2012 Widnes Vikings season

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2012 Widnes Vikings season
Super League XVII 14th
Play-off result N/A
Challenge Cup 4th Round
2012 record Wins: 6; Draws: 0; Losses: 21
Points scored For: 566; Against: 1054
Team information
Chairman Steve O'Connor
Head coach Denis Betts
Captain
Stadium Stobart Stadium Halton
Avg. Attend. 5,977 Increase
Agg. Attend. 77,700 Increase
High. Attend. 8,120 vs. Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
Top scorers
Tries Patrick Ah Van – 16
Goals Patrick Ah Van – 34
Points Patrick Ah Van – 132
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This article details the Widnes Vikings rugby league football club's 2012 season. This is the seventeenth season of the Super League era.

Season review[edit]

March 2011

The Rugby Football League announced that the Vikings application had been accepted and would be accepted into Super League XVII.

April 2011

Widnes give Prop Ben Kavanagh a 3-year Super League deal making him the first current player to get a new Super League contract.

June 2011

It was announced that the Vikings would keep current players Paddy Flynn and Steve Pickersgill through the 2012 season on their existing deals.

July 2011

Widnes announced the capture of Wigan Warriors Prop Ben Cross (formerly of Leeds Rhinos on a 1-year deal, they also recruited Second Rower Hep Cahill form Crusaders RL on a 3-year deal. Another signing for the Vikings came in the form of off of contract Hull KR Fullback Shaun Briscoe, also current player Macgraff Leuluai signed a 2-year Super League deal after impressing the coaching staff in 2011. Three more current Widnes players signed Super League contracts, Dave Allen on a 2 Year Deal, Thomas Coyle on a 2 Year Deal and Kurt Haggerty on a 1 Year Deal with the option of another year.

August 2011

The Vikings signed New Zealander Patrick Ah Van from the Bradford Bulls, the winger is on a 2-year deal. Other new signings include Frank Winterstein on a 2-year deal from Crusaders RL, also his team-mate Lloyd White joins Widnes on a 3-year deal. Wakefield Trinity Wildcats centre Chris Dean was announced on a 2-year deal while Wigan Warriors prop Ben Davies also signs for 2 years. Widnes have also promoted youngsters Jack Owens, Danny Craven and Tom Gilmore to full-time contracts with the Vikings.

September 2011

Widnes announce the signing of Castleford Tigers centre Willie Isa on a 2 Year Deal. The Vikings released Dean Gaskell, Richard Varkulis, Gareth Haggerty, Danny Hulme, Shane Grady, Chris Lunt, Chaz I'Anson, Matt Gardner, Greg Scott, Daniel Heckenberg, Danny Sculthorpe, Tangi Ropati and Dave Houghton.

October 2011

There was no news for October.

November 2011

The 2012 Super League fixtures were announced with Widnes taking on Wakefield Trinity Wildcats at the Stobart Stadium on 3 February, this match has been selected to be on Sky Sports. It marks the Viking's first Super League game since 2005. Widnes sign centre Stefan Marsh on a one-year loan deal from fellow Super League club Wigan Warriors.

December 2011

The 2012 squad numbers were released. The Vikings lost their Boxing Day friendly 32–18 against arch rivals Warrington Wolves, the Vikings tries came from Scott Moore, Thomas Coyle and Danny Craven, Patrick Ah Van kicked all 3 goals.

January 2012

Widnes started 2012 with a 28–6 win over Championship team Swinton Lions. Paddy Flynn, Stefan Marsh, Kurt Haggerty, Rhys Hanbury and Danny Craven all scored a try each for the Vikings whilst Patrick Ah Van kicked a goal, Craven kicked a goal and Lloyd White finished with 2 goals. The Vikings signed ex-Wigan Warriors fullback Cameron Phelps on a 2 Year Deal. Widnes had the honour of being St Helens RLFC's first opponents at Langtree Park, however they went down 42–24 after a spirited performance, wingman Paddy Flynn scored a hat-trick while Stefan Marsh and Rhys Hanbury also crossed the try-line, Ah Van converted 2 of the tries. It was announced that the Vikings had captured Melbourne Storm prop Sione Kite on a 2 Year Deal.

