Saints squad for Leeds boosted by returning players

St Helens Star: Kyle Amor - returns

2:17pm Thursday 24th April 2014

SAINTS welcome back Luke Walsh, Alex Walmsley, James Roby, Kyle Amor, Jonny Lomax, Mark Percival, Jordan Turner, Greg Richards and Adam Swift for Saturday's Challenge Cup tie at Leeds.

Nathan Brown answers: Playing high impact game like Wigan will help Saints against Leeds in the Challenge Cup

St Helens Star: Nathan Brown answers: Playing high impact game like Wigan will help Saints against Leeds in the Challenge Cup

7:10am Thursday 24th April 2014

SAINTS boss Nathan Brown reviews Easter and looks ahead to the big Leeds cup tie, in conversation with the Star’s senior sports writer Mike Critchley.

Martin Murray blasts off the ring rust in South Africa

St Helens Star: Martin Murray

9:42am Thursday 24th April 2014

ST HELENS world middleweight title contender Martin Murray has blasted off his ring rust after opponent Ishmael Tetteh failed to come out for the seventh round.

Rainford make a fine start in the cup

St Helens Star: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

11:28am Thursday 24th April 2014

RAINFORD made a successful start last Saturday winning their Ray Digman Trophy cup tie against Old Xaverians by a convincing 143 runs.

Woods hits 84, but all is in vain

St Helens Star: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

11:26am Thursday 24th April 2014

IN the Ray Digman KO cup first round St Helens Town first team played Liverpool at Aigburth in a 45 over cup match.

Good Friday loss can give Saints the reality check needed to kick on in Leeds cup tie

St Helens Star: Jon Wilkin

3:54pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TWO defeats over a tough Easter period may have pricked the bubble of optimism that had been building since the start of the season, but Saints will not be travelling to Leeds for Saturday’s tie of the Challenge Cup fifth round a dispirited, beaten side.

Chelsea Jarvis has eyes on World Juniors and Rio 2016

St Helens Star: Chelsea Jarvis

4:34pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

ST HELENS middle distance runner Chelsea Jarvis insists last year’s brush with international stardom has left her hungrier for more as she turns her attentions to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Challenge Cup quarter final draw takes place on Monday

St Helens Star: Leeds and Saints revisit past battles

4:26pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The draw for the quarter-finals of the 2014 Tetley’s Challenge Cup will take place live on the BBC News channel on Monday April 28 at 6.30pm.

Leeds v Saints, past cup battles

St Helens Star: Leeds and Saints revisit past battles

4:15pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Leeds' Kevin Sinfield has scored points in seventeen consecutive games against St Helens, a streak which started in the 2008 Super League Grand Final. He last failed to score in the 2008 Qualifying Semi-Final at Knowsley Road, where he missed his one goal attempt in a 38-10 defeat.

Leeds and Saints revisit past battles

St Helens Star: Leeds and Saints revisit past battles

3:47pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Saturday sees two of Rugby League’s most successful clubs in the history of the sport go head-to-head at Headingley Carnegie Stadium (2.30pm) when Leeds Rhinos do battle against St Helens in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup fifth round.

Brown praises young players - but focuses attention on poor starts

St Helens Star: Andre Savelio

10:14am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SAINTS boss Nathan Brown is focused on correcting his team’s poor starts after they again found themselves heavily behind at Widnes.

Sinfield and Amor have sweet taste of success

St Helens Star: Kevin Sinfield and Kyle Amor

1:44pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

It may undoubtedly be the tie everyone is waiting for in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup fifth round but Leeds Rhinos skipper Kevin Sinfield and St Helens prop Kyle Amor had a more testing – and tasting - challenge to complete first: who could make the best Easter egg?

Sterling stays modest as Rodgers hails him 'best young player in Europe'

St Helens Star: Raheem Sterling scores his first in Liverpool's 5-1 thrashing of Arsenal

2:53pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Raheem Sterling says the Liverpool squad will all stay "modest" as they look to complete the club's dream of winning a first Barclays Premier League crown.

Youthful Saints lose 40-26 at Vikings

St Helens Star: Mose Masoe try

6:14pm Monday 21st April 2014

SAINTS ended Easter empty handed after a youthful side lost 40-26 at Widnes.

Widnes v Saints team

St Helens Star: Gary Wheeler

2:34pm Monday 21st April 2014

Saints: 6. Lance Hohaia; 2. Tommy Makinson, 4. Josh Jones, 24. Gary Wheeler, 26. Matty Dawson; 17. Paul Wellens, 12. Jon Wilkin; 8. Mose Masoe, 36. Matty Fozard, 25. Anthony Walker, 11. Sia Soliola, 23. Joe Greenwood, 28. Luke Thompson.

Saints face a tough hurdle at Widnes without key players

St Helens Star: Paul Wellens - back in the squad after initially being omitted.

