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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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Ben Barba runs in to score against Hull KR

Yates’ verdict: Barba magic and a Roby milestone

Saints’ fans who drifted away from the Totally Wicked Stadium minutes before the end of Friday’s Betfred Super League clash against Hull KR and headed for their local to sample a refreshing pint or two before closing time, will be cursing their luck at missing the only real champagne moment of the night.

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Mark Brennan

Saints women drawn at Castleford in cup quarter final

Saints will be on their travels in the quarter finals of the Women’s RL Challenge Cup.

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The Totally Wicked Stadium will host Saints' Heritage Society annual programme fair

Saints’ Heritage Society programme fair date

The Saints‘ Heritage Society will be holding their annual programme fair at the Totally Wicked Stadium on Saturday, June 23, from 10.30am to 1.30pm.

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Saints coach Justin Holbrook

One change in Saints squad for visit of Hull KR

Head coach Justin Holbrook has resisted the temptation to rest one or two players for Friday night’s Betfred Super League home game against struggling Hull KR.

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Macron Stadium will host both Challenge Cup semi-finals

St Helens’ Challenge Cup semi-final ticket details

Tickets for St Helens’ Ladbrokes Challenge Cup semi-final against Catalans Dragons will go on sale to members only from tomorrow (Wednesday, June 6) at 10am

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Luke Thompson

Luke climbed off sick bed to help Saints into cup semi-final

Ever-present Luke Thompson was so determined to maintain his 100 per cent appearance record in a Saints’ shirt this season that he climbed out of his sick bed to play a major role in Sunday’s epic 25-22 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup victory over holders Hull FC.

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St Helens to take on Catalans for a place at Wembley

St Helens to take on Catalans for a place at Wembley

Playing in a semi-final double header is nothing new to Saints’ head coach Justin Holbrook who has welcomed the history-making ‘two matches for the price of one’ Ladbrokes Challenge Cup showdown in which the Super League leaders take on Catalans Dragons and neighbours Warrington Wolves face 2017 Grand Final winners Leeds Rhinos at the Macron Stadium, Bolton, on Sunday, August 5.

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St Helens' Regan Grace scores his side's third  try during the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup quarter final win over Hull FC

Yates’ view: A classic cup tie that had it all

The 1960s smash hit ‘Glad All Over’ by the Dave Clarke Five boomed out over the loudspeaker system before Saints and Hull FC locked horns in the quarter final stages of the Ladbrooks Challenge Cup at the Totally Wicked Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

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