TO mark 50 years of the St Helens Star's coverage of Saints we have devised a quiz for each season that has covered.

Here are the answers.

1973. Which Welshman scored Saints’ only try in the club’s last ever victory over the touring Kangaroos? 

A: Frank Wilson.

1974. Who narrowly defeated Saints in the one-off Merit Club Championship Final?

A: Warrington.

1975. Saints finished top of the First Division for the only time – 11 points clear of Wigan. Which three teams did they lose to in the 30 league games?

A: Wakefield, Leeds, Featherstone.

1976. Which three teams did Saints play on their tour to Australia and New Zealand?

A: Queensland, Eastern Suburbs, Auckland.

1977. Who was sent off for fighting in Saints’ Premiership Final win over Warrington?

A: Harry Pinner/Alan Gwilliam.

1978. Who was the first Saints player to win the Man of Steel?

A: George Nicholls.

1979. Which Wakefield player’s late try knocked Saints out of the Challenge Cup in the Headingley semi final?

A: Andrew Fletcher.

1980. Who scored Saints’ only try in the win over the New Zealand tourists?

A: Les Jones.

1981. Saints broke their transfer record when signing which forward?

A: Gary Moorby

1982. What made Saints’ New Year’s Day win over Widnes so hard to watch?

A: Fog.

1983. Who scored two tries for Saints in a memorable Challenge Cup win at Leeds?

A: Roy Haggerty.

1984. Who was the first Australian to play for Saints following the ending of the overseas ban?

A: Paul Hamson.

1985. Who scored Saints’ opening try of the Premiership Final win over Hull KR?

A: Gary Ainsworth.

1986: Whose late try on Good Friday stopped Wigan from winning the League Championship?

A: Mark Elia.

1987. How many teams did Saints beat on their Challenge Cup run to Wembley?

A: 5.

1988. Paul Loughlin scored 14 of Saints’ 15 points in the John Player Final win over Leeds – who scored the other one?

A: Neil Holding.

1989. At which football ground did Saints play their opening game of 1989?

A: Hillsborough.

1990. Saints’ February game against which club was abandoned when part of the roof blew off?

A: Warrington.

1991. Who scored Saints’ only try in the tight Wembley defeat by Wigan?

A: Alan Hunte.

1992. Who did Saints beat in their last ever Lancashire Cup Final win?

A: Rochdale Hornets.

1993. Which legendary forward played his last ever game in the Good Friday draw with Wigan?

A: Kevin Ward.

1994. Who played the first of his 496 games for Saints in the August league match at Warrington?

A: Keiron Cunningham.

1995. Which player returned to Saints for a 16-game spell after departing in 1988?

A. Mark Elia.

1996. By what margin did Saints thump Warrington in the Regal Trophy semi final?

A: 80-0.

1997. Who was the only team Saints defeated in the 1997 World Club Championships?

A: Paris St Germain.

1998. Who was appointed successor to Shaun McRae as Saints head coach?

A: Ellery Hanley.

1999. Who scored Saints’ only try of the 1999 Grand Final win?

A: Kevin Iro.

2000. Who thrashed Saints in the World Club Championship?

A: Melbourne Storm.

2001. At which ground did Saints beat Bradford in the Challenge Cup Final?

A: Twickenham.

2002. Who were Saints’ opponents in the last game of the 2002 season?

A: New Zealand.

2003. Who defeated Saints in the Cross-Code Challenge at Knowsley Road?

A: Sale.

2004. Which legendary Saint’s last game was the play-off defeat by Wigan?

A: Chris Joynt.

2005. Which Saint won Man of Steel after an outstanding first year in the red vee?

A: Jamie Lyon.

2006. Name the only team to beat Saints at Knowsley Road during this treble-winning season?

A: Hull FC.

2007. Who scored the first try at the new Wembley?

A: James Roby.

2008. Who won the Lance Todd Trophy – after sharing it the year before?

A: Paul Wellens.

2009. Who took over as Saints’ head coach?

A: Mick Potter.

2010. Who were Saints’ last ever opponents at Knowsley Road?

A: Huddersfield.

2011. Who did Saints beat twice in the play offs en route to Old Trafford?

A: Wigan.

2012. Who was the first team to beat Saints at Langtree Park?

A: Catalans Dragons.

2013. Saints signed Alex Walmsley from which Championship club?

A: Batley.

2014. Who scored Saints’ tries in the Grand Final win over Wigan Warriors?

A: Tommy Makinson and Sia Soliola.

2015. Who limped off at Wigan on Good Friday for the last of his 495 games?

A: Paul Wellens.

2016. Which player scored Saints’ only two tries in the defeat by Sydney Roosters?

A: Dom Peyroux.

2017. Who scored on his eagerly awaited Saints debut at Wigan on Good Friday?

A: Regan Grace.

2018. Which Saint won the Steve Prescott Man of Steel?

A: Ben Barba.

2019. Who were the only two clubs to beat Saints in regular Super League?

A: London and Catalans.

2020. Who were Saints’ first opponents when the season resumed after the first lockdown?

A: Catalans.

2021. Which teams did Saints defeat in the finals to win the double?

A: Castleford and Catalans.

2022. Who scored Saints late match-winner at Magic after a sublime pass from Will Hopoate?

A: Jonny Lomax.

2023. Who scored the opening try of the WCC win over Penrith Panthers?

A: Jack Welsby.