What a treat it is to have three NRL clubs on these shores for the second successive season.
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White signs contract extension
Wales captain Lloyd White has signed a two-year contract extension with Widnes to keep him at the Vikings until the end of 2018.
Hodgson looking forward to Halifax test
Vikings assistant coach Brett Hodgson is expecting a tough and physical contest against Halifax on Sunday.
Farrell joins Widnes on season-long loan
Widnes Vikings have signed back-rower Connor Farrell from Wigan Warriors on a season-long loan deal.
Hanbury welcomes fight for places
Vikings full-back Rhys Hanbury has welcomed the increasing fight for places in the Club’s back-line ahead of the new season. Hanbury spent the festive period back home in Australia and has now returned to Widnes for pre-season training. In his absence, new signing Corey Thompson has been running at full-back in training and started at […]
Betts keen to strengthen Newcastle links
Vikings head coach Denis Betts is keen to strengthen the Club’s links with Newcastle Thunder following the successful pre-season friendly on Saturday.
New academy kit launched
Widnes Vikings have launched the new Academy kits for the 2016 season, both of which will be on sale at the Vikings Superstore.
Hodgson on new signings and youngsters progress
Vikings assistant coach Brett Hodgson says the Club’s new signings have added enthusiasm to pre-season training and a healthy competition for places in the squad.