Luke Walsh returns to Saints line-up

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

4:49pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SAINTS welcome back Luke Walsh to the squad on Friday, with Lance Hohaia missing out through injury.

Saints suffer blow with Lance Hohaia ruled out for eight weeks

St Helens Star:

5:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SAINTS have been dealt a blow with the news that stand off Lance Hohaia will be out of action for eight to ten weeks with a foot injury.

Joe Greenwood extends his Saints stay

St Helens Star: Special try: Joe Greenwood celebrates his crucial touch down.

9:56am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

JOE Greenwood has put pen to paper on a three-year contract extension at the Saints.

Ashworth pledges future to Saints

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

9:40am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

JACK Ashworth is the latest Academy youngster to pledge their future to the Club.

Wembley Challenge Cup Final launch for Steve Prescott's autobiography

St Helens Star: The inspirational Steve Prescott

1:15pm Monday 21st July 2014

One in a Million - the autobiography of Rugby League legend Steve Prescott MBE - will be officially launched at this year’s Tetley’s Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, August 23.

Lance Hohaia injury puts dampener on Saints' capital success

St Helens Star:

8:22am Sunday 20th July 2014

SAINTS will know more about the injury sustained by in-form half back Lance Hohaia later on in the week.

Saints see off Broncos 58-16

St Helens Star:

6:11pm Saturday 19th July 2014

SAINTS easily saw off the challenge of relegated London Broncos to return to top spot with a series of late tries flattering the visitors.

No old pals act from Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook in London

St Helens Star:

12:08pm Friday 18th July 2014

LOUIE McCarthy-Scarsbrook was very sorry to see his former club London Broncos relegated last Sunday – meaning that the capital will have no representation in Super League for the first time since its inception.

Willie Manu hoping that spring's injury lay-off can be turned into a positive

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

12:51pm Friday 18th July 2014

Tongan World Cup packman Willie Manu is hoping his early season absence may give him a bonus when it comes to freshness approaching the crucial last third of the season.

1976: The year Dad's Army taught the Chemics a lesson

St Helens Star:

1:19pm Friday 18th July 2014

It was pleasing to see Saints legend Kel Coslett awarded with a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Nathan Brown Answers: The players should not buy into the negativity around

St Helens Star:

10:28am Thursday 17th July 2014

SAINTS boss Nathan Brown called for the team to respond better to adversity – and spelled out the importance of a good five-week run of performances in conversation with the Star’s senior sports writer Mike Critchley.

Saints name 19-man for London

St Helens Star:

2:43pm Thursday 17th July 2014

MATTY Dawson is rewarded for some good performances on dual registration with Rochdale and is called into the 19-man squad for London, replacing Adam Swift.

Saints must be switched on and merciless for Broncos trip

St Helens Star:

3:41pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

TABLE-topping Saints will have to adopt a merciless approach when they make what could be their last Super League trip to the capital for a while on Saturday.

Wello has 1,000 Saints points in his sights

St Helens Star:

4:12pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

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

Vea could miss Saints clash after picking up charge

St Helens Star: Broncos' Atelea Vea (front) holds of Widnes' Hep Cahill. Picture: Action Images

5:15pm Monday 14th July 2014

SAINTS new signing for next term Atelea Vea could miss Saturday's clash for London after being charged with Grade B striking.

We were not where we need to be for 15 minutes - Brown

St Helens Star:

12:44am Saturday 12th July 2014

NATHAN Brown saw positives in the opening hour of Saints 46-22 win over Bradford, but felt the victory was spoiled by the leaking of four tries in a lackadaisical final quarter.

Saints good for an hour but last 20 minutes disappoints

St Helens Star:

10:30pm Friday 11th July 2014

SAINTS scored a comfortable 46-22 over basement side Bradford, but they will be less than pleased with last quarter of the game which saw them leak four tries.

Laffranchi and Amor return

St Helens Star: Anthony Laffranchi

8:03pm Friday 11th July 2014

Saints: Wellens; Makinson, Turner, Percival, Swift; Hohaia, Wilkin; Amor, Roby, Walmsley, Flanagan, Soliola, Thompson. Subs: Masoe, McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Manu, Laffranchi.