10:00am Monday 21st April 2014

SAINTS have revised their 19-man squad for today's Easter Monday clash at Widnes Vikings.

Michael Smith to meet Phil Taylor in German Masters quarters

St Helens Star: Michael Smith's World Championship run ended by Peter Wright

4:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

PHIL TAYLOR and Michael Smith will meet in the quarter-finals of the German Darts Masters on Monday evening as the £100,000 European Tour event in Berlin heads towards its conclusion.

HT: Widnes 18 Saints 16

St Helens Star: Mose Masoe on the charge

4:08pm Monday 21st April 2014

Saints trail 18-16 at Widnes at half time.

Prescot Cables 3 Burscough 0

St Helens Star: Football: Chipping Sodbury return to form with win over Ellwood

11:27am Monday 21st April 2014

Prescot Cables defeated Burscough comfortably at Hope Street. However Burscough will rue missing several good scoring opportunities in what for the most part was an even contest.

Hindley 4 Blackbrook 54

St Helens Star: Rovers romped at Rochdale

10:36am Monday 21st April 2014

Brook turned on a superb all round display that simply had too much pace power and guile for the home side.

Saints send a young side to Widnes

St Helens Star: Debutant Lewis Charnock

3:17pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Saints have called under 19s Matty Fozard and Lewis Galbraith into the squad for Monday's trip to Widnes.

Nathan Brown: Below par Saints need to heed lessons of defeat

St Helens Star:

7:21am Saturday 19th April 2014

SAINTS coach Nathan Brown blamed too many below par performances from some of his players for Good Friday's loss to Wigan.

Below-par Saints lose unbeaten record to Wigan

St Helens Star: Below-par Saints lose unbeaten record to Wigan

3:45pm Friday 18th April 2014

SAINTS' unbeaten record came to a halt in disappointing fashion against Wigan at a sold-out Langtree Park, losing 33-14.

Saints have lost to Wigan 33-14

St Helens Star: Below-par Saints lose unbeaten record to Wigan

11:48am Friday 18th April 2014

Saints are aiming to maintain their 100 per cent record. Langtree Park is a sell-out 17,900 crowd.

Sell out crowd for Saints' massive Good Friday test against champions

St Helens Star: Tommy Makinson has featured in Wigan coach Shaun Wane's teamtalk

10:22am Thursday 17th April 2014

THE sold-out notices in the ticket office window and the usual noises from over the hill add extra spice to what is already an enticing Good Friday clash at Langtree Park (12.15pm) – but Saints boss Nathan Brown is not getting swept away by the derby fever.

Nathan Brown answers: The boys have a lot of confidence in each other

St Helens Star: Jonny Lomax

10:39am Thursday 17th April 2014

SAINTS boss Nathan Brown reviews the Cas game and looks ahead to a packed Easter schedule, in conversation with the Star’s senior sports writer Mike Critchley.

Livesey tops England's Commonwealth Games rankings after remarkable judo comeback

St Helens Star: Owen Livesey in action

10:48am Thursday 17th April 2014

OWEN Livesey has surpassed his wildest expectations by topping England’s Commonwealth Games ranking list after an incredible return to judo.

Hunt goal sees Park pip Wigan

St Helens Star: Hunt goal sees Park pip Wigan

1:39pm Thursday 17th April 2014

West Park 31 Wigan 30. THE last game of the season saw an exciting and free flowing contest between two well matched sides, with the lead changing hands a number of times and the result in doubt until the final whistle.

Heysham 22 Bold Miners 38

St Helens Star: Rovers romped at Rochdale

1:28pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MINERS continued their climb up division one with a hard fought victory over a very big and aggressive Heysham Atoms.

Junior rugby league round-up

1:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Ince Rose Bridge 1 Blackbrook Royals U7 8. T: Stan Halsall 2, Dylan Grace 3, Mason Kelly, Harry Herbert and James Palfrey Rochdale Mayfield 8 Blackbrook Blues U7 2. T: Harry Knowles and James Moss Blackbrook Blues U8 8 Orrell St James 6. T: Joshua Langley 2, Harry Beamish 2, Ben Hall 2, Harry Kirby and Alfie Western.

Eight Striders tackle London

St Helens Star: The Plodders running club has seen 22 families from Runcorn meet up for six weeks to take part in fun sessions.

12:59pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE London Marathon saw eight St Helens striders finally reach the end of their long training and taking on the 26.2 mile course. Weather conditions were near perfect and all Striders had a great run.

Bacup & Rossendale 3 St Helens Town 2

St Helens Star: Alex Gillespie

11:23am Thursday 17th April 2014

TOWN’S game at Bacup on Saturday was played throughout in steady rain and the conditions at West View suited the relegation-threatened home team to a tee, as St. Helens were out-muscled in a physical encounter in which the visitors attempted to play good, passing football.

