Friday, October 24, 2014
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Widnes Vikings

Betts: Play-off exit “tough to take”

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Widnes Vikings coach Denis Betts said his side’s play-off defeat to Warrington Wolves last week was a “tough one to take”. The Vikings led 18-0 at one stage in the first half and 19-6 at half-time but failed to add to their tally in the second half. Betts said: “It was a performance high on effort and energy we would ... Read More »

Warrington recover to edge out Vikings

Warrington Wolves were 0-18 down, late in the first half, but in a thrilling encounter they rallied to emerge from this elimination play-off with a 22-19 victory against Widnes Vikings, with Joel Monaghan scoring three thrilling fine tries. The first 35 minutes were dominated by the Vikings, however, with Kevin Brown putting his stamp on the game, creating the first ... Read More »

Super League Stat Pack: Play-offs Round One

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The Super League play-offs kick off this weekend with four blockbuster games – and TotalRL.com are covering every base ahead of each and every match that is taking place. Whether it is individual milestones, club records or even just interesting stats, our stat pack ahead of the play-offs will keep you fully up to date with everything that is happening ... Read More »

Kevin Brown reveals delight at Dream Team selection

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The RFL will today announce the names of the players who have been selected in the 2014 Super League Dream Team. And, League Express understands, Kevin Brown will make a small piece of history by becoming the first Widnes Vikings player ever to be named in the Dream Team, which is now in its nineteenth year. And Brown admits that ... Read More »

Red Devils end season on a high

Salford Red Devils were far too strong for a depleted Widnes Vikings side tonight at the A J Bell Stadium, winning 36-6 to bring the curtain down on a season that saw them fail to reach the play-off positions in Super League. The Red Devils scored six tries, with Josh Griffin converting them all, while the Vikings could only reply ... Read More »

RFL: Challenge Cup crowd invasion investigation continuing

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The RFL is continuing to work with Widnes Vikings, Castleford Tigers, Greater Manchester Police and other agencies in the ongoing inquiry into the crowd disturbances at the Challenge Cup semi-final played at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday August 10. Evidence gathered during the investigation, including detailed video analysis from the pitch invasion that took place at the end of the ... Read More »

Widnes Vikings ready to shake up play-offs

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Widnes Vikings forward Macgraff Leuluai has insisted the club will not just be making up the numbers when the play-offs get underway next week, bullishly declaring the Vikings “don’t care” who they draw. The Vikings could face a daunting trip to former Super League champions Leeds Rhinos in the first round of the play-offs, as well as trips to Wigan ... Read More »

Vikings release Dave Allen and Keiran Butterworth

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Widnes Vikings have confirmed that Dave Allen and Kieran Butterworth will leave the Cclub at the end of the season. Allen rejoined the Vikings in 2010 after a spell in Cumbria and has played an important role in Denis Betts’’ squad since his return but he will move on to pastures new once the Vikings’ play-offs assault is complete. The ... Read More »

Vikings: Kevin Brown refutes Cronulla Sharks rumours

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Widnes Vikings captain Kevin Brown claims he is not interested in joining Cronulla Sharks and insists the club has not been in contact with him, despite speculation linking the Englishman with a move to the NRL’s bottom club. The 29-year-old, who led the club to its first ever play-off berth thanks to Sunday’s win against Bradford Bulls, said he has ... Read More »

Opinion: Could Club Call finally deliver at the final hurdle?

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If Rugby League has become at least mildly popular amongst the mainstream media for one thing in recent years, it is the game’s bravery when it comes to innovation. Granted, some of the things the game has trialled over the years haven’t exactly been a resounding success – think the World Club Challenge of 1997, for example – but some ... Read More »