Month: July 2019

ANOTHER year… and another challenge for Saints Aca

first_imgANOTHER year… and another challenge for Saints Academy as they begin to raise fund for their 2011 Australian Tour.The ‘biathlon’ took in a 15 mile bike ride on an undulating course both off and on road and a 26 clue orienteering course and Sutton Manor Colliery, home of the Dream sculpture.The Australia tours have been a massive part of the Club’s youth development programmes since the first trip in 2004 and Saturday’s win over Leeds featured eight former tourists in the 17.Player Performance Manager Neil Kilshaw said: “For these tours to be successful our team building pursuits are important as they enable players from a variety of community clubs to come together as one, and even put some of their own intense rivalries to one side“It was great to see the lads on Saturday working together and helping each other out and they have already started to build some memories for the 2011 tour – namely one player getting stuck in a bush and another running around frantically trying to hide all the stakes!”Saints would like to thank the Forestry Commission for allowing the Club access to the site.last_img read more

Castleford Tigers U20s 22 v 52 St Helens U20sApart

first_imgCastleford Tigers U20s 22 v 52 St Helens U20sApart from a manic ten minute spell early in the second half this was as controlled a display as the Reserves have produced all season. The fact that that 10 minute spell could have cost them the game speaks volumes for the way their season has gone.The Tigers started with a roar with three repeat sets on the Saints line only to fall victim to a superb Saints counter attack. A grubber on the last ricocheted around before being picked up by a suspiciously offside Nathan Ashe who played to the whistle racing 70 metres before being caught from behind. From the play the ball Paul Clough charged onto the pass to score.On the next set the Saints increased their lead. A good run again from Clough found Scott Hale who was held short but from the play the ball Ashe went through two defenders on the line for the first of his hat-trick.The Tigers responded with a well taken try catching the Saints out with an overlap on the right but the Reserves came straight back at them and were unlucky not to score as first Aaron Lloyd and then Anthony Walker were held up over the line.The deadlock was finally broken as the Tigers defence wilted in the heat under the pressure exerted by the Saints. Two repeats sets on the Tigers line was heading for a third when the Tigers full back knocked on into Ashe’s hands for the simplest of touchdowns.On the stroke of half time some quick thinking from Dan Brotherton saw him notch the fourth Saints try. A Tigers attacking kick rolled dead but the ball was swept back to the 20 whereupon Brotherton targeted the still retreating defenders sprinting past into open space where his speed did the rest.Three scores up and all we have to do is exactly what we’ve been doing so far and the tries will come. Well, that was the call and ultimately it was proved to be right but not before the Saints had been given the biggest of frights by three Tigers tries bringing them to within two points.Thankfully the ship was steadied by some back to basics aggressive defence by the forwards and from the moment Scott Hale reached over to score the result was never in doubt.Joe Greenwood became increasingly influential as the half went on and his runs, punching through the line helped in the next three tries. Firstly Aaron Lloyd darted over from dummy half from a quick play the ball, then good drives from Greenwood and Carl Forster gave Ashe the space to show and go beating the cover from 60 metres out. Finally Forster twisted out of the tackle to crash over after Greenwood had put Josh Jones into the clear.He was denied a try of his own knocking on over the line but Alex Trumper brought up the half century finishing off another mazy Ashe break.As I mentioned previously despite that ten minute spell this was probably the most assure display of the season. With Nathan Ashe at his imperious best the Saints played some sparkling rugby. The loss of stand out forward Jordan Hand early on did not deter the pack and Clough, Walker, Greenwood et al stood up and dominated their Tiger opponents.Coach Ian Talbot also gave a debut to Callum Welsby and to the first of two new Irish recruits Ian Cross who showed well in his first taste of English Rugby League.Match Summary:Castleford:Tries: Ben Blackmore, Josh Atkinson, Ryan Brierley 2.Goals: Ryan Brierley 3.St Helens:Tries: Alex Trumper, Dan Brotherton, Nathan Ashe 3, Aaron Lloyd, Scott Hale, Paul Clough, Carl Forster.Goals: Tommy Johnson 8.Half Time: 24-6Full Time: 52-22Teams:Castleford:5. Joel Gibson; 1. Ben Blackmore, 4. Josh Nathaniel, 3. Josh Atkinson, 2. James Clare; 6. Ryan Brierley, 7. Ben Johnson; 8. Dan Flemming, 9. Tom Carroll, 10. Clark Thompson, 11. Sean Richards, 12. Chris Siddons, 13. Joe Picketts. Subs: 14. Luke Knowles, 17. Richard Lumb, 16. Charlie Martin, 19. Jon Payne.Saints:1. Adam Swift; 2. Tommy Johnson, 3. Josh Jones, 4. Alex Trumper, 5. Dan Brotherton; 6. Nathan Ashe, 7. Ben Karalius; 8. Jordan Hand, 9. Aaron Lloyd, 10. Anthony Walker, 11. Scott Hale, 12. Joe Greenwood, 13. Paul Clough. Subs: 14. Callum Welsby, 15. Ian Cross, 16. Carl Forster, 17. Gareth Frodsham.last_img read more

