown has called up youngsters Lewis Charnock and Andre Savelio. Charnock appeared twice for ... Read More »

St Helens star Kyle Amor hit with suspension

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St Helens have been hit with the news that another of their top stars has been ruled out of this weekend’s clash against Leeds Rhinos. With the likes of Luke Walsh and Alex Walmsley already missing, the Saints will be without another towering forward in the shape of Kyle Amor, who has been banned for one match following last Sunday’s ... Read More »

Match preview: Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v St Helens

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Table topping St Helens will be looking to make it six wins from six games on Sunday, as they travel to West Yorkshire to face a resurgent Wakefield outfit. The Saints will be without a number of key players for the clash, most notably Luke Walsh – who has been ruled out for six weeks with a calf injury. Andy ... Read More »

Saints make several changes for Wakefield clash

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Table toppers St Helens have named their 19-man squad to face Wakefield this weekend, with back rower Mark Flanagan recalled to the side. The club are set to hand a debut to Matty Dawson, as they prepare to make a raft of changes this weekend – they are without the likes of Luke Walsh, Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook and Alex Walmsley. However, ... Read More »