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Marshall upbeat as Fax show signs of form ahead of Championship kick off

Halifax coach Richard Marshall reflected a more optimistic mood around the Shay ahead of the Championship opener against Featherstone after watching his side lose 13-6 to Super League partnership club Salford on Sunday.

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Fax miss out again, but post solid effort against Super League Salford

Fax miss out again, but post solid effort against Super League Salford

Halifax’s pre-season campaign concluded with a third loss as Salford edged home in a competitive Colin Dixon Memorial Trophy clash at the Shay.

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Marshall: Fax’s best side ready for Devils clash

Marshall: Fax’s best side ready for Devils clash

Halifax coach Richard Marshall will field his strongest possible side in the club’s third and final warm up fixture against Super League partnership club Salford at the Shay on Sunday (3.0).

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Shane Grady clashes with Steve Tyrer at Dewsbury last season

Fax’s Grady wants more of the good, less of the bad against Salford

Newly-signed back rower Shane Grady wants Halifax to build on last weekend’s first half effort at Widnes when they host Super League outfit Salford on Sunday in their third and final pre season fixture (3.0).

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Marshall: Scoreline disappointing, but signs of improvement

Marshall: Scoreline disappointing, but signs of improvement

Halifax coach Richard Marshall admitted he was more disappointed with the scoreline in Sunday’s 30-0 pre-season loss at Widnes than he was by the performance of his Championship part timers.

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Discipline undermines Fax’s challenge at Super League Widnes

Discipline undermines Fax’s challenge at Super League Widnes

Halifax’s pre-season continued at Widnes with another defeat, albeit one with more positives than the Boxing Day loss to Featherstone Rovers.

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Halifax RLFC: Supporters put their shirts on Fax

Supporters of Halifax RLFC are being offered an unprecedented opportunity to become main shirt sponsors, under a ground-breaking initiative to help fund the club’s reserve grade.

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Fax’s Johnston gets Widnes chance as Moore waits on injury verdict

Fax’s Johnston gets Widnes chance as Moore waits on injury verdict

Halifax half back Gareth Moore will sit out Sunday’s pre season fixture at Super League side Widnes (3.0) with a hand injury that could threaten his involvement in the club’s opening Championship fixtures.

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Fax's Adam Tangata in action against the Bulls

Fax boss: We want new Bradford side in the Championship

Halifax coach Richard Marshall has said he wants any reformed Bradford side to remain in the Championship rather than beginning life in League 1.

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Grix: Boxing Day outing a reality check for Fax’s young players

Grix: Boxing Day outing a reality check for Fax’s young players

Halifax player-coach Simon Grix has described the Boxing Day friendly against Championship rivals Featherstone as an “eye opener” for the club’s young players.

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Mixed bag for Fax as Rovers take Boxing Day spoils

Mixed bag for Fax as Rovers take Boxing Day spoils

Halifax kicked off their pre-season fixtures with a 38-14 home reverse against Featherstone Rovers.

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Fax to debut half back Morgan in Boxing Day friendly

Fax to debut half back Morgan in Boxing Day friendly

Halifax will give a pre-season chance to young half back talent Morgan Punchard in the Boxing Day date with Featherstone (noon).

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Ben Johnston

Fax told Johnston does not need op, could play on Boxing Day

Halifax have been given a filip ahead of their first Boxing Day friendly with Featherstone Rovers at the Shay (noon) with the news that utility back Ben Johnston will not require surgery on a hip injury.

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Halifax RLFC: Community Trust hoping to bag your vote

Halifax RLFC’s Community arm, the Calderdale Community Coaching Trust (CCCT), is asking shoppers to use their vote to gain maximum funding for their new ‘Fax Fit and Healthy’ project.

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Fax agree dual registration partnership with Super League Salford

Fax agree dual registration partnership with Super League Salford

Halifax have bolstered their selection options for 2017 after signing a dual registration agreement with Super League outfit Salford Red Devils.

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Tyrer: Grady is ready-made replacement for Manning

Tyrer: Grady is ready-made replacement for Manning

Halifax centre Steve Tyrer says incoming back rower Shane Grady is a made-to-measure replacement for Batley-bound Dane Manning.

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Fax close to agreeing dual registration deal

Fax close to agreeing dual registration deal

Halifax officials expect to have a dual-registration agreement with a Super League club in place by the end of this week.

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Boss philosophical as Manning’s Batley move completed

Boss philosophical as Manning’s Batley move completed

Back rower Dane Manning has completed his expected move to Batley after refusing to accept the wage cut offered as part of Halifax’s close-season cost cutting.

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Halifax RLFC: Hoping to spread some Christmas cheer

‘Calderdale Cares’ has £500 to donate to a Calderdale charity or worthy cause, and wants to hear from organisations or groups throughout the borough that could use a seasonal boost.

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Halifax have endured a rollercoaster 2016

Fax boss: We’ll emerge stronger from pain of cost cuts

Halifax director Ian Croad has said the club will be “wiser going forwards” after having to impose close-season cost cuts.

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