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Makinson set to make England debut against New Zealand

England head coach Wayne Bennett has named two debutants in his side to face New Zealand on Saturday in Denver.

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James Graham celebrates after the World Cup semi final win over Tonga

Former Saints prop Graham aims to build on World Cup performance

James Graham says the mid-season Test against New Zealand will give England the opportunity to build on their good work from the World Cup and justify the new-found respect that came with it.

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James Roby

Yates’ view: Fingers crossed for Saints’ stars in Denver

No Super League coach is keeping a closer eye on events in Denver than St Helens boss Justin Holbrook.

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Chantelle Crowl - one of Saints' try scorers

St Helens Ladies and Castleford fight out thrilling draw

There was drama until the bitter end for the second time in a couple of days as Saints Ladies followed in the footsteps of the club’s Super League side on Sunday when they were involved in a nerve-tingling encounter at Castleford Tigers.

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Harry Kane won it for England with an injury-time header

WATCH: Best celebrations of England's World Cup win

England left it late last night to claim a dramatic 2-1 win against Tunisia in their opening World Cup group game.

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Action from the game between Orrell Red Triangle and Newton-le-Willows

Rainhill put derby rivals Rainford in a spin

Rainford are not the only ECB Liverpool Competition premier division side to be left in a spin by Akshay Arum Dareker this season.

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Danny Richardson celebrates after his drop goal against Leeds Rhinos

Yates’ verdict: Saints and Leeds serve up gripping drama both on and off the field

Saints’ chairman Eamonn McManus and Gary Hetherington, chief executive of Leeds Rhinos, may be at loggerheads over aspects of what they perceive as the future direction of Super League.

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Roxy Mura - in the Saints ladies squad for the game at Casteford

Saints ladies face top of table clash at Castleford

Top spot is up for grabs when St Helens Ladies travel to Castleford on Sunday in a high octane Super League clash.

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Saints chairman Eamonn McManus

St Helens chairman hits back at Leeds boss over restructure remarks

Rugby league’s in-fighting continued with St Helens chairman Eamonn McManus accusing Leeds chief executive Gary Hetherington of distorting the truth over Super League’s planned re-organisation.

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St Helens centre Mark Percival

Percival braced for Headingley battle

St Helens centre Mark Percival insists the Betfred Super League leaders will not underestimate the challenge posed by injury-hit Leeds at Headingley on Friday night.

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Former Saints star rewarded for NHS campaign work

Former Saints star rewarded for NHS campaign work

Former St Helens star, Phil Veivers, collected a special award, recognising his efforts to raise awareness of the pressures on local NHS services.

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Jon Wilkin set to return to the Saints side on Friday at Leeds

Lomax and Wilkin in squad for Headingley trip

Saints’ record on their Super League trips to Headingley isn’t anything to write home about - 16 defeats when including play-offs since 1996.

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New Super League chief executive Robert Elstone

Super League to scrap Super 8s format

Super League will scrap the current Super 8s format next season and switch to a ‘one-up, one-down’ system, says new chief executive Robert Elstone.

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Ian Lenegan (Wigan Warriors), Eammon McManus (St Helens), Robert Elstone (CEO Super League) and Simon Moran (Warrington Wolves)

St Helens chairman outlines vision for the future

The appointment of Robert Elstone as the new chief executive of Super League is a first critical step to produce a bigger and brighter future for the sport.

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Saints’ Wembley winner invited to royal occasion

Saints’ Wembley winner invited to royal occasion

Peter Harvey has led a wide and varied life - school teacher, 1966 Wembley winner with Saints, local charity worker, author and hospital radio commentator.

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Joe Greenwood

Former Saint Greenwood signs for Wigan

Former Saints forward Joe Greenwood has signed for arch-rivals Wigan Warriors.

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Police are fearing for the safety of Haydock man Mark James.

MISSING: Man missing from Haydock

Police are fearing for the safety of Haydock man Mark James.

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Saints coach Justin Holbrook

Yates’ view: Same again for Justin’s men

Bill Shankly - legendary manager of Liverpool’s all-conquering team of the mid-1960s and early 1970s - was renowned for his witty off-the-cuff remarks and never more so than at press conferences when announcing his squad each week during the height of their success.

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Tommy Makinson

Five St Helens players in England squad

England head coach Wayne Bennett has selected his 19-man squad to take on New Zealand later this month and has included the uncapped trio of St Helens’ Luke Thompson and Tommy Makinson and Hull FC’s Jake Connor for the mid-season Test in Denver, Colorado.

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