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Big Match Preview

Saints face Catalans at the Totally Wicked Stadium this Sunday.

Adam Swift has scored tries in our last three meetings with Catalans Dragons (1-4-1).

2017 Meeting:

Catalans Dragons 24, St Helens 28 (SLR5, 18/3/17)

Super League Summary:

St Helens won 15 (includes win in 2014 play-offs)
Catalans Dragons won 12

Highs and Lows:

St Helens highest score: 53-10 (H, 2007) (also widest margin)
Catalans Dragons highest score: 42-0 (H, 2014) (also widest margin)

Head to Head Season Stats:

Saints Catalans
Tries 75 68
Goals 61 70
Metres 27,122 24,131
Breaks 109 93
Tackles 7,273 6,239
Penalties 155 182

Career Milestones:

Tommy Makinson needs three tries to reach a career century of touchdowns. He has scored 94 times for St Helens since 2011, to go with 3 dual-registration scores for Rochdale (2013). He also made one non-scoring appearance for Whitehaven in the same season.

Jonny Lomax needs one appearance to reach 150 for St Helens. He made his Saints debut in a 42-18 win at Wakefield on 27 March, 2009.

Richie Myler needs one appearance to reach 250 for his career. He has played 40 games for Catalans Dragons since 2016, and was previously with Warrington (145 games, 2010-2015), Salford (53 games, 2008-2009) and Widnes (2 games, 2007). He has also represented both England (8 games, 2008-2009 & 2011-2013) and England Knights (1 game, 2011).

Myler also needs one try to reach 150 for his career. His total of 149 touchdowns has been reached as follows: 38 for Salford, 81 for Warrington, 21 for Catalans Dragons, 8 for England and 1 for England Knights. He failed to score for Widnes.

Super League Milestones:

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

Theo Fages – 1 appearance away from 100 (62 for Salford, 2013-2015 and 37 for St Helens, 2016-2017)

Mark Percival – 12 points away from 500 (488 for St Helens, 2013-2017)

Try Scoring Runs:

James Roby (1-1-1) has scored tries in our last three games.

Betfred Super League Leading Scorers:

Tries:
1 Greg Eden (Castleford Tigers) 32
2 Liam Marshall (Wigan Warriors) 20
3 = Albert Kelly (Hull FC), Ben Jones-Bishop (Wakefield Trinity) 17
5 = Tom Lineham (Warrington Wolves), Joe Burgess (Wigan Warriors) 16
7 = Greg Minikin (Castleford Tigers), Jermaine McGillvary (Huddersfield Giants), Jamie Shaul (Hull FC), Joel Moon (Leeds Rhinos) 15

Goals:
1 Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers) 95
2 Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 75
3 Luke Walsh (Catalans Dragons) 65
4 Liam Finn (Wakefield Trinity) 56
5 Mark Percival (St Helens) 53
6 Ben Reynolds (Leigh Centurions) 48
7 = Michael Dobson (Salford Red Devils), Liam Sutcliffe (Leeds Rhinos) 45
9 Danny Brough (Huddersfield Giants) 40
10 Gareth O’Brien (Salford Red Devils) 35

Goals Percentage:
1 Kallum Watkins (Leeds Rhinos) 92.85 (13/14)
2 Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 89.28 (75/84)
3 Luke Walsh (Catalans Dragons) 85.52 (65/76)
4 Martyn Ridyard (Huddersfield Giants/Leigh Centurions) 84.84 (28/33)
5 Paul McShane (Castleford Tigers) 83.33 (10/12)
6 = Liam Finn (Wakefield Trinity) 82.35 (56/68), Jake Connor (Hull FC) 82.35 (14/17)
8 = Ben Reynolds (Leigh Centurions) 80.00 (48/60), Tom Makinson (St Helens) 80.00 (8/10)
10 Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers) 79.83 (95/119)

Points:
1 Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers) 243
2 Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 167
3 Mark Percival (St Helens) 158
4 Luke Walsh (Catalans Dragons) 138
5 Greg Eden (Castleford Tigers) 128
6 Ben Reynolds (Leigh Centurions) 120
7 Liam Finn (Wakefield Trinity) 116
8 Michael Dobson (Salford Red Devils) 114
9 Liam Sutcliffe (Leeds Rhinos) 111
10 Gareth O’Brien (Salford Red Devils) 100

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