Tommy Makinson starts slick St Helens off with win against Catalans Dragons

0
14

  • St Helens 28-8 Catalans Dragons
  • Champions score four first-half tries in 15 minutes

The more things change, the more they stay the same in St Helens, it seems. For the first time in four seasons there are question marks over the Super League champions, given how they have undergone the biggest overhaul of their squad since they began their run of three consecutive league titles. Well, there were question marks, anyway.

Any doubts regarding how Kristian Woolf’s newly redesigned side will fare have probably already been put to bed after this game. Worryingly for the rest of the league, the departure of players such as Lachlan Coote, Kevin Naiqama and Théo Fages, mainstays of their recent success, hasn’t led to St Helens getting worse. If anything they look like they’re even better, which is terrifying for everyone else.

Continue reading…

Written by Aaron Bower at the Totally Wicked Stadium
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/feb/10/st-helens-catalans-dragons-super-league-match-report under the title “Tommy Makinson starts slick St Helens off with win against Catalans Dragons”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.