Super League: St Helens blitz Castleford 42-12 for seventh straight win


Regan Grace (true) scored for St Helens for the fourth successive sport to dash within one among Big League top strive-scorers Greg Eden and Josh Charnley
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Castleford (0) 12
Tries:Shenton, TruemanCons:Rankin 2
St Helens (18) 42
Tries:Peyroux 2, Coote, Grace, Taia, McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Percival, LomaxCons:Coote 4Pens:Coote

Leaders St Helens scored eight tries as they kept up their 100% winning start to the 2019 Big League season with a heavy protect shut at Castleford.

Dominique Peyroux led the system at Wheldon Road with two tries.

Lachlan Coote, who additionally kicked 5 targets, Regan Grace, Zeb Taia, Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Mark Percival and Jonny Lomax additionally all crossed.

Cas at closing obtained on the board after the break with tries from centre Michael Shenton and winger Jacob Trueman.

Shenton obtained away with what ought to aloof had been an an offside resolution to dash over half of the scale of the subject for an interception strive against his in vogue membership, remodeled by Jordan Rankin.

Daryl Powell’s men additionally scored a 2nd strive with the closing play of the sport.

However they had been relating to the sole issues that went the hosts’ system all evening against a wonderful Saints, who receive no longer lost a long way flung from dwelling now in nearly a 365 days.

The victory did no longer somewhat match the 12 tries they ran in once theywon 72-4here in 2006 and again once theywon 68-22in 2009.

Admittedly, Saints had been helped by unpleasant handling errors from Big League’s joint-top strive-scorer Greg Eden within the produce-as much as 2 of their first three tries.

The 2nd of them triggered Cas head coach Powell to advise his frustration by leaving his lofty perch excessive up within the stand to storm across the pitch to the dug-out on the assorted facet.

However, in its receive system, on a ground the keep they clearly revel in taking half in, against a Cas facet who completed third closing season, Saints’ most in vogue Wheldon Road romp change into appropriate as impressive.

Castleford:Mata’utia; Minikin, Foster, Shenton, Eden; Trueman, Rankin; Watts, McShane, Millington, Holmes, Moors, Massey.

Interchanges:Clare, Milner, Sene-Lefao, Cook.

St Helens:Coote; Makinson. Naiqama, Percival, Grace; Lomax, Fages; Walmsley, Roby, Thompson, Taia, Peyroux, Knowles.

Interchanges:Paulo, McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Lees, Ashworth.

Referee:James Minute one (RFL).

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