Vikings show purpose to see off Wigan

Runcorn and Widnes World: Jon Clarke

12:55am Saturday 30th August 2014

VIKINGS finished their home campaign with one of their best performances of the season as they downed Wigan Warriors 24-10.

Vikings refreshed and raring to go

Runcorn and Widnes World: Eamon O'Carroll

10:48am Friday 29th August 2014

VIKINGS will be aiming to sign off their last home game of the season in fine style when they entertain Wigan on Friday.

Plenty of Widnes links in Steve Prescott's autobiography

Runcorn and Widnes World:

11:51am Friday 29th August 2014

STEVE Prescott’s autobiography One in a Million will be on sale before Vikings’ game against Wigan tonight.

Cunningham is the Widnes Cup Final hero

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

10:55am Friday 29th August 2014

THIS Widnes Cup Final was billed as the best of all finals with the two teams finishing very close to each other in the league with Avon winning the Warrington & District Premier Division Title and Halebank finishing third.

New role for Clarke as Betts says 'You don't let quality people leave'

Runcorn and Widnes World: Jon Clarke

5:07pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WIDNES Vikings have appointed current club captain Jon Clarke as its new Head of Strength and Conditioning.

Cheshire Football League Premier Division

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

9:19am Monday 25th August 2014

Premier Division: Rudheath Social started their week with a 0-0 draw away at Crewe and finished with a 5-0 win away at Denton Town. Peter Aidley, Paul Alcock, Craig Humphries and Andy Whitney (2) all hit home for the Northwich side.

Kurt Sorensen looking forward to visiting Widnes

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

10:43am Thursday 21st August 2014

WIDNES legend Kurt Sorensen says he ‘can’t wait’ to get over to the UK to reconnect with the Club that’s still close to his heart.

Vikings will benefit from first weekend off since start of campaign

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

5:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WIDNES Vikings have the luxury of their first weekend off since the start of the season – and that will help them recover from the highs and lows of recent weeks.

Fixtures announced for Widnes Wild

Runcorn and Widnes World: Despite making some great saves on Sunday Widnes Wild’s Greg_Ruxton couldn't keep this one out from Sergevs Jegerov.	Picture: Geoff White.

5:36pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AFTER an amazing first season in the NIHL Laidler Conference, Widnes Wild are targeting promotion in 2014-15.

Huddersfield 28 Widnes 14

Runcorn and Widnes World: Rhys Hanbury scored the try of the match at Leeds

7:25pm Sunday 17th August 2014

WIDNES gave it their best shot at the John Smith's Stadium before going down 28-14 to Huddersfield Giants.

Vikings must use disappointment as a motivational tool

Runcorn and Widnes World:

5:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

COACH Denis Betts believes his side can pick themselves up off the floor after Vikings’ Wembley dreams were shattered following a below-par display against Castleford.

Isa picks up suspension

Runcorn and Widnes World: Coach Denis Betts describes Willie Isa (above) as a great human being who is fantastic to have about the place.	Picture: KT Photography

7:31pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

WIDNES Vikings player Willie Isa has been suspended and fined by an independent disciplinary tribunal following two dangerous contact offences in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final against Castleford Tigers on Sunday at Leigh Sports Village.

Willie Isa facing two charges from semi-final defeat

Runcorn and Widnes World:

3:17pm Monday 11th August 2014

WIDNES Vikings player Willie Isa has been charged with two disciplinary offences following incidents in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final against Castleford Tigers at Leigh Sports Village.

RFL to take reports following Widnes pitch invasion

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings

7:47pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Following the incident involving some spectators at the end of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final at Leigh Sports Village between Castleford Tigers and Widnes Vikings, the RFL will await reports from the stadium, the police and the two clubs before deciding what action to take.

Black day for Vikings after cup semi defeat

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

6:27pm Sunday 10th August 2014

WIDNES' Wembley dream was ruthlessly ripped up after they failed to turn up at today's semi final against Castleford.

Vikings trail at half time of cup semi

4:03pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Widnes Vikings trail 14-0 at half time after conceding tries to Liam Finn, Daryl Clark and Kirk Dixon.

