WIDNES Vikings lost 46-40 against neighbours Warrington Wolves in their high-scoring final pre-season fixture of 2024.

Vikings scored seven tries against the young Warrington side, taking a 10-0 with tries from Roberts and Matty Fleming.

More tries came from Kieran Dixon, two, Sam Wilde, two, and Matty Fozard.

Dixon also kicked six goals.

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The Vikings kick off their 2024 campaign on Sunday, 4 February when they travel to Heywood Road to face Swinton Lions in the 1895 Cup.

Widnes Vikings: Roby, Ince, Fleming, Roberts, Dixon, Lyons, Owens, Walker, Fozard, Wilson, Lloyd, Wilde, Gregson. Subs: Brooks, Johnstone, Bent, Butt, Tilleke, McCurrie Warrington Wolves: Taylor-Wray, Thewlis, Bardsley-Rowe, Lindop, Russell, Whitehead, Hayes, Dudson, Dwyer, Thomas, Holroyd, Tupaea, Wood. Subs: Gardner, Green, Hartill, Sergent, Marshall, McKinney, Irwin, Raughter.

Tries: Whitehead 2, Wood 2, Taylor-Wray 2, Thomas, Dwyer.

Goals: Hayes 7.