2019 Super League – St Helens vs London Broncos Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When is St Helens vs London Broncos taking place? Friday 8th March, 19:45

Where is St Helens vs London Broncos taking place? Totally Wicked Stadium

What channel is St Helens vs London Broncos on in the UK? St Helens vs London Broncos will not be televised live in the UK

Where can I stream the match in the UK? N/A

Where can I get tickets for St Helens vs London Broncos?

St Helens – https://www.saintsrlfc.com/tickets/match-tickets/

London Broncos – https://londonbroncosrl.com/match-day-ticket-sales/

THE TEAM NEWS

ST HELENS

Head Coach: Justin Holbrook

Squad: Amor, Ashworth, Bentley, Coote, Fages, Grace, Knowles, Lees, Lomax, Makinson, McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Naiqama, Paulo, Percival, Peyroux, Roby, Taia, Thompson, Walmsley

Unavailable:

  • St Helens continued their impressive start to the season as they defended well to see off Salford last week to maintain their 100% record and will now look to notch some points in attack as they host London.

  • James Roby highlighted his importance to the St Helens side as he claimed another three points in the race for the Steve Prescott Man of Steel award with the hooker racking up 11 points from a possible 12 so far this season as he sets the early pace.

  • Saints welcome back centre Kevin Naiqama against London after the Fijian captain missed the Salford match through a head knock and he will likely come back into the side with Matty Costello dropping out of the 19.

LONDON BRONCOS

Head Coach: Danny Ward

Squad: Abdull, Adebiyi, Battye, Butler, Davis, Fleming, Fozard, Gee, Ioane, Kear, Lovell, Meadows, Ogden, Pelissier, Richards, Smith, Walker, Williams, Yates

Unavailable: James Cunningham, Kieran Dixon, Nathan Mason, Ryan Morgan, Jay Pitts

  • London produced the shock of the Super League season so far as they defeated reigning champions Wigan in a tight affair last week but could be brought back down to earth quickly as they take on unbeaten St Helens.

  • The Broncos picked up a few knocks in the win over Wigan with head coach Danny Ward forced into making numerous changes to his 19-man squad this week James Cunningham, Kieran Dixon, Nathan Mason and Jay Pitts out whilst Ryan Morgan is unavailable against his parent club.

  • Sadiq Adebiyi and Eloi Pelissier return from the injuries that kept them out of the win over Wigan and they are joined in this week’s squad alongside Jacob Ogden, James Meadows and Warrington loanee Matt Davis.

THE PREDICTION

St Helens will host a London side full of confidence after last week's brilliant win as the Saints look to maintain their 100% start to the season. The Broncos face another tough task here and after last week’s win came at a big cost on the injury front, Saints could take full advantage. They have been impressive so far this season and have a chance to really cut loose here against an under-strength London with the home side capable of winning by a big margin.