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Fax edge home as Hornets pay price for poor discipline

Halifax left Rochdale with two precious Championship points after the toughest of battles at Spotland was settled by a late Rob Worrincy touchdown.

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Fax to welcome back Tangata and Kaye for Hornets trip

Fax to welcome back Tangata and Kaye for Hornets trip

Halifax coach Richard Marshall looks likely to recall key forward Adam Tangata and hooker Ben Kaye when his side go in search of back to back wins at Rochdale on Sunday (3.0).

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Siddal primed for Challenge Cup test against Toronto

Siddal primed for Challenge Cup test against Toronto

Siddal face a “mountain” of a Challenge Cup test when they host League 1 big spenders Toronto Wolfpack at Chevinedge on Saturday (1.0).

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James Saltonstall was outstanding for Fax

Marshall: Attitude the biggest difference as Fax down Eagles

Halifax coach Richard Marshall said a change of attitude was at the root of his side’s Championship thumping of Sheffield Eagles on Sunday.

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Saltonstall scores three as Fax open league account

Saltonstall scores three as Fax open league account

Halifax opened their Championship account at the third attempt with winger James Saltonstall scoring three tries as they thrashed Sheffield 42-16 at the Shay.

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Fax boss: I believe pack can deliver against the Eagles

Fax boss: I believe pack can deliver against the Eagles

Halifax coach Richard Marshall has said he still has faith in the club’s forwards ahead of Sunday’s crucial Championship fixture against Sheffield at the Shay (3.0) but knows they need to start delivering sooner rather than later.

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Fax boost ranks with signing of Giants’ O’Brien on loan

Fax boost ranks with signing of Giants’ O’Brien on loan

Halifax have given themselves a much needed boost ahead of Sunday’s Championship clash with Sheffield by signing the Huddersfield hooker Adam O’Brien on a month’s loan.

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Siddal get toughest of Challenge Cup tests against Toronto

Siddal get toughest of Challenge Cup tests against Toronto

Halifax amateurs Siddal have been dealt the trickiest card in the third round of the Challenge Cup after being paired with League 1 newcomers Toronto Wolfpack.

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Fax boss Marshall: We weren’t up to standard

Fax boss Marshall: We weren’t up to standard

Halifax coach Richard Marshall offered a frank assessment of his side’s efforts after they were humiliated at Batley on Sunday, leaving them winless after two Championship rounds.

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Fax slump to heavy loss against Batley

Fax slump to heavy loss against Batley

Halifax suffered a second successive Championship loss as Batley dominated every aspect of a 24-6 success at Mount Pleasant.

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Salford hooker Wilkinson in line for Fax debut at Batley

Salford hooker Wilkinson in line for Fax debut at Batley

Halifax could have Salford hooker Matthew Wilkinson in their side for Sunday’s Championship fixture at Batley (3.0) after the young number nine turned out for the club’s reserve side last weekend.

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Ben Kaye

Marshall: Kaye a doubt, but not yet ruled out

Halifax coach Richard Marshall has not ruled hooker Ben Kaye out of Sunday’s round two fixture at Batley (3.0), despite initial suggestions the former Leeds and Featherstone player could be sidelined for several weeks.

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Fax's Scott Murrell heads for the tryline

Marshall remains upbeat as Fax just miss out on early win

Halifax coach Richard Marshall was disappointed but far from despairing after his side were denied victory in a frantic Championship contest against top four rivals Featherstone at the Shay.

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Fax lose out at the death as Rovers clinch opening day thriller

Fax lose out at the death as Rovers clinch opening day thriller

Halifax lost out in an opening day Championship thriller as top four rivals Featherstone edged a 32-26 win at the Shay with a Kyle Briggs try four minutes from time.

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Fax sign Australian prop on eve of Championship season

Fax sign Australian prop on eve of Championship season

Halifax have made a surprise signing on the eve of the new Championship season, bagging Australian prop Alex Mammone on a season-long deal.

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Siddal draw Pilkington Recs in Challenge Cup

Siddal draw Pilkington Recs in Challenge Cup

National Conference champions Siddal will face St Helens side Pilkington Recs in the second round of the Challenge Cup after beating Milford 16-4 at the weekend in their first outing of 2017.

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Brandon Moore

Fax boss Marshall faces selection conundrum after Moore ruled out

Halifax coach Richard Marshall faces a major selection decision for Sunday’s Championship opener against Featherstone at the Shay (3.0) after confirming that hooker Brandon Moore has been ruled out for at least eight weeks.

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Butler and McGrath set for Salford starts

Butler and McGrath set for Salford starts

Halifax’s dual-registration deal with Salford took an unexpected turn on Friday when the club allowed young backs Connor McGrath and Chester Butler to join the Red Devils for this weekend’s pre-season game against Hull FC.

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James Saltonstall caused problems for the Salford defence

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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