Clarke calling on supporters

Runcorn and Widnes World: Jon Clarke

2:22pm Friday 8th August 2014

WIDNES skipper Jon Clarke is calling on the supporters to get behind the Vikings this Sunday as they prepare for their biggest game in years.

Gerrard returns to front row for Challenge Cup

Runcorn and Widnes World:

9:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

DENIS Betts said his main selection dilemma for Sunday’s Challenge Cup semi final against Castleford Tigers comes in the front row.

Owens ready for Castleford test

Runcorn and Widnes World:

5:11pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

WIDNES Vikings winger Jack Owens believes his team are prepared and ready to tackle Castleford Tigers in their Tetley’s Challenge Cup at Leigh Sports Village Stadium on Sunday (3.00pm).

DISCIPLINARY UPDATE: Castleford Tigers lose two star men for semi-final against Widnes Vikings

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:28pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

CASTLEFORD Tigers have lost the services of two of their overseas stars for Sunday's Challenge Cup semi final against Widnes Vikings.

Widnes Vikings' Challenge Cup semi-final tie is sold out

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:32pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final, Widnes Vikings versus Castleford Tigers at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday (3.00pm) will be played in front of a sell-out crowd after the last remaining tickets for the tie were sold today.

Widnes Vikings star man Kevin Brown is daring to dream

Runcorn and Widnes World: Vikings playmaker Kevin Brown attempts to bash through the Castleford defence in a Super League meeting last month

12:13pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

WIDNES Vikings’ inspirational half back Kevin Brown says he has unfinished business in the Challenge Cup and is daring to dream.

DISCIPLINARY: Castleford Tigers powerhouse winger Justin Carney could miss semi final against Widnes Vikings

Runcorn and Widnes World:

2:02pm Monday 4th August 2014

CASTLEFORD Tigers player Justin Carney will appear before an independent disciplinary tribunal tomorrow after being charged with making a Grade B dangerous throw on London Broncos player Thomas Minns in the 69th minute of a First Utility Super League Round 23 fixture.

FULL TIME: Widnes Vikings 28 Hull Kingston Rovers 10

Runcorn and Widnes World:

4:45pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

WIDNES Vikings have put three points of daylight between themselves and rival play-offs chasers thanks to victory over Hull Kingston Rovers.

DISCIPLINARY: Two players suspended

Runcorn and Widnes World:

8:17pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

TWO suspensions have been confirmed this week, leaving one Super League team without one of their star men for the Challenge Cup semi finals weekend..

Vikings learning to cope with expectation, says Betts

Runcorn and Widnes World: Denis Betts - looking ahead to Vikings progress

11:48am Tuesday 29th July 2014

DENIS Betts is confident Widnes Vikings are learning to cope with expectation ahead of a ‘massive’ fortnight for the club.

Adam Lawton takes period of leave from Widnes Vikings

Runcorn and Widnes World: Adam Lawton

6:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

WIDNES Vikings have granted Adam Lawton a sabbatical from his Super League contract with the club.

St Helens 44 Widnes 22

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

11:51pm Friday 25th July 2014

VIKINGS had a blistering six-minute spell to take comfort from, but they were never in this game at Langtree Park.

Widnes Vikings sign Manase Manuokafoa

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

3:42pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WIDNES Vikings have swooped to sign powerful Bradford Bulls prop-forward Manase Manuokafoa on a two year deal from 2015.

Vikings get bounce back

Runcorn and Widnes World:

11:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

VIKINGS will bounce into their second successive derby on Friday night with confidence sky high after spectacularly bursting the Warrington bubble.

Pat’s funeral procession will pass the club she loved so well

Runcorn and Widnes World:

11:12am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE family of Widnes supporter Pat Price, who passed away last week, have thanked fellow fans for their thoughts, prayers and messages of condolence.

FULL TIME: Widnes Vikings 28 Warrington Wolves 14

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

10:01pm Friday 18th July 2014

WIDNES Vikings’ play-off hopes took a boost as they ended Warrington Wolves’ winning run with a victory at the Select Security Stadium on Friday.

