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Betts upbeat despite narrow Challenge Cup defeat

Betts upbeat despite narrow Challenge Cup defeat

Denis Betts found plenty of positives following his side’s narrow Challenge Cup defeat to Warrington. Kurt Gidley’s late penalty earned the Wolves a 20-18 victory in what proved to be a thrilling cup quarter-final. Although Betts was disappointed to see

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Dudson relishing ‘massive’ derby

Dudson relishing ‘massive’ derby

Gil Dudson insists Widnes are ready to return to winning ways in their Ladbrokes Challenge Cup quarter-final clash with local rivals Warrington Wolves. The Wolves have triumphed in both fixtures between the two teams this year, but Dudson is sure

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Betts hoping for double boost ahead of Challenge Cup tie

Betts hoping for double boost ahead of Challenge Cup tie

Widnes head coach Denis Betts is hoping to have Setaimata Sa and Chris Houston back for their Challenge Cup quarter-final tie with Warrington. The pair haven’t featured for the last two weeks, with Sa recovering from a knee problem and

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The Colour Purple

The Colour Purple

League Express editor Martyn Sadler responds to criticism by some Widnes supporters following a comment he made on Twitter last night. Last night I tweeted a comment when I was watching Widnes and Wigan to the effect that I wished

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Brown “desperate” for England call after being in Bennett meeting

Brown “desperate” for England call after being in Bennett meeting

Widnes Vikings captain Kevin Brown has said he’s “desperate” to force his way back into the reckoning England selection after revealing that he was at the meeting held by coach Wayne Bennett on Monday night. Brown gets a chance to

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Sam Tomkins ruled out of Wigan’s clash with Widnes

Sam Tomkins ruled out of Wigan’s clash with Widnes

Sam Tomkins has dropped out of Wigan’s 19-man squad to face Widnes. The England full-back hasn’t missed a game since making his Super League return against Hull FC last month, but head coach Shaun Wane has decided to rest his

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Tom Gilmore signs new deal with Widnes

Tom Gilmore signs new deal with Widnes

Widnes Vikings half-back Tom Gilmore has committed his immediate future to the club by signing a new two-year deal. Gilmore has made 17 Super League appearances following his debut in 2014, as well as impressing on a loan spell at

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We needed this win, insists Denis Betts

We needed this win, insists Denis Betts

Widnes Vikings coach Denis Betts watched his side win their second match in three games to move further away from the bottom four and stressed that his team needed it. The Vikings won 38-28 at Castleford to calm fears of

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Betts demands Widnes find their killer instinct

Betts demands Widnes find their killer instinct

Widnes chief Denis Betts believes his side need to take their chances more often if they are to succeed this year. The Vikings have squandered a number of opportunities in narrow defeats over recent months, much to the frustration of

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REPORT: Hull FC 30-10 Widnes Vikings

REPORT: Hull FC 30-10 Widnes Vikings

Hull FC maintained their two point lead at the top of the Super League with a comfortable victory over out-of-form Widnes Vikings. Carlos Tuimavave’s converted try gave the hosts a 6-4 lead at half time with Rhys Hanbury replying for

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