Definitions

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  • proper noun A town in north-west England.
  • proper noun Mount Saint Helens.

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Examples

  • Anyway, it's disingenuous to be too precious and start grumbling about the integrity of any play-off system, as they're all an artificial way of ensuring a fitting (and lucrative) climax to a league campaign and removing the risk of it fizzling out through the dominance of a team such as St Helens - who would already be unbackable favourites for a fifth straight league title if they had played in another era.

    The Guardian World News

  • Anyway, it's disingenuous to be too precious and start grumbling about the integrity of any play-off system, as they're all an artificial way of ensuring a fitting (and lucrative) climax to a league campaign and removing the risk of it fizzling out through the dominance of a team such as St Helens - who would already be unbackable favourites for a fifth straight league title if they had played in another era.

    The Guardian World News

  • Mick Potter, who is now the Bradford coach but suffered two derby defeats by Wigan last season when he was in charge at St Helens, said before the Bulls played Wigan a week before the Leeds game: It comes down to ethics.

    Wigan silent as rival coaches voice concern over tackles and tactics

  • St Helens remain fourth after crushing Wakefield 46-6 at Belle Vue, where Kyle Eastmond relished a rare chance at full-back, scoring two tries.

    Leeds' defeat at Catalans heralds worst Super League finish since 1996

  • Interchange: Widdop (Melbourne), Morley (Warrington), Jones-Buchanan (Leeds), Wilkin (St Helens).

    Jack Reed and England prepare to face Greg Inglis and Australia

  • But the combination of Lima's antics, and the tip sheets, mean the controversy will not go away as Super League enters a busy Easter weekend in which Wigan face St Helens in the traditional Good Friday derby.

    Wigan silent as rival coaches voice concern over tackles and tactics

  • They have each been restricted to a single appearance this season – Pryce lasting only minutes for St Helens against the Catalan Dragons in Perpignan in March before suffering a groin injury, and Fielden breaking down on his return from knee problems for Wigan at Bradford in February.

    St Helens' Leon Pryce and Stuart Fielden of Wigan return to the fray

  • Salford's coach Shaun McRae has enough problems of his own ahead of Friday night's home game against St Helens after a 42-12 thrashing by the Crusaders in Cardiff last weekend.

    Wakefield Trinity insist they will not be Super League whipping boys

  • Leon Pryce lasted only minutes for St Helens against the Catalan Dragons in Perpignan in March before suffering a groin injury, and he will play against the Catalans again on Friday.

    St Helens' Leon Pryce and Stuart Fielden of Wigan return to the fray

  • Lima received a two-match suspension when he was found guilty of a "chicken wing" – wrenching the arm of the St Helens forward Jon Wilkin behind his back – in his Wigan debut at the Millennium Magic weekend and, having served a one-match ban for his 'tackle' on Clarkson, he was put on report again for a similar tackle in the closing stages of last Friday's win at Hull KR that sparked another brawl.

    Wigan silent as rival coaches voice concern over tackles and tactics

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