Catalans and Widnes have shared the spoils in a gritty 14-14 encounter in Perpignan.
Played in heavy rain and mud, the Vikings fought back to draw with their French opponents.
Widnes have yet to win a game this season and their hunt for a victory rolls on. But they can heart from a comeback that snared a point.
Brayden Wiliame got the first try of the game, crossing in the sixth minute off a pass from Ben Garcia. Luke Walsh converted to make it 6-0.
Six minutes later they were in again, this time through Richie Myler. Walsh added the extras to make it 12-0.
In the 30th minute they added another two points through a penalty.
In dire conditions it proved to be a vital lead.
But right before half-time the Vikings struck, Patrick Ah Van barging over off an inside line. It made it 14-6 at the interval.
As the rain poured Widnes got some luck when Thomas Bosc slipped and dropped a grubber right in the path og Tom Obilson to score in the 48th minute.
Rhys Hanbury couldn’t convert it so the score stayed at 14-10.
Both teams struggled to find space or hold on to the ball in the slush.
And then in the 74th minute Hanbury pounced on a grubber to tie it up, but he could not add the extras.
The match ended in a draw with Luke Walsh missing a drop goal in the final minute.