Saints name squad for qualifying play-off against Castleford

St Helens Star: Kyle Amor and Greg Richards get stuck im

3:02pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

SAINTS have called Greg Richards into their 19-man squad for Friday's Super League Qualifying playoff against Castleford Tigers.

Walmsley banned for one match after charge is downgraded

St Helens Star:

6:53pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

SAINTS prop Alex Walmsley has been banned for one match after the initial charge of a Grade C shoulder charge was downgraded by the tribunal to a Grade B careless high tackle.

Makinson named in Super League Dream Team

St Helens Star:

2:51pm Monday 15th September 2014

TOMMY MAKINSON is the only Saints player included in First Utility Super League 2014 Dream Team, which was unveiled at Langtree Park today.

Alex Walmsley facing Grade C charge

St Helens Star: Alex Walmsley in action against Leeds

3:28pm Monday 15th September 2014

Saints prop Alex Walmsley has been charged with a Grade C shoulder charge.

CEO Mike Rush and skipper Paul Wellens hail League Leaders triumph

St Helens Star: Paul Wellens

6:19pm Sunday 14th September 2014

SAINTS CEO Mike Rush and club skipper Paul Wellens have expressed their delight after winning the League Leaders' Shield for the first time since 2008.

Saints lift League Leaders Shield after Cas fall in France

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

7:02pm Saturday 13th September 2014

SAINTS' trophy drought is over.

PICTURES: Action from Saints' heart-breaking loss at Huddersfield

St Helens Star:

11:03am Saturday 13th September 2014

SAINTS were edged out 17-16 at Huddersfield last night.

Updated with pictures: Tables turned as 12-man Saints suffer drop goal agony at Huddersfield

St Helens Star:

12:09am Saturday 13th September 2014

SAINTS’ cruel, late defeat at Huddersfield means that the destiny of the League Leaders’ Shield is now out of their hands.

Nathan Brown pays tribute to brave performance

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

1:23am Saturday 13th September 2014

NATHAN Brown paid tribute to the brave effort of his team, after being edged in the closing stages of the game at Huddersfield.

Saints' play off date announced

St Helens Star: Alex Walmsley on the charge

10:37pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Saints’ position at the top of the Super League ladder at the completion of 27 rounds of the regular season was confirmed when Castleford Tigers, the only club which could mathematically overtake them, were defeated by Catalans Dragons.

Players and fans react on Twitter as League Leaders' Shield goes to Saints

St Helens Star: Paul Wellens

8:52pm Saturday 13th September 2014

SAINTS supporters and players expressed pride tonight after the club secured their first silverware in six years.

Saints defeat opens door to Castleford

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11:08pm Friday 12th September 2014

St Helens were once more denied a chance to wrap up the League Leaders' Shield after going down to a 17-16 defeat in a nail-biting Super League clash at Huddersfield.

Huddersfield v Saints teams

8:05pm Friday 12th September 2014

Saints: Murphy; McGillvary, Cudjoe, Wardle, Broughton; Connor, Robinson; Kaufusi, Lunt, Johnson, Ferres, Patrick, Lawrence. Subs: Kopczak, Bailey, Faiumu, Ta'ai.

Saints forward Paul Clough heads to Bradford

St Helens Star: Hard working Paul Clough registered a try.

9:25am Friday 12th September 2014

PAUL Clough will join Bradford Bulls at the end of the season and leaves with our very best wishes.

Saints must win at Giants to avoid losing shield at final hurdle

St Helens Star:

11:22am Thursday 11th September 2014

SAINTS are without broken jaw victim Shannon McDonnell and have doubts over prop Alex Walmsley for Friday night’s must-win game at Huddersfield Giants.

Nathan Brown Answers: We have to get back to some solid footy

St Helens Star:

5:21pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

NATHAN Brown reflects on the bad defeat by Warrington, but looks ahead positively to Friday’s game at Huddersfield, in conversation with Mike Critchley.

