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The best away fans in Super League – voted for by you

It’s always interesting to see how the rugby league fraternity rates their own and other clubs’ support. Well, us at Serious About Rugby League conducted a poll last month asking fans who had the best travelling support – and the results did throw up some surprises. It perhaps isn’t unusual...
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The five owners that have had the biggest impact in Super League

Having an owner that can help stabilise a Super League club is imperative in the modern game. Yet, having an owner that can not only do that, but also raise funds for a strong squad can help bankroll a side to a title, or, in fact just keep their club afloat in more troublesome modern times.
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Luke Thompson could be set for shock exit

Luke Thompson may well be shown the door by the Canterbury Bulldogs as the club feels the salary cap squeeze. The Bulldogs will have some major hitters on their books in the next few seasons with new signing Viliame Kikau on a reported $800,000 a year when his contract starts in 2023.
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The five most brutal sackings in Super League history

Losing your job is never a good thing, but for sports coaches, that threat seems to be looming on a consistent basis. Sport is a results-based employment so when things start to go awry, it usually follows with a sacking. However, there is a way to do it, and these...

Ben Barba makes rugby league comeback

Ben Barba has made his rugby league comeback in Australia. The former St Helens fullback starred for Mackay Cutters in the Kanaka Proud Cup against Rockhampton. The open men’s coach Aaron Motto previously spoke about the day bringing families together in support of their heritage – something which Barba has always prided himself on.

Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott Tickets For Summer UK Stadium Shows On Sale 9.30am Today

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have announced two huge shows for next summer. Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott tickets go on sale at 9.30am today. The pair will play St Helens Totally Wicked Stadium on July 22, and Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium on July 23. They’ll be joined on both dates by special guests The Proclaimers and The Lathums.

River Mersey should be sewage-free by 2030, says metro mayor

Plans to make the River Mersey sewage-free by 2030 have been announced by Liverpool City Region's mayor. Steve Rotheram wants to accelerate by 10 years a previous commitment for a significantly cleaner Mersey by 2040. The city region will no longer invest in any projects which pump untreated waste into...

St Helens to open and close Super League title defence with French double

Super League champions St Helens will open and close the regular season in 2022 with a French double.Kristian Woolf’s men will launch their bid for an unprecedented fourth successive Super League title at home to Catalans Dragons in a repeat of the 2021 Grand Final on Thursday, 10 February.Seven months later, on Saturday, September 3, Saints will welcome promoted Toulouse to the Totally Wicked Stadium for their 27th and final fixture before the play-offs.Super League has retained the top-six play-off system in use for the last two years and clubs will play four loop fixtures on top of their home...

Super League 2022: Champions St Helens kick off season against Catalans Dragons

Date: 10 February - 24 September Coverage: BBC Radio 5 Live and Sports Extra, BBC local radio, the Super League Show and BBC Sport website. St Helens begin their bid for a fourth straight Super League title against the Catalans Dragons, who they beat to win the 2021 competition, in the season's opener on Thursday, 10 February.

Paul Wellens opens up on devastating injury that forced retirement

Paul Wellens was the epitome of a true professional sportsman. Always willing to go one step further for his hometown club St Helens, the fullback made a name for himself as one of the most competitive Super League players to ever take to the field. However, after winning five Super...

Lorry driver in critical condition after being ‘struck by own vehicle’ on M62

Police are appealing for witnesses after an HGV driver was struck by his own truck on the M62 in the early hours of yesterday morning (24 November). The driver was taken to hospital and is in a critical condition with life changing injuries, according to the police report. Police say they were contacted just before 1:50am after reports that a man had been seriously injured close to junction seven at Rainhill in St Helens. The driver had been struck by […]

Garstang FC players are challenged to continue their improvement

The Riversiders travel to St Helens Town on Thursday before making the trip to Atherton LR on Saturday in the NWCFL First Division North. They head to St Helens on the back of three games unbeaten, the most recent being last weekend’s 2-2 draw with Campion. Clark’s players had trailed...

Garstang FC battle back to claim a point at Campion

The Riversiders conceded both goals in the opening quarter of their NWCFL First Division North match on Saturday, only for Jake Salisbury and Joe Noblet to earn them a point and make it three games unbeaten. Mark Ferguson gave Campion a sixth minute lead before Nicky Boshell scored from the...

Wanted man could be on Island

Police say a wanted man could be on the Isle of Man. Merseyside Police are looking for 25-year-old Christopher Tabern from Liverpool. He is wanted after breaching his license conditions following his release after serving a sentence for drug offences. Tabern is described as being 6ft tall, slim build with...
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Dylan Napa joins Catalans Dragons on two-year deal

Premiership-winning front-rower Dylan Napa has landed himself a deal with Super League side Catalans Dragons. Napa, 29, has signed a two-year deal with an option for a third with the club based out of the south of France. It will see the ex-Queensland representative link up with former Roosters teammate...

Sky Sports to show 25 live Super League games between February and April 2022

Sky Sports will show 25 live Betfred Super League fixtures over the first 11 rounds of action between February 10 and April 29, 2022. St Helens will launch their defence of the Super League title at the home to Catalans Dragons, on Thursday, February 10, live on Sky Sports, in a repeat of the 2021 Grand Final.

Super League: Fixtures for all 27 rounds of the 2022 regular season

The fixtures for the 2022 Super League regular season were released on Thursday, with the season getting under way with a rematch of this year's Grand Final between St Helens and Catalans Dragons. It all kicks off with reigning champions Saints taking on League Leaders' Shield winners Catalans on Thursday,...

Little by Littler

It’s a popular belief that, at a very tender age, Mozart simply looked at a piano and could naturally play it to perfection. For young protégé Luke Littler, the same can be said about a dartboard. How do I know this you ask? Well, I watched in absolute amazement as...