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Last Updated: Saturday August 25 2007 16:21 GMT

St Helens power to cup victory

St Helens v Catalans Dragons

St Helens sailed to their fourth Challenge Cup win in six years, beating Catalans Dragons 30-8 in Saturday's showdown at Wembley Stadium in London.

The game was scoreless for the first half hour, before St Helens broke the deadlock with a James Roby try.

Further scores for Paul Clough, Paul Wellens and two for Ade Gardner, plus five goals for Sean Long, led to a comfortable victory.

St Helens have now lifted the trophy a total of 11 times.

They add this latest honour to the Super League and World Club Challenge titles they have already taken.

They were the favourites going into the match, but the Dragons gave them a scare at a match in France two weeks ago, with a crushing 21-0 defeat.

The showdown is one of the highlights of rugby league and St Helens went into the match with a point to prove.



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