X

Tuesday 21
May

Rugby League

Holbrook revels in Saints progress

1st March 2019, 07:06 by Alex Jack

St Helens head coach Justin Holbrook feels his team are making progress by the week following their 26-4 win over Salford on Thursday.

James Roby bagged himself a brace, while Mark Percival, Jonny Lomax and Regan Grace also went over as the Merseysiders made it four wins from four in Super League.

Holbrook was delighted his players maintained their perfect start and feels his side are getting better and better as they prepare for a clash with newly-promoted London Broncos next week.

"Salford started the season really well and they've got some dangerous attacking threats so we had to do a really good job on them and we did,” the former Sydney Roosters coach said.

"For us to defend the way we did was fantastic. I thought this was our best performance so far.

"To have the whole team play well really is pleasing as a coach. We controlled the game really well, I'm really happy with the team performance."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

More Rugby League

Rugby League

Hull FC land Red Devils star

21st May 2019, 02:19

Forward Josh Jones will join Hull FC from Salford Red Devils from the start of the 2020 season after agreeing a two-year deal.

Rugby League

Rovers hand McGuire new role

21st May 2019, 02:18

Hull KR have confirmed Danny McGuire will become their new Head of Recruitment when he hangs up his boots at the end of the season.

Rugby League

Butler completes Huddersfield move

20th May 2019, 09:43

Huddersfield Giants have announced they have signed Wales international Chester Butler from Halifax on a three-year contract.

Rugby League

Rovers wait on Maria suspension

20th May 2019, 00:33

Hull KR coach Tim Sheens admits an extended stay for Antoni Maria is in doubt after he picked up a yellow card at the weekend.

Rugby League

Nou Camp return hopes for McNamara

19th May 2019, 14:51

Head coach Steve McNamara hailed the success of Saturday's win against Wigan at Barcelona's Nou Camp and he is now keen to return.

Rugby League

Lam staying positive after Greenwood blow

19th May 2019, 11:49

Wigan boss Adrian Lam says he is hopeful the injury Joe Greenwood suffered on Saturday is "nothing too serious".

Recent Sport Headlines

West Ham United

Hammers on the rise under Pellegrini - Chiefs

21st May 2019, 12:15

Joint-chairmen David Sullivan and David Gold have backed Manuel Pellegrini as the perfect boss to take West Ham to the next level.

Watford

Lukebakio suitors can't match price-tag

21st May 2019, 12:14

Watford's 20 million euros valuation of Dodi Lukebakio is reportedly pricing interested clubs out of the running to sign him.

Crystal Palace

Palace duo set for exits

21st May 2019, 12:12

Crystal Palace duo Pape Souare and Bakary Sako are set to leave the club next month when their contracts expire.

Manchester United

Rojo given £6m price tag

21st May 2019, 12:11

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo could be allowed to leave for as little as £6m to return to Argentina with Estudiantes.

West Ham United

West Ham hand Powell new contract

21st May 2019, 12:09

West Ham midfielder Joe Powell has signed a new contract at the Olympic Stadium to the summer of 2020.

Utrecht

Utrecht plot Ajax raid for Cerny

21st May 2019, 11:56

FC Utrecht are reportedly set to raid Eredivisie rivals Ajax for the signature of winger Vaclav Cerny.

Boxing

Fury reveals Wilder rematch plan

21st May 2019, 11:54

Tyson Fury claims he is looking at March or April of next year for a possible rematch against Deontay Wilder.

Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund sign Schulz

21st May 2019, 11:40

Borussia Dortmund have completed the signing of Nico Schulz from Bundesliga rivals Hoffenheim for a reported fee of £22million.