WIDNES VIKINGS have announced the shock news that former rugby league player Liam Walsh has died aged 23.
The late star was a product of their youth set-up and went on to shine at Halton Hornets.
He also spent time with the England Academy as a youngster.
His cause of death has yet to be revealed.
Widnes chief executive Phil Finney confirmed the news, saying: “I am devastated to hear the news of Liam’s passing this morning.
“Liam was a very special person and a very important part of our club for a number of years.
“He made a lasting impression on everyone he met with his sense of humour and…