ARRIVA has teamed up with the Saints to promote th

first_imgARRIVA has teamed up with the Saints to promote the Club on the region’s roads.Five buses emblazoned with players both past and present will tour the area – and Boots, the club’s mascot, is making his debut for the first time.Sia Soliola and Boots came down to Langtree Park to see the buses for themselves.Sia said: “It’s good that the club’s brand can be seen all over the region in this way. I’m sure the lads will rib me whenever they see my bus though!”Rob Cheveaux, General Manager, Arriva St Helens added: “As a local business, Arriva St Helens is proud to support the Saints; the buses are really popular with our customers.“This year we have sponsored Boots – so it’s great to see him out and about on the side of one of our town services.”As part of the sponsorship, for just £1 (single fare), Season Ticket Holders can travel to St Helens Bus Station on match days.All you need to do is show your season ticket to the driver and you can access this special Saint fare… it’s then just a short walk over the Saints Way to Langtree Park!“We are delighted to continue our partnership with Arriva,” Saints Marketing Manager Mark Onion added. “Not only do we have the Saints buses on prime routes around the town, but now we can offer fans great value on travelling to Langtree Park.”Pictured: Saints Sia Soliola and Boots are joined by Arriva St Helens general manager Rob Cheveauxlast_img read more

The 28yearold has played 46 times for the club s

first_imgThe 28-year-old has played 46 times for the club since signing from New Zealand Warriors at the end of the 2015 season.Saints Head Coach Justin Holbrook said: “We’re pleased to have retained Dom for the 2018 season. He was one of best players towards the back end of last season after working hard in training to regain his place in the side.“I’ve been impressed with his work ethic since I joined the club and he adds vital experience and depth as we look forward to the new campaign.”Peyroux has made eight appearances for the Cook Islands, scoring five tries, including two in the 2013 World Cup, and three times for Samoa.He also played for Sydney Roosters and the Gold Coast Titans before moving to the Warriors.Dom said: “I’m blessed to have re-signed with St Helens for another year. We did well in the back end of this year’s campaign to make the semis and were unlucky to miss out on the Grand Final.“We are using it as fuel for a great 2018 season.“I’m looking forward to working hard in pre-season and starting well next year.”Dom made his debut against Huddersfield in 2016 and has scored six tries in the Red Vee.last_img read more

Multiple shots fired into home near Tabor City

first_img Three women were inside the home at the time.The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office says multiple shots were fired at the home. No one got hurt.They do not have any information on a suspect.Related Article: Leaker of secret report on Russian hacking gets 5 years COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after someone shot into a home at Clay Estates near Tabor City.It happened Saturday around 7:30 p.m.- Advertisement – last_img

Crash leads to drug arrest in Carolina Beach

first_img While speaking with Timothy Alan Furr, 49, of Glenville, West Virginia, police say they saw an open container of alcohol in plain sight.Police searched the vehicle and found more than 21 grams of Methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, digital scales and marijuana.Charges are as follows:PWIMSD a Schedule 2 Controlled SubstanceMaintaining a Vehicle for the Use/Sale of a Controlled SubstancePossession of Drug ParaphernaliaPossession of MarijuanaPossession of Drug ParaphernaliaDriving While License RevokedFail to Yield -Left TurnRelated Article: Trump confidant Stone is arrested, says he’s falsely accusedFurr was placed on a 10,000-dollar secured bond. Timothy Alan Furr (Photo: Carolina Beach Police Dept.) CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) – A crash turned into a meth arrest in Carolina Beach.On April 21, Carolina Beach Police responded to an accident in the 1000 block of N. Lake Park Blvd and met with the drivers of the vehicles involved.- Advertisement – last_img read more

