Sam Wilde commits to Widnes

Drew Darbyshire

Photo courtesy of Richard Long

Widnes back-rower Sam Wilde has signed a new one-year deal with the club.

The 24-year-old joined the Vikings from rivals Warrington ahead of the 2018 season, going on to play 58 games for the club to date.

Wilde commented: “I’m really happy to be staying with the club for next season.

“I’ve been here a couple of years now and loved every minute of it, so I can’t wait to be back in with the boys and get going again.

“Personally, 2019 was a good year for me. I played in almost every game and I managed to get over the try-line a few times as well so I was pretty happy overall. I’m hoping that I can do more of the same next season.

“With Tim [Sheens, coach] coming in, it’s exciting for me and the lads to be working with a coach like him. We’re building a strong squad for next season, so it’s a year I’m really looking forward to.”

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