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Fax lead at the break, but cannot hold title favourites KR at Craven Park

Halifax went closer than anyone else has done to beating Championship favourites Hull KR with a terrific performance at Craven Park, eventually slipping to a 28-14 reverse in front of a crowd of more than 7,000.

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Fax boss: We can beat Rovers if we are at our very best

Fax boss: We can beat Rovers if we are at our very best

Halifax coach Richard Marshall believes his side have a chance of beating Championship leaders Hull KR on Sunday, but only if they can deliver ‘their best performance, from one to 17’.

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Chester Butler scores against Hunslet

Challenge Cup: Fax paired with winners of Whitehaven/Oxford tie

Halifax will visit the winner of Sunday’s re-arranged Whitehaven versus Oxford tie in the fifth round of the Challenge Cup.

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Shane Grady was in fine form

Murrell praises Cullimore after young hooker makes debut in Cup win

Halifax player-coach Scott Murrell praised an encouraging debut from rookie hooker Chris Cullimore after the club booked their place in the fifth round of the Challenge Cup with a 20-6 home win over Hunslet.

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Fax through to fifth round after grinding past Hunslet

Fax through to fifth round after grinding past Hunslet

Halifax moved into the fifth round of the Challenge Cup with an untidy but convincing 20-6 win over League 1 visitors Hunslet at the Shay.

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Fax likely to rest crocked stars for Challenge Cup clash

Fax likely to rest crocked stars for Challenge Cup clash

Halifax coach Richard Marshall said he is likely rest several key players for Sunday’s Challenge Cup date with Hunslet at the Shay (3.0) to give them the chance to recover from ongoing injury issues.

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The outstanding Simon Grix scored Fax's second try

Marshall staying calm as Fax find some form to bust the Broncos

Halifax coach Richard Marshall was keeping his feet on the ground after his side became only the second team to beat London Broncos this season with a convincing 19-6 win at the Shay.

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Fax bounce back with big win over London Broncos

Fax bounce back with big win over London Broncos

Halifax bounced back in style from their loss to Toulouse with a high quality performance to beat London Broncos 19-6 at the Shay.

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Fax call up Salford trio after losing Robinson to injury

Fax call up Salford trio after losing Robinson to injury

Halifax have lost a fourth hooker to injury in five games after Connor Robinson broke his hand in last weekend’s 12-10 home defeat by Toulouse.

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Marshall remains upbeat, but says Fax not smart enough to beat Toulouse

Halifax coach Richard Marshall remained upbeat after his side’s 12-10 loss to Toulouse at the Shay on Sunday, although he admitted his side’s decision making had let them down.

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Late penalty gives Marcon the chance to kick Toulouse to Shay victory

Late penalty gives Marcon the chance to kick Toulouse to Shay victory

Halifax suffered a third Championship loss of the season, with a late penalty from Toulouse winger Paul Marcon steering the French side to a dour 12-10 win at the Shay.

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Fax likely to lose O’Brien, Wilkinson to return from Salford?

Fax likely to lose O’Brien, Wilkinson to return from Salford?

Halifax look likely to be without on-loan hooker Adam O’Brien for Sunday’s Championship date with French full-timers Toulouse at the Shay (3.0).

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Fax paired with Hunslet in Challenge Cup

Fax paired with Hunslet in Challenge Cup

Halifax have been paired with League 1 outfit Hunslet Hawks in the fourth round of the Challenge Cup.

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Marshall pleased with defensive resolve as Fax deny ‘buoyant’ Hornets

Marshall pleased with defensive resolve as Fax deny ‘buoyant’ Hornets

Halifax coach Richard Marshall praised a “big” defensive performance after his side cruised home 20-6 at Rochdale in the Championship.

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Fax edge home as Hornets pay price for poor discipline

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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