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S J

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PNG Kumuls prop Stanton Albert will accompany brother Wellington to England next week after signing with Widnes Vikings tollowing Test teammate Kato Ottio’s tragic death this week. Ottio and Wellington Albert were due to fly to the UK on Thursday to play for the Vikings, who had set up a house for the pair to share.

Wellington delayed his departure to attend former Canberra Raiders winger Ottio’s funeral in Port Moresby on Friday and there were concerns about how he would cope in England on his own but he will now be joined by Stanton.
 

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I hope it works out for both of them. An awful tragedy with Ottio, and of course that can't have made things any easier for them. I'm sure they'll be welcomed by the Vikings' fans.
 

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Widnes back-rower Chris Houston has been suspended for two matches after colliding with referee Phil Bentham in their game on Friday.
 

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Krisnan Inu is expected out around 10-12 weeks - breaking leg in Good Friday's defeat by rivals Warrington.

Good player.
 
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Former England half-back Matty Smith has targeted bringing success back to Widnes Vikings after reviving his career with the Championship club.

Smith, now 32, played just 24 games last season for Catalans and Warrington and only four in 2018 as his two-year stay at St Helens came to an end.

Now he is keen to play his part in getting the club back into Super League after relegation and off-field issues.
 

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To help ‘Celebrate Halton’ during the 2021 Borough of Culture, the club have partnered with the Council in order to honour some of the most iconic figures of our past.

Each week supporters will be voting on a different position, as well as a Head Coach, which will culminate in the Executive Boxes at the DCBL Stadium being renamed and redecorated to honour the 18 chosen by you.

The purpose of this initiative is to honour the pioneers and trailblazers who helped put Widnes and Halton on the map with their efforts for the club, recognising home grown talent alongside those who came to the town and left a lasting mark.

Throughout this week we will be showcasing a number of second rowers who have pulled on the club’s colours over the years, reminding supporters of their achievements. These will include players from our most successful eras, as well as players who have represented the club more recently with distinction.

Our showcase of these players will not constitute a shortlist, instead the vote will be open for supporters to choose any player for the relevant position that they feel deserves the honour.