Wids face tough trip north

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:58am Friday 24th October 2014

FOLLOWING their close call against Bolton, Widnes make the long trip to Penrith for their latest North One West league fixture.

Chapelhow's delight at England call up to face the Aussies

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:51am Friday 24th October 2014

VIKINGS prop forward Ted Chapelhow has expressed his delight at being called up to the England Academy squad to face the Australians at Leigh Sports Village in December.

RFL invest in match officials

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:48am Friday 24th October 2014

The RFL is making a significant investment in its Match Officials department that will allow the sport’s referees and touch-judges to perform at their best in the exciting new league structures which come into place from 2015.

Vikings sign Welsh starlets

Runcorn and Widnes World:

4:54pm Monday 20th October 2014

WIDNES Vikings have swooped to sign two of Wales’ hottest youth products Sion Pryce-Jones and Connor Parker who have joined the Club’s Academy.

Widnes to kick off with first match of Super League XX

Runcorn and Widnes World:

9:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Widnes Vikings kick off Super League XX with a home clash against Grand Final runners up Wigan.

Exciting era for Super League begins with new fixture format

Runcorn and Widnes World:

9:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

The most exciting era in the history of Rugby League since the sport switched to summer in 1996 will kick off with six fixtures in a new-look First Utility Super League over the weekend of February 5-8 2015.

Chris Dean signs a new three year deal at Vikings

Runcorn and Widnes World:

2:44pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

WIDNES Vikings have handed Chris Dean a new three year contract after an impressive First Utility Super League 2014 season.

Runcorn Domino League latest results and fixtures

Runcorn and Widnes World:

2:11pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

RUNCORN Domino League Results: Wilsons 4 Welly 1, Union Tavern 0 Devonshire 5, Village Sports 3 Oddspots 2, Balfour Blues 3 Halfway A 2, B’s 4 Pavilions 1, Clarendon 4 Addynuf 1, Falcons 1 War Memorial A 4, Dregs 5 Tanners 0.

Three points or two points for a win? RFL confirm standardised system for 2015

Runcorn and Widnes World:

5:43pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THE RFL have confirmed details of the points system that will operate across all three professional divisions in 2015, with Widnes Vikings of course featuring in the top flight.

Betts: We believe in Gerrard's potential

Runcorn and Widnes World:

11:42am Thursday 9th October 2014

VIKINGS prop-forward Alex Gerrard has signed a new deal at the Club to keep him at the Select Security Stadium for the next three Super League seasons.

Town get into first round of the FA Vase

Runcorn and Widnes World:

9:46am Wednesday 8th October 2014

Athersley Rec 1 Runcorn Town 4

Phil Joseph swaps boots for boxing ring

Runcorn and Widnes World:

9:39am Wednesday 1st October 2014

WIDNES Vikings prop-forward Phil Joseph is swapping his rugby boots for boxing gloves as he takes the first steps to become a professional fighter under the expert tutelage of the world class Oliver’s Gym.

New contract for Leuluai

Runcorn and Widnes World:

5:31pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

WIDNES Vikings have handed back rower Macgraff Leuluai a 12-month contract extension after an impressive third Super League season at the Select Security Stadium.

Widnes do enough to overturn first-half shocker

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:10am Wednesday 1st October 2014

IN a classic game of two halves, Widnes pulled off a real smash-andgrab act to beat Eccles 29-24 at Gorton Street.

Town have an FA Cup day to remember

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:07am Wednesday 1st October 2014

By Paul Watson

Vikings sign Chris Clarkson on loan

Runcorn and Widnes World:

2:03pm Friday 26th September 2014

WIDNES Vikings have signed talented Leeds Rhinos utility forward Chris Clarkson on a year loan deal for the 2015 First Utility Super League season.

Widnes 3 Coventry Blaze 4

10:49am Friday 26th September 2014

Last season's third placed team Coventry Blaze were Sunday night's visitors to the Silver Blades Arena. Widnes Wild encouraged by their victory over local rivals, Deeside Dragons, welcomed back Sam Dunford. Ged Ruxton was preferred in net for Widnes.

Preston Grasshoppers 5 Widnes Colts 25

Runcorn and Widnes World: rugby ball - cxz

10:30am Friday 26th September 2014

Widnes travelled up the M6 to Lightfoot Green and came away with an excellent victory.

The curtain comes down

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:48am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE curtain has come down on a landmark season for Widnes Vikings – with defeat at Warrington ending their interest in this year’s maiden play-off campaign.

FULL TIME: Warrington Wolves 22 Widnes Vikings 19

4:53pm Saturday 20th September 2014

WIDNES Vikings fell victim to a second-half comeback from Warrington Wolves which brought an end to their play-offs campaign.

I'm relishing the play-offs

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings

9:55am Wednesday 17th September 2014

VIKINGS skipper Jon Clarke is treating every game like his last now — but he will have plenty of motivation to make sure that his swansong will not come on Saturday.

Brown urges team not to go out with a whimper

Runcorn and Widnes World:

9:57am Wednesday 17th September 2014

VIKINGS’ first ever Dream Team member Kevin Brown believes the squad’s hard work has paid off – but there is still more reward to come, writes Mike Critchley.

Rugby union: Widnes 14 Warrington 27

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:39am Monday 15th September 2014

Warrington claimed a well earned victory in this derby North One West fixture.

Widnes Vikings head to Warrington Wolves in the play-offs

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

10:28am Saturday 13th September 2014

WIDNES Vikings will travel to 'derby' rivals Warrington Wolves in the play-offs.

Salford 36 Widnes Vikings 6

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

12:27am Saturday 13th September 2014

A DEPLETED Widnes side went down 36-6 to Salford Red Devils as the curtain came down on the regular season at the A J Bell Stadium.

Inquiry continues into crowd disturbance

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings stadium needs new sponsor

1:11pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THE RFL are continuing to work with Widnes Vikings, Castleford Tigers, Greater Manchester Police and other agencies in the ongoing inquiry into the crowd disturbances at the Challenge Cup semi-final played at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday August 10.

Out to make a big impact

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:42am Wednesday 10th September 2014

IMPACT player Macgraff Leuluai believes underdogs Vikings van make a big impression on this year’s play-off campaign.

Rugby League's Magic event to be taken to Newcastle

Runcorn and Widnes World:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

St. James’ Park in Newcastle will host a full round of First Utility Super League fixtures next May when Rugby League’s unique six-match extravaganza takes place in the North East for the first time.

Bradford 12 Widnes 32

Runcorn and Widnes World: Stefan Marsh

10:22pm Sunday 7th September 2014

A SECOND half hat-trick from Stefan Marsh helped the Vikings take the spoils at Bradford Bulls and secured the club's first ever play-off place.

Vikings can secure eighth on Sunday

Runcorn and Widnes World:

5:26pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

VIKINGS travel to Osdal on Sunday (3pm) looking for the point that will secure a top-eight finish and the club’s first summer era play-off spot.

DISCIPLINARY: Two players charged from Super League Round 25

Runcorn and Widnes World:

4:32pm Monday 1st September 2014

TWO players have been charged with disciplinary offences committed in Round 25 of First Utility Super League.

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).

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