Josh Wilde Signs

Josh Wilde Signs widnesvikings.co.uk

30th October 2017

Widnes Vikings are delighted to announce the signing of eleven young players into the Club’s Academy. With ten of these talented young players graduating from the Vikings’ Scholarship programme, this is the latest success for the Club’s youth system, which is rated as Outstanding by the RFL. 

The Vikings Media Team are taking a closer look at each player, and today it is the turn of Josh Wilde.  

Age: 16
Position: Second Row
Community Club(s): Shevington Sharks
School: St John Fisher Catholic High School

Ryan O’Brien, Youth Performance Manager at Widnes Vikings, said: “Josh is a tough, honest and hard working player who has matured and developed a great deal since joining our Scholarship programme as a 14 year-old.

"He was captain of our U16s squad this year and leads by example on and off the field. Without a doubt, his biggest strength is his defence and ability to dominate the tackle.

"If Josh continues to apply himself and work hard, I’m confident he’ll excel at this Club over the coming years."

Take a look at Josh’s highlights from 2017 above. 

 

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Josh Wilde Signs widnesvikings.co.uk