Denis Betts has today announced his 2018 squad numbers ahead of the new Betfred Super League season. A number of the Vikings’ first team squad are handed different numbrs to the previous year, whilst 19 players of the 35 handed squad numbers have graduated from the Club’s Outstanding Academy.
Gil Dudson and Alex Gerrard have moved into the recently vacated 8 and 10 shirt respectively, whilst Stefan Marsh takes up the 2 shirt, previously worn by Corey Thompson for the last two seasons.
Youngsters Jordan Johnstone and Danny Walker are rewarded for their brilliant 2017s with the shirt numbers of 21 and 23 respectively, whilst Danny Craven will wear 15 for 2018 having worn number 32 during last season.
The Vikings have so far made three signings for the 2018 in Krisnan Inu, Sam Wilde and Kato Ottio. Inu will take the number 3 shirt vacated by Chris Bridge, Sam Wilde takes the number 17 shirt, whilst PNG star Ottio takes up number 18.
The squad numbers are as follows:
1. Rhys Hanbury – Sponsored by West End Motors
2. Stefan Marsh – Sponsored by Widnes Supporters Away Travel
3. Krisnan Inu – Sponsored by Sleeptight Beds
4. Charly Runciman – Sponsored by DMR Motors
5. Patrick Ah Van – Sponsored by Harold Prescott and Sons
6. Joe Mellor – Sponsored by Skin Deep Aesthetics
7. Tom Gilmore
8. Gil Dudson – Sponsored by Community Integrated Care
9. Lloyd White -Sponsored by Electrod UK
10. Alex Gerrard – Sponsored by Polyblend UK
11. Chris Houston – Sponsored by Rinnai
12. Matt Whitley – Sponsored by Royal British Legion
13. Hep Cahill – Sponsored by Landscape World
14. Chris Dean
15. Danny Craven – Sponsored by OM Contractors
16. Tom Olbison
17. Sam Wilde -Sponsored by Widnes Dry Cleaners
18. Kato Ottio – Sponsored by VIQI
19. Greg Burke – Sponsored by Halewood International
20. MacGraff Leuluai – Sponsored by My Body Fitness
21. Jordan Johnstone – Sponsored by Astute Audio Visual
22. Ryan Ince -Sponsored by Tasty Bites
23. Danny Walker – Sponsored by Smart Way Cleaners
24. Ed Chamberlain
25. Jay Chapelhow – Sponsored by Anthony’ Travel
26. Ted Chapelhow – Sponsored by Anthony’ Travel
27. Olly Ashall – Sponsored by Moorfield ARLFC
28. Brad Walker
29. Owen Farnworth
30. Keanan Brand – Sponsored by Skin Deep Aesthetics
31. Liam Walsh – Sponsored by Widnes Dry Cleaners
32. Lloyd Roby – Sponsored by About Flowers
33. Aaron Heremaia – Sponsored by Teeling Management.
34. Dan Norman
35. Joe Lyons