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Big match verdict with John Yates

Armed police officers were clearly visible at the Totally Wicked Stadium last night in the wake of the Manchester bombing but thankfully the only acts of aggression were reserved for the playing pitch.

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Matty Smith (centre) is tackled by Wigan Warriors' Jack Wells (left) and Taulima Tautai

New boss Justin hails gritty victory over Wigan

New Saints coach Justin Holbrook lapped up his first derby experience as his side snatched a 22-19 victory over Wigan to keep alive their Betfred Super League top-four hopes.

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Tempers flare betwen Saints and Wigan on Thursday night

St Helens 22 Wigan 19

Two tries in the final quarter from centre Mark Percival ensured the honeymoon goes on for new Saints coach Justin Holbrook as he clinched a dramatic 22-19 victory over arch rivals Wigan.

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Adam Walker

Walker makes move to Trinity

Prop Adam Walker has joined Wakefield on a two-and-half year deal.

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Adam Walker

Walker joins Wakefield

St Helens prop Adam Walker has joined Wakefield on a two-and-half year deal.

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Ben Barba

Barba becomes marquee Saint

St Helens have taken advantage of the new additional marquee exemption provision to the salary cap rules by signing Australian sensation Ben Barba on a two-and-a-half year deal.

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Holbrook: Exciting challenges ahead

Holbrook: Exciting challenges ahead

Justin Holbrook made no rash promises as he reflected on his “exciting challenge” as the new Saints’ supremo.

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Saints name unchanged squad to face Wigan

Saints name unchanged squad to face Wigan

Saints have named an unchanged 19-man squad for Thursday’s Betfred Super League derby with Wigan Warriors at the Totally Wicked Stadium.

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Saints target Ben Barba

Ben Barba spotted outside Saints stadium

Ex-Cronulla Shark full-back Ben Barba has today arrived at the Totally Wicked Stadium to meet Saints chief executive Mike Rush and new coach Justin Holbrook, according to an eye-witness account.

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Saints were back to winning ways at the Magic weekend

Holbrook’s magic opener

New boss Justin Holbrook couldn’t have asked for a better start to his coaching career at St Helens and a result which must have been beyond his wildest dreams.

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Talbot Atheltic’s latest success

Talbot Atheltic’s latest success

A hugely-successful St Helens football club has done it again.

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James Graham is leaving the Canterbury Bulldogs but says he remains open-minded about his next stop

Graham: I’m open-minded about my next move

Canterbury captain James Graham's contract with the Bulldogs expires at the end of next season - but the former St Helens prop is non-committal where is future will lie.

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Justin Holbrook expected to attend Magic Weekend

Justin Holbrook expected to attend Magic Weekend

One of Justin Holbrook's first major tasks as the new Saints' coach will be picking the squad for the game against old foes Wigan Warriors at the Totally Wicked Stadium a week on Thursday.

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Tommy Makinson

Tommy’s Magic landmark

Tommy Makinson needs one appearance to reach 150 for St Helens and looks a racing certainty to reach the magical milestone against Hull FC as part of the Magic Weekend event in Newcastle on Saturday unless there is an unexpected late injury scare.

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Neil Jukes

Fleming in contention for Magic Weekend spot

Saints centre Matty Fleming has joined Leigh Centurions on a one month’s loan deal.

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Kyle Amor says the arrival of Saints new coach Justin Holbrook cannot come soon enough

Amor: The sooner new coach lands, the better

Kyle Amor admits the arrival of new head coach Justin Holbrook cannot come soon enough after revealing he did not want to leave his house after the club’s humiliation against Castleford at the weekend.

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Mike McMeeken pushes off Theo Fages

Yates’ verdict: Humiliated, embarrassed and totally outclassed

Crushed, humiliated, embarrassed and totally outclassed.

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Paul McShane scores Castleford's fifth try despite th best efforts of the Saints defence

Castleford 53 Saints 10

Super League’s top try-scorer Greg Eden instantly transferred his form into the Challenge Cup, too, as the prolific winger scored a hat-trick to help ruthless Castleford Tigers to demolish Saints.

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Saints face a tough challenge today at Castleford

Saints face daunting challenge at Cas

Saints may not figure in the top six clubs quoted by bookmakers to win the RL Challenge Cup for the first time since 2008, but joint interim coach Derek Traynor insists they can’t be written off.

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Mark Percival returns as St Helens take on league leaders Castleford

Percival back for Castleford clash

Mark Percival and Alex Walmsley return to the Saints’ 19-man squad for Saturday’s sixth round Ladbrokes Challenge Cup showdown with on-song Castleford Tigers at The Jungle after missing the Warrington defeat because of international duty.

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