Wild go down in play-offs, but show spirit in defeat

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Wild's season ends in spirited play-off defeat

9:25am Thursday 24th April 2014

Glorious in defeat sums up a mighty Widnes Wild play off performance. After several severe maulings by the Barons, Wild produced the performance of the season, urged on by their big travelling support. Widnes were short of big defencemen Troy Evans and Tony Melbourne. Former Great Britain defenceman Phil Lee got a surprise recall for the Barons. Widnes took to the Ice in their now familiar black away strip.

Danny Tickle has Wembley memories he would like to revisit

Runcorn and Widnes World: Danny Tickle has Wembley memories he would like to revisit

4:24pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

DANNY Tickle says reaching a final is the type of memory that isn’t easily forgotten as he bids for a Tetley’s Challenge Cup quarter-final place with his Widnes Vikings side, who take on Salford Red Devils in the fifth round at the AJ Bell Stadium on Sunday (3.00pm).

Challenge Cup quarter final draw takes place on Monday

Runcorn and Widnes World: Leeds and Saints revisit past battles

4:26pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The draw for the quarter-finals of the 2014 Tetley’s Challenge Cup will take place live on the BBC News channel on Monday April 28 at 6.30pm.

Johnson signs up for more with Vikings

Runcorn and Widnes World: Paul Johnson

4:11pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WIDNES Vikings have announced that prop-forward Paul Johnson has signed a new contract with the club for the 2015 and 2016 seasons.

Widnes Vikings 40 St Helens 26

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings stadium needs new sponsor

6:26pm Monday 21st April 2014

VIKINGS powered to victory over neighbours St Helens - with powerful starts to both halves paving the way to success.

Widnes v Saints

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings

3:30pm Monday 21st April 2014

Saints: 6. Lance Hohaia; 2. Tommy Makinson, 4. Josh Jones, 24. Gary Wheeler, 26. Matty Dawson; 17. Paul Wellens, 12. Jon Wilkin; 8. Mose Masoe, 36. Matty Fozard, 25. Anthony Walker, 11. Sia Soliola, 23. Joe Greenwood, 28. Luke Thompson.

Widnes 19-man squad for Saints clash

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings

10:14am Monday 21st April 2014

VIKINGS boss Denis Betts has included youngsters Grant Gore and Adam Lawton in his 19-man squad for the home fixture against St Helens.

FULL TIME: Warrington Wolves 44 Widnes Vikings 6

Runcorn and Widnes World: Super League has a new sponsor - First Utility

4:39pm Friday 18th April 2014

WARRINGTON Wolves leaped over Widnes Vikings into Super League’s fifth spot after turning in their best display of the season so far.

HALF TIME: Warrington Wolves 24 Widnes Vikings 0

Runcorn and Widnes World: Super League has a new sponsor - First Utility

3:46pm Friday 18th April 2014

WARRINGTON Wolves have delivered their best half of rugby this season to lead the Cheshire ‘derby’ in convincing style at half time.

TEAM NEWS: Vikings away to Wolves

2:12pm Friday 18th April 2014

How the team's line up in today's big 'derby' at The Halliwell Jones Stadium

Marsh signs up for two more years

Runcorn and Widnes World: Stefan Marsh

4:06pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WIDNES Vikings have snapped up strike centre Stefan Marsh on a new two-year deal.

Braced for a tough Easter

Runcorn and Widnes World: Stef Marsh - not far off a return to Vikings

10:11am Wednesday 16th April 2014

VIKINGS face their most traditional looking Easter double header for many a season – but one that presents a formidable challenge to their bright start to the campaign.

Large Wild following heading down to Solihull for play-off tussle

Runcorn and Widnes World: Last time against the Barons

10:16am Wednesday 16th April 2014

SATURDAY sees Widnes Wild travelling to Solihull for their eagerly awaited play off semi final against Solihull Barons - face off 6.30pm.

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Super League Round 8

Runcorn and Widnes World: SQUAD NEWS: Widnes Vikings 19-man squad against Warrington Wolves

9:53am Tuesday 15th April 2014

  Watch the highlights from Super League Round 8

Club has plenty to cheer about

Runcorn and Widnes World: Club has plenty to cheer about

7:51pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Local Widnes martial arts club, Supreme Taekwondo Academy, had something to cheer about over the last couple of weeks.

LSH 17 Widnes 48

Runcorn and Widnes World: Port prove stubborn opposition as Knutsford play their first game in a month

7:15pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Regardless of the result at Moss Lane, there was to be no final reprieve for LSH as they tumbled out of North One West, following Carlisle’s victory over bottom club Altrincham Kersal.

