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Tony Rea will have the services of Bill Peden and Rob Jackson for Good Friday's game at Widnes, the pair missing the last home game against Castleford through injury.
Peden comes back after a seven-week break having not played since the close loss to Leeds in round five of the Powergen Challenge Cup at Headingley. He broke his hand midway through the game and has since been rested.
Jackson returns to the side after missing just the one game with a quadriceps strain.
Making way for the return of Jackson and Peden to the seventeen-man team are two players no longer with the club. Jamie Fielden has returned to Doncaster, and Karl Long, who was on trial with the club and made one appearance off the bench, has also moved on.
London will look to keep in tact its one hundred percent 'away' winning record in Tetley's Super League (Hull FC & Wigan).
Last season London won two of the three contests with the Vikings, including the one game played at Halton Stadium which saw Dennis Moran cross for a hat-trick of tries (12-30).
The game will kick off at 3pm and London fans can listen to live match commentary through the Broncos website www.londonbroncos.co.uk as well as regular score updates on radio courtesy of BBC London 94.9fm.
In other news London's home game against Bradford Bulls which was scheduled to be played on Monday 21st April has been postponed due to Bradford's appearance in the Powergen Challenge Cup Final next weekend. The new date for the London v Bradford game is yet to be confirmed but is very likely to be played in late July. London are awaiting approval from the RFL before announcing the confirmed date.
Team as follows:
Russell Bawden, Bill Peden, Austin Buchanan, Damien Kennedy
Peters, Sykes, Hetherington, Cox, Haughey, Hamilton, Thorman