St Helens’ Kevin Naiqama leads show of superiority to punish Leeds
• Naiqama hat-trick primes Saints for march on Wembley
Not even the dreaded Wembleyitis, it seems, can stop this all-conquering St Helens side in their pursuit of greatness. The interim period between the Challenge Cup semi-finals and the Wembley showpiece is often a breeding ground for a drop-off in form but this wonderful team are simply too good to be bothered by any of that kind of nonsense right now.
The league table can frequently be misleading but, when it comes to Justin Holbrook’s team of all talents, it tells you everything. The size of the task awaiting Warrington next week at Wembley when they face the Saints is underlined by the fact that everyone – even the second-placed Wolves – are now closer to the bottom of the table than they are to the runaway Super League leaders.Continue reading...