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Swinton to remain grounded despite superb form

Swinton to remain grounded despite superb form

Swinton Lions  coach John Duffy is refusing to get carried away despite his promoted side having won their last three Championship matches. The Lions have turned heads in beating Oldham, Workington and especially Halifax last weekend after losing their opening

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Swinton head coach speechless after first win over Fax in 35 years

Swinton head coach speechless after first win over Fax in 35 years

John Duffy was overwhelmed after he saw his Swinton Lions pick up a famous victory over Halifax. Trailing the Championship powerhouses 16-0 after just 11 minutes, Swinton looked set for a long afternoon. But in the end it proved to be

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PREVIEW: Fax wary of Swinton test

PREVIEW: Fax wary of Swinton test

Halifax are on a roll having won their last three games. Coach Richard Marshall said: “We’ve had no easy games but been able to come through the other side. We beat Bradford and Oldham and then Featherstone, which was a

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Three Championship clubs that need a good Easter period

Three Championship clubs that need a good Easter period

1. Halifax RLFC FIXTURES: March 25th: OLDHAM (A) March 28th: BRADFORD BULLS (H) April 3rd: FEATHERSTONE ROVERS (A) It’s fair to say that 2016 has been a year to forget for Halifax so far. Four defeats in their opening six

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Atkin looking to make the most of Whitehaven game

Atkin looking to make the most of Whitehaven game

Swinton Lions star Chris Atkin believes tonight’s game with Whitehaven is the ideal opportunity to get their season up and running. The Lions face Whitehaven tonight, with both sides still looking to register their first wins of the season after consecutive

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Swinton to build new stadium

Swinton to build new stadium

Swinton Lions have revealed plans to develop a new community stadium. The club has signed a lease on a 7.3-acre site at Agecroft, within the traditional boundaries of Swinton & Pendlebury, at which it’s proposed to construct a new community

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Lions land Lloyd

Lions land Lloyd

Swinton Lions have signed their former loan player Rhodri Lloyd on a permanent basis from Wigan. Lloyd played twelve matches on loan at the club last year and produced an influential performance in their promotion final win over Keighley Cougars.

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Duffy praises Swinton spirit

Duffy praises Swinton spirit

JOHN DUFFY paid tribute to the club’s off-field effort after his Swinton side hung on to clinch the second promotion ticket into the Championship. Swinton’s pulsating 29-28 victory over Keighley secured promotion for the Lions in an unpredictable contest between

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Atkin relishing tough battle

Atkin relishing tough battle Updated

Swinton Lions’ semi-final match winner Chris Atkin is anticipating the toughest challenge of the season when they lock horns with Keighley Cougars in the Kingstone Press League 1 play-off final on Sunday October 4 (2.00pm). Atkin, who kicked the winning

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White enjoying promotion push

White enjoying promotion push

Keighley Cougars top try-scorer Paul White is enjoying being part of the promotion race as they aim to tackle Swinton Lions this Sunday at the Select Security Stadium, Widnes, in the Kingstone Press League 1 play-off final. White, who has

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