The Morning After: Saints a cut above, world class Walmsley & speedy Senior

The Morning After looks at three talking points from the latest Super League action.

Saints a cut above

St Helens showed exactly why they are the current champions on Thursday as they eased past Wakefield 48-6 at the Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington.

READ: St Helens 48-6 Wakefield: Tommy Makinson hat-trick helps Saints beat Trinity

Saints are a cut above every other team in the competition right now and they don’t seem to have any weaknesses.

Kristian Woolf will no doubt be very pleased with his side’s professional display against Wakefield. Saints’ backline of Lachlan Coote, Tommy Makinson, Kevin Naiqama, Jack Welsby and Regan Grace were superb to watch in attack and let’s not forget to mention yet another masterclass from James Roby.

World class Walmsley

The 30-year-old has been one of the best front-rowers in the world for a couple of years now and he just gets better and better every time he takes to the field.

Walmsley causes so much damage to opposition defences that it has become scary. The former Batley prop has proved to be an incredible pick up for Saints.

The Great Britain and England international is among the best props in the game right now and his performance in Saints’ win over Wakefield proved that. He is a big unit who always takes a couple of defenders to bring him down to the ground. He’s great to watch in full flow.

Speedy Senior

It was a below par performance from Wakefield in their heavy defeat to Saints but winger Innes Senior showed he has pace to burn.

The 20-year-old, who is on loan at Wakefield from Huddersfield, scored from a 90-metre effort and outrun Saints speedster Regan Grace in the process.

There aren’t many times you will see Grace not able to catch an opponent in that situation, so Senior certainly impressed with his speedy effort. It would be good to see a 100-metre race between the fastest players in Super League!

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