Saints poised to name new coach

St Helens Star: Top team: Mike Rush (centre) enjoys the celebrations at Old Trafford with coaches Nathan Brown and Keiron Cunningham

8:38am Monday 20th October 2014

Super League champions Saints are poised to announce their new head coach, with club legend Keiron Cunningham, strongly fancied to take the role.

Champions Saints handed home tie to begin Super League XX

St Helens Star:

8:59pm Sunday 19th October 2014

CHAMPIONS Saints begin the defence of their Super League title with a home tie against Catalans Dragons.

Exciting era for Super League begins with new fixture format

St Helens Star:

9:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

The most exciting era in the history of Rugby League since the sport switched to summer in 1996 will kick off with six fixtures in a new-look First Utility Super League over the weekend of February 5-8 2015.

Saints to unveil new boss on Monday

St Helens Star: Win the VIP treatment to watch Saints play Widnes

2:59pm Friday 17th October 2014

SAINTS will announce the successor to coach Grand Final winning coach Nathan Brown on Monday.

Ten things that made the 2014 Grand Final so memorable

St Helens Star:

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Saints pulled off a memorable 14-6 win over old foe Wigan to end their Old Trafford hoodoo. The incident-packed game had plenty of highlights - and one low point.

VIDEO: Super League Grand Final 2014 memories that Saints fans will cherish for years

St Helens Star:

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE 2014 Grand Final victory over Wigan created memories that Saints fans will cherish for decades. A montage of some of the evening's most memorable moments are captured in this Super League TV video, set to the track Sit Down, which was performed on the night by James.

VIDEO: Super League Grand Final match highlights

St Helens Star:

11:40am Friday 17th October 2014

SAINTS supporters are still on a high after last Saturday's magnificent 14-6 victory over Wigan in the Super League Grand Final. And Star readers can re-live that glorious night with match highlights here.

Departing coach Nathan Brown praises winning culture of Wellens, Roby and Wilkin

St Helens Star:

FORGET about that other incident, the sight of Paul Wellens dropping to his knees at the final hooter should go down as the iconic image of the 2014 Grand Final.

Off the Ball: Saints' young team gives reasons to be cheerful

St Helens Star:

10:36am Thursday 16th October 2014

THERE is something depressingly predictable about the endeavour of 17 blokes, overcoming the odds to throw the words of the critics back in their faces to be crowned champions being overshadowed by the bad news story.

Martin Murray lifts Super League but eyes his own title

St Helens Star:

1:13pm Thursday 16th October 2014

MARTIN Murray got his hands on one title this week – but his eyes are fixed firmly on his own success.

Mark Percival hails Nathan Brown's influence after Old Trafford win

St Helens Star:

1:26pm Thursday 16th October 2014

CENTRE Mark Percival has hailed the influence of Nathan Brown in Saints' 14-6 Old Trafford win which saw the club clinch its first title in eight years.

Town earn a valuable point against Squires Gate

St Helens Star:

11:27am Thursday 16th October 2014

St. Helens Town played out their first draw of the season on Saturday, to earn a valuable point against a spirited and well-organised Squires Gate outfit at Brocstedes Park. The scoreless result was their first since the final game of the 2012/13 season (at Bacup) and their first goalless game at Brocstedes Park.

Liverpool St Helens triumph in St Helens derby

St Helens Star:

10:57am Thursday 16th October 2014

LIVERPOOL St Helens won this much awaited derby of the 15-a-side kind with a power-packed performance, registering three tries in each half in a 43-7 success.

Nathan Brown answers: It is a fitting way to leave – the club is in great shape, winning Grand Finals again and we can sail off happily.

St Helens Star:

5:30pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

DEPARTING coach Nathan Brown gave his final interview to the Star’s Mike Critchley – understandably he was proud of the way his team had signed off on his two years at the club.

Saints issue statement after Wigan prop Ben Flower is banned for six months

St Helens Star:

6:17pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

WIGAN prop Ben Flower has been banned for six months by the RFL disciplinary tribunal for his assault on Lance Hohaia in the Grand Final.

Saints say thanks and farewell to departing players

St Helens Star:

12:54pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

SAINTS would like to pass on their best wishes and thanks to all the players that are leaving the Club at the end of the season.

Lance Hohaia banned for one match - Ben Flower case to be heard later

St Helens Star:

10:40am Tuesday 14th October 2014

SAINTS stand off Lance Hohaia has accepted a one-match ban after submitting an early guilty plea for using his forearm on Ben Flower in the opening minutes of Saturday's Super League Grand Final against Wigan.

