At Swinton Lions we are proud and thrilled to announce that just six months after forming our female teams, two of our “Lionesses” have been selected at international level, with both Maddie Corrigan and Holly Grimes being brought into the Ireland train-on squad for 2021 and 2022.
Swinton Lions RLFC can confirm that former Assistant Coach Allan Coleman, who was recently placed in temporary charge until the end of the current season, has now been formally appointed as Head Coach until at least the end of the 2022 campaign.
Manchester Lions U16s took another giant step in their development on Sunday when they played Chorley Panthers who are a strong, well established junior Rugby League team.
Both teams went home with a point each in this pulsating end to end game which Swinton almost stole at the end.
Following the Government’s recent relaxation of Covid regulations, we would like to provide our supporters with an update in respect of match day attendance at Heywood Road.
Manchester Lions U16’s played their second game of Rugby League together in the space of 5 days on Sunday, their opponents were Leyland who have not lost a game all season and are a well established Junior Rugby League club.
A much-changed Lions side suffered a heavy defeat in the Yorkshire sunshine.
We are delighted to announce the re-signing of Irish international forward Ronan Michael, who joins the Lions for the remainder of the 2021 season.
On Sunday the Lionesses travelled to Castleford to take on experienced outfit Fryston Warriors. The weather was incredibly hot, but the extreme conditions didn’t stop the Swinton team putting their bodies on the line in a very spirited performance.
The Swinton Lions’ Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of a new partnership with the Manchester Rangers Foundation. The arrangement will focus on the two organisations linking together to provide rugby league participation opportunities for young people across Greater Manchester.