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Luke Douglas sidelined by injury

Luke Douglas is the latest St Helens player to be ruled out by injury.

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Kyle Amor reflects on the defeat

Disquiet among Saints fans at early season form

The knives are already out! A smattering of St Helens’ fans have wasted no time in calling for heads to roll following Friday night’s 24-16 defeat at Leigh with head coach Keiron Cunningham the prime target on social media outlets.

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Saints coach Keiron Cunningham

Yates’ verdict: More frustration for Saints

Some results are written in the stars and it could be argued Saints’ 24-16 defeat at Leigh on Friday night fell into this category.

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Saints headcoach Keiron Cunningham

Saints youngsters called up to national programme

More than a dozen young Rugby League players with St Helens links have been included in the new national performance programme aimed at U16s and U18s boys and women.

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RLF’s World Club discussions

RLF’s World Club discussions

Less than a hour after Wigan’s 22-6 demolition of Cronulla Sharks in the Dacia World Challenge Series on Sunday, the RFL revealed that they were already in “detailed discussions” about next year’s competition - and no doubt they will be pressing for more clubs to take part.

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Saints coach Keiron Cunningham

Leigh 24 Saints 16

Saints crashed to defeat at newly-promoted Leigh Centurions as they recorded their first victory since winning promotion to Betfred Super League with a hard-fought win.

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Saints coach Keiron Cunningham

Cunningham expecting red-hot atmosphere for Leigh clash

Saints’ red and white army will be out in force on Friday night when they renew Super League rivalry with neighbours Leigh Centurions for the first time since 2005.

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England head coach Wayne Bennett

Bennett defends England camp cancellation

England head coach Wayne Bennett insists he - and he alone - was responsible for a breakdown in communication with Super League clubs after having to cancel a pre-season training camp in Dubai in January.

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Louie McCarthy Scarsbrook is back in Saints squad to face Leigh on Friday night

LMS back for Leigh clash

Saints have announced their 19-man squad for Friday’s Betfred Super League Round Two trip to Leigh Centurions.

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Super League referee James Child

RFL to clamp down on unsportsmanlike behaviour

The Rugby Football League is to clamp down on unsportsmanlike behaviour after a spate of ball-throwing incidents in the first two rounds of the 2017 Betfred Super League.

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Saints coach Keiron Cunningham

Cunningham: New signing Zeb due in next few week

Saints are not expecting any hitches in new boy Zeb Taia’s application for a visa and hopefully the powerhouse Gold Coast Titans back or second rower will jet into the UK within the next two to three weeks - well in time to experience his first Saints-Wigan Warriors derby at the DW Stadium on Good Friday.

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Joe Greenwood says the chance to move to the NRL was "too good to turn down"

Greenwood: NRL move too good to turn down

St Helens forward Joe Greenwood says moving to the NRL is an opportunity he could not turn down after it was confirmed he has signed a three-year deal with Gold Coast Titans.

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Saints Joe Greenwood has signed for Gold Coast

Joe Greenwood joins Gold Coast Titans in swap deal

Saints have allowed second-rower Joe Greenwood to join the NRL, signing for the Gold Coast Titans.

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Former Saint Scott Moore has joined Bradford on a four-game trial

Ex-Saint Scott Moore joins Bradford

Bradford have acquired the services of much-travelled ex-Saints Scott Moore for a four-game trial.

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Saints head coach Keiron Cunningham

Another look at the season ahead

Having narrowly missed out on the Grand Final in the last two seasons, St Helens will be determined to make their eleventh Old Trafford appearance in 2017.

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Saints coach Keiron Cunningham

Saints Select side 16 Newcastle Thunder 12

A Saints Select side had a valuable work-out ahead of the new season when they locked horn with Newcastle Thunder at Kingston Park Stadium on Sunday in a testimonial fixture held for long-serving Geordie club centre Joe Brown.

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Saints coach Keiron Cunningham

KC backs central contract plan

Saints boss Keiron Cunningham has put his full weight behind a decision of the RFL to consider introducing central contracts for elite players to ensure top talent remains at home instead of being lured by mega bucks Down Under.

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Leeds' Aston Golding gets gripped by Kyle Amor

Yates view: Saints v Leeds

It never reached the dizzy heights of many Saints-Leeds clashes of yesteryear but the Betfred Super League opening fixture at the Totally Wicked Stadium had 12,000 fans on tenterhooks from start to finish.

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Saints join forces with Cowley for mental health message

Saints join forces with Cowley for mental health message

Saints continue to lead the way by delivering mental health messages to school children.

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London calling on Haydock’s cup journey

London calling on Haydock’s cup journey

Haydock will be heading for the capital! The Yickers have been drawn away to London-based Wests Warriors in the third round of the 2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup - a fascinating north v south battle.

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