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Betts backs Widnes to respond to big derby occasion on Thursday

Betts backs Widnes to respond to big derby occasion on Thursday Updated

Widnes Vikings coach Denis Betts has backed his side to rise to the occasion of their huge Cheshire derby against neighbours Warrington on Thursday night. The Vikings are not just playing for local pride tonight – but they are also

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England duo still absent for Warrington

England duo still absent for Warrington

England internationals Kevin Brown and Mike Cooper have been ruled out of Warrington’s Thursday night clash with Widnes. The duo did not feature in the Wolves’ victory over Leeds Rhinos through injury and will remain unavailable for the club’s first

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Trinity repel Viking invasion

Trinity repel Viking invasion

Wakefield Trinity were too strong for Widnes Vikings at the Beaumont Legal Stadium on Friday night, coasting to a comfortable 30-4 victory to consolidate their place in the top eight. Wakefield took an early lead when Bill Tupou scored the

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Five talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

Five talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League Updated

1. How far can the Red Devils rise? Salford are fourth in Super League. Let that sink in for a minute. It’s not by fluke, either. The Red Devils have been terrific so far this season and are fully deserving

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Gilmore returns, but no Thompson for Widnes

Gilmore returns, but no Thompson for Widnes

Denis Betts has left Corey Thompson, Jack Buchanan and Lloyd White out of his squad to face Leigh Centurions. Thompson, Super League’s second highest try scorer last season, has scored just once in six appearances this season, with the Vikings

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Widnes make Chase enquiry

Widnes make Chase enquiry

Widnes Vikings have made a failed attempt to sign Rangi Chase. League Express exclusively revealed the Vikings made an audacious play to bring the maverick halfback to the Select Security Stadium as their recruitment efforts continue to show no reward.

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Houston demands more resilience from Widnes

Houston demands more resilience from Widnes

Widnes co-captain Chris Houston has called on his side to be tough to beat as they continue their search for a first win against Salford. The Vikings are 11th in Super League following one draw and four defeats at the

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Widnes lose Cahill as injury woes continue

Widnes lose Cahill as injury woes continue

Widnes Vikings will be without Hep Cahill for six weeks after he suffered a PCL injury. Denis Betts confirmed that the loose-forward would miss the Easter period and beyond after suffering a similar injury to Vikings teammate Joe Mellor. It

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FEATURE: Talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

FEATURE: Talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

Is Warrington’s form reaching critical levels yet? Five games, five defeats. It’s been far from an ideal start for Tony Smith and Warrington – made all the more perplexing by the fact that they hammered Brisbane in the World Club Series. On

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Five things we learned from Friday’s Super League action

Five things we learned from Friday’s Super League action

Matt Parcell is the real deal at hooker for Leeds It’s only been six games, but you can already tell that Matt Parcell is going to be a brilliant signing for Leeds. The Rhinos’ resurgence continued on Friday with a

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