Paddy Flynn signs new deal at Widnes Vikings

Widnes Vikings winger Paddy Flynn has become the tenth player to be signed up by the Club as he today penned a new two year deal.

Flynn, 26, joined the Club back in 2008 and is one of the longest serving players at the Vikings and the powerful winger says he’s looking forward to a bright future at the Select Security Stadium under Head Coach Denis Betts.

Flynn said: “I’m absolutely delighted to have signed a new contract and now I want to look forward to digging deep with the rest of the players and building on the good progress we are making in the league and cup.

“I’ve been here a long time but hopefully there’s more tries, more appearances and certainly more wins from the team to come. That only happens when you are playing well and I think I am making improvement as a player but I’m not the finished article – there’s more to come from me and I’m glad it’s going to be here at Widnes.”

Flynn, who has scored 66 tries in 119 appearances for the Vikings, spent some time last season out on loan at Workington Town and the winger says that experience has made him the player he is today.

He added: “I think sometimes you have to face adversity to realise what your true potential is. I look back at the decision to send me to Workington last year and there’s no doubt in my mind that it has done me some good. It taught me a lot about myself and spurred me on to work harder and it’s proven that if you do the hard work then it does pay off.”

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