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Saints Name 19-Man Squad For Hull KR Clash

Matty Lees has been named in Saints 19-man squad for Friday’s Betfred Super League Round 17 match with Hull KR.

He comes into the line-up in place of Adam Swift.

Justin Holbrook will therefore select his 17 from:

1. Jonny Lomax, 2. Tommy Makinson, 3. Ryan Morgan, 4. Mark Percival, 6. Theo Fages, 7. Matty Smith, 9. James Roby, 10. Kyle Amor, 11. Zeb Taia, 12. Jon Wilkin, 13. Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, 14. Luke Douglas, 15. Morgan Knowles, 16. Luke Thompson, 17. Dom Peyroux, 18. Danny Richardson, 19. Regan Grace, 20. Matty Lees, 23. Ben Barba.

Tim Sheens will choose his Hull KR side from:

1. Adam Quinlan, 2. Junior Vaivai, 5. Ryan Shaw, 8. Nick Scruton, 10. Mose Masoe, 11. Maurice Blair, 12. James Greenwood, 13. Ben Kavanagh, 15. James Donaldson, 17. Chris Clarkson, 19. Tommy Lee, 20. Matty Marsh, 22. Liam Salter, 23. Joshua Johnson, 24. Chris Atkin, 29. Jordan Walne, 30. Joe Cator, 34. Danny Tickle, 37. Elliot Wallis.

The game kicks off at 8pm and the referee will be Gareth Hewer.

Tickets for the clash are now on sale from the Ticket Office at the Totally Wicked Stadium, by calling 01744 455 052 or online here.

It’s Saints v Hull KR on Friday – here are some stats ahead of the clash.

St Helens have a good record over their Humberside rivals having won the last four meetings between the two sides.

The Robins’ last beat Saints in March 2015.

Saints have also been successful in last four home meetings with KR t00 – the visitor’s last away win coming in June 2013.

2018 Meeting:

Hull KR 6, St Helens 30 (SLR7, 23/3/18)

Super League Summary:

St Helens won 13 (includes win in 2013 play-offs)
Hull KR won 9
1 draw

Highs and Lows:

St Helens highest score: 68-12 (H, 2010) (also widest margin)
Hull KR highest score: 40-10 (H, 2014) (also widest margin)

Super League Head to Head:

Saints Hull KR
Tries 94 (1st) 48 (8th)
Goals 77 (1st) 49 (6th)
Metres 22,456 (1st) 18,124 (9th)
Breaks 123 (1st) 101  (2nd)
Tackles 5,300 (4th) 5,112 (9th)
Penalties 112 (11th) 138 (3rd)

Milestones:

James Roby is still seeking that elusive one try to reach a century of touchdowns for the club. He has scored 99 in 414 games for the Saints since 2004.

Danny Richardson has the longest scoring streak amongst Super League players, having registered points in St Helens’ last 18 matches.

His scoring streak began with seven goals in a 46-6 home win against Castleford on February 2.

Betfred Super League Leading Scorers:

Tries:
1 Ben Barba (St Helens) 17
2 Mark Percival (St Helens) 14
3 Fetuli Talanoa (Hull FC) 12
4 = Ben Jones-Bishop (Wakefield Trinity), Liam Marshall (Wigan Warriors) 10
6 = Ash Handley (Leeds Rhinos), Regan Grace (St Helens), Jonny Lomax (St Helens), Ryan Morgan (St Helens), Tom Johnstone (Wakefield Trinity), Oliver Gildart (Wigan Warriors) 9

Goals:
1 Danny Richardson (St Helens) 77
2 Sam Tomkins (Wigan Warriors) 51
3 Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 47
4 Ryan Shaw (Hull Kingston Rovers) 45
5 Kallum Watkins (Leeds Rhinos) 34
6 Liam Finn (Wakefield Trinity) 33
7 = Danny Brough (Huddersfield Giants), Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers) 31
9 Tom Gilmore (Widnes Vikings) 28
10 Robert Lui (Salford Red Devils) 26

Goals Percentage:
1 Jake Connor (Hull FC) 94.73 (18/19)
2 = Danny Brough (Huddersfield Giants), Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers) 86.11 (31/36)
4 Ryan Shaw (Hull Kingston Rovers) 84.90 (45/53)
5 Tom Gilmore (Widnes Vikings) 84.84 (28/33)
6 Lucas Albert (Catalans Dragons) 80.00 (12/15)
7 Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 78.33 (47/60)
8 Stefan Ratchford (Warrington Wolves) 78.12 (25/32)
9 Robert Lui (Salford Red Devils) 76.47 (26/34)
10 Krisnan Inu (Widnes Vikings) 75.00 (9/12)

Points:
1 Danny Richardson (St Helens) 168
2 Sam Tomkins (Wigan Warriors) 127
3 Ryan Shaw (Hull Kingston Rovers) 122
4 Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 102
5 Kallum Watkins (Leeds Rhinos) 96
6 Liam Finn (Wakefield Trinity) 74
7 = Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers), Stefan Ratchford (Warrington Wolves) 70
9 = Ben Barba (St Helens), Robert Lui (Salford Red Devils) 68

Tickets:

Tickets for Sunday’s game remain on sale from the Ticket Office at the Totally Wicked Stadium, by calling 01744 454 052 or online here.

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