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Saints Programme: Treat to have NRL clubs in the UK again

What a treat it is to have three NRL clubs on these shores for the second successive season.

After the Super League fall out of the late 90s, it has taken more than a decade to persuade our friends from Down Under that the World Club Challenge is worthy of their full attention, even if Saints fans perhaps would have preferred a half hearted South Sydney Rabbitohs performance than the virtually flawless one that they saw their side succumb to last year.

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St Helens ban live streaming of press conferences – are they right?

There’s been a storm brewing over press conferences in rugby league for a while.

Following the opening game of the Super League season on Thursday night, St Helens issued a statement saying that live streaming and Periscoping of their press conferences is not permitted, ahead of their own opener at home to Huddersfield.

“The conferences are for press to grab their copy for their deadlines – sending out the full conference live effectively trumps all those that are there”

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