Breaking news DISCIPLINARY: Two players charged from Super League Round 25

St Helens Star:

4:32pm Monday 1st September 2014

TWO players have been charged with disciplinary offences committed in Round 25 of First Utility Super League.

Raining goals at St Helens Town

St Helens Star:

9:57am Monday 1st September 2014

The goals continue to rain in at St Helens Town – 51 in nine matches – but at least they returned to winning ways on Saturday, beating Barnoldswick 4-3 having surrendered a first half lead and let in another four goals on Tuesday, going down 4-2 to a useful-looking Stockport side at Brocstedes Park. S

Thatto Heath back in contention

St Helens Star: Port prove stubborn opposition as Knutsford play their first game in a month

9:18am Monday 1st September 2014

Thatto Heath Crusaders got back into play-off contention with a hard fought 14-12 victory over high flying Siddal on Saturday at Crusader Park.

Brown proud of Saints

St Helens Star: Nathan Brown: The big challenge for our young players to improve is finding consistency

10:20pm Sunday 31st August 2014

NATHAN Brown said he was proud of his players after their 13-12 victory over Leeds that leaves Saints knowing a victory over Warrington at Langtree Park on Thursday will seal the League Leaders' Shield.

Brown: Percival will be OK but could miss Warrington clash

St Helens Star: Mark Percival

10:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

MARK Percival could sit out next Thursday's game against Warrington at Langtree Park following the high challenge by Joel Moon that saw the Leeds centre dismissed on Friday night.

PICTURES: Saints snatch win at Headingley

St Helens Star:

8:39am Saturday 30th August 2014

LANCE Hohaia's late drop goal snatched victory for Saints at Headingley - and now only Castleford can stop them winning the League Leaders Shield.

Lance drops Saints to victory at Leeds

St Helens Star:

10:25pm Friday 29th August 2014

SAINTS pulled themselves off the canvas following an unconvincing first half to take the scalp of Challenge Cup winners Leeds.

Leeds v Leeds teams

St Helens Star:

7:53pm Friday 29th August 2014

Leeds: Hardaker; Briscoe, Watkins, Moon, Hall; Sinfield, Sutcliffe; Bailey, Aiton, Peacock, Joones-Buchanan, Ablett, Delaney. Subs: Leuluai, Ward, Achurch, Singleton.

Luke Walsh: It will be hard but Saints can still do it

St Helens Star:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

INJURED scrum-half Luke Walsh believes Saints can still surprise a few people and go on and win the Super League.

Wembley and the RFL put on a fitting tribute for Steve Prescott's book launch

St Helens Star:

6:16pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

IT was quite fitting that Wembley Stadium, the scene of Steve Prescott’s biggest triumph as a player, gave the former Saints full back’s autobiography One in a Million a fitting launch.

Fired-up Saints aim to take advantage of cup fatigue

St Helens Star:

8:10am Thursday 28th August 2014

THE last time Saints travelled to Headingley the week after a Challenge Cup final, a team featuring such legendary names as Iro, Sculthorpe, Long, Fairleigh, Cunningham and Joynt came out on the wrong end of a 74-16 hiding.

Nathan Brown Answers: Lance Hohaia's return gives Saints a boost

St Helens Star:

5:59pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

ST HELENS boss Nathan Brown expects the Rhinos to be on top of their game when they clash on Friday night. He was in conversation with the St Helens Star’s senior sports writer Mike Critchley.

Louise rides Penny Princess to Championship success

St Helens Star:

6:23pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

AMATEUR horse rider Louise Harrison from Clock Face can justifiably celebrate becoming the 2014 75cm and the 85cm Showjumping Champion and the Working Hunter 2ft and 2ft6 Champion.

McDonnell in shop window after excellent debut

St Helens Star:

5:56pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SAINTS full back Shannon McDonnell will be looking to build on his dream debut for Saints.

Super League round 25 devoted to State of Mind

St Helens Star: Win tickets for Saints v Wolves at Magic Weekend

5:53pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

RUGBY league will once again seize the initiative this weekend when the 14 First Utility Super League clubs join forces with State of Mind to raise awareness of mental health issues within sport.

Phil Taylor avenges Dave Chisnall defeat in Perth Masters semi final in Australia

St Helens Star:

9:05am Monday 25th August 2014

PHIL TAYLOR claimed victory in the inaugural TABtouch Perth Darts Masters with a superb 11-9 win over Michael van Gerwen in a thrilling final at the Challenge Stadium on Sunday.

