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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Brown points to not enough 7/10 performances at Hull

St Helens Star: Nathan Brown

4:25pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

NATHAN Brown said not enough of his Saints men produced sufficient standards of performance to get a win at Hull on Friday night.

PICTURES: Hull v Saints

St Helens Star:

4:31pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

A SELECTION of the action from St Helens' loss at Hull FC.

FULL TIME: Hull FC 19 St Helens 12

St Helens Star:

9:58pm Friday 1st August 2014

SAINTS slipped up at Hull but lifted the Steve Prescott Cup and remain top of Super League.

HALF TIME: Hull FC 12 St Helens 6

St Helens Star:

9:06pm Friday 1st August 2014

WHILE two important Super League points are at stake, the mood of the occasion was captured early by both sets of players warming up in T-shirts sporting on the reverse the number one and Steve Prescott's name.

TEAMS: Hull FC v Saints

St Helens Star: Jordan Turner celebrates his try for Saints against his former club, Hull.

7:14pm Friday 1st August 2014

CONFIRMED teams for tonight's Super League Round 23 clash at the KC Stadium.

Saints confident in new half-back pairing

St Helens Star: DAVE KENDALL (8755190)

12:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014

SAINTS have confidence in their new half-back partnership as they bid to keep hold of top spot in the final five rounds of Super League, starting with a win at Hull FC on Friday night.

Saints shirt up for grabs

St Helens Star: DAVE KENDALL (8728045)

2:34pm Thursday 31st July 2014

ARE you this week’s face in the crowd competition winner?

Saints Summer Camp opportunity

St Helens Star:

2:32pm Thursday 31st July 2014

SAINTS Community Development Foundation have teamed up with The Regenda Group to offer young people the chance to take part in Saints Summer Camp.

Inspiration for a winning shot

St Helens Star:

11:56am Thursday 31st July 2014

MATT Dawson says Steve Prescott and Luke Walsh will provide inspiration to the Saints players as they seek success at Hull FC on Friday night.

Saints boss Nathan Brown offers update on Luke Walsh

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

4:51pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

SAINTS half back Luke Walsh is facing a recovery of upto five months from the horrendous leg injury suffered in the win against Widnes Vikings.

DISCIPLINARY: Two players suspended

St Helens Star:

8:17pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

TWO suspensions have been confirmed this week, leaving one Super League team without one of their star men for the Challenge Cup semi finals weekend..

Saints to give update on Luke Walsh early this week

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

12:53pm Sunday 27th July 2014

SAINTS said last night that scrum half Luke Walsh remained in hospital following the horrific lower leg injury he suffered in the victory over Widnes on Friday night.

Match reaction: Luke Walsh has either dislocated ankle or a compound leg fracture

St Helens Star:

12:40am Saturday 26th July 2014

SAINTS boss Nathan Brown said the injury to Luke Walsh meant the 44-22 win over Widnes was at some cost.

Walsh injury overshadows Saints win

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

10:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

SAINTS stay top of Super League – but tonight’s win was achieved at a massive cost with Luke Walsh carried off on a stretcher with a suspected leg break.

Saints v Widnes team news

St Helens Star: Gary Wheeler

8:01pm Friday 25th July 2014

Saints: Wellens: Makinson, Turner, Percival, Dawson; Wheeler, Walsh; Amor, Roby, Walmsley, Manu, Soliola, Flanagan. Subs: Jones, Masoe, McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Laffranchi.

Tommo is doing brilliantly - but he needs a week out

St Helens Star:

12:37pm Thursday 24th July 2014

NATHAN Brown has spelled out his reasons for leaving powerful young forward Luke Thompson out of his 19-man squad for the Widnes game – and hammered home the point that he is definitely not dropped.

Nathan Brown Answers: The key is about improving and getting positives out of the game

St Helens Star:

11:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

SAINTS boss Nathan Brown looked ahead to the visit of cock-a-hoop Widnes on Friday, in conversation with the Star’s senior sports writer Mike Critchley.

Saints sizzle back to the top of Super League

St Helens Star:

11:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

SAINTS easily saw off the challenge of relegated London Broncos to return to top spot with a series of late tries putting the icing on the cake.

Off the Ball: No shortage of rugby league books these days

St Helens Star:

12:48pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WHEN I was a kid in the 70s my mam regularly took me to Horace Street library to 'get a book on rugby'.

Forum for Steve Prescott's book launch

St Helens Star:

10:22am Thursday 24th July 2014

One in a Million - the autobiography of Rugby League legend Steve Prescott will take centre stage at Langtree Park on Thursday, 28 August 7pm. Former team mates of the inspirational full back will go through anecdotes of their times spent with Steve.

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.

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