SAINTS have announced their squad for Saturdays R

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first_imgSAINTS have announced their squad for Saturday’s Round 23 Super League match at Catalan Dragons.Anthony Walker returns to the side with Adam Swift retaining his spot following his double over Wigan.Luke Thompson and Joe Greenwood both miss out.Nathan Brown will choose from:1. Paul Wellens, 3. Jordan Turner, 5. Francis Meli, 6. Lance Hohaia, 7. Jonny Lomax, 10. Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, 11. Tony Puletua, 12. Jon Wilkin, 13. Willie Manu, 14. Anthony Laffranchi, 16. Paul Clough, 19. Josh Jones, 21. Tommy Makinson, 25. Alex Walmsley, 26. Adam Swift, 27. Anthony Walker, 36. Stuart Howarth, 37. Gareth O’Brien, 38. Greg Richards.Laurent Frayssinous will select his Catalan Dragons side from:3. Leon Pryce, 4. Zeb Taia, 6. Thomas Bosc, 9. Ian Henderson, 11. Steve Menzies, 13. Gregory Mounis, 14. William Barthau, 15. Antoni Maria, 16. Eloi Pelissier, 17. Kevin Larroyer, 18. Daryl Millard, 20. Mickael Simon, 22. Jamel Fakir, 23. Lopini Paea, 25. Vincent Duport, 26. Frederic Vaccari, 28. Morgan Escarē, 31 Elliott Whitehead, 32 Benjamin Garcia.The game kicks off at 5pm (English time) and the referee is Ben Thaler.Stat Pack:St Helens have won their last four away meetings with Catalan Dragons, last losing on French soil on 15 March, 2008 (24-10).2013 Meeting:St Helens 12, Catalan Dragons 22 (SLR12, 12/4/13Super League Summary:Catalan Dragons won 7St Helens won 9Highs and Lows:Catalan Dragons highest score: 34-32 (A, 2012) (Widest margin: 21-0, H, 2007)St Helens highest score: 53-10 (H, 2007) (also widest margin)Personal Milestones:Paul Wellens needs nine points to reach 1,000 for his career.He has scored 945 points (216 tries, 40 goals, 1 field goal) for St Helens since 1998. He has also scored points for Great Britain (18 – 4 tries, 1 goal), England (16 – 4 tries) and Lancashire (12 – 3 tries). Wello needs one appearance to become only the second player to reach a total of 400 Super League games. Wellens is 14 games behind all-time appearance leader Keith Senior, with current players Kevin Sinfield and Lee Gilmour next in the standings.Super League Appearances – All-time leaders1 Keith Senior (Leeds/Sheffield, 1996-2011) 4132 Paul Wellens (St Helens, 1998-present) 3993 Kevin Sinfield (Leeds, 1997-present) 3984 Lee Gilmour (Castleford/Huddersfield/St Helens/Bradford/Wigan, 1997-present) 3945 Danny Orr (Castleford/Harlequins/Wigan, 1997-2012) 3826 Keiron Cunningham (St Helens, 1996-2010) 3817 Jamie Peacock (Leeds/Bradford, 1999-present) 3788 Lee Briers (Warrington/St Helens, 1997-present) 3749 Leon Pryce (Catalan Dragons/St Helens/Bradford, 1998-present) 36910 Andy Lynch (Hull FC/Bradford/Castleford, 1999-present) 364last_img read more