Widnes club captain Terry O'Connor is poised to make his Vikings debut as long as he recovers from a calf strain. And stand-off Owen Craigie has shaken off a sprained ankle, which disrupted his debut at St Helens.
Bradford are still without two key players, centre Shontayne Hape and new signing Ryan Hudson.
Reeling from a shock loss to Wakefield, the Bulls will give a late fitness test to utility player Karl Pratt, who has undergone shoulder surgery.
Widnes Vikings v Bradford Bulls, Halton Stadium, Sunday 20th February 2005 Widnes 18-man squad: Connolly, Moule, Emelio, Craigie, O�Connor, Millard, O�Neill, Cassidy, Stankevitch, Finnigan, Hulse, Whitaker, Frame, Mills, Fa-alogo, Rowlands, Smith, Whittle. Bradford 18-man squad: Pratt, Deacon, Vagana, Fielden, Harris, Johnson, Langley, Lynch, Meyers, Parker, Paul, Peacock, K. Pryce, Cook, L. Pryce, Radford, Reardon, Smith.