Bulls could cop the backlash - but Jimmy Lowes will have team motivated

St Helens Star: Jordan Turner try

9:34am Friday 11th July 2014

SAINTS centre Jordan Turner has vowed the team will fight tooth and nail to make sure performances like last Sunday’s defeat at Hull KR won’t happen again.

Vea fits the bill - but Saints' recruitment is not done yet

St Helens Star:

9:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

TONGAN international second rower Atelea Vea will be the man charged with filling the boots of Sia Soilola for the next two seasons.

Nathan Brown Answers: It was shocking and the effort not where we need to be

St Helens Star:

7:10am Thursday 10th July 2014

NATHAN Brown looks back at Saints’ awful display at Hull KR, in conversation with the Star’s senior sports writer Mike Critchley.

Saints welcome back Kyle Amor for the visit of Bulls

St Helens Star: Proud Cumbrian Kyle Amor

5:57pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

SAINTS will welcome back Kyle Amor for Friday night’s visit of one time major Super League rivals Bradford Bulls.

Saints sign Atelea Vea on two year deal

St Helens Star:

12:06pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

SAINTS have signed big Tongan international second rower Atelea Vea for the next two seasons.

Nathan Brown labels performance as unacceptable

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

1:03pm Monday 7th July 2014

NATHAN Brown described yesterday’s hammering on Humberside as "unacceptable".

Shocking Saints lose 40-10 at Hull KR

St Helens Star:

5:08pm Sunday 6th July 2014

SAINTS’ losing Super League run at Craven Park dating back to 2007 was added to with another year after an awful display on east Hull.

Nathan Brown and Shaun Wane both fined

St Helens Star: Nathan Brown Q&A: Looking ahead to Saints' first home game of the season

3:15pm Friday 4th July 2014

SAINTS coach Nathan Brown has been fined £1,000 after being found guilty of misconduct for comments about match referee Phil Bentham made following the First Utility Super League win over Wigan Warriors.

PICTURES: You can't beat beating Wigan

St Helens Star:

1:16pm Friday 4th July 2014

NATHAN Brown’s Saints hit back at the critics who claim they have become ‘soft’ in crunch games by recording a thrilling victory over arch rivals Wigan to maintain their lead at the top of Super League.

Saints sign Shannon McDonnell until end of season

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

4:11pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

SAINTS have signed Shannon McDonnell until the end of the season.

Saints aiming to end Hull KR hoodoo

St Helens Star:

9:52am Thursday 3rd July 2014

SAINTS travel to Craven Park on Sunday seeking their league first win in east Hull since 2007.

Nathan Brown Answers: Big Mose Masoe getting up to his aggressive best

St Helens Star:

4:05pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

SAINTS boss Nathan Brown reviews the Wigan game in conversation with the Star’s senior sports writer Mike Critchley.

Brown in war of words with Wane after lambasting ref's performance

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

7:13am Saturday 28th June 2014

SAINTS boss Nathan Brown found himself embroiled in a war of words with his Wigan counterpart Shaun Wane after the win at DW Stadium.

Saints hang on for a vital win against Wigan

St Helens Star: Paul Wellens

12:38am Saturday 28th June 2014

Saints held their nerve and just about kept their line intact to grab an important derby win at Wigan.

Nathan Brown Answers: Praise for Luke Walsh and Lance Hohaia

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

4:44pm Friday 27th June 2014

SAINTS coach Nathan Brown reviews the win over Castleford and looks ahead to Friday’s clash with Wigan, in conversation with the Star’s Mike Critchley.

Saints edge close encounter at Wigan

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

10:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

SAINTS have pulled off a nerve-jangling win over Wigan at the DW Stadium.

Anthony Laffranchi progressing

St Helens Star: Anthony Laffranchi

4:46pm Friday 27th June 2014

SAINTS forward Anthony Laffranchi will play again after fears about his future were dispelled.

Luke and Lance impress

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

5:26pm Thursday 26th June 2014

SAINTS coach Nathan Brown reviews the win over Castleford and looks ahead to Friday’s clash with Wigan, in conversation with the Star’s Mike Critchley.

