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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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RFL and BBC agree new Challenge Cup deal

RFL and BBC agree new Challenge Cup deal

The RFL and BBC have agreed a deal that will see the broadcaster continue to televise the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup and highlights of the First Utility Super League until 2020. The deal ensures that the Challenge Cup final will continue

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League 1 Previews

League 1 Previews

Totalrl.com looks ahead to all the games that are taking place in League 1 this week. Thursday, August 20 York City Knights v North Wales Crusaders (7.30pm) Following their 30-22 victory at London Skolars, which keeps them in second place,

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League 1 preview: Swinton Lions v Newcastle Thunder

League 1 preview: Swinton Lions v Newcastle Thunder

Swinton Lions coach John Duffy said: “It was a tough game down at Hemel, we played really well. We rested a few players and tried a few players in different positions so it was a good hit out for us.

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Fun at the seaside

Fun at the seaside

By GARETH WALKER of League Express THE RFL has confirmed that the Summer Bash will go ahead again next year following a successful inaugural event in Blackpool. Over 15,000 supporters – well above the average for a typical round of

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Crusaders win iPro Sport Cup with 14-8 victory

Crusaders win iPro Sport Cup with 14-8 victory

North Wales Crusaders won the iPro Sport Cup this afternoon in Blackpool, defeating Swinton Lions 14-8 in an entertaining game at Bloomfield Road. It is the second trophy won by the Crusaders, who defeated London Skolars at Halifax in 2013

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Blackpool final excites Hawkyard

Blackpool final excites Hawkyard

Swinton Lions captain Ritchie Hawkyard believes the Lions have the winning blend of experience and potential needed to taste iPro Sport Cup final glory at Blackpool on Saturday (12.00). The Lions face North Wales Crusaders at Bloomfield Road in the

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All Golds to play 50th fixture

All Golds to play 50th fixture

It’s two wins from the first three league fixtures for the University of Gloucestershire All Golds and they will look to keep their impressive start to the season going on Sunday when they host Swinton. Sunday’s fixture marks a landmark

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