Percival and Thompson called into 19 for Huddersfield clash

St Helens Star: Mark Percival

3:03pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

SAINTS have announced their 19-man squad for Friday's clash at Huddersfield.

FACE IN THE CROWD: Win club shirt or vouchers

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5:13pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

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

Brown considers Gardner return

St Helens Star: Ade Gardner

10:05am Wednesday 10th September 2014

SAINTS coach Nathan Brown will consider bringing winger Ade Gardner in from the cold for the Super League play-offs after losing the services of full-back Shannon McDonnell with a broken jaw.

Rugby League's Magic event to be taken to Newcastle

St Helens Star:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

St. James’ Park in Newcastle will host a full round of First Utility Super League fixtures next May when Rugby League’s unique six-match extravaganza takes place in the North East for the first time.

Brown: Some players produced worst games

St Helens Star:

9:44am Friday 5th September 2014

SOME Saints players offered up their worst game of the season in the home hammering by Warrington.

Saints pay a heavy price for error-strewn performance

St Helens Star:

10:45pm Thursday 4th September 2014

SAINTS produced an awful, error-strewn display to go down to a thoroughly demoralising 39-12 defeat with their hopes of lifting the League Leaders being put on hold.

World Club spot gives Saints an added incentive to lift shield

St Helens Star:

10:58am Thursday 4th September 2014

SAINTS could clinch their first piece of silverware since 2008 tonight (Thursday) when they tackle Warrington at Langtree Park – and the club may have been thrown an added incentive to finish top of the pile.

Brown answers: Shield would be a good reward for the boys who have climbed hurdles this year

St Helens Star:

11:05am Thursday 4th September 2014

SAINTS boss Nathan Brown looks ahead to tonight’s clash with Warrington in conversation with the Star’s Mike Critchley.

Good time to draw inspiration from the year Saints won the lot

St Helens Star:

12:03pm Thursday 4th September 2014

AS Good as it Gets, the Story of St Helens’ Grand Slam Class of 2006, is probably a good book to read as we approach the play-offs.

Two worlds will collide in expanded World Club Series

St Helens Star: Saints lift one of their two World Club Challenge trophies

4:48pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THE best Rugby League players in the world will collide in 2015 in a newly-expanded six-team World Club Series.

Off the Ball: Still a lot of hard work needed to lift the League Leaders' Shield

St Helens Star:

11:31am Thursday 4th September 2014

THERE’S many a slip twixt the cup and the lip – and maybe some of the post Leeds match coverage basically saying that Saints had the League Leaders’ Shield wrapped up was a little premature.

Saints v Wolves stats

St Helens Star: Mose masoe makes a big tackle on Matty Russell

4:11pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

 Warrington have won their last four away meetings with St Helens, including all three fixtures between the sides at Langtree Park. Saints' last home win against the Wolves was a 28-12 play-off victory at Knowsley Road on 10 September, 2010.

England to host Kiwis for three match test series

St Helens Star:

3:44pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

England will host New Zealand in a three-match international series in the autumn of 2015, the first time the two nations have met in this country since last year’s epic Rugby League World Cup semi-final.

Joel Moon banned for two matches for tackle on Mark Percival

St Helens Star:

7:14pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Leeds Rhinos player Joel Moon has been suspended for two matches after an independent disciplinary tribunal found him guilty of making a Grade C shoulder charge on Mark Percival of St Helens in the 22nd minute of a First Utility Super League Round 25 fixture played on Friday August 29.

Saints 19-man squad for Warrington clash

St Helens Star: Adam Swift races away for a try

2:36pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

SAINTS have announced their 19-man squad for Thursday's Super League clash against Warrington Wolves.

Leeds' Zak Hardaker facing fresh investigation over allegations he used homophobic language to Saints' Mark Flanagan

St Helens Star: Zak Hardaker (

4:54pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

LEEDS and England full-back Zak Hardaker is to be investigated once more following allegations he used homophobic language.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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