Dec Hulme's double celebration

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:46am Thursday 17th July 2014

IT’S a double celebration for Vikings’ Dec Hulme who this week signed a 12 month contract extension as well as receiving news of his degree qualification.

Four games define year

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings stadium needs new sponsor

9:55am Wednesday 16th July 2014

WIDNES boss Denis Betts said the tough run of big games the team faces over the next four weeks will define the season.

Marsh and Joseph charged, Cahill warned

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

5:18pm Monday 14th July 2014

TWO Vikings are among eight players have been charged with disciplinary offences following incidents in First Utility Super League Round 20 fixtures.

Wakefield 12 Widnes Vikings 10

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings

10:08am Friday 11th July 2014

 WIDNES found a Wakefield Trinity Wildcats team in determined mood at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium as they went down 12-10 to James Webster's men.

Cahill sticks with 'building something special' at Vikings for two more years

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:13am Thursday 10th July 2014

VIKINGS enforcer Hep Cahill has signed a two-year contract extension which will keep him at the Club until at least the end of 2016.

A Wakefield four-pointer

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:20am Wednesday 9th July 2014

VIKINGS travel to Belle Vue for another Thursday game seeking their first win over Wakefield since they returned to the top flight.

Two Widnes schools involved at Wembley weekend

Runcorn and Widnes World: Hendon seal home success

12:49pm Friday 4th July 2014

Castleford Academy dominate the finals of the 2014 Champion Schools competition, with no less than six of its representative teams participating in one of the eight finals, to be played on August 22 and 23 at Richmond Athletic Association (11.00am) and Wembley Stadium (1.05pm) respectively.

Widnes 20 Castleford 40

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings stadium needs new sponsor

10:25pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A controversial disallowed Patrick Ah Van try was the pivotal moment in Vikings' defeat by Challenge Cup semi final opponents Castleford.

More than a rehearsal

Runcorn and Widnes World:

9:58am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

THERE will be no Challenge Cup mind games being played by Vikings in Thursday’s Super League clash against Castleford.

London 24 Widnes 42

Runcorn and Widnes World: Kevin Brown

9:08am Monday 30th June 2014

 WIDNES got back to winning ways in the First Utility Super League with a 42-24 victory at bottom club London Broncos.

Runcorn’s Nelson is consistent at Oulton Park event

Runcorn and Widnes World: Peter Nelson from Runcorn racing 600cc Kawasaki turning into Knickerbrook Corner.  Photo - Mike Lyne

10:15am Wednesday 25th June 2014

PETER Nelson from Runcorn had a consistent day of racing at Oulton Park in the Thundersport GB Championship at the weekend.

Tom signs a new deal

Runcorn and Widnes World: Tom Gilmore has committed his immediate future to the Vikings

10:10am Wednesday 25th June 2014

WIDNES Vikings half-back Tom Gilmore has committed his immediate future to the club by signing a new two year deal.

London calling

10:13am Wednesday 25th June 2014

WITH just one point from the last five matches, Vikings will be gunning to bounce back to winning ways when they head to London on Saturday.

Widnes 28 Leeds 38

Runcorn and Widnes World: Joe Mellor

11:05pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

AN understrength Vikings outfit gave it their all but were ultimately outgunned by a star-studded Leeds Rhinos side at the Seelect Security Stadium.

Snedden increases his share at Vikings

Runcorn and Widnes World: Roddy Snedden

9:35am Sunday 22nd June 2014

VIKINGS Board member Roddy Snedden has increased his share in the Club and furthered his sponsorship deal for the next Super League season.

Wigan 48 Widnes 4

Runcorn and Widnes World: Paddy Flynn scoring at last week's Magic

12:06am Thursday 19th June 2014

 IF the Vikings never see Wigan winger Josh Charnely again, it will still be too soon.

James is living the dream as a professional

Runcorn and Widnes World: James Jenkins

10:02am Wednesday 18th June 2014

UPTON Rocks teenager James Jenkins is living the dream after being offered his first professional football contract at Accrington Stanley.

Two tough tests await

Runcorn and Widnes World: Stefan Marsh

10:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

VIKINGS have no time to lick their wounds after Friday’s mauling by Hull with two massive challenges coming up.

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