MIKE Rush has been speaking ahead of Fridays trip

first_imgMIKE Rush has been speaking ahead of Friday’s trip to Catalan Dragons and says Saints are heading into another tough period of fixtures.His side currently lie fourth in the Stobart Super League table just two points behind their opponents.That makes the clash at the Stade Gilbert Brutus “a massive game for both clubs”.“We have three big games coming up and know we don’t have a god-given right to win them,” the Acting Head Coach explained. “Catalans will be a tough match but we’ve had a weekend off and will be going there not tired and well rested.“With it being fourth versus third, it’s teed up nicely isn’t it? It’s a big game for both clubs. We can peg them back level on points and if they win, they can put some distance between them and us. It is a massive game for both clubs.“We have played well recently but need to make sure we put in some good performances. We have spoken about that all week because this is the time we need to be hitting some form. We have to stamp our authority on games and make sure we dominate in the areas we can.”Last time the two sides met, a last gasp Scott Dureau conversion handed the Dragons a dramatic win – but that won’t be in the players’ minds over in France.“There’s no talk of revenge,” Rush continued. “I wasn’t in charge then but if you wanted to take some positives from it, you could say we played very well in the first half.“We’ve learnt the lessons of that game though and we proved that when we played Hull FC, Hull KR and Widnes. We’ve been in the same position and shown we are mentally stronger now.“They have a good side with class throughout. Steve Menzies just keeps on going. I worked with him in the Exiles camp and saw the esteem the players held him in. Everyone wanted pictures with him after the game which shows he is not only an iconic figure in the NRL but in Super League too.“He played well against us earlier in the year and is in great form. Ian Henderson, Leon Pryce, Scott Dureau and Clint Greenshields are all playing well too.”Saints have near fully fit squad available with only Ade Gardner a couple of weeks away from returning to the side.The winger is now in full training following his knee injury whilst Jonny Lomax (pictured) has recovered from the injury that kept him out of the win over Widnes.If you’re not heading to the match in France, then watch the game in our Red Vee Cafe Bar! Click here to find out more.#comethrillmeagainlast_img read more

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SUPER League are delighted to announce that Britis

first_imgSUPER League are delighted to announce that British indie rock band The Charlatans will headline the pre-match and half-time entertainment at the 2015 First Utility Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford on Saturday October 10 (6.00pm).The Mancunians have become one of Britain’s best loved bands over the years with hits such as ‘The Only One I Know’, ‘One to Another’, ‘How High’ and ‘North County Boy’.They have had a busy summer playing at festivals such as Glastonbury and V Festivals, and will be making their debut performance at Old Trafford this October.The Charlatans will be playing a number of hits and new songs from current album ‘Modern Nature’ pre-match and half-time at the Grand Final ahead of their UK tour which starts on December 9.Frontman Tim Burgess said: “My Dad’s a big Rugby League fan and he used to play so we’re honoured to be at the Super League Grand Final. When I was a kid it was my ambition to play at Old Trafford so it’s a dream come true for me too, maybe not how I imagined when I was 10 but this’ll do fine!”Blake Solly, Super League General Manager said: “Last year’s fantastic entertainment included James creating an amazing atmosphere for an exhilarating Grand Final.“We knew we had to follow up this year with another great band and we have certainly done that with the announcement of The Charlatans.“Not only are we guaranteed thrilling action and entertainment on the pitch, we are also ensuring there is plenty of quality entertainment for both sports and music fans to enjoy before and during half-time of the match.“Saturday October 10 is certainly going to be a busy day for sporting history to be made in Manchester and we are sure that the entertainment on show at Old Trafford will be a huge part of that.”One hundred exclusive seats located next to the stage in the stand where The Charlatans will perform are available from just £30. These amazing seats can be booked by calling 0844 856 1113 and quoting block W211.last_img read more

