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Top eight finish not enough for Betts and Widnes

Top eight finish not enough for Betts and Widnes

Widnes Vikings coach Denis Betts has stressed that although their top eight place is almost secure, the club have no interest in standing still – insisting they’re looking up. The Vikings’ victory at Leeds last week – coupled with Salford’s

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Widnes considering move for Soward

Widnes considering move for Soward

Widnes are believed to have lined up Jamie Soward for the 2017 season, should Kevin Brown leave the Vikings in a shock move to St Helens. Reports in League Express this week linked Widnes’ influential halfback with a shock move

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Widnes sign Greg Burke from Wigan

Widnes sign Greg Burke from Wigan

Widnes Vikings have completed the signing of Greg Burke on a two-and-a-half year deal. Burke joins Denis Betts’ side from Wigan Warriors with immediate effect after falling further down the pecking order after the Warriors secured a deal for NRL

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Leigh centre to join Widnes

Leigh centre to join Widnes

Widnes Vikings are closing in on the signing of Leigh centre Tom Armstrong, TotalRL understands. Former Saints star Armstrong, 26, has scored eight tries in 15 appearances for the high-flying Centurions this year and helped mathematically secure their place in

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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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