Now Fax get the X Factor!

We're backing Fax
We're backing Fax

The Rugby Football League won’t want to mess with the latest celeb to throw his weight behind Fax’s Super League bid.

For he is burly bodyguard “Big Tony” – aka Tony Adkins.

He spent six years as music mogul Simon Cowell’s minder and his next role is in the final instalment of the Harry Potter film series as a giant.

Londoner Tony, a good friend of Halifax RL director Tony Abbott, told the Courier: “Having been along to the club for the recent Hull KR friendly and seeing just how much work goes on in the background to generate a Super League experience – not to mention the performance of the guys on the pitch – I feel that Fax have got the X Factor.

“And that is going to be really useful if they get back into Super League.

“The town’s really buzzing in expectation and I really hope they get their wish.”

He added: “If I were Harry Potter, I’d certainly grant it!”

To show your support, visit www.halifaxcourier.co.uk to sign the petition.