Widnes have had a season of consolidation since winning promotion to Super League in 2001.
Boxer Robin Reid is one of Widnes' celebrity fans
They have one of the brightest British coaches around in Neil Kelly, and this year could push for a play-off spot.
The Halton Stadium
Super League record:
Odds for 2003: 125-1
Neil Kelly (since March 2001)
Kemick the Viking
Vin Diesel (Hollywood actor), Robin Reid (former WBC super-middleweight champion boxer)
Did you know?:
Keith Elwell holds the record for the longest run of full appearances with one club with a total of 239 for Widnes between 1977 and 1982.
1 Stuart Spruce, 2 Paul Devlin, 3 Deon Bird, 4 Adam Hughes, 5 Jason Demetriou, 6 Steve Carter, 7 Ryan Sheridan, 8 Robbie Relf, 9 Shane Millard, 10 Julian O'Neill, 11 Andy Hay, 12 Steve McCurrie, 13 Daniel Frame, 15 Ryan McDonald, 16 Andrew Isherwood, 17 Anthony Farrell, 18 Dean Lawford, 19 Paul Atcheson, 20 Dan Potter, 21 Chris Percival, 22 Phil Cantillon, 23 David Mills, 25 Simon Finnigan
In: Ryan Sheridan, Andy Hay (both Leeds), Dean Lawford (Batley),
Deon Bird (Wakefield), Andrew Isherwood (Leigh), Shane Millard (St George
Illwararra), Simon Finnegan (Penrith Panthers - on trial)
Out: Troy Stone (retired), Damien Munro, Sean Richardson (both Leigh),
Barry Eaton (Batley), Mike Briggs (Chorley), Gareth Haggerty (Salford), Craig
Weston, Blake Cannavo (both released)
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