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  1. ONCE again we look into our Widnes picture archives supplied by photographer Glen Cameron. View the full article
  2. WIDNES Vikings’ first pre-season friendly against Hull Kingston Rovers on Sunday (13 January) has had to be moved to Featherstone Rovers’ LD Nutrition Stadium, with a 2pm kick off. View the full article
  3. LET'S take another walk back in time to the late 70s, early 80s - when Widnes was twinned with Wembley and lumber jackets were in vogue. View the full article
  4. AS part of a new three-year partnership, Australian sports manufacturer Steeden will become the official match ball supplier to Betfred Super League, Championship and League 1, the Challenge Cup and England Rugby League programmes. View the full article
  5. TWELVE months on from entering 2018 as the team in top spot of the Hallmark Security League Premier Division, Michael Ellison’s side have remarkably repeated the feat, writes Ste Bignall. View the full article
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    Whitley backs Vikings return

    MATT WHITLEY believes Widnes Vikings will bounce back from relegation and return to their “rightful place” in Rugby League’s top flight (writes Steve Brady, Catalan Media). View the full article
  7. WIDNES Vikings will be one of 20 non-Super League clubs who will contest the inaugural 1895 Cup. View the full article
  8. TONY Adams MBE has been nominated to become the 29th President of the Rugby Football League in 2019. View the full article
  9. WIDNES Vikings fans can now buy tickets for the club’s annual pre-season clash with neighbours Warrington Wolves from the Vikings Superstore. View the full article
  10. AFTER a turbulent few weeks of uncertainty, there was good news for Widnes Vikings this week after Anthony Gelling joined the club at training as centre Krisnan Inu signed up again for the 2019 season. View the full article
  11. CENTRE Krisnan Inu has signed on again for relegated Widnes Vikings for the 2019 season. View the full article
  12. WIDNES Vikings have once again issued an invitation to investors to take over the running of the club. View the full article
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    James Rule to leave Widnes Vikings

    WIDNES Vikings CEO James Rule will step down from his role at the club ahead of the 2019 season. View the full article
  14. WIDNES Vikings' 2019 Betfred Championship fixtures have been announced, and they open their campaign against Halifax on Sunday 3 February at the Halton Stadium, hoping to replicate the club's victory in the 2018 Qualifiers campaign. View the full article
  15. WIDNES Vikings have signed Jack Owens on a one-year deal, ahead of the club’s 2019 Betfred Championship season. View the full article
  16. THERE are three Widnes Vikings players in the Lancashire Origin squad to face the Australian Schoolboys. View the full article
  17. THE announcement that the Challenge Cup Final will be brought forward to July from 2020, combined with a new knock-out cup for the Championship and League 1 clubs, has to be welcomed. View the full article
  18. THE Rugby Football League have confirmed the date for the 2019 Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium but also a July date for the 2020 Final. View the full article
  19. JAMES Graham will again lead England in the Third Test against New Zealand at Elland Road this Sunday, as they aim to secure a 3-0 victory against the Kiwis. View the full article
  20. WIDNES Vikings’ new head coach Kieron Purtill knows just how tough the Championship is to get out of ­— and believes that knowledge will be an asset as he plots a speedy return to Super League. View the full article
  21. THE reaction from outsiders, the response from national TV and radio news bulletins and the general feelgood afterglow from the sport’s aficionados just goes to show that international rugby league can get to the parts that the domestic game simply cannot reach. View the full article
  22. WIDNES Vikings have appointed former Leigh boss Kieron Purtill as their new Head Coach. View the full article
  23. HOOKER Jordan Johnstone is the latest player to commit his future to Widnes Vikings as they look to make an instant return to the Betfred Super League. View the full article
  24. CHRIS Dean has become the latest first team player to commit his future to Widnes Vikings for the 2019 season. View the full article
  25. IT is quite fitting in a way that the rugby league world descends on Liverpool FC’s Anfield Stadium on Sunday for the second test between England and New Zealand. View the full article