February 2012

Widnes kicked off their first year back in Super League with a 32–14 loss to new look Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, the Vikings looked good and took the lead with tries from Danny Craven, Patrick Ah Van and Hep Cahill with Ah Van kicking a goal however they surrendered to a late Wakefield fightback. The Vikings were destroyed by a rampant Huddersfield Giants side, the Giants came away with a 66–6 win with Widnes' sole try coming from Paddy Flynn while Ah Van kicked the goal. Widnes lost 38–18 to Salford City Reds with Ah Van scoring 2 tries and 2 goals with Flynn also scoring. Rhys Hanbury also kicked a goal. The Vikings were well and truly beaten 44–16 by the champions Leeds Rhinos, Ah Van, Hanbury and Flynn all crossed for tries whilst Ah Van kicked 2 goals.

March 2012

March did not start well for the Vikings as they lost 36–0 to Hull Kingston Rovers. However the week after the Vikings recorded their first win of the season and what a shock it was, trailing 36–18 with 30 minutes to go Widnes came back and beat Wigan Warriors 37–36 with Paddy Flynn, Stefan Marsh, Shaun Briscoe (2), Lloyd White and Frank Winterstein all socring tries, on loan Gareth O'Brien kicked all 6 goals and White finished the scoring with a drop-goal. This victory was short lived after Hull FC dominated the Vikings the very next week, the game finished 58–10 in Hull's favour and Widnes could only manage to get over through Fylnn twice, O'Brien added a goal. The Vikings recorded their 2nd win of the season by beating London Broncos 38–30 with White scoring 2 tries, Chris Dean, Rhys Hanbury, Ben Davies and Cameron Phelps all scoring and O'Brien added 7 goals. Widnes were humiliated in France when Catalans Dragons beat them 76–6 with Sione Kite scoring for the Vikings and O'Brien converting.

April 2012

Widnes started off the Easter period with a 46–12 loss to local rivals Warrington Wolves, Chris Dean and Dave Allen both crossed for the Vikings with Patrick Ah Van converting both. The Vikings were outplayed by the Bradford Bulls and lost 38–4 with Rhys Hanbury crossing for their sole try. Widnes bowed out of the Challenge Cup but not before giving St Helens RLFC a massive scare by coming from 40–16 to just lose 40–38. Ah Van scored 2 tries and Lloyd White also crossed for 2, Kurt Haggerty, Hanbury and Hep Cahill also scored for the Vikings. Ah Van kicked 5 goals from 7 attempts. Wigan Warriors youngster Joe Mellor joined the Vikings on a months loan whilst hooker Scott Moore is sacked by Widnes and was snapped up by Huddersfield Giants. Widnes lost to St Helens RLFC for the 2nd time in 2 weeks but this time didn't get anywhere close to the Saints as they lost 62–0.

May 2012

Widnes kicked off May with the announcement that Anthony Watts signed a 1-year extension keeping him at the Vikings until the end of 2013 also prop/second rower Anthony Mullally rejects a contract extension. Meanwhile Paddy Flynn signs a 2-year extension with the Vikings keeping him at the Stobart Stadium until the end of 2014. Widnes lost yet another game, this time they lost 36–12 to fellow strugglers Castleford Tigers, Flynn and Stefan Marsh both scored tries and Rhys Hanbury kicked 2 goals. Widnes lost a close game 42–34 to Catalans Dragons, Marsh, Joe Mellor, Hanbury, Chris Dean, Dave Allen and Patrick Ah Van all scored tries whilst Hanbury kicked 5 goals. Widnes announce that Huddersfield Giants captain Kevin Brown will be playing for them in 2013. Leeds Rhinos hooker Paul McShane signs with the Vikings on a months loan.

June 2012

Widnes recorded their 3rd win of the season with an impressive 26–22 win over the Huddersfield Giants, Patrick Ah Van, Rhys Hanbury, Ben Cross and Cameron Phelps all scored tries whilst Ah Van kicked 5 goals. Widnes lost to fellow basement battlers London Broncos 28–24 with Phelps scoring 2 tries and Frank Winterstein also scoring 2 and Ah Van kicked all 4 goals. Widnes suffered a 54–12 loss at the hands of Wigan Warriors, Cross scored his 2nd career try and Joe Mellor also scored against his parent club, Ah Van kicked both goals.

