ASHTON SHINES AS LIONS FALL SHORT TO BULLDOGS
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Swinton Lions fall short in the Easter Monday clash against Batley Bulldogs 32-18, despite a second-half hat-trick from talented youngster Matty Ashton.
01 April 2019
Swinton Lions will now face Rochdale Hornets at 3:30pm at Blackpool’s Summer Bash, televised on Sky Sports.
Swinton’s fixture with Rochdale Hornets has changed to a 3:30pm kick off at Blackpool’s Summer Bash, whilst Sky have confirmed the weekend’s action will be televised.
The Bloomfield Road event has been boosted by the news that it will be provided with ‘extensive and exclusive’ coverage by Sky.
The Lions were originally scheduled as the opening fixture of the weekend in the event in May, but Toulouse vs Toronto is now set to kick-off the action packed weekend.
Fixtures are now as follows:
Saturday May 18
13:15 – Toronto Wolfpack v Toulouse Olympique
15:30 – Rochdale Hornets v Swinton Lions
17:45 – York City Knights v Featherstone Rovers
20:00 – Halifax v Bradford Bulls
Sunday May 19
13:00 – Barrow Raiders v Sheffield Eagles
15:15 – Batley Bulldogs v Dewsbury Rams
17:30 – Leigh Centurions v Widnes Vikings
Tickets will be available shortly, with fans advised to help support Swinton by purchasing from the club.