RFL confirm that Ben Flower will miss 10 Super League games

St Helens Star:

WIGAN Warriors prop Ben Flower will miss 13 matches, including 10 Super League games, after being suspended for six months by an independent disciplinary tribunal after being found guilty of violent and aggressive punching/punching an off-guard opponent in the second minute of the 2014 First Utility Super League Grand Final.

Saints wait for RFL verdict on Ben Flower Grand Final punch

St Helens Star:

8:42am Tuesday 14th October 2014

SAINTS will wait for the verdict on Ben Flower after his shocking attack on Lance Hohaia before deciding whether to take the matter further.

Lance Hohaia and Ben Flower both charged after Grand Final

St Helens Star:

1:21pm Monday 13th October 2014

LANCE Hohaia and Ben Flower have both been charged with disciplinary offences committed in the 2014 First Utility Super League Grand Final, St Helens v Wigan Warriors played at Old Trafford, Manchester, on Saturday October 11.

Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook fined for swearing on TV after Grand Final

St Helens Star:

6:37pm Thursday 16th October 2014

SAINTS Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook has been fined £250 after being found guilty of misconduct for swearing during a live television interview following his club’s victory over Wigan Warriors in the 2014 First Utility Super League Grand Final.

Mose Masoe's reaction to Ben Flower's Grand Final punch - Hitting someone with a 'dog shot' is a 'no-no'

St Helens Star:

6:30pm Sunday 12th October 2014

SAMOAN international Mose Masoe fears fellow New Zealander Lance Hohaia may have a broken jaw from the Grand Final punch that led to Wigan's Ben Flower being sent off.

Kyle Amor - Champion night hasn't sunk in yet, but gut instinct was right

St Helens Star:

5:14pm Sunday 12th October 2014

GUT instinct to uproot his young family for a second time all became worthwhile for Kyle Amor when Saints were crowned champions in front of 70,000 supporters at Old Trafford on Saturday night.

Tommy Makinson - It means the world to send departing players home with a win

St Helens Star:

11:23am Sunday 12th October 2014

FOR flying wingman Tommy Makinson scoring the clinching try of the Grand Final caps off an incredible year.

Team meeting helped turn season around, says skipper Paul Wellens

St Helens Star:

11:58am Sunday 12th October 2014

SAINTS captain Paul Wellens outlined one huge turning point in Saints' season which saw them kick on to win the Super League title.

Lance Hohaia - 'I hold no regrets against Ben Flower, he's probably disappointed in himself'

St Helens Star:

11:12am Sunday 12th October 2014

SAINTS' stand-off Lance Hohaia may have only played in two minutes of Saturday's Grand Final but he ranks it up there as one of the highlights of his career.

Brown: My job is done

St Helens Star:

1:41am Sunday 12th October 2014

SAINTS boss Nathan Brown will return to Australia as a champion after guiding them to 14-6 Grand Final victory over Wigan.

Grand Final: Ben Flower apologises for Hohaia punch; Saints wait on RFL action

St Helens Star:

1:33pm Sunday 12th October 2014

WIGAN prop Ben Flower has apologised for his attack on St Helens rival Lance Hohaia during Saturday's Super League Grand Final.

LOOK BACK: Grand Final, Saints v Wigan, all the build-up, match updates and reaction as it happened

St Helens Star:

2:29pm Saturday 11th October 2014

All the build up and Grand Final updates from Old Trafford as it happened on what proved to be a champion night for the super Saints. Pictures and opinion brought to you by the Star's reporting team and the Saints fans themselves.

Nathan Brown bows out in style

St Helens Star:

11:54pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Nathan Brown bowed out of English rugby league as a champion but St Helens' 14-6 Grand Final victory over bitter rivals Wigan was overshadowed by Ben Flower's moment of madness.

Just champion! Saints win a victory for self belief and determination

St Helens Star:

9:28pm Saturday 11th October 2014

SAINTS have been crowned champions after seeing off rivals Wigan in an eventful, nerve-jangling Grand Final at Old Trafford.

Super League Grand Final: St Helens 14 Wigan 6

St Helens Star:

9:11pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Flower shame as Saints take glory

Wellens aiming to add symmetry to medals collection

St Helens Star: Paul Wellens - try scorer

11:05am Saturday 11th October 2014

SAINTS skipper Paul Wellens is one of the great survivors of British rugby league – and his powers of endurance were needed on Monday when during press day he had to say the same things, albeit in a slightly different form, to 25 different interviewers.

