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Super League: Widnes 36-10 Leigh: Vikings see off fellow strugglers

Super League: Widnes 36-10 Leigh: Vikings see off fellow strugglers

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Australian duo Chris Houston and Corey Thompson scored doubles as the Widnes beat Leigh 36-10 in the battle of two of Super League's strugglers.Widnes and Leigh have been slugging it out at the foot of the table since April but the Vikings, who welcomed back a ruck of stars, put in an assured first-half display where they ran in four tries, which was enough for Denis Betts' men to get the job done despite a second-half stutter.As a result, they climb off the bottom of the table and are replaced by Leigh, with a point between the two.The home side were well ahead in the energy battle and it showed in a high-octane 20 minutes where the Vikings laid down a marker.The shot in the arm came early after they welcomed back experienced trio Joe Mellor, Lloyd White and Chris Bridge, all players who ...