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Widnes

(ˈwɪdnɪs)
n
(Placename) a town in NW England, in Halton unitary authority, N Cheshire, on the River Mersey: chemical industry. Pop: 55 686 (2001)
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WIDNES VIKINGS suffered a 36-18 defeat at Wembley as Sheffield Eagles became the first winners of the 1895 Cup.
WIGAN'S England winger Joe Burgess will miss the rest of the season after damaging the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in last week's win at Widnes.
The defeat was another blow for Widnes coach Denis Betts, who was axed assistant to England coach Wayne Bennett yesterday.
Deeside Dragons have been warned about their future conduct following the flashpoint, while Widnes Wild have been slapped with a suspended PS500 fine for walking off the ice during the final game of the season at Deeside Ice Rink on Saturday, March 26.
Emerald Kalama Chemical, a business group of Emerald Performance Materials LLC, has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Innospec Widnes Limited (Widnes).
ST James' Park's Gallowgate End turned a different kind of black and white as Widnes Vikings fans packed it out and raised money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation in the process.
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THE Northern Rail Cup finally gets underway today following the abandonment of all last week's fixtures, though outright fancies Widnes still get the weekend off, writes Alex Hilton.
CELTIC Crusaders put on an excellent display at Halton Stadium, arguably one their best and hardest fought of the season so far, as they beat one of the National League One favourites Widnes Vikings.
RELIEVED Widnes clung on to Super League status despite narrowly failing to achieve a first league win at Hull for 12 years.
A DROP-GOAL six minutes from time by scrum-half Barry Eaton secured a thrilling victory for Widnes against their relegation-threatened derby rivals.
That was the clear warning ringing out from Widnes to the rest of Super League last night.