July 2012

Widnes announce the immediate signing of Hull FC prop Eamon O'Carroll on a 2 and a half-year deal. The Vikings had their best victory of the season when they beat Castleford Tigers 40–10. Stefan Marsh, Frank Winterstein, Ben Davies, Paul McShane, Joe Mellor, Eamon O'Carroll and Patrick Ah Van all scored a try each whilst Ah Van kicked 5 goals and Rhys Hanbury also kicked a goal. Widnes pushed St Helens very close but due to a last minute try the Vikings lost 24–23. Ah Van scored a hat-trick whilst Chris Dean and Cameron Phelps also crossed. Hanbury kicked 1 goal and slotted a drop goal. Widnes recorded their 5th win of the season against Salford City Reds winning 46–8, Phelps, Ah Van and Hanbury all scored 2 tries each whilst McShane and Danny Craven scored a try. Hanbury kicked 7 goals. Widnes wrapped up July with a 32–26 loss to Hull KR, tries came from Joe Mellor, Stefan Marsh, Kurt Haggerty, Danny Craven and Rhys Hanbury. Hanbury also kicked 3 goals.

August 2012

August started off with a 38–26 loss to Bradford Bulls, former Bull Patrick Ah Van scored 2 tries and kicked a goal, Rhys Hanbury also scored a try and kicked 2 goals whilst Ben Davies and Danny Craven also scored. Widnes were on the wrong end of a bad scoreline losing 68–24 to champions Leeds Rhinos. Stefan Marsh scored 2 tries, Frank Winterstein and Cameron Phelps also scored whilst Ah Van kicked 4 goals. Widnes recorded their 6th win of the season with an outstanding 42–16 over Hull FC. Shaun Briscoe and Willie Isa both scored 2 tries whilst Paddy Flynn, Winterstein, Craven and Hanbury all scored a try each. Craven kicked 2 goals and Paul McShane added a further 3 to seal the victory.

September 2012

Widnes started September with a 22–18 loss to Wakefield Wildcats. Rhys Hanbury scored twice and Paddy Flynn also crossed the line. Hanbury kicked 2 goals whilst Paul McShane also added a goal. Widnes finish bottom after a 52–14 loss to Warrington Wolves, Frank Winterstein, Paul McShane and Rhys Hanbury all scored tries and Hanbury added a goal.

Squad[edit]

2012 Widnes Vikings Squad
First Team Squad Coaching staff

Head coach

Assistant coach


Legend:
  • (c) Captain
  • (vc) Vice captain


Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Name Position Signed from Date Contract Length
Ben Cross Prop Wigan Warriors July 2011 1 Year
Hep Cahill Second Row Crusaders RL July 2011 3 Years
Shaun Briscoe Fullback Hull KR July 2011 2 Years
Patrick Ah Van Winger Bradford Bulls August 2011 2 Years
Ben Davies Prop Wigan Warriors August 2011 2 Years
Lloyd White Stand Off Crusaders RL August 2011 3 Years
Rhys Hanbury Half-back Crusaders RL August 2011 3 Years
Chris Dean Centre Wakefield Trinity Wildcats August 2011 2 Years
Frank Winterstein Second Row Crusaders RL August 2011 2 Years
Willie Isa Centre Castleford Tigers September 2011 2 Years
Scott Moore Hooker St Helens RLFC October 2011 3 Years
Cameron Phelps Fullback Free Agent January 2012 2 Years
Sione Kite Prop forward Melbourne Storm January 2012 2 Years

Out[edit]

Name Position Signed from Date Contract Length
Dean Gaskell Wing Released September 2011
Richard Varkulis Centre Released September 2011
Gareth Haggerty Prop Released September 2011
Danny Hulme Fullback Released September 2011
Shane Grady Centre Released September 2011
Chris Lunt Hooker Released September 2011
Chaz I'Anson Stand Off Released September 2011
Matt Gardner Wing Released September 2011
Greg Scott Wing Released September 2011
Daniel Heckenberg Prop Released September 2011
Danny Sculthorpe Prop Released September 2011
Tangi Ropati Fullback Released September 2011
Dave Houghton Wing Released September 2011

Pre season[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

LEGEND
  Win
  Draw
  Loss

Vikings score is first.

