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GOSSIP: Vikings on the verge of signing Houston

GOSSIP: Vikings on the verge of signing Houston Updated

Widnes Vikings are chasing Newcastle Knights forward Chris Houston, and League Express understands they could make an announcement that they have succeeded in their pursuit as early as this week. And it is likely that Houston, 30, will be given

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Your club’s best signing for 2016 (Part Two)

Your club’s best signing for 2016 (Part Two)

With most clubs bringing their recruitment to an end for 2016, where does your side’s best signing rank amongst the rest of the competition? There are still deals being done here and there, but for the most part, a lot

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Galea announces retirement

Galea announces retirement

Widnes Vikings forward Danny Galea has announced his immediate retirement from Rugby League at the age of 32. The former NRL star, who moved to the Vikings from Canterbury Bulldogs in 2013, has decided to call time on his career

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Rugby League World Exclusive – Kevin Brown

Rugby League World Exclusive – Kevin Brown

AS SUPER LEAGUE INITIATIONS GO, Kevin Brown’s in the 2003 Good Friday derby was as tough as they come. Wigan, forced to blood several youngsters with nine players missing through injury, were staring down the barrel of a fourth straight

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Tickle sent to hospital following nightclub assault

Tickle sent to hospital following nightclub assault

Widnes Vikings have confirmed that forward Danny Tickle has required hospital treatment following an incident in the early hours of Sunday morning. It is believed that an altercation involving Tickle took palace at Queen’s Nightclub in Ashton. A man has been

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Owens released by Widnes.. but where next?

Owens released by Widnes.. but where next?

Widnes Vikings have released young homegrown winger Jack Owens, despite the 21-year-old still having a year remaining on his contract with the club. Owens scored 30 tries in 87 appearances since making his debut for the club in 2011, but will

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Vikings release Jack Owens

Vikings release Jack Owens

Widnes Vikings have released winger Jack Owens. Owens, 21, had a contract that was due to expire at the end of the 2016 season, but he is now free to find a new club. “Having looked at the balance of

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Vikings hammer Wildcats at Belle Vue

Vikings hammer Wildcats at Belle Vue

Widnes Vikings enjoyed a surprisingly easy 4-46 victory today at Belle Vue against their hosts Wakefield Trinity Wildcats – a result that almost guarantees them Super League safety next season, while making the Wildcats the strong favourites for an appearance

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RFL and BBC agree new Challenge Cup deal

RFL and BBC agree new Challenge Cup deal

The RFL and BBC have agreed a deal that will see the broadcaster continue to televise the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup and highlights of the First Utility Super League until 2020. The deal ensures that the Challenge Cup final will continue

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Betts hails playmaker Brown

Kevin Brown was back to his best in Widnes’ 48-12 hammering of Sheffield at the weekend. Brown, the key figure in the Vikings ranks for several years, has struggled with injury over recent weeks, but unearthed his devastating ability against

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