Woman of Steel nominees announced

Super League’s top three sides have each been recognised in the shortlist for the 2019 Woman of Steel Award following a poll all players from the eight Betfred Women’s Super League clubs. Leaders Castleford Tigers are represented on the shortlist by Kelsey Gentles, their prolific 21-year-old three-quarter who has scored 21 tries from 15 appearances this season. She is bidding…

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RFL criticises St Helens Chairman’s programme article

The Rugby Football League has issued a statement criticising St Helens Chairman Eamonn McManus’s programme article for the visit of Castleford Tigers to the Totally Wicked Stadium on Friday night. In the article McManus criticised Challenge Cup Final referee Robert Hicks for what he alleges are mistakes made in the game at Wembley, and for his action in meeting a…

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Holbrook will help Saints look for successor as he urges more Australian coaches to try Super League

Justin Holbrook has urged more Australian coaches to look to Super League for their big break in the game, insisting he will help St Helens source his replacement after it was confirmed he will return home to join Gold Coast Titans at the end of this season. Holbrook rejected the offer of a new long-term deal with the Super League…

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Saints overwhelm Trinity to reach Challenge Cup semi-final

St Helens were far too strong for Wakefield Trinity today at the Totally Wicked Stadium, powering to a 48-10 victory to become the third club, after Hull FC and Warrington Wolves, to reach the Cup semi-finals. St Helens took the lead after two minutes when Jonny Lomax broke through and handed on to Lachlan Coote to touch down, with Coote…

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Saints-Warrington clash is ‘fixture of the year’, insists Wolves CEO Fitzpatrick

Warrington Wolves CEO Karl Fitzpatrick says Friday’s top-of-the-table showdown with St Helens is the ‘fixture of the year’ – while also revealing positive news on Gareth Widdop, who will be fit for the start of pre-season with the Wire next season. The Wolves travel to St Helens in a meeting of undisputedly the best two teams in the opening two…

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Saints far too strong for Tigers

St Helens gave a blistering performance tonight in defeating Castleford Tigers 12-42 at the Jungle. The Tigers welcomed Grant Millington back into their squad after he completed a two-game suspension, while Saints coach Justin Holbrook selected the same squad that had won at Huddersfield in Round 6. St Helens took a grip on the game early on, with a try…

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