Widnes snap up Tomkins

Widnes have confirmed the signing of Salford hooker Logan Tomkins on a one-year deal from 2020.

The 27-year-old brings a wealth of experience to the Vikings, having made over 200 professional appearances, and joins fresh from appearing in the Super League Grand Final with the Red Devils.

A Wigan academy graduate, Tomkins featured for the Vikings on dual-registration win 2011, playing 14 times and scoring six tries.

Logan Tomkins will join the Vikings on a one-year deal. Photo: News Images.

“I’m delighted to be joining Widnes Vikings, and I’m really looking forward to getting started and meeting all of the boys,” he said. “The team we’re putting together is exciting, and with a coach like Tim (Sheens) coming in as well, it’s something I’m really looking forward to joining.

“Coming here on the back of the season we’ve just had at Salford is an experience I can take coming into Widnes. We had a team that worked hard for each other, and achieved great things, and I hope that we are building something similar here.

“I’m hoping I can come in and enhance the squad that we’re putting together, and hopefully help in making us competitive towards the upper end of the Championship.

“Whenever I’ve played at Widnes, the fans have always been passionate, so I can’t wait to play in front of them next year.”