The Widnes Hall of Fame was instituted in 1992 with thirteen members. Any former Widnes player who was retired from playing was eligible. The thirteen players who make up the current Hall of Fame are: Mick Adams, Mick Burke, Keith Elwell, Fred Higgins, Jimmy Hoey, Arthur 'Chick' Johnson, Vince Karalius, Doug Laughton, Tommy McCue, Harry Millington, 'Big' Jim Mills, Frank Myler, Nat Silcock, Sr. There have been occasional suggestions that the Hall of Fame might be expanded but so far the club has not taken this step.
In 1930, Widnes with 12 local-born players defied the odds to beat St Helens 10–3 to bring home the Challenge Cup. There have been successful teams throughout the ages, most typically when the Cup KIngs of the 70s and 80's won everything rugby league had to offer. All displaying true pride and passion for the Club when wearing the black and white..
It's a great pleasure to be able to do a project like this and acknowledge the greats that have served Rugby League and Widnes with such distinction. It may not be given the same prestigue as it should, in some quarters, but WE the supporters certainly appreciate the efforts of these great people.Ged Unsworth - Priority ERP Pty Ltd. Australia
Rugby League is such a part of the history of Widnes it's remarkable that not enough praise is served to those that gave us great memories. In this small corner of the web we celebrate our heritage.Bren Unsworth - Rugby League DVDs