VIKINGS boss Denis Betts has included youngsters Grant Gore and Adam Lawton in his 19-man squad for the home fixture against St Helens.

Gore has not played since suffering a serious knee injury against Warrington at the back end of last season. Lawton has been in good form for the Vikings’ partnership club North Wales Crusaders and comes into contention.

Also back into the 19 is second-rower Dave Allen and loose forward Macgraff Leuluai, however skipper Jon Clarke is rested as Betts looks ahead to the huge Tetley’s Challenge Cup game at Salford next Sunday.

WIDNES from: Allen, Brown, Cahill, Craven, Dean, Flynn, Galea, Gerrard, Gore, Isa, Hanbury, Johnson, Kavanagh, Lawton, Leuluai, Owens, Phelps, Tickle, White.