SAINTS are delighted to have partnered with Cable Taxis for the 2013 season.The St.Helens-based firm’s livery will adorn both the Club’s home and away shorts this year.Cable are the largest private hire taxi company in the St Helens area and have been operating since 1994.Situated in the town centre, they provide a friendly and reliable service and have a fleet of around 150 vehicles.Head of Sales and Marketing for St.Helens R.F.C., Dave Hutchinson said: “We are delighted to team up with Cable Taxis on our playing shorts for the 2013 season.“Not only have they supported the Club in this way, but offer “Freephone” services inside all main hospitality areas within the stadium, meaning our fans now have a directline into Cable Taxis any time when using Langtree Park’s facilities.“These freephones are located on the first and second floors as well as the reception and Red V Café areas.“Having already become Premier Business Club members last year, it is great to have even more support from Cable during our second season and we thank all at Cable for your continued support.”Cable Taxis added: “As a local business of St Helens it is an honour to be sponsoring our local rugby league team St. Helens R.F.C.“It is a great pleasure to see our logo on the kit and we are looking forward to a successful 2013 season.”
PLAYOFF fever is sweeping across the Saints as they prepare for their ‘do or die’ clash with Hull KR this Saturday.Fans have been queuing at Langtree Park to secure tickets for the Super League Playoff Eliminator which kicks off at 5pm.Season Ticket holders have been taking advantage of the priority period to save their places and have until 12 pm on Tuesday September 10 to save their ‘spec’.Tickets will then go on General Sale at the Ticket Office and online here from Tuesday afternoon.Prices are £15 for adults, £13 for concessions and young adults and £5 for juniors.This will be your last chance to see your Saints at Langtree Park and say goodbye to Francis Meli and Tony Puletua.Saints need your support as they face a side that has already beaten them at home this season.Club Captain Paul Wellens said: “We are heading into the playoffs in good shape, are confident and the mentality of the group is strong.“We have been working hard and have key players returning too. We are up for it.“We know more than most what Hull KR are about and it will be difficult game. But we are very confident we can do what it takes.”
SAINTS are the first team to be members of Rugby League Cares!We are the first full Super League side to support the organisation.St Helens captain Jon Wilkin said: “It’s great that all of the boys have signed up to Rugby League Cares.“The charity does so much to assist players, particularly at the point of retirement and transitioning from the sport to a future career.“We are behind them with this and their other work and would encourage others to take a look at the charity and support them however they can.”Neil from RL Cares said: “Rugby League Cares plays an important role as part of the player welfare programme supported by the RFL and clubs.“Providing support to players with education helps them plan for the future and leave the sport well equipped to take on their next challenge.“One or two of the lads have benefitted from the charity and it good to see them all join up and give something back.”Neil Kilshaw, Saints Player Performance Manager, added: “Rugby League Cares plays an important role as part of the player welfare programme supported by the RFL and clubs.“Providing support to players with education helps them plan for the future and leave the sport well equipped to take on their next challenge.“One or two of the lads have benefitted from the charity and it good to see them all join up and give something back.”To become a member click here.