LIONS TO FACE OLDHAM IN PRE-SEASON CLASH

04 December 2018

The Lions will face Oldham Roughyeds in their final pre-season friendly on 27th January 2019.

Swinton’s pre-season schedule has started to take shape with the announcement that the Lions will face Oldham RLFC on 27th January 2019 at Heywood Road.

The clash will ignite a healthy rivalry between the two clubs which dates back to 1877 when the club’s first met and will act as the Lions final friendly before the Betfred Championship season opener away to Sheffield Eagles on February 3rd.

The two sides last met in the final round of the Championship Shield in 2017, in a match dubbed ‘The £100,000 Game’ in which victory was taken by the Lions to ensure their survival in the league and to relegate the Roughyeds to League 1.

Salford Red Devils provide opposition in the Lions’ opening pre-season fixture at the AJ Bell Stadium on January 12th with one other friendly still to be confirmed.

Ticketing details for this game will be announced soon so be sure to check out the club’s website and social media channels for the latest updates.

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