Date Competition Vrs H/A Venue Result Score Tries Goals Att Report
26 December 2011 Pre Season Wolvescolours.svg Wolves A Halliwell Jones Stadium L 18–32 Moore, Coyle, Mullally Ah Van 3/3 5,567 Report
8 January 2012 Pre Season Swintoncolours.svg Lions A Leigh Sports Village W 28–6 Marsh, Flynn, Craven, Hanbury, Haggerty Ah Van 1/2, Craven 1/1, White 2/2 1,488 Report
20 January 2012 Pre Season Saintscolours.svg Saints A Langtree Park L 24–42 Flynn (3), Marsh, Hanbury Ah Van 2/5 11,924 Report

Appearances[edit]

  • Pre season friendlies
FB CE WI SO SH PR HK SR LF IN Captain sports.svg Injured.svg Yellow card.svg
No Player 1 2 3
1 Shaun Briscoe x FB FB
2 Paddy Flynn W W W
3 Chris Dean x x B
4 Willie Isa C C C
5 Patrick Ah Van W W W
6 Lloyd White SH B B
7 Rhys Hanbury x SH SH
8 Ben Cross x x P
9 Scott Moore B H H
10 Ben Davies P B P
11 Frank Winterstein SR SR SR
12 Hep Cahill B SR x
13 Jon Clarke x L L
14 Anthony Watts SO B SO
15 Simon Finnigan x B x
16 Ben Kavanagh P B B
17 Steve Pickersgill x P B
18 Name x x x
19 Name x x x
20 Stefan Marsh C C C
21 Dave Allen x B SR
22 Macgraff Leuluai SR B B
23 Thomas Coyle H B x
24 Kurt Haggerty L x B
25 Danny Craven FB SO B
26 Anthony Mullally B P B
27 Grant Gore x x x
28 Alex Gerrard B B x
29 Jack Owens B B x
30 Tom Gilmore x x x
31 Alex Brown x x x
32 Name x x x

Season[edit]

Stobart Super League[edit]

Table[edit]

As of 9 September 2012
Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1 Wigancolours.svg Wigan Warriors 27 21 0 6 994 449 +545 42
2 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves 27 20 1 6 909 539 +370 41
3 Saintscolours.svg St Helens RLFC 27 17 2 8 795 480 +315 36
4 Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons 27 18 0 9 812 611 +199 36
5 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 27 16 0 11 823 662 +209 32
6 Hullcolours.svg Hull F.C. 27 15 2 10 696 621 +75 32
7 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants 27 14 0 13 699 664 +35 28
8 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 27 13 0 14 633 764 -131 26
9 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls * 27 14 1 12 633 756 -123 23
10 HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers 27 10 1 16 753 729 +24 21
11 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds 27 8 1 18 618 844 -226 17
12 Broncoscolours.png London Broncos 27 7 0 20 588 890 -302 14
13 Castleford colours.svg Castleford Tigers 27 6 0 21 554 948 -394 12
14 Widnes colours.svg Widnes Vikings 27 6 0 21 532 1082 -550 12

Source: superleague.co.uk and BBC Sport.
Classification: 1st on competition points; 2nd on match points difference.
Competition points: for win = 2; for draw = 1; for loss = 0.
* - Bradford Bulls deducted 6 points on 25 July 2012 for entering administration[1] .