Rounders round-up

St Helens Star: Beer Rounders and Hog Roast day at  Selsey

1:31pm Monday 25th August 2014

The Play-off for the League Championship took place between Pilkington Vikings and Warriors.

Cheshire Football League Premier Division

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

9:19am Monday 25th August 2014

Premier Division: Rudheath Social started their week with a 0-0 draw away at Crewe and finished with a 5-0 win away at Denton Town. Peter Aidley, Paul Alcock, Craig Humphries and Andy Whitney (2) all hit home for the Northwich side.

Newton le Willows A Asc Match News.

St Helens Star:

9:11am Monday 25th August 2014

 Newton le Willows A Asc National Team open match, (22 pegs).

Town's up and down start continues

St Helens Star: Marcus Perry

5:39pm Friday 22nd August 2014

TOWN'S hopes and and dreams of a run in the FA Cup were dashed at the first hurdle when they lost their extra Preliminary Round clash with Atherton Collieries.

Recs bounce back with a 15-try rout over Cumbrians

5:27pm Friday 22nd August 2014

RECS bounced back from the previous weeks disappointment with a 80-10 rout of lowly Askam

Chistopher's Northern Pride

4:43pm Friday 22nd August 2014

CHRISTOPHER Lamb broke new territory for St Helens Sutton by competing in the newly-established Octathlon held over two days at Bedford.

Brown spells out change in recruitment priority

St Helens Star: Luke Walsh was very impressive in the win over Castleford and clicked again with Lance Hohaia. 	Picture: Bernard Platt

10:23am Thursday 21st August 2014

SAINTS coach Nathan Brown has spelled out that the spate of injuries suffered by his half backs have caused them to look again at their recruitment priorities.

The day Steve Prescott's world was turned upside down

St Helens Star:

1:21pm Thursday 21st August 2014

STEVE Prescott’s autobiography, entitled One in a Million, is launched at Wembley on Saturday.

Off the Ball: Working with Steve on One in a Million was an absolute privilege

St Helens Star:

12:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A COUPLE of weeks ago RFL communications manager John Ledger asked me to pen 700 words for Saturday’s Wembley programme describing what it was like to help Steve Prescott write his story.

Malcolm Reilly to be chief guest at Saturday's Challenge Cup Final

St Helens Star:

10:31am Thursday 21st August 2014

RUGBY League legend Malcolm Reilly will be the Chief Guest at the Tetley’s Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

Steve never forgot the support Frank Barrow gave him

St Helens Star:

1:35pm Thursday 21st August 2014

STEVE Prescott loved playing for his hometown team and in his autobiography he describes his elation at signing – but he never forgot the support he had along the way.

Confidence is key ahead of Rachel's title fight

St Helens Star:

2:09pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ECCLESTON Park kickboxer Rachel Hughes says having confidence in her ability will be key ahead of her fight for the English title this month.

Haigh's unbeaten ton keeps Prescot in the title hunt

St Helens Star: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

3:02pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

P&O welcomed Moorfield to Burrows Lane on Saturday knowing only a win would keep them in the title hunt, following last week's disappointing defeat against Dalton.

Brown pleased with Saints and McDonnell

St Helens Star:

8:14am Saturday 16th August 2014

Nathan Brown was happy with his side’s seven-try win over Wakefield Trinity.

Dave Chisnall stuns Phil Taylor in Singapore

St Helens Star: Dave Chisnall

8:48am Saturday 16th August 2014

DAVE CHISNALL caused a sensation on the opening day of the Singapore Darts Masters, in association with Singha Beer and Weston's Cider, with a 10-6 win over Phil Taylor on Friday, as Michael van Gerwen, James Wade and Simon Whitlock joined him in the semi-finals of the World Series of Darts event.

McDonnell bags two as Saints stay top of the pile

St Helens Star:

11:52pm Friday 15th August 2014

SAINTS remain on top of the Super League after the re-jigged side posted a convincing win over Wakefield.

Liverpool's Martin Kelly signs for Palace

St Helens Star: THIS IS ANFIELD: A computer generated image provided by Liverpool FC of a general view of their proposed stadium expansion plans

2:17pm Friday 15th August 2014

LIVERPOOL full back Martin Kelly has signed for Crystal Palace on a three-year deal just hours before manager Tony Pulis left the club.

