PAUL Wellens needs seven points to reach 1,000 for St Helens.

Wellens' total of 993 has been reached with 228 tries, 40 goals and 1 field goal in 481 games for the club since 1998.

He has been in good scoring form since returning to full back this year, scoring ten tries already this season.

He scored two tries, including a 60 metre effort, against the Bradford Bulls on Friday.