Widnes Vikings captain Kevin Brown has admitted this Thursday’s game at Wigan is potentially the biggest he’s been involved in for a long time, but he says he’s confident his team can go to the DW Stadium and get a result.
The Vikings cemented their position at the top of Super League on last week by beating Hull FC 46-6, and they head to Brown’s former club this week seeking a sixth win in seven games at the start of the new season.
Not since St Helens midway through 2014 has a Super League side won at the DW Stadium. But Brown sees no reason why that can’t change.
“It’ll be a phenomenal game, and it’ll be really good to go back there,” said Brown.
“We’ll have to improve again because they’re unbeaten as it stands and we know they’re strong defensively. It’s going to be a tough match. We’ll have to prepare well but we want to enjoy the win against Hull and where we are at the moment, too.”
On the game, he said: “It’s right up there with the biggest I’ve played in at Widnes.
“Every game is a big one of course, but I’m confident this team can beat anyone they play, and that’s the same on Thursday night.
“We’ll go there confident in our ability and whilst we’re under pressure to go there and win, if we handle that we can go there and give them a really good game.”