Fixtures and results[edit]
LEGEND
  Win
  Draw
  Loss
Date Competition Rnd Vrs H/A Venue Result Score Tries Goals Att Live on TV Report
3 February 2012 Super League XVII 1 Wcatscolours.svg Wildcats H Halton Stadium L 14–32 Craven, Ah Van, Cahill Ah Van 1/3 8,120 Sky Sports Report
12 February 2012 Super League XVII 2 Giantscolours.svg Giants A Galpharm Stadium L 6–66 Flynn Ah Van 1/1 8,869 Report
19 February 2012 Super League XVII 3 Redscolours.svg Reds H Halton Stadium L 18–38 Ah Van (2), Flynn Ah Van 2/2, Hanbury 1/1 5,053 Report
26 February 2012 Super League XVII 4 Rhinoscolours.svg Rhinos H Halton Stadium L 16–44 Ah Van, Hanbury, Flynn Ah Van 2/3 6,046 Report
4 March 2012 Super League XVII 5 HKRcolours.svg Hull KR A Craven Park L 0–36 7,423 Report
11 March 2012 Super League XVII 6 Wigancolours.svg Warriors H Halton Stadium W 37–36 Flynn, Marsh, Briscoe (2), White, Winterstein O'Brien 6/6, White 1 DG 7,357 Report
18 March 2012 Super League XVII 7 Hullcolours.svg Hull FC A KC Stadium L 10–58 Flynn (2) O'Brien 1/2 10,705 Report
25 March 2012 Super League XVII 8 Quinscolours.svg Broncos H Halton Stadium W 38–30 White (2), Dean, Hanbury, Davies, Phelps O'Brien 7/7 5,635 Report
31 March 2012 Super League XVII 9 Catalanscolours.svg Dragons A Stade Gilbert Brutus L 6–76 Kite O'Brien 1/1 9,156 Report
5 April 2012 Super League XVII 10 Wolvescolours.svg Wolves A Halliwell Jones Stadium L 12–46 Dean, Allen Ah Van 2/2 12,042 Sky Sports Report
9 April 2012 Super League XVII 11 Bullscolours.svg Bulls H Halton Stadium L 4–38 Hanbury Ah Van 0/1 5,687 Report
20 April 2012 Super League XVII 12 Saintscolours.svg Saints A Langtree Park L 0–62 14,253 Report
7 May 2012 Super League XVII 13 Cascolours.png Tigers A The Jungle L 12–36 Flynn, Marsh Hanbury 2/3 5,580 Sky Sports Report
20 May 2012 Super League XVII 14 Catalanscolours.svg Dragons H Halton Stadium L 34–42 Marsh, Mellor, Hanbury, Dean, Allen, Ah Van Hanbury 5/6 4,684 Report
27 May 2012 Super League XVII 15 Wolvescolours.svg Wolves N Etihad Stadium L 4–68 Haggerty Hanbury 0/1 30,763 Sky Sports Report
3 June 2012 Super League XVII 16 Giantscolours.svg Giants H Halton Stadium W 26–22 Ah Van, Hanbury, Cross, Phelps Ah Van 5/6 4,644 Report
9 June 2012 Super League XVII 17 Quinscolours.svg Broncos A Twickenham Stoop L 24–28 Phelps (2), Winterstein (2) Ah Van 4/4 2,117 Report
25 June 2012 Super League XVII 18 Wigancolours.svg Warriors A DW Stadium L 12–54 Cross, Mellor Ah Van 2/2 13,445 Report
2 July 2012 Super League XVII 19 Cascolours.png Tigers H Halton Stadium W 40–10 Marsh, Winterstein, Davies, McShane, Mellor, O'Carroll, Ah Van Ah Van 5/6, Hanbury 1/1 4,501 Sky Sports Report
8 July 2012 Super League XVII 20 Saintscolours.svg Saints H Halton Stadium L 23–24 Ah Van (3), Dean, Phelps Hanbury 1/4, Marsh 0/1, Hanbury – 1 DG 7,023 Report
20 July 2012 Super League XVII 21 Redscolours.svg Reds A City of Salford Stadium W 46–8 Phelps (2), Hanbury (2), Ah Van (2), McShane, Craven Hanbury 7/8 5,196 Report
29 July 2012 Super League XVII 22 HKRcolours.svg Hull KR H Halton Stadium L 26–32 Mellor, Marsh, Haggerty, Craven, Hanbury Hanbury 3/5 5,325 Report
5 August 2012 Super League XVII 23 Bullscolours.svg Bulls A Odsal Stadium L 26–38 Ah Van (2), Davies, Craven, Hanbury Hanbury 2/4, Ah Van 1/1 10,261 Report
10 August 2012 Super League XVII 24 Rhinoscolours.svg Rhinos A Headingley Stadium L 24–68 Marsh (2), Winterstein, Phelps Ah Van 4/4 13,326 Report
18 August 2012 Super League XVII 25 Hullcolours.svg Hull FC H Halton Stadium W 42–16 Isa (2), Flynn, Briscoe (2), Winterstein, Craven, Hanbury Hanbury 0/2, Craven 2/3, McShane 3/3 5,008 Sky Sports Report
2 September 2012 Super League XVII 26 Wcatscolours.svg Wildcats A Belle Vue L 18–22 Hanbury (2), Flynn Hanbury 2/2, McShane 1/2 8,234 Sky Sports Report
9 September 2012 Super League XVII 27 Wolvescolours.svg Wolves H Halton Stadium L 14–52 Winterstein, McShane, Hanbury Hanbury 1/1 8,617 Report
Player appearances[edit]
FB CE WI SO SH PR HK SR LF IN Captain sports.svg Injured.svg Yellow card.svg
No Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
1 Shaun Briscoe x x x FB FB FB FB x FB x x x x x x x x B x x x x x x FB FB x
2 Paddy Flynn x W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W x x x x x x W W W
3 Chris Dean W C x x x x x C C C C x C C C C C C C C C C C C x x C
4 Willie Isa C C C C C W W W W C C C W x B B C C W W W W W W W W W
5 Patrick Ah Van W W W W W x x x x W W W x W W W W W W W W W W W x x x
6 Lloyd White B SO SO SO SO B B H H B B B B B x x x x x x x x x x x x x
7 Rhys Hanbury SO SH SH SH SH x x SH SH SH SH x SO SH SH SH SH SO SO SH SH SH SH SH SH SH SH
8 Ben Cross P P P P P x x P P B P P P P P P P P P P P P x x x x x
9 Scott Moore H H x x x x x B B H B x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
10 Ben Davies x P P P P P x B B x B x B B B B B B B B B B P P P B P
11 Frank Winterstein SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR x SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR
12 Hep Cahill L L x L L L L L x P L L P L L P L L L L L L L L L L x
13 Jon Clarke SH x H H H H H x x x H H H H H x SO x H H x x B x H H H
14 Anthony Watts x x B x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
15 Simon Finnigan x B x B B B B SR L SR SR x L x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
16 Ben Kavanagh P B B x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x B B B
17 Steve Pickersgill B x x B B P P B B x x P B P P B P P P P P P P P x P P
18 Sione Kite x x x x x B B P P P P x x x x x x x B B B B B B P P x
19 Cameron Phelps x x x x x C C FB C FB x FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB FB x FB FB C C C
20 Stefan Marsh C x C C C C C C x x x C C C C C x x C C C C C C C C x
21 Dave Allen SR SR SR SR SR SR SR B SR SR B B SR SR x L SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR
22 Macgraff Leuluai x x B x x x x x B L x B B x B B B x x x x x x B x x B
23 Thomas Coyle x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
24 Kurt Haggerty B B L x x x x x x B x SR x B SR SR B x x x x B B H B x L
25 Danny Craven FB FB FB B B SH SH x x SO SO SO x x x x x B x x B B SO SO SO SO x
26 Anthony Mullally B B B B B B B x x x x B x B x x x x x x x x x x x x x
27 Grant Gore x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x B x x x
28 Alex Gerrard x x x x x x x x x B x x x x B x x B x x x x B B B B B
29 Jack Owens x x x x x x x x x x FB x x x x x x x x x x FB x x x x FB
30 Tom Gilmore x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x B x x x x x x x x x x
31 Alex Brown x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
32 Gareth O'Brien x x x x x SO SO SO SO x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
33 Joe Mellor x x x x x x x x x x x SH SH SO SO SO x SH SH SO SO SO x x x x SO
34 Paul McShane x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x H H H B B H H H x B B B
35 Eamon O'Carroll x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x B B B x x x x x x

