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Big Match Preview

All the stats ahead of our game with Hull FC on Friday night.

Last Ten Meetings:

St Helens 19, Hull FC 12 (SLR21, 7/7/17)
Hull FC 0, St Helens 45 (SLR14, 20/5/17) (at St James’ Park, Newcastle)
Hull FC 24, St Helens 14 (SLR4, 10/3/17)
St Helens 31, Hull FC 10 (SLS8-R4, 2/9/16)
Hull FC 32, St Helens 24 (SLR16, 28/5/16)
St Helens 18, Hull FC 47 (CCR6, 8/5/16)
St Helens 16, Hull FC 17 (SLR9, 1/4/16)
St Helens 22, Hull FC 32 (SLS8-R2, 14/8/15)
Hull FC 10, St Helens 17 (SLR15, 22/5/15)
St Helens 20, Hull FC 28 (SLR9, 6/4/15)

Super League Summary:

St Helens won 29 (includes win in 2006 Grand Final & wins in 2001 and 2006 play-offs)
Hull FC won 16
3 draws

Highs and Lows:

St Helens highest score: 74-16 (H, 1999) (also widest margin)
Hull FC highest score: 44-6 (H, 2005) (also widest margin)

Head to Head Season Stats:

Saints Hull FC
Tries 92 92
Goals 83 101
Metres 30,780 30,163
Breaks 133 152
Tackles 8,218 8,276
Penalties 178 203

Career Milestones:

Tommy Makinson needs two tries to reach a career century of touchdowns. He has scored 95 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.

James Roby needs three tries to reach 100 for St Helens. Roby has touched down 97 times in 392 games for the Saints since 2004.

Super League Milestones:

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

Rob Burrow needs two tries to draw level with David Hodgson in eighth place in the list of Super League’s all-time leaders.

1 Danny McGuire (Leeds, 2001-present) 233
2 = Keith Senior (Leeds/Sheffield, 1996-2011), Paul Wellens (St Helens, 1998-2015) 199
4 Ryan Hall (Leeds, 2007-present) 186
5 Leon Pryce (Hull FC/Catalans Dragons/St Helens/Bradford, 1998-2016) 173
6 Ryan Atkins (Warrington/Wakefield, 2006-present) 171
7 Luke Dorn (Castleford/London Broncos/Harlequins/Salford, 2005-2016) 170
8 David Hodgson (Hull KR/Huddersfield/Salford/Wigan/Halifax, 1999-2014) 168
9 Rob Burrow (Leeds, 2001-present) 166
10 Kirk Yeaman (Hull FC, 2001-2016) 159

Jamie Shaul – 1 appearance away from 100 (99 for Hull FC, 2013-2017)

Winning Runs:

St Helens have won their last four matches. Their last defeat was 24-22 at Leeds on June 29.

Betfred Super League Leading Scorers:

(League games & Super 8s only)

Tries:
1 Greg Eden (Castleford Tigers) 34
2 Liam Marshall (Wigan Warriors) 20
3 Albert Kelly (Hull FC) 18
4 = Jermaine McGillvary (Huddersfield Giants), Ben Jones-Bishop (Wakefield Trinity) 17
6 = Greg Minikin (Castleford Tigers), Tom Lineham (Warrington Wolves), Joe Burgess (Wigan Warriors) 16
9 = Jamie Shaul (Hull FC), Joel Moon (Leeds Rhinos), Mason Caton-Brown (Wakefield Trinity) 15

Goals:
1 Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers) 109
2 Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 79
3 Mark Percival (St Helens) 75
4 Luke Walsh (Catalans Dragons) 69
5 Liam Finn (Wakefield Trinity) 65
6 Danny Brough (Huddersfield Giants) 52
7 Ben Reynolds (Leigh Centurions) 48
8 Michael Dobson (Salford Red Devils) 46
9 Liam Sutcliffe (Leeds Rhinos) 45
10 Gareth O’Brien (Salford Red Devils) 35

Goals Percentage:
1 Tony Gigot (Catalans Dragons) 90.00 (9/10)
2 Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 89.77 (79/88)
3 Jake Connor (Hull FC) 86.95 (20/23)
4 Luke Walsh (Catalans Dragons) 85.18 (69/81)
5 Kallum Watkins (Leeds Rhinos) 85.00 (17/20)
6 Martyn Ridyard (Huddersfield Giants/Leigh Centurions) 84.84 (28/33)
7 Paul McShane (Castleford Tigers) 83.33 (10/12)
8 Liam Finn (Wakefield Trinity) 82.27 (65/79)
9 Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers) 81.34 (109/134)
10 = Ben Reynolds (Leigh Centurions) (48/60), Tom Makinson (St Helens) 80.00 (8/10)

Points:
1 Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers) 271
2 Mark Percival (St Helens) 206
3 Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 176
4 Luke Walsh (Catalans Dragons) 150
5 Greg Eden (Castleford Tigers) 136
6 Liam Finn (Wakefield Trinity) 134
7 Danny Brough (Huddersfield Giants) 123
8 Ben Reynolds (Leigh Centurions) 120
9 Michael Dobson (Salford Red Devils) 116
10 Liam Sutcliffe (Leeds Rhinos) 111

The Table:

POS Team P W L D PF PA DIFF PTS
1 Castleford Tigers 24 20 4 0 781 404 377 40
2 Leeds Rhinos 24 16 8 0 585 493 92 32
3 Hull FC 24 14 9 1 573 501 72 29
4 Saints 24 13 10 1 539 432 107 27
5 Salford Red Devils 24 13 10 0 594 532 62 26
6 Wakefield Trinity 24 13 10 0 578 542 36 26
7 Huddersfield Giants 24 10 11 3 555 492 63 23
8 Wigan Warriors 24 10 11 3 555 550 5 23

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