Super League preview: Widnes v Huddersfield

Widnes should be raring to go for the visit of Huddersfield, after having a week off due to Wigan’s World Club Challenge commitments.

Head coach Denis Betts will hoping his side can replicate some of the attacking form that saw them win 64-10 over London in Round One.

Kevin Brown, a former Huddersfield player, misses out through injury, but Paul Clough is set for his Vikings debut.

The Giants will be looking to bounce back from letting a 24-6 lead slip against Hull KR and they make one change, with prop Josh Johnson replacing Kruise Leeming.

Widnes

Squad: Allen, Cahill, Clough, Craven, Dean, Flynn, Galea, Gerrard, Hanbury, Isa, Johnson, Joseph, Leuluai, Lloyd, Marsh, Mellor, Owens, Tickle, White.

Last match: Won 64-10 at home to London

Huddersfield

Squad: Grix, McGillvary, Cudjoe, Wardle, Murphy, Brough, Robinson, Crabtree, Kopczak, Ferres, Chan, Bailey, Lawrence, Faiumu, Ta’ai, Wood, Broughton, Kaufusi, Johnson.

Last match: Drew 24-all at home to Hull KR

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