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Widnes

  • Flynn, Ah Van (2),
    Goals: Hanbury, Ah Van (2),
18 - 38

Salford

  • Patten (2), Paleaaesina, Holdsworth (2), Broughton, Owen,
    Goals: Holdsworth (5),
  • Super League
  • 19th Feb 2012
  • KO 15:00
  • Att: 5,053

Vikings v City Reds: Teams

At the Stobart Stadium, Sunday February 19, kick-off 3pm

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Widnes and Salford will both be looking to register their first points of 2012 when they do battle at the Stobart Stadium on Sunday.

The struggling sides have both suffered two defeats at the start of the new Super League campaign - London Broncos are the only other top-flight club yet to get off the mark.

The Vikings were beaten at home by Wakefield on opening night before going down 66-6 to Huddersfield Giants last Sunday. Their points difference of -78 means they currently prop up the rest in the table.

Coach Denis Betts' cause has not been helped by the suspension of three members of his first-team squad for a breach of club discipline.

Former St Helens hooker Scott Moore and back-row forwards Hep Cahill and Simon Finnigan have all been dropped for this weekend, though the club have not divulged any details of the breach.

There is some better news for the hosts with the returns of stand-off Anthony Watts, who is set to make his Super League debut, and captain Jon Clarke.

Moon missing

Salford make the trip to Widnes without Joel Moon; the centre suffering a broken bone in his hand in the defeat to St Helens that could rule him out for as long as two months.

However coach Phil Veivers is able to welcome back Sean Gleeson as a straight replacement for Moon in the back line.

Second rower Vinnie Anderson returns after missing the game against Saints through illness, while prop forwards Jordan James and Iaeta Paleaaesina are

expected back from injury.

The City Reds led 10-4 at Langtree Park last time out but were eventually well beaten, conceding 34 unanwered points after the break.

The contest this weekend will also be the second to be played on the revolutionary 'iPitch' at the Stobart Stadium, with the surface coming in for some criticism after the game against the Wildcats.

Widnes squad: Ah Van, Allen, Clarke, Craven, Cross, Davies, Flynn, Haggerty, Hanbury, Isa, Kavanagh, Leuluai, Marsh, Mullally, Owens, Pickersgill, Watts, White, Winterstein.

Salford squad: Patten, Broughton, Gleeson, Gibson, Williams, Holdsworth, Smith, Jewitt, Sidlow, James, Anderson, McPherson, Wild, Nero, Adamson, Owen, Howarth, Paleaaesina, Gledhill.

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Super League Table

Super League Table - August 17 2014
Pos Team P Pts
1 St Helens 24 36
2 Wigan Warriors 24 33
3 Leeds Rhinos 24 32
4 Warrington Wolves 24 32
5 Castleford Tigers 24 32
6 Huddersfield Giants 24 32
7 Catalan Dragons 24 23
8 Widnes Vikings 24 23
9 Hull K R 24 21
10 Salford Red Devils 24 19
11 Wakefield Wildcats 24 19
12 Hull FC 24 18
13 Bradford Bulls * 24 8
14 London Broncos 24 2
Forthcoming Super League Fixtures
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Thursday 28th August
20:00Warrington vs Huddersfield
Friday 29th August
20:00Widnes vs Wigan
20:00Hull vs Hull K R
20:00Leeds vs St Helens
Saturday 30th August
17:00Catalan Dragons vs London Broncos
Sunday 31st August
15:00Wakefield vs Salford
15:30Castleford vs Bradford
Thursday 4th September
20:00St Helens vs Warrington
Friday 5th September
20:00Wigan vs Leeds
Sunday 7th September
15:00Salford vs London Broncos

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