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St Helens head coach Nathan Brown insists his charges can still improve despite a perfect start to the season four games in.
Ade Gardner has joined Hull KR on loan for a month to secure more Super League playing time.
Coach Nathan Brown saluted Adam Swift and Tommy Makinson after St Helens made it four wins out of four in Super League with a brilliant second-half display against Hull KR.
St Helens beat Hull KR 38-18 to go a point clear at the top of the First Utility Super League after their fourth straight win.
St Helens will be out to preserve their 100 per cent start to the new campaign when Hull KR make the trip to Langtree Park on Friday.
Boots catches up with Jonny Lomax, who is fast becoming one of the stars of Rugby League.
Super League's prestigious Man of Steel award is to be named after the late Steve Prescott, who gave so much to the game.
St Helens will give giant Samoan Mose Masoe his Super League debut in Friday's showdown against Hull KR.
Former Great Britain, England and St Helens man Sean Long insists he is feeling more his old self again after a suicide attempt earlier this year.
Salford coach Brian Noble feels his players will learn some "great lessons" from their 38-0 defeat at the hands of St Helens on Thursday night.
St Helens maintained their perfect start to the new First Utility Super League season, and ended Salford's in the process, thumping the Red Devils 38-0.
Veteran prop Adrian Morley says that Salford has taken a huge leap forward since the days when he stood on the terraces.
Salford have the opportunity to reach the Super League summit for the first time in their history when they host St Helens on Thursday, live on Sky Sports 1.
St Helens head coach Nathan Brown believes Salford Red Devils will pose a much sterner challenge following the arrival of big-spending owner Marwan Koukash, whom he believes is a breath of fresh air for rugby league.
It may only be early in his St Helens career, but forward Kyle Amor is already turning in some hair-raising performances for his new employers.
Big-spending Salford's perfect start to the Super League season has been hit with the news prop Darrell Griffin is set to be out for up to two months with a knee injury.
St Helens boss Nathan Brown felt his side nearly paid dearly for a complacent approach after needing a second-half fightback to see off Hull.
St Helens chairman Eamonn McManus believes that increasing the Super League's salary cap could destabilise the game.
St Helens and Hull FC will both be looking for back-to-back wins when they lock horns in a Friday night Super League showdown at Langtree Park.
Widnes Vikings have bolstered their numbers in the pack for the 2014 campaign after landing Paul Clough from St Helens on a season-long loan.