Laffranchi to depart Saints at end of 2014

St Helens Star: Anthony Laffranchi

1:47pm Friday 15th August 2014

SAINTS forward Anthony Laffranchi is to leave Super League and return to Australia at the end of the season, the player has announced.

Saints to tweak halves to play to their strengths

St Helens Star: Paul Wellens slips through for a try

11:02am Thursday 14th August 2014

SAINTS boss Nathan Brown has used the weekend off to adjust the team’s strategy of coping with the absence of their key half backs for the season run-in.

Nathan Brown Answers: We need to fight to stay top

St Helens Star: Nathan Brown: The big challenge for our young players to improve is finding consistency

11:09am Thursday 14th August 2014

SAINTS boss Nathan Brown looks ahead to Friday night’s tricky clash against Wakefield, in conversation with the Star’s senior sports writer Mike Critchley.

Saints make a move for Travis Burns

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

12:53pm Thursday 14th August 2014

SAINTS’ move for Hull KR stand off Travis Burns for next season will not affect the status of current number six Lance Hohaia, who still has a year to run on his contract at Langtree Park.

Pilkington Recs 22 Bradford Dudley Hill 24

St Helens Star: rugby ball - cxz

3:43pm Thursday 14th August 2014

RECS' automatic promotion hopes were dealt a huge blow on Saturday, as they managed to throw away a commanding lead for the second time this season to their Yorkshire opponents.

Steve Prescott's book will take reader through emotional rollercoaster

St Helens Star:

1:27pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

STEVE Prescott's eagerly-awaited autobiography promises to take the reader through an emotional roller-coaster, encompassing the tears of heartbreak and heroism that made up the last seven years of his remarkable life.

A quality field of runners at trail race

St Helens Star: Review: Nike Lunarglide 5 Shield trainers

11:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

St Helens Striders were well represented at the final race of the annual Astley Park 4.4 mile Trail Series in Chorley.

Town remain in the promotion hunt

St Helens Star: Slazenger V100 TAS ULTIMATE cricket bat

10:59am Tuesday 12th August 2014

St Helens Town remain second in the league and in the hunt for promotion to the Liverpool competition 1st division with a 32 run victory over local rivals Sutton.

Thwaites Darts & Dominoes League (Darts/Dominoes).

St Helens Star: DARTS: Rudheath clinch fourth trophy

10:56am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Sprayhurst v Sportsman's (7-2, 5-0) Vulcan v Blackrook WMC (0-9,0-5) Eccleston Bowling Club v St Anne's (3-6, 4-1) Bowling Green /Swan & Our Lady's all got bye.

Win for Mark Brown

St Helens Star: Local angling

10:55am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Newton le Willows A Asc Match news 7th August 2014.The Ron Hassall Festival Trophy, Haydock Park Farm, Lagoon (20 pegs) Sunday, August 3rd.

Saints boss Brown focused on getting more support for half-backs

St Helens Star:

11:23am Thursday 7th August 2014

SAINTS head coach Nathan Brown is planning to stick with the half-back pairing of Jordan Turner and Gary Wheeler.

Thatto Heath win the Ladies’ Challenge Cup

St Helens Star:

12:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

THATTO Heath saw off Bradford Clayton Thunderbirds to clinch the Ladies’ Challenge Cup with a 32-24 win in the final.

Langtree Park is all set for big cup clash

St Helens Star:

11:53am Thursday 7th August 2014

LANGTREE Park’s standing in the game as a venue for the big occasions receives another nod this weekend.

Sights are on the League Leaders' Shield

St Helens Star: Matty Dawson

10:24am Thursday 7th August 2014

MATTY Dawson got a little sniff of the League Leaders’ Shield last year and now wants to taste it properly with Saints.

Amateur Rugby League round-up

St Helens Star:

12:22pm Thursday 7th August 2014

THATTO Heath crashed out of the National Conference League Challenge Cup in the quarter-finals on Saturday with a 4-26 defeat to last year’s NCL champions West Hull.

Conor Coady joins Huddersfield Town from Liverpool FC

St Helens Star: Haydock's Conor Coady was among Liverpool's starters.

9:28pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

CONOR Coady has joined Championship side Huddersfield Town from Liverpool FC for an undisclosed fee.

Soliola joins Canberra on two-year deal

St Helens Star: St Helens Sia Soliola is tackled by Tom Olbison

10:00am Monday 4th August 2014

SAINTS’ Kiwi powerhouse Sia Solioa will join the NRL’s Canberra Raiders in 2015.




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