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SAINTS are pleased to announce the signing of Theo

first_imgSAINTS are pleased to announce the signing of Theo Fages from Salford Red Devils.The Club has agreed a transfer payment in line with the Rugby League compensation rules set out for home-grown players.The 21-year-old is one of the hottest properties in the game and covers a multitude of positions.He is predominately a scrum half but can also play at hooker and standoff.He joins the Champions from 2016 on a four-year contractSaints Head Coach Keiron Cunningham said: “Theo is a super player and I am really pleased to add him to our squad for 2016. He’s talented, can play in a number of positions but is also young and keen to learn.“He will fit into our systems perfectly and we’re delighted to secure his services going forward.”Fages joined Salford at 16 and progressed through their Academy system to make his debut against Wigan in 2013.He has since gone on to make more than 60 appearances for the Red Devils, chalking up more than 20 tries.A French international too, he played in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup and also the European Cup the following year.last_img read more

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Were offering an incredible unique prize opportu

first_imgWe’re offering an incredible, unique prize opportunity to our 2019 Members…Simply become a Member for the forthcoming season and you will be entered into a draw to win our Ultimate Fan Golden Ticket package.This prize is the envy of every Saints fan.Not only will you be given free access to every Super League match in 2019, home and away, but you will also enjoy a host of other unique experiences and exclusive benefits that will see you step behind the scenes of St.Helens R.F.C. like no other fan has done before.The prizes equate to nearly £2,000 worth of activities and merchandise, not including the many special ‘Money Can’t Buy’ experiences that simply cannot be accessed by anyone, except our Ultimate Fan!One lucky 2019 Member will be drawn at random at the end of the Early Bird period – November 30, so you must get your 2019 Membership before this date to be entered into the draw.The Ultimate Fan Golden Ticket Package Includes: x2 Free 2019 Memberships – if you have already renewed or purchased, your Memberships will be refundedx1 Car Park pass for all 2019 SL Home fixturesx1 2019 Home and x1 2019 Away Shirtx2 Tickets to all 2019 SL Away fixturesx1 Mascot Package – for a person aged 5-12×2 2019 Pre/Post Season Dinner Invitesx1 Official Squad Numberx2 2019 Magic Weekend Tickets with Club Coach Travel includedx2 Hospitality Tickets to a ‘B’ Package Home fixture in 201910% off in the Club Superstore throughout the 2019 seasonProgramme Subscription for 2019Birthday Presents from the ClubNamed on the Official teamsheet in a pre-season friendly in 2019Sit on the team bench during a pre-season friendly in 2019Read out the Teamsheet out at a home SL game in 2019Behind the scenes access to a closed ‘Captain’s Run’ training session in 2019Invited into the changing room pre-match during a pre-season friendly in 2019Pose for official 2019 squad photox2 Tickets to the 2019 Betfred Super League Grand Final – if Saints qualifyx2 Tickets to 2019 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final – if Saints qualifyTake part in the 2020 Membership CampaignThe lucky winner will be selected after the November 30 Early Bird deadline.For all info and prices simply click here Please note terms and conditions apply to all of the above benefits and experiences.We are #saintsandproudMember Carl Burrows was our winner for the 2018 season – and it could be you in 2019!Video Playerhttps://www.saintsrlfc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Video.mov00:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.,We’re offering an incredible, unique prize opportunity to our 2019 Members…Simply become a Member for the forthcoming season and you will be entered into a draw to win our Ultimate Fan Golden Ticket package.This prize is the envy of every Saints fan.,Not only will you be given free access to every Super League match in 2019, home and away, but you will also enjoy a host of other unique experiences and exclusive benefits that will see you step behind the scenes of St.Helens R.F.C. like no other fan has done before.The prizes equate to nearly £2,000 worth of activities and merchandise, not including the many special ‘Money Can’t Buy’ experiences that simply cannot be accessed by anyone, except our Ultimate Fan!One lucky 2019 Member will be drawn at random at the end of the Early Bird period – November 30, so you must get your 2019 Membership before this date to be entered into the draw.The Ultimate Fan Golden Ticket Package Includes: x2 Free 2019 Memberships – if you have already renewed or purchased, your Memberships will be refundedx1 Car Park pass for all 2019 SL Home fixturesx1 2019 Home and x1 2019 Away Shirtx2 Tickets to all 2019 SL Away fixturesx1 Mascot Package – for a person aged 5-12×2 2019 Pre/Post Season Dinner Invitesx1 Official Squad Numberx2 2019 Magic Weekend Tickets with Club Coach Travel includedx2 Hospitality Tickets to a ‘B’ Package Home fixture in 201910% off in the Club Superstore throughout the 2019 seasonProgramme Subscription for 2019Birthday Presents from the ClubNamed on the Official teamsheet in a pre-season friendly in 2019Sit on the team bench during a pre-season friendly in 2019Read out the Teamsheet out at a home SL game in 2019Behind the scenes access to a closed ‘Captain’s Run’ training session in 2019Invited into the changing room pre-match during a pre-season friendly in 2019Pose for official 2019 squad photox2 Tickets to the 2019 Betfred Super League Grand Final – if Saints qualifyx2 Tickets to 2019 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final – if Saints qualifyTake part in the 2020 Membership CampaignThe lucky winner will be selected after the November 30 Early Bird deadline.For all info and prices simply click here Please note terms and conditions apply to all of the above benefits and experiences.We are #saintsandproudMember Carl Burrows was our winner for the 2018 season – and it could be you in 2019!Video Playerhttps://www.saintsrlfc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Video.mov00:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow 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Club First Team Match

