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Holbrook names Saints squad to take on Giants

Matty Lees is included in Saints’ initial 19-man squad for Friday’s game against Huddersfield Giants at the John Smith’s Stadium.

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Paul Wellens

Wellens’ praise for England boss Bennett

Paul Wellens paints an entirely different picture of England boss Wayne Bennett than the image often portrayed by the media.

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Geoff Pimblett

Tributes to Saints favourite Pimblett

Saints have lost one of its favourite sons with the sudden death of former full back Geoff Pimblett.

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Ben Barba

Barba gamble starting to pay off.

Chairman Eamonn McManus took a king-sized gamble when he approved the signature of Ben Barba on a two and a half year deal last May, knowing the Aussie full back was still serving a 12-match NRL ban for a cocaine-related offence and unable to play in his chosen sport until the back end of the season.

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Wayne Bennett

Bennett stays on as England coach

The Rugby Football League and Wayne Bennett have agreed a two-year contract that will see him stay on as Head Coach of England Rugby League and lead Great Britain in 2019.

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Jake Webster is brought down by Zeb Taia

Taia: Pressure on Saints stars to perform

At 33, Zeb Taia is the second eldest player on Saints’ books and in the twilight of a professional RL career which stretches back more than a decade.

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Alex Walmsley and Kriss Brining made the draw

Pilks to face Millom in Challenge Cup

Pilkington Recs have been drawn at home in the third round of the Ladbrokes RL Challenge Cup to the oldest amateur club in the world.

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Morgan Knowles gets to grips with'Wakefield's David Fifita

Knowles receives four-game suspension

Saints have suffered an early season blow with the four-match ban handed out to Morgan Knowles.

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Adam Swift

Swift wins place in Holbrook’s 19

Adam Swift, who scored a hat-trick of tries in Saints’ friendly fixture with North Wales Crusaders on Sunday, is included in the 19-man squad for Saturday’s trip to the Catalans Dragons.

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Young Saints fans can meet heroes

Young Saints fans can meet heroes

Young Saints’ fans will have a chance to meet their idols next Wednesday and also enjoy a variety of fun events at the Totally Wicked Stadium.

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Zeb Taia brings down Jake Webster during Saints' win over Castleford on Friday

St Helens forward warns of fiery Dragons

Saints will be hoping to replicate their stunning opening day victory over Castleford Tigers when they face Catalans Dragons in Perpignan on Saturday night - but will be wise to take heed of a warning from a player who has been on both sides of the fence

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Ben Barba was a star performer in Saints demolition of bookies favourites Castleford

Yates’ View: Tykes taken to the cleaners

THIS isn’t the right time of the year to go overboard and eugolise about Saints’ opening day demolition of Castleford Tigers - the bookies’ favourites to be crowned 2018 Super League champions.

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Alex Walmsley will remain a Saint until at least 2022

Walmsley pen new deal with Saints

Alex Walmsley had ends speculation he would join the growing exodus of Super League player to Australia by signing a new contract with Saints.

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James Roby is Saints' new captain

James Roby to lead Saints side out as captain on his 400th appearance

New skipper James Roby, who will lead out the side on his 400th appearance, is also demanding more consistency from a team already being tipped as title contenders along side Friday rivals and neighbours Wigan Warriors.

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Holbrook’s welcome selection headache

Holbrook’s welcome selection headache

The mental scars left by an agonising season defining defeat sometimes take a little longer to heal than expected.

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Jon Wilkin

Wilkin’s thumbs-up to new Saints captain Roby

Jon Wilkin’s reign as club captain is over after three seasons at the helm but his future commitment to Saints will be as strong and dedicated as ever.

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James Roby

Roby: Being Saints captain is the pinnacle of my career

James Roby is stepping into the boots of an illustrious band of St Helens’ legends.

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Action from Leigh v Saints. Photo: Paul McCarthy

Holbrook’s selection headache

Justin Holbrook has a king-sized selection headache - and he is as pleased as punch!

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James Roby

Holbrook: Roby is ‘ideal’ captain

James Roby is the ideal player to take Saints forward into a new season, head coach Justin Holbrook insisted yesterday.

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Former Saints coach Alex Murphy

Looking back: Historical day for Saints

Turn back the clock 30 years - and how many Saints’ fans can recall a history-making event in the club’s calendar?

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