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Leigh come to the Totally Wicked Stadium seeking their first away win here since 1982.

Saints have won their last 10 home fixtures against the Centurions with the visitor’s last victory being a 19-10 Slalom Lager Championship victory at Knowsley Road.

Squads:

Luke Douglas, Ryan Morgan and Jonah Cunningham have been named in Saints’ 19-man squad. Read more here.

2017 Meeting:

Leigh 24, St Helens 16 (SLR2, 24/2/17)

Super League Summary:

St Helens won 3
Leigh won 1

Highs and Lows:

St Helens highest score: 78-4 (A, 2005) (also widest margin)
Leigh highest score: 24-16 (H, 2017) (also widest margin)

Head to Head:

SaintsLeigh
Tries3434
Goals2830
Metres13,52812,679
Breaks5554
Tackles3,7633,807
Penalties83108

Career Milestones:

Alex Walmsley needs one appearance to reach 150 for his career. He has played 127 games for St Helens since 2013, and was previously with Batley (22 games, 2012-2013).

Leigh’s Danny Tickle needs three points to reach 2,500 for his career. His total of 2,497 has been scored as follows: 242 for Halifax, 2000-2002 (10 tries, 100 goals, 2 field goals), 572 for Wigan, 2002-2006 (34 tries, 217 goals, 2 field goals), 1,331 for Hull FC, 2007-2013 (47 tries, 571 goals, 1 field goal), 248 for Widnes, 2014 (3 tries, 118 goals), 2 for Castleford, 2016 (1 goal), 8 for Leigh, 2016-2017 (2 tries), 4 for England, 2012 (1 try) and 90 for England ‘A’, 2002-2003 (4 tries, 37 goals).

Super League Milestones:

(Players reaching significant figures in Super League games only, including play-offs & Super League Super 8s)

Danny Tickle needs three points to draw level with Sean Long in sixth place in the list of Super League’s all-time leaders.

1 Kevin Sinfield (Leeds, 1997-2015) 3,443
2 Paul Deacon (Wigan/Bradford/Oldham, 1997-2011) 2,413
3 Andy Farrell (Wigan, 1996-2004) 2,376
4 Pat Richards (Catalans Dragons/Wigan, 2006-2013 & 2016) 2,284
5 Lee Briers (Warrington/St Helens, 1997-2013) 2,232
6 Sean Long (Hull FC/St Helens/Wigan, 1996-2011) 2,200
7 Danny Tickle (Leigh/Castleford/Widnes/Hull FC/Wigan/Halifax, 2000-present) 2,197
8 Danny Brough (Huddersfield/Wakefield/Castleford/Hull FC, 2005-2006 & 2008-present) 2,074
9 Iestyn Harris (Bradford/Leeds/Warrington, 1996-2001 & 2004-2008) 1,674
10 Michael Dobson (Salford/Hull KR/Wigan/Catalans Dragons, 2006, 2008-2013 & 2015-present) 1,573

Losing Runs:

Leigh Centurions have lost their last six matches. Their last win was 22-8 at home to Warrington on 16 March.

Betfred Super League Leading Scorers:

Tries:

1 Greg Eden (Castleford Tigers) 14
2 = Greg Minikin (Castleford Tigers), Liam Marshall (Wigan Warriors) 10
4 = Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers), Albert Kelly (Hull FC) 9
6 = Joel Moon (Leeds Rhinos), Ben Jones-Bishop (Wakefield Trinity) 8
8 = Richie Myler (Catalans Dragons), Jermaine McGillvary (Huddersfield Giants), Matt Parcell (Leeds Rhinos), Tom Johnstone (Wakefield Trinity), Tom Lineham (Warrington Wolves), Joe Burgess (Wigan Warriors) 7

Goals:

1 Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers) 55
2 Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 50
3 Luke Walsh (Catalans Dragons) 45
4 Morgan Escare (Wigan Warriors) 30
5 = Gareth O’Brien (Salford Red Devils), Mark Percival (St Helens), Ben Reynolds (Leigh Centurions) 28
8 Sam Williams (Wakefield Trinity) 25
9 Liam Sutcliffe (Leeds Rhinos) 23
10 Danny Brough (Huddersfield Giants) 20

Goals Percentage:

1 Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 90.90 (50/55)
2 Luke Walsh (Catalans Dragons) 88.23 (45/51)
3 Liam Sutcliffe (Leeds Rhinos) 82.14 (23/28)
4 Liam Finn (Wakefield Trinity) 81.81 (9/11)
5 Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers) 79.71 (55/69)
6 Ben Reynolds (Leigh Centurions) 77.77 (28/36)
7 = Michael Dobson (Salford Red Devils), Tom Gilmore (Widnes Vikings) 73.33 (11/15)
9 Declan Patton (Warrington Wolves) 72.00 (18/25)
10 Ashton Golding (Leeds Rhinos) 70.00 (14/20)

Points:

1 Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers) 148
2 Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 112
3 Luke Walsh (Catalans Dragons) 97
4 = Morgan Escare (Wigan Warriors), Gareth O’Brien (Salford Red Devils) 77
6 Mark Percival (St Helens) 76
7 Ben Reynolds (Leigh Centurions) 64
8 Greg Eden (Castleford Tigers) 56
9 Liam Sutcliffe (Leeds Rhinos) 55
10 Sam Williams (Wakefield Trinity) 50

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