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Community
22
May
2024

VIKINGS WELCOME WIDNES RUFC AS COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS

At Sunday’s game against Whitehaven, we welcomed Widnes RUFC as our community champions. They were recognised after reaching the Papa John’s Counties Championship Final at Twickenham. In recognition, Captain Tom O’Neill and fellow teammate Andy Clarke were invited onto the pitch ahead of the game with Whitehaven to present the match ball to referee Kevin...
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15
May
2024

VIKINGS WHEELCHAIR FIXTURES CONFIRMED

The full Wheelchair Championship West fixture list for the Vikings Wheelchair team has been confirmed. The season will begin on Saturday, 15 June against North Wales Crusaders at Kingsway Leisure Centre (2pm). We will finish the season with a trip to Hereford Harriers on Saturday, 14 September. An online page for the fixtures can be...
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14
May
2024

VIKINGS FOUNDATION TO OFFER GAMEDAY MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELLING SESSIONS

The Widnes Vikings Foundation, in partnership with Mind Halton, is delighted to announce we will be launching a unique project at this weekend’s game against Whitehaven by offering one-to-one mental health counselling sessions. The gameday mental health support programme will be a first of its kind for British Sport and is something we are incredibly...
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24
Apr
2024

VIKINGS LAUNCH DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH RIVERSIDE AND CRONTON COLLEGE

Widnes Vikings are delighted to announce the launch of a new Development Academy in partnership with Riverside and Cronton College. The exciting new partnership presents a pathway for local, young players to potentially play for the club. It will also see the re-launch of the college’s Female Academy. The team will be known as the...
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27
Mar
2024

JORDAN WELSBY FUNDRAISER RAISES OVER £11,000 FOR AINTREE HOSPITAL

The fundraiser set up by the family of the late Jordan Welsby has raised over £11,000 for Aintree Hospital. The Vikings donated a signed shirt to Jordan’s father, Tony which was given as a prize in an auction to help raise that money for the Critical Care Unit at Aintree Hospital, which cared for Jordan...
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25
Mar
2024

VIKINGS LAUNCH ‘PASS IT ON’ SCHEME

Widnes Vikings are pleased to announce the launch of our ‘Pass it On’ scheme. With this initiative, anyone has the option of a £26 donation ticket, which will pay for a Widnes Vikings child season ticket for the 2024 Betfred Championship season. Each child season ticket donated will go to a primary school in the...
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21
Mar
2024

VIKINGS DONATE TICKETS TO ‘PRESCRIPTIONS FOR JOY’

Widnes Vikings are pleased to announce we donated 20 match tickets for Sunday’s Championship opener to Wellbeing Enterprises as part of their Prescriptions for Joy campaign. Wellbeing Enterprises CIC, a health and well-being community organisation operating for almost 19 years, has teamed up with local businesses across Halton and will be providing well-being treats to...
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14
Mar
2024

DCBL LONGHOUSE RETURNS FOR BARROW CLASH WITH A NEW FOOD MENU

The DCBL Longhouse returns this Sunday ahead of the start of the 2024 Betfred Championship season opener against Barrow Raiders. Together with all the usual features, this Sunday will see a specific food offering with the club looking to have a different featured cuisine at games. This Sunday sees an American theme with burgers, hot...
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12
Mar
2024

VIKINGS INVITE COMMUNITY SIDES TO CHAMPIONSHIP OPENER

The Vikings have invited a number of our local community teams to our Championship opener against Barrow Raiders at the DCBL Stadium on Sunday. As fans may remember we invited several local age groups down to the DCBL Stadium for community training days with the Vikings’ first team and coaching staff over the last few...
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01
Mar
2024

VIKINGS DONATE SIGNED SHIRT IN MEMORY OF JORDAN WELSBY

The Vikings donated a signed shirt in memory of the late Jordan Welsby, who passed away in a road traffic accident in December 2020. Head of Operation, Chris Hamilton gave a shirt to Jordan’s father, Tony to be given as a prize in a raffle/auction for which the proceeds will go to the Critical Care...
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