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Smith: We’re heading in the right direction

Matty Smith is confident St Helens are now heading in the right direction after finally beginning his second spell with his home-town club.


Prescot man charged following death of Violet-Grace Youens

A Prescot man has been charged following the death of 4-year-old Violet-Grace Youens in a hit-and-run crash, say police.
Matty Smith suffered a horrendous leg break during a pre-season match against Widnes

Smith: I don’t hold a grudge against the player who broke my leg

St Helens scrum-half Matty Smith holds no grudges over the tackle that forced him to sit out the first two months of the season.

Jonny Lomax looks set to return to action for Saints clash with in-form Salford

Lomax expected to return for Salford game

Saints seem likely to have all their first choice players available for the first time this season when they head down the East Lancs Road to face fifth- placed Salford Red Devils on Thursday night.

Adam Swift went over for two tries

St Helens 31 Warrington Wolves 6

St Helens produced their best performance of the Super League season and made Warrington's dismal start to the Betfred Super League even worse.
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Warrington Wolves' Head Coach Tony Smith

No panic at Wolves ahead of Saints clash

Warrington coach Tony Smith insists it is still early days and will not write off his team’s Grand Final prospects even if they lose their first six Super League matches of the season.

Barry Geraghty is targeting a return to the saddle in time for next month's Grand National meeting at Aintree

Aintree ‘the target’ for injured Barry Geraghty

Barry Geraghty is targeting a return to the saddle in time for next month’s Grand National meeting at Aintree.

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St Helens amateurs closing in a stunning treble

St Helens amateurs closing in a stunning treble

A St Helens Sunday league football team is closing in on a stunning cup and league treble.

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Matty Smith

Smith named in squad to face Wolves

Matty Smith has been named in Saints’ initial squad for Friday’s Betfred Super League round six game with Warrington Wolves at the Totally Wicked Stadium - and more than likely will figure in the starting 17.

Manager Bob Paisley (centre)  is flanked by trainer Ronnie Moran (left) and assistant manager Joe Fagan.

Liverpool stalwart Ronnie Moran dies aged 83

Former Liverpool captain, coach and caretaker manager Ronnie Moran has died at the age of 83.

Hockey: Prescot crowned champions

Hockey: Prescot crowned champions

Prescot Hockey Club first team have completed a fantastic return to North West Division One as league champions.

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Matty Smith

Smith on verge of shock Saints return

MATTY Smith is on the brink of a return to first team action after breaking a leg in a pre-season friendly against Widnes Vikings on Sunday January 22.

Mark Percival is expected to be involved in England's clash with Samoa

Saints expected to face Pacific test

Saints are expected to have a number of players involved in England’s clash with Samoa which, for the first time, will headline the 2017 edition of the Pacific Test - an International Rugby League triple-header at Campbelltown Sports Stadium, New South Wales, Australia,on Saturday, May 6.

Theo Fages masterminded Saints win in the south of France

Yates’ view: Fages will be difficult to dislodge from Saints starting line-up

Nothing can give an up and coming young player a bigger buzz than masterminding victory in the country of his birth.

Catalans 24  Saints 28

Catalans 24 Saints 28

Saints produced a late win in Perpignan to ease the pressure on head coach Keiron Cunningham as they squeezed home 28-24 against Catalans Dragons.

Garry Schofield has been highly critical of Saints coach Keiron Cunningham

Yates’ view: Schofield’s rant could prove short-sighted

Self-opinionated Garry Schofield is up to his old tricks - slagging off all and sundry involved in Super League when he thinks fit.

Alex Walmsley

Walmsley aiming for international return

Alex Walmsley is hoping to produce the kind of form in a Saints’ shirt which will bring him to the attention of international coach Wayne Bennett and a place in England’s World Cup squad.

Zeb Taia's move to Saints brought forward a planned charity event

Zeb’s close shave for charity

Zeb Taia’s move to St Helens came out of the blue - and also forced him to bring forward a fund raising event close to his heart.

Zeb Taia in action for his former club Catalans Dragons

Taia: Sia was a massive help in Saints decision

Only 15 days after making his Saints’ debut, Zeb Taia will come face-to-face with his former European club this weekend.

Saints head coach Keiron Cunningham

Saints v Catalan team news

Saints have named an unchanged 19-man squad for Saturday’s Betfred Super League round five game at Catalans Dragons.

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