A REPORT about the demise of some of Wales’ most famous rugby union nurseries made for grim reading last week.
EVERY cloud has a silver lining, and the early season injury sustained by Alex Walmsley presented young prop Matty Lees with the opportunity to step up.
A CLASSIC it wasn’t...as I predicted!
BORN-and-bred Evertonian Ronny Goodlass has written his life story — entitled Blue Nose — and he will be dropping into St Helens on Saturday morning to sign copies.
SAINTS' Player of the Year Luke Thompson added another notch to an impressive season by scoring on his England debut - but the big front rower is not done yet.
AFTER playing and scoring in every game in 2018, there is probably a mixed blessing in Danny Richardson being kept out of the England Knights tour to Papua New Guinea after sustaining a groin tear in the semi-final defeat.
JONNY Lomax is among the quartet of Saints players who have gone into camp with England preparing for a three-match Test series against New Zealand.
Luke Thompson came off the bench to score a try on his England debut in 44-6 win over France at Leigh. England, also featuring Saints centre Mark Percival, were always in control and led 38-0 at the break. Wakefield wing Tom Johnstone scored a hat-trick on debut. France's consolation score came from Saints half back Theo Fages.
SAINTS prop Luke Thompson will finally get his first England cap tonight at Leigh in the game against France (7.45pm).
IT was frustrating watching Saturday’s Grand Final.
SAINTS assistant strength and conditioning coach Ade Gardner is departing for pastures new.
LIVERPOOL St Helens triumphed in the first round of the newly established Lancashire Leagues M J Worsley and Sons Cup, defeating Heaton Moor 36-11.
IRELAND head coach Stuart Littler has named Saints second row James Bentley in his train-on squad for the forthcoming European Championship, which doubles as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England.
ST HELENS judoka Amy Livesey won her third career Grand Prix medal at the expense of fellow Brit Lubjana Piovesana at the Cancun Grand Prix in Mexico.
ENGLAND will show their support for the Royal British Legion’s ‘Thank You’ movement by wearing a special commemorative jersey in the Third Test of the forthcoming series against New Zealand at Elland Road which will be played on Remembrance Sunday, November 11.
ST Helens Town saw off Daisy Hill 4-2 after using the strong wind in the first half which saw them go three-nil up by the interval.
PILKINGTON'S nine game unbeaten run came to an end with an under-par performance at Poynton.
JC's ABC hosted their third boxing show which proved to be a great success in front of a packed crowd at the Sidac Club, Sutton Leach, St Helens.
RUSKIN Park now back in the national leagues, bounced back to form with 57-17 win against a previously unbeaten Oldershaw side.
NEWTON le Willows A A results.