Swinton to play 2014 home fixtures in Leigh

Swinton Lions will play their 2014 home fixtures at Leigh Sports Village, it has been announced.

It is the second time the Lions have used the Centurions ground as their home, the first being when their plans to build a stadium were put on hold in 2012.

The financially-troubled club narrowly avoided relegation last year and are tipped to be one of the five teams to drop in 2014. They made a decent start to the season against Halifax last week, though, securing a bonus point in a 28-18 away loss.

The return of Swinton to Leigh Sports Village means the stadium will now host live Championship Rugby League every weekend throughout the season.

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