Widnes promote quintet


3rd April 2014

Widnes Vikings have promoted five players from their under-19s team to Denis Betts' full-time First Utility Super League squad.

Brothers Teddy and Jay Chaplehow, Matt Whitley, pictured, and Ed Chamberlain, who are all 18, and 17-year-old Ryan Ince have signed contracts with the Vikings, taking them to the end of 2015.

Widnes' Under-19s coach Shane Eccles said: "It has been a pleasure to be involved in the development of these young players and it is great to see the hard work and determination they put into training on a weekly basis and the sacrifices they make rewarded with these new contracts."