St Helens FC redirects here. For the amateur association football club see St Helens Town A.F.C. St Helens Rugby League Football Club, nicknamed The Saints, are a professional rugby league club from St Helens, Merseyside, North West England who play in the Super League. Nicknamed Saints, they were a founder member of the Northern Rugby Football Union. They have been league champions on 12 occasions and runners up 12 times.