Saints boss vows not to surrender lead at top of table

St Helens Star: Smiles on the faces of Jon Wilkin and Lance Hohaia after a training ground move sees Paul Wellens step through for a try.	Picture: Bernard Platt

10:18am Thursday 26th June 2014

SAINTS must match Wigan physically if they are to hold on to their lead at the top of the Super League.

Alex Walmsley returns for Wigan clash

St Helens Star: Alex Walmsley on the charge

5:35pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

SAINTS welcome back Alex Walmsley into their 19-man squad for Friday's Super League derby clash against Wigan Warriors.

Saints seeking families to give lodgings to young players from out of town

St Helens Star: Kel Coslett awarded British Empire Medal

11:30am Tuesday 24th June 2014

WHEN Kel Coslett joined the Saints more than 50 years ago from South Wales he took up residence on Willow Road as he began his Knowsley Road odyssey.

Two Wigan players charged ahead of Saints clash

St Helens Star: Liam Farrell (left) and Sam Tomkins celebrate after taking Saints apart.

3:23pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Four players have been charged with disciplinary offences following incidents in First Utility Super League Round 17 fixtures.

Saints 38 Castleford 16

St Helens Star: Saints Rugby Stadium, St Helens

4:55pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

Saints produced some sparkling rugby to bounce back to winning ways against Castleford at a sun-baked Langtree Park.

Cas team versus Saints

St Helens Star: Michael Shenton is stopped by Ade Gardner in Saints' meeting with Castleford in April. Picture by Bernard Platt

2:08pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

Tigers: 6. Luke Dorn; 2. Kirk Dixon, 4. Jake Webster, 3. Michael Shenton, 24. James Clare; 7. Marc Sneyd, 26. Liam Finn; 8. Andy Lynch, 14. Daryl Clark, 10. Craig Huby, 16. Oliver Holmes, 12. Weller Hauraki, 11. Grant Millington.

Saints line up against Cas

St Helens Star: Andre Savelio

2:05pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

Saints: 17. Paul Wellens; 2. Tommy Makinson 3. Jordan Turner, 22. Mark Percival, 26. Matty Dawson; 6. Lance Hohaia, 7. Luke Walsh; 8. Mose Masoe, 9. James Roby, 10. Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, 12. Jon Wilkin, 15. Mark Flanagan, 11. Sia Soliola.

Saints welcome back trio for Tigers clash

St Helens Star: Jon Wilkin returns after dislocating his shoulder

2:10pm Friday 20th June 2014

SAINTS welcome back Jon Wilkin, Adam Swift and Lance Hohaia for Sunday's clash with Castleford Tigers but Alex Walmsley is missing through suspension, and Jonny Lomax is out for the season.

Great matches in the St Helens Schools finals

St Helens Star: St Augustine's

9:58am Friday 20th June 2014

The annual St Helens High Schools Rugby League competitions came to their conclusions recently with the Jim Forshaw Schools Cup Finals being successfully held once at again at Langtree Park and Thatto Heath Crusaders.

New book on Saints on sale this week

St Helens Star: New book on Saints on sale this week

5:22pm Friday 20th June 2014

A BOOK charting the achievements and reflecting upon Saints' all conquering team of 2006 has gone on sale this week.

Tributes paid to Kel Coslett after being awarded the BEM

St Helens Star: Kel Coslett awarded British Empire Medal

12:08pm Friday 20th June 2014

RFL Chairman Brian Barwick has congratulated Saints stalwart Kel Coslett on being awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Nathan Brown Answers: Our attack let us down for the first time

St Helens Star: Nathan Brown Answers: Our attack let us down for the first time

11:29am Thursday 19th June 2014

SAINTS boss Nathan Brown reflects on the 42-0 drubbing in France and looks ahead to Sunday’s game against Cas, in conversation with the Star’s senior sports writer Mike Critchley.

Relief as Roby is fined, but not banned

St Helens Star: James Roby

11:49am Thursday 19th June 2014

SAINTS will have James Roby available for Castleford’s visit on Sunday, but prop Alex Walmsley has been banned for a match for striking.

Wilf Smith passes away

11:39am Thursday 19th June 2014

IT is extremely sad to report the passing of Wilf Smith, who will be familiar in particular to those people who watched the team from the mid 1950s to the late 1960s.


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