Widnes Vikings grounded in France

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings stadium needs new sponsor

8:05pm Saturday 12th April 2014

WIDNES Vikings excellent start to their First Utility Super League campaign came crashing to earth in the heat of Perpignan.

DISCIPLINARY UPDATE: Five-match ban handed out

Runcorn and Widnes World: Super League has a new sponsor - First Utility

7:25pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A RUGBY Football League disciplinary tribunal has handed out a five-match ban tonight.

Widnes Vikings tie up deal with Brett Hodgson

Runcorn and Widnes World: Brett Hodgson is a Viking

8:09am Tuesday 8th April 2014

WIDNES Vikings have confirmed the appointment of Brett Hodgson as an assistant coach from next pre-season.

DISCIPLINARY: Three players charged from cup weekend

Runcorn and Widnes World: Wolves not beaten Hull in Challenge Cup since 1965

7:45pm Monday 7th April 2014

THREE Super League players have been charged by the RFL Match Review Panel following incidents in the fourth round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup.

Vikings drawn away to Salford

Runcorn and Widnes World: Wolves not beaten Hull in Challenge Cup since 1965

5:27pm Sunday 6th April 2014

WIDNES Vikings visit Salford Red Devils in the fifth round of the Tetley's Challenge Cup.

Widnes Vikings march on in Challenge Cup

Runcorn and Widnes World: Wolves not beaten Hull in Challenge Cup since 1965

5:24pm Sunday 6th April 2014

WIDNES produced a powerful second half showing to run out 34-10 winners over Halifax in round four of the Tetley's Challenge Cup.

Rugby League pays tribute to Ray Unsworth

Runcorn and Widnes World: Blackbrook 54 Wigan St Cuthberts 10

9:51am Thursday 3rd April 2014

The RFL has sent its condolences to the family of Ray Unsworth, one of the driving forces behind the hugely successful English Schools Rugby League who died earlier this week after losing his fight with leukaemia.

Cup nous can fire Vikings

Runcorn and Widnes World: Vikings stand off Kevin Brown - has Wembley experience with Huddersfield.

10:42am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

DENIS Betts insists reaching Wembley, not his own decorated Challenge Cup past, is Widnes Vikings’ motivation for a run in the competition ahead of their fourth round tie.

Town hit four

10:47am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Winsford United 0 Runcorn Town 4

Wild win a feisty encounter to keep hopes alive

Runcorn and Widnes World: Goal for Wild. 	Pic: Geoff White.

10:46am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Widnes Wild 7 Coventry Blaze 2

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Widnes Vikings v Bradford Bulls

9:57am Tuesday 1st April 2014

WATCH the tries as Widnes Vikings secure a 22-18 win against Bradford in Super League Round 7.

Vikings skipper Jon Clarke wary of Halifax threat

Runcorn and Widnes World: Jon Clarke

9:26am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Widnes Vikings captain Jon Clarke is looking forward to a tough trip to The Shay to face Halifax in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup fourth round on Sunday April 6 (2.00pm).

Vikings hang tough to beat Bradford 22-18

Runcorn and Widnes World: Kevin Brown believes his former Huddersfield club will give Vikings

5:55pm Sunday 30th March 2014

WIDNES Vikings have made it five wins from six - but they had to hang in there to see off a fired-up Bulls side battling for survival.

Teams: Vikings v Bradford

Runcorn and Widnes World: Hep Cahill

3:02pm Sunday 30th March 2014

Widnes: Owens; Flynn, Dean, Phelps, Ah Van; Brown, Gilmore; Gerrard, Clarke, Joseph, Galea, Tickle, Cahill. subs: Clough, Johnson,Lloyd, White.

Widnes-based club take part in Sport England initiative

Runcorn and Widnes World: Supreme Taekwondo Academy

9:01am Friday 28th March 2014

Touch Gloves is touring the country as Taekwondo takes up the Sport England initiative to increase female participation in sport.

Town win at Silsden

Runcorn and Widnes World: Football: Chipping Sodbury return to form with win over Ellwood

3:15pm Thursday 27th March 2014

 Town made the long journey up in to the beautiful Yorkshire dales through a deluge of cloud and heavy showers.

Widnes 36 Kendal 29

Runcorn and Widnes World: Port prove stubborn opposition as Knutsford play their first game in a month

3:03pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Widnes beat Kendal in the battle for a third place finish in North West One.

