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Meet the triplets about to become TV's newest stars

Selma and Miraz Yolku with their triplets Lorin, Asmin and Robin. Credit: ITV News.

They say good things come in threes, and that's certainly true of the families who feature in a new ITV documentary called The Triplets Are Coming.

It follows the highs and lows of life during a multiple pregnancy and the mini stars of the show are Lorin, Asmin and Robin from Widnes.

Paul Crone volunteered for baby sitting duty and went to meet them:

  • The Triplets Are Coming starts this Thursday.


Mercian Regiment march through Widnes

1st Battalion Mercian regiment march through Widnes Credit: ITV Granada

1st Battalion Mercian regiment marching through the streets of Widnes celebrating being given the Freedom of the borough.

1st Battalion the Mercian Regiment marching through Widnes town centre Credit: ITV Granada
Freedom of the Borough Parade through Widnes Credit: ITV Granada

Widnes player Alex Gerrard gets three year contract

Widnes Vikings' Alex Gerrard is tackled by Wakefield Wildcats' Kyle Amor (left), Danny Kirmond and Paul Aiton (right) Credit: PA

Widnes have given prop forward Alex Gerrard a new three-year contract.

Gerrard, 22, has been with the Vikings since the age of 16 and progressed through their youth system to establish himself in Super League.

Widnes coach Denis Betts said:

Alex has developed into one of the top young Super League props in the competition.

He's a prop who regularly is in the top five of every piece of data analysis that's measured.

We believe Alex has the potential to go really far in the game and we are pleased to have secured his services for at least another three years.

– Widnes coach Denis Betts


Widnes release pictures to try to find fans who 'shamed' club

Pitch invasion after Widnes were defeated by Castleford Credit: ITV Granada Reports

Widnes Vikings have released photos on their website of individuals they claim "have shamed their club". It comes after a pitch invasion after their challenge cup semi final loss to Castleford on Sunday. The club wants help from the public to identify anyone involved. See the full list of pictures here.

Fans to 'name and shame'
Fans to 'name and shame' Credit: Widnes Vikings

Widnes Vikings release images of individuals as investigation into Challenge Cup disturbance continues

Widnes Vikings has published CCTV images of individuals alleged to have been involved in a disturbances after their challenge cup semi final defeat by Castleford.

The club has described the incident, last Sunday, as "shameful"

The images of the individuals have been published on the club's website,

“I felt it was prudent to give our valued stakeholders an update to where we are with the investigation into the disgraceful scenes perpetrated by a minority of people who attached themselves to our club on that day.

“We are working closely with RFL who are in turn liaising with police and the crowd safety team at Leigh Sports Village who were there on the day of the event.

“In the first instance we have gathered intelligence to identify the individuals who entered the field of play.

"As I stated earlier in the week the response from our true supporters has been overwhelming and we have been inundated with hundreds of emails all providing invaluable information for the investigation team.

– James Rule, CEO Widnes Vikings

Widnes describe scenes after their defeat to Castleford as 'sickening and shameful'

Mark Hull and Gareth Cooper both captured video of the fans behaviour on the pitch. The club want people to come forward with the names of those involved -

"It’s evident from the overnight response that our genuine supporters are as disappointed and frustrated by the scenes as everybody is within the Club.

“We’ve had an overwhelming response and the information we have received will be invaluable in conducting a thorough investigation.

“I wish to thank the supporters for supplying this information and would encourage anybody with any details to continue to supply that to the Club which will then be submitted and utilised within the investigation process.

“Together we can begin to take the first steps of rebuilding our reputation.”

– James Rule, CEO Widnes Vikings
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