COMMENT: Wear your Saints badge with pride today

St Helens Star:

10:53am Saturday 11th October 2014

WHEN I left St Helens in September 1989 my mate Paul gave me a badge - a simple stickman - and for 12 years down in Brum I wore it with pride to the puzzlement of the locals.

Roby happy to be one of the leaders of the pack

St Helens Star:

4:20am Saturday 11th October 2014

ONE of the key battles of Saturday evening’s Grand Final will come at dummy half when the duel between two hookers of contrasting styles will take centre stage.

Super League Grand Final: Bookies make Saints underdogs but Roby short odds for Harry Sunderland trophy

St Helens Star:

10:45am Saturday 11th October 2014

SAINTS go into tonight's Super League Grand Final as 2/1 underdogs with some bookmakers.

Bunting moves into Grand Prix semi finals

St Helens Star: Stephen Bunting

9:26pm Friday 10th October 2014

STEPHEN BUNTING'S dream debut in the World Grand Prix continued as he swept past Richie Burnett 3-1 to book his place in the semi-finals at Dublin's Citywest Hotel.

Stephen Bunting in Grand Prix quarter final action tonight

St Helens Star:

4:38pm Friday 10th October 2014

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN will take on Mervyn King in the quarter-finals of the World Grand Prix in a repeat of the 2012 final on Friday night, as Stephen Bunting and Richie Burnett joined them in the last eight in Dublin with second round wins.

The final push for Saints and Nathan Brown

St Helens Star:

10:28am Thursday 9th October 2014

Saints coach explains his move back to Australia and says he feels he will leave having done the job he was asked to do...but focus clearly remains on a winning finale at Old Trafford

PROFILES: Player-by-player the men aiming to lift the Super League trophy

St Helens Star:

9:44am Friday 10th October 2014

MIKE CRITCHLEY with pen pics of the boys hoping to bring home the silverware to Langtree Park in Saturday's Grand Final versus Wigan.

Three points or two points for a win? RFL confirm standardised system for 2015

St Helens Star:

5:41pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THE RFL have confirmed details of the points system that will operate across all three professional divisions in 2015, with Saints of course featuring in the top flight.

Nathan Brown Answers: These blokes are winners

St Helens Star:

9:39am Thursday 9th October 2014

ALTHOUGH Saints boss Nathan Brown is leaving, he wanted to largely focus on Saturday’s massive Grand Final when chatting to the Star’s Mike Critchley this week.

Big men hold key to Grand Final success

St Helens Star: Nathan Brown answers: A big contribution from Mose Masoe, Sia Soliola and Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook

7:47am Thursday 9th October 2014

SAINTS' big man have a massive part to play if they are to topple Wigan and bring home the title for the first time since 2006.

McCarthy-Scarsbrook: We know what we're capable of

St Helens Star:

11:34am Thursday 9th October 2014

LOUIE McCarthy-Scarsbrook believes St Helens’ title ambitions are in rude health as they prepare to face arch-rivals Wigan Warriors in Saturday’s First Utility Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford (6.00pm).

Roby loses out to Clark for Steve Prescott Man of Steel Award - full list of all winners

St Helens Star: James Roby

11:04pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

HONOURS have been dished out to Super League players, clubs and a coach at the Man of Steel Awards night at Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester tonight.

Saints stars among Man of Steel awards night winners

St Helens Star: James Roby try

8:51pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

OPENING honours have been dished out at the Man of Steel Awards night at Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester tonight.

Lance Hohaia set to join the select band of finalists on both sides of the globe

St Helens Star: Lance Hohaia returns

4:36pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

SAINTS half back Lance Hohaia will join the select band of players who have appeared in Grand Finals on both sides of the world when he runs out at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Off the Ball: Saints can make doubters eat humble pie

St Helens Star:

3:54pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Back in late July, when Luke Walsh was carried off on a stretcher after badly breaking his leg I was probably not the only one that night believing that Saints’ hopes and dreams of getting to Old Trafford had also disappeared down the tunnel.

'Voll' to present players with Grand Final shirts

St Helens Star: Tom van Vollenhoven shares a joke with Keith Northey, Brian McGinn and Glyn Moses

3:12pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

THE great Tom van Vollenhoven flies in to England today from South Africa ahead of presenting each Saints player with their Grand Final shirt at a private gathering on Friday.

Saints among six confirmed for World Club Series

St Helens Star: James Roby

3:14pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

SAINTS are among the six clubs from the First Utility Super League and NRL who will contest the newly-expanded World Club Series in 2015.

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