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Sep 09

Hull KR floor Widnes to secure top-flight promotion at the first attempt

• Hull KR 12-6 Widnes Vikings
• Tries by Minns and Shaw help ease pain of last year’s relegation

After a testing season in the Championship, the trips to Batley and Dewsbury are now officially a thing of the past for Hull Kingston Rovers, but Widnes will look back on this as a missed opportunity to confirm their own future in Super League.

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