Cricket gets underway with cup round

St Helens Star: Slazenger V100 TAS ULTIMATE cricket bat

11:11am Thursday 17th April 2014

AS the start of the 2014 season approaches the Liverpool and District Cricket Competition enters the second of a three year sponsorship deal with Med Imaging Ltd.

Sutton trio earn Town call-up

St Helens Star: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

11:08am Thursday 17th April 2014

SUTTON Cricket Club celebrates the start of its 150th year of cricket, with three junior section members being selected for the St Helens district Cricket teams, congratulations go to Jack Ellis (11s), Ben Scott (13s) and Joe Smith (15s).

Hohaia's hard work prescription to get Saints through tough Easter spell

St Helens Star: Lance Hohaia

5:24pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

GET your head down and work hard seems to be the prescription Lance Hohaia has adopted for most of his career.

Kells 40 Pilkington Recs 22

St Helens Star: Hendon seal home success

4:58pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

RECS made the long journey to unbeaten Kells in confident mood following the previous weeks performances, and that confidence was justifed when Recs built a commanding 4-18 lead.

Swift missing from Saints 19-man squad

St Helens Star: Adam Swift

3:20pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ADAM SWIFT is missing from the Saints 19-man squad named ahead of the Good Friday encounter with Wigan.

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Super League Round 8

St Helens Star: Saints Rugby Stadium, St Helens

10:02am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Watch the highlights from Super League Round 8

Saints dealt double blow

St Helens Star: Willie Manu  and Jon Wilkin nail Leeds' Ryan Hall

5:33pm Monday 14th April 2014

Saints have been dealt a double injury blow with Willie Manu and Anthony Laffranchi sidelined for a crucial spell of the season.

Michael Smith beaten in Players Championship Final

St Helens Star: Michael Smith's World Championship run ended by Peter Wright

9:16am Monday 14th April 2014

BRENDAN DOLAN won his fourth ProTour title in the space of six months, and his second of 2014, after claiming a whitewash victory over Michael Smith to win Players Championship 5 at the Robin Park Tennis Centre on Saturday.

Bacup & Rossendale Borough 3, St. Helens Town 2

St Helens Star: Bacup & Rossendale Borough 3, St. Helens Town 2

7:39am Monday 14th April 2014

Town’s game at Bacup on Saturday was played throughout in steady rain and the conditions at West View suited the relegation-threatened home team to a tee, as St. Helens were out-muscled in a physical encounter in which the visitors attempted to play good, passing football.

Blackbrook 24 Underbank Rangers 8

St Helens Star: Blackbrook 24 Underbank Rangers 8

7:11pm Sunday 13th April 2014

BROOK produced easily their best performance of the season so far to down the colours of rivals Underbank for the first time this campaign.

Sia Soliola says no decision has been made yet on his future

St Helens Star: Sia Soliola

3:35pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Saints' powerhouse pack man Sia Soliola could be returning to the NRL at the end of the season.

Brown: Soliola to return home at end of 2014 season

St Helens Star: Sia Soliola

2:45pm Saturday 12th April 2014

St Helens' Samoan international forward Sia Soliola is to quit Super League at the end of the season, says coach Nathan Brown.

Brown hails impact of amazing Wellens

St Helens Star: Paul Wellens scored on his 450th appearance. The skipper is out of contract at the end of the season but Nathan Brown is keen to keep him.

11:59am Saturday 12th April 2014

St Helens coach Nathan Brown paid tribute to the long-serving Paul Wellens after he sparked a stunning fightback that earned his side a 30-28 victory on his record-breaking Super League appearance.

Swift's late try rescues Saints' 100 per cent record

St Helens Star: Adam Swift

11:21pm Friday 11th April 2014

Saints produced their get out of jail card for the second week running with a late Adam Swift try snatching the points at Castleford.

Saints bounce back to claim remarkable win

9:57pm Friday 11th April 2014

Adam Swift flew in at the corner two minutes from time to cap a remarkable Saints comeback to win 30-28 at Castleford.

Castleford v Saints teams

St Helens Star: Jon Wilkin

7:58pm Friday 11th April 2014

Castleford: Dorn; Clare, Webster, Shenton, Carney; Sneyd, Finn; Lynch, Clark, Huby, Holmes, Hauraki, Millington. Subs: Milner, Massey, Boyle, Mariano.

PICTURES: Paul Wellens set to break Super League appearance record

St Helens Star: Paul Wellens with his son harry and the Challenge Cup. (Pic copyright Bernard Platt)

4:30pm Friday 11th April 2014

HE is already regarded as a modern day Saints great, an inspirational captain and for more than a decade a fearless last line of defence.

Chizzy's miss costs him a draw in Sheffield

St Helens Star: Dave Chisnall makes it through to last eight of World Matchplay

8:55am Friday 11th April 2014

DAVE Chisnall was the first of two throwers to fall to Raymond van Barneveld as the second phase of the Betway Premier League Darts season continued at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield last night.




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