Challenge Cup[edit]

Fixtures and results[edit]

LEGEND
  Win
  Draw
  Loss

Vikings score is first.

Date Competition Vrs H/A Venue Result Score Tries Goals Att Report
14 April 2012 Challenge Cup Saintscolours.svg Saints H Halton Stadium L 38–40 Ah Van (2), Hanbury, White (2), Haggerty, Cahill Ah Van 5/7 3,069 Report

Player appearances[edit]

  • Challenge Cup
FB CE WI SO SH PR HK SR LF IN Captain sports.svg Injured.svg Yellow card.svg
No Player RD4
1 Shaun Briscoe x
2 Paddy Flynn W
3 Chris Dean C
4 Willie Isa C
5 Patrick Ah Van W
6 Lloyd White B
7 Rhys Hanbury SH
8 Ben Cross P
9 Scott Moore x
10 Ben Davies x
11 Frank Winterstein SR
12 Hep Cahill L
13 Jon Clarke H
14 Anthony Watts x
15 Simon Finnigan x
16 Ben Kavanagh x
17 Steve Pickersgill P
18 Sione Kite B
19 Cameron Phelps x
20 Stefan Marsh x
21 Dave Allen x
22 Macgraff Leuluai B
23 Thomas Coyle x
24 Kurt Haggerty SR
25 Danny Craven SO
26 Anthony Mullally B
27 Grant Gore x
28 Alex Gerrard x
29 Jack Owens FB
30 Tom Gilmore x
31 Alex Brown x
32 Name x

Statistics[edit]

Team[edit]

Team stats will be here.