first_imgAn early penalty from Danny Richardson gave Saints the lead before the scores were levelled through a Stephen Tyrer penalty. A late James Roby try sent Saints into half time with a six point lead, before we kicked away in the second half.Dominic Peyroux crashed his way over to extend the lead before Jonny Lomax scored in the corner to finish off a flowing move. Theo Fages latched onto a Roby kick through to touchdown for the final try of the game sending Saints to Wembley.Saints who got the first points of the game after a grubber kick through from the irrepressible Roby resulted in Alex Walmsley being hauled back, Danny Richardson kicked the penalty giving Saints an early lead.Halifax levelled the game minutes later through a Stephen Tyrer penalty after Saints were penalised for a late tackle.Saints put Halifax under pressure with set after set on their line, but Saints were denied by Halifax’s stubborn defence.But captain Roby stepped up to grab the opening try of the game minutes before the break picking the ball up from dummy half and crashed his way over from close range. Richardson added the extras sending Saints into the break with a six point lead.Saints opened the second half with our second try. Jack Ashworth fed Peyroux with a short ball and he wrestled his way over to touchdown. Richardson added the two.Saints were in full control forcing repeat sets on the Halifax line and the pressure was rewarded on the hour mark as a flowing move on the right edge resulted in Richardson feeding Lomax and the full back slid in at the corner.Saints were in again through Fages as the Frenchmen latched onto a neat kick through from Roby to score Saints final try of the game meaning we are off to Wembley for the first time in over a decade where we will face the Warrington Wolves after they defeated Hull FC in the earlier game.Match SummaryStarting 13: Lomax, Grace, Makinson, Percival, Naiqama, Fages, Richardson, Walmsley, Roby, Thompson, LMS, Peyroux, Paulo.Interchanges: Amor, Lees, Ashworth, Bentley.Tries: Roby (35), Peyroux ( 47),  Lomax ( 61), Fages (70).Goals: Richardson ( 4 from 4).Penalties: Richardson ( 1 from 1).Halifax Starting 13: Grix, Robinson, Tyrer, Saltonstall, Sharp, Murrell, Johnston, Tangata, Moore, Kavanagh, Butler, Barber, Fairbank.Interchanges: Kaye, Morris, Fleming, Larroyer.Penalties: Tyrer ( 1 from 1).HT: 8-2 FT: 26-2REF: C.KendallATT: 24,364last_img read more

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