Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Old Hostilities Resume as Teams Prepare for Season

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Old Hostilities Resume as Teams Prepare for Season

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SWINTON and Oldham will renew their rivalry with a pre-season friendly at Heywood Road on Sunday, January 27.

It will be the first meeting of the two sides since the Lions prevailed 29-6 in September 2017, a result that effectively relegated Roughyeds.

The clash will be Oldham's second warm-up fixture, a fortnight after travelling to Barrow.

Swinton's first pre-season friendly will be against Salford on January 12 and the club intends to add another match in between as Stuart Littler's side prepare for the trip to Sheffield Eagles in the first round of the Betfred Championship on February 3. "All the Swinton boys, and especially coach Stuart Littler, deserve a lot of credit for managing to stay up," said Roughyeds boss Scott Naylor. …

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