Wids face long trek to picturesque ground

Runcorn and Widnes World: SEASIDE WIN: Penybanc contined their good start to the season but were still left to rue missed chances.

2:59pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Widnes make their fifth and final trip up the M6 on Saturday, to face Kirkby Lonsdale at the picturesque Underley Park.

So far, so good

Runcorn and Widnes World: Kevin Brown celebrates Vikings’ first ever win at the KC Stadium

11:13am Wednesday 26th March 2014

HIGH-flying Vikings will head into Sunday’s home clash with crisis club Bradford Bulls in buoyant mood and with high expectations of consolidating their place in the top four.

Widnes Vikings fixture with Wigan announced

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings stadium needs new sponsor

4:18pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

WIDNES Vikings have confirmed that the re-arranged Round 2 First Utility Super League clash with Wigan Warriors will now take place on Wednesday, 18 June. (8pm KO).

Vikings CEO James Rule issues rallying cry after super start to league campaign

Runcorn and Widnes World: Kevin Brown celebrates Vikings' win at Hull

5:21pm Monday 24th March 2014

VIKINGS CEO and Director James Rule has today called on the supporters of the Club to get behind the players after their phenomenal start to the First Utility Super League campaign.

Vikings fixture time change

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings

11:22am Monday 24th March 2014

WIDNES Vikings’ away fixture with Catalan Dragons on Saturday April 12 will now kick-off at 15.30 at Stade Gilbert Brutus. The kick-off time was originally 18.00.

Vikings beat Hull 7-0 at KC Stadium

Runcorn and Widnes World: Road to Blackpool: How Vikings made it through to the Northern Rail Cup Final

7:22pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

HEROIC defence was the order of the day as the Vikings gained their first ever win at Hull's KC Stadium by the unusual rugby league scoreline of 7-0.

Vikings scrum half Joe Mellor sidelined for three months

Runcorn and Widnes World: Joe Mellor

2:45pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

VIKINGS have been dealt a massive blow with in-form scrum half Joe Mellor ruled out of action for three months.

DRAW: Tetley's Challenge Cup fourth round

Runcorn and Widnes World: Wolves not beaten Hull in Challenge Cup since 1965

3:38pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

The full draw in this year's competition

Super League teams go in the hat for Challenge Cup fourth round draw

Runcorn and Widnes World: Woolston learn their Challenge Cup first round fate

12:34pm Monday 17th March 2014

The draw for the fourth round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup will take place at 3.45pm on Tuesday March 18 from Quay House, MediaCityUK, and will be broadcast live on BBC 5 Live Extra, BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio Leeds and BBC Radio Humberside.

Leeds 38 Widnes Vikings 4

Runcorn and Widnes World: SQUAD NEWS: Widnes Vikings 19-man squad against Warrington Wolves

12:28am Saturday 15th March 2014

THE Vikings were brought down to earth with a bump as they succumbed 38-4 to Leeds Rhinos at Headingley Carnegie Stadium.

Vikings facing big challenge

Runcorn and Widnes World: Phil Joseph rumbles into the Salford line on Friday.	 Picture: Dave Gillespie.

9:39am Wednesday 12th March 2014

VIKINGS boss Denis Betts says his unbeaten team are braced for a massive physical and mental challenge when they head to Headingley for their first away game of the season on Friday.

Linnets edged out by Colne

9:45am Wednesday 12th March 2014

Runcorn Linnets 3 Colne 4

Physio Alastair extends his Vikings stay

Runcorn and Widnes World: Physio Alastair extends his Vikings stay

11:16am Monday 10th March 2014

WIDNES Vikings have made another important extension to its Sports Medicine Department as Alastair McFarland put pen to paper on a new deal.

Carlisle 55 Widnes 14

10:39am Monday 10th March 2014

A vastly under strength Widnes RUFC team went down heavily in this North One West fixture at Warwick Road.

Widnes 32 Salford Red Devils 18

Runcorn and Widnes World: Kevin Brown believes his former Huddersfield club will give Vikings

11:48pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Vikings made it three wins out of three after bouncing back from a 12-8 half time deficit to see off the big spending Red Devils.

Vikings fight back to beat Red Devils

9:52pm Thursday 6th March 2014

WIDNES Vikings have beaten Salford 32-18 to stretch their winning start to the year to three matches.

Widnes v Salford teams

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings stadium needs new sponsor

7:48pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Widnes: Hanbury; Flynn, Dean, Marsh, Owens; Brown, Mellor; Joseph, Clarke, Gerrard, Galea, Tickle, Leuluai. Subs; Clough, Johnson, Isa, White.







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