Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

High-Flying Vikings Look to Maintain Super Start ; Rugby League

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

High-Flying Vikings Look to Maintain Super Start ; Rugby League

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SURPRISE early pacesetters Widnes will be confident of making it four wins out of five when they host injury-hit Hull KR at the Halton Stadium, while Castleford will be aiming to extend their unbeaten start on their trip to St Helens.

Castleford have not won at St Helens since a Regal Trophy triumph at Knowsley Road in 1992 and it is nearly 26 years since their last away win over their opponents in the league, but Saints coach Keiron Cunningham is expecting a tough battle from the Tigers, especially after they ended Hull's 100 per cent record a week ago.

"I know Castleford's record here isn't great but you will see a different side this week," Cunningham said.

"They went to Hull, who have started like a house on fire, and laid the gauntlet down.

"On their day they can really hurt you and we will have to be physically ready for the game. …

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