Squad[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Widnes Vikings.
  • Appearances and points include (Super League,Challenge Cup and Play-offs) as of 15 September 2012.
No Player Position Age Previous club Contracted until Apps Tries Goals DG Points
1 Shaun Briscoe Fullback 28 Hull KR 2013 8 4 0 0 16
2 Paddy Flynn Wing 24 Widnes Vikings 2014 21 9 0 0 36
3 Chris Dean Centre 24 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 2013 20 4 0 0 16
4 Willie Isa Centre 23 Castleford Tigers 2013 27 2 0 0 8
5 Patrick Ah Van Wing 23 Bradford Bulls 2013 20 16 34 0 132
6 Lloyd White Stand Off 23 Crusaders RL 2013 15 5 0 1 21
7 Rhys Hanbury Scrum-half 26 Crusaders RL 2013 25 14 25 1 107
8 Ben Cross Prop 33 Wigan Warriors 2012 21 2 0 0 8
9 Scott Moore Hooker 24 St Helens RLFC 2014 6 0 0 0 0
10 Ben Davies Prop 22 Wigan Warriors 2012 24 3 0 0 12
11 Frank Winterstein Second Row 25 Crusaders RL 2013 27 7 0 0 28
12 Hep Cahill Second Row 25 Crusaders RL 2014 25 2 0 0 8
13 Jon Clarke Loose forward 32 Warrington Wolves 2014 19 0 0 0 0
14 Anthony Watts Half-back 25 Sydney Roosters 2013 1 0 0 0 0
15 Simon Finnigan Second Row 30 Widnes Vikings 2012 10 0 0 0 0
16 Ben Kavanagh Prop 23 Widnes Vikings 2014 6 0 0 0 0
17 Steve Pickersgill Prop 26 Widnes Vikings 2012 23 0 0 0 0
18 Sione Kite Prop 24 Melbourne Storm 2012 15 1 0 0 4
19 Cameron Phelps Fullback 26 Hull FC 2012 20 8 0 0 32
20 Stefan Marsh Centre 21 Wigan Warriors – Loan 2012 20 7 0 0 28
21 Dave Allen Second Row 26 Widnes Vikings 2012 26 2 0 0 8
22 Macgraff Leuluai Second Row 21 Widnes Vikings 2013 11 0 0 0 0
23 Thomas Coyle Hooker 23 Widnes Vikings 2012 0 0 0 0 0
24 Kurt Haggerty Second Row 22 Widnes Vikings 2014 15 3 0 0 12
25 Danny Craven Fullback 20 Widnes Vikings 2012 18 5 2 0 24
26 Anthony Mullally Prop 20 Widnes Vikings 2012 10 0 0 0 0
27 Grant Gore Half-back 20 Widnes Vikings 2012 1 0 0 0 0
28 Alex Gerrard Prop 20 Widnes Vikings 2012 8 0 0 0 0
29 Jack Owens Fullback 17 Widnes Vikings 2012 4 0 0 0 0
30 Tom Gilmore Half-back 17 Widnes Vikings 2012 1 0 0 0 0
31 Alex Brown Wing 18 Widnes Vikings 2012 0 0 0 0 0
32 Gareth O'Brien Stand Off 0 Warrington Wolves – On Loan 2012 4 0 15 0 30
33 Joe Mellor Scrum-half 19 Wigan Warriors – On Loan 2012 11 4 0 0 16
34 Paul McShane Hooker 22 Leeds Rhinos – On Loan 2012 11 3 4 0 20
35 Eamon O'Carroll Prop N/A Hull FC 2014 3 1 0 0 4

Captain sports.svg = Captain Injury icon 2.svg = Injured X (1).png = Suspended

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bradford Bulls handed six-point deduction by RFL". BBC Sport. Retrieved 27 July 2012. 

External links[edit]