Brunswick County issues evacuations shelters to open inland

first_img Brunswick County has issued a voluntary evacuation for all other residents in unincorporated areas of Brunswick County.Brunswick County has also declared a State of Emergency, effective at noon Monday. County offices will be closed as of 5 p.m. Tuesday.Shelters will be opening outside of Brunswick County in inland counties (shelter information will be available online at According to the county, residents are strongly advised to seek shelter outside of Brunswick County, evacuating to Johnston or Cumberland Counties, due to forecasts for wind and storm surge.Related Article: Earth Fare holding job interviews in Wilmington through Saturday“I highly encourage people to move out of the County,” said Emergency Management Director Brian Watts, adding that the County is likely to see high levels of storm surge and flooding as well as wind speeds. “The best thing to do is to get out the County.”Residents seeking to evacuate out of Brunswick County who do not have transportation should contact the Citizen Phone Bank at (910) 253-5383.In the event residents are unable to leave the county, one shelter will be opening Tuesday at 2 p.m. at:West Brunswick High School (550 Whiteville Rd., Shallotte)Two additional shelters will be opening Wednesday at 8 a.m. at:North Brunswick High School (114 Scorpion Drive, Leland)South Brunswick High School (100 Cougar Road, Boiling Spring Lakes)Residents evacuating to a shelter should bring identification, any needed medications, any needed items like glasses or diapers, clothing for 3-7 days, pillows, toiletries, chargers for cell phones, and books, games or cards. Residents should bring sheets or bedding, and cots and air mattresses if available. Alcohol, illegal substances, and weapons are not permitted.Those evacuating can find evacuation routes and shelter locations at or in the free Ready NC app (downloadable at and cats are accepted at the West Brunswick High School shelter. Owners must stay at the shelter as well, and should bring documentation of rabies vaccines, food, any medicines, and any other items necessary for your pets. BOLIVIA, NC (WWAY) — Brunswick County has issued a mandatory evacuation for residents who live in low-lying and flood-prone areas or substandard or mobile homes.This will begin early Tuesday. According to a news release, this includes but is not limited to Waccamaw, 904/Pireway Road, areas on Town Creek, residents along NC 133, Daw’s Creek area, and any other flood-prone areas.- Advertisement – last_img read more

Pender County Schools secures repair money

first_imgPender County Schools staff meet with county staff to review hurricane damage on Sept. 28, 2018. (Photo: Pender Co. Schools/Twitter) PENDER COUNTY, NC (StarNews) — A month after Hurricane Florence struck Southeastern North Carolina, Pender County Schools has approved the last contracts needed to reopen schools.During an emergency meeting Sunday via conference call, the Pender County Board of Education okayed $1,437,000 worth of contracts for mold remediation at five schools: Burgaw Elementary, Burgaw Middle, Malpass Corner Elementary, Pender High and West Pender Middle. District leaders say crews will have boots on the ground Monday.- Advertisement – “We’ll send that notice to proceed as soon as you approve, and they’re ready to have equipment on site immediately,” said Richard Schwartz, the board’s lawyer. “Some may even be trying to do it tonight.”The contracts call for a five-day repair process, meaning schools would not reopen until Oct. 22 at the earliest. Superintendent Steven Hill said he would have more information about opening day as mold clean-up begins.Read more from StarNewsOnline.last_img read more

20yearold greviously injured in Siġġiewi road accident

first_img <a href=’;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a> CMRUCMRU A 20-year-old woman was grievously injured in a road accident after the car in which she was riding as a passenger was hit by another car near the Salib ta’ l-Għolja limits of Siġġiewi.In a press release the Police said that assistance was requested after a 19-year-old woman from Dingli crashed into another car which was driven by a 67-year-old man also residing in Dingli, and in which the victim was riding passenger.A medical team from Mater Dei Hospital was called on site to assist the injured woman who was certified to be suffering from grievous injuries.WhatsApp SharePrintlast_img read more

Richmond Foundation calls for a psychiatric emergency service

first_img <a href=’;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a> Children holding handsChildren holding hands Richmond Foundation said that a psychiatric emergency service is needed, in a statement on Thursday.The Foundation said that such a service is the right of people who have mental health issues, adding that they should have access to correct information on mental health services offered and how can one access such services.Richmond Foundation further explained that a psychiatric emergency service should be accessible by everyone, and could include a hotline where one could call. It added that the emergency service should be given for free.The Foundation said that services should be adequately marketed whether they are against payment or offered for free.Mental Health Commissioner John Cachia urged the authorities to launch a nation-wide service which would address psychiatric emergencies.Anyone who would like to seek advice from Richmond Foundation can call on 1770 from Monday to Friday, from 8am until 7pm.WhatsApp SharePrintlast_img read more