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Fax cup game brought forward

HalIfax RLFC’s sixth round Ladbrokes Challenge Cup tie at Featherstone Rovers will be played on Thursday, May 11 (8.0).

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Fax part company with prop Ambler

Fax part company with prop Ambler

Halifax have terminated the contract of prop Luke Ambler by mutual consent, leaving the former Ovenden junior free to concentrate on his growing portfolio of off-field interests.

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Challenge Cup: Rovers trip is big chance to grab quarter final spot

Challenge Cup: Rovers trip is big chance to grab quarter final spot

Halifax’s sixth round Challenge Cup trip to Featherstone Rovers represents a “genuine opportunity” to make the quarter finals, according to coach Richard Marshall.

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Marshall wants big name Challenge Cup draw

Marshall wants big name Challenge Cup draw

Halifax coach Richard Marshall wants a home draw against a top Super League club in round six of the Challenge Cup.

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Challenge Cup: Fax cruise into round six with comfortable win at Whitehaven

Challenge Cup: Fax cruise into round six with comfortable win at Whitehaven

Halifax eased into the sixth round of the Challenge Cup with a comprehensive 36-12 win over Whitehaven at a sun-soaked Recreation Ground.

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Actions from Siddal v Kells, at Chevinedge. Pictured is Zac McComb

Siddal’s great escape

Siddal suffered a major scare before retaining their 100 per cent National Conference League record this season with a 32-24 home win over Kells yesterday.

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Marshall: Fax well aware of the danger posed by Whitehaven

Marshall: Fax well aware of the danger posed by Whitehaven

Coach Richard Marshall says his side are well aware of the nature of the test awaiting them in Sunday’s Challenge Cup tie at Whitehaven (3.0).

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Grix out for a month as Marshall mulls options for Whitehaven trip

Grix out for a month as Marshall mulls options for Whitehaven trip

Halifax back rower Simon Grix will be sidelined for between four and six weeks with the elbow injury sustained against Bradford on Good Friday.

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Rob Worrincy drives for the line against Oldham

Fax complete Easter double but Marshall doubts decision to bench skipper

Halifax coach Richard Marshall admitted he “held his hand up” in the dressing room after replacing captain Scott Murrell with a quarter of the 16-14 Bank Holiday Monday Championship win over Oldham remaining.

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Scott Murrell against Oldham

Fax edge past Oldham to complete Easter win double

Halifax completed a Championship Easter double with a hard fought, tense 16-14 home win over Oldham at the Shay.

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Fax will discover the extent of Simon Grix's injury later this week

Fax call up Woodburn-Hall, Evalds for Oldham clash

Halifax will make just two changes to his side for tonight’s Bank Holiday Championship fixture against Oldham at the Shay (7.30) calling up centre James Woodburn-Hall and Salford’s dual-registered utility back Niall Evalds.

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Ben Johnston puts in a kick at Odsal

Fax dominate Bulls derby, but lose Grix, Heaton to injury

Halifax coach Richard Marshall watched his side bolster their top four Championship credentials with a rock solid derby win over Bradford Bulls at Odsal, a victory that left them just two points shy of second place ahead of Monday’s home game against Oldham (7.30).

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Fax strengthen top four claims with derby success over Bradford at Odsal

Fax strengthen top four claims with derby success over Bradford at Odsal

Halifax reinforced their top four credentials with a dominant 22-12 win over Bradford Bulls in the Championship derby at Odsal.

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Brandon Moore keeps his place at hooker

Barber added to Fax side for Bulls derby

Halifax coach Richard Marshall expects to make just one change to his side for Friday night’s Bank Holiday derby contest against Bradford at Odsal (8.0).

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Siddal flex muscles in Cumbria

Siddal flex muscles in Cumbria

Siddal made light of the absences of some key men to win 38-12 at Egremont on Saturday and make it four wins out of four in the National Conference League this season.

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Marshall praise for Worrincy’s moment of inspiration as Fax crack the top four

Marshall praise for Worrincy’s moment of inspiration as Fax crack the top four

Halifax coach Richard Marshall credited a moment of magic from recalled winger Rob Worrincy for finally breaking Dewsbury’s resolve in Sunday’s Championship fixture at the Shay.

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Fax’s second half blitz salvages victory over Dewsbury

Fax’s second half blitz salvages victory over Dewsbury

Halifax moved into Championship top four contention with an untidy 34-6 home victory over win-less Dewsbury Rams at the Shay.

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Fax’s Marshall wants more intent as club prepares for top four push

Fax’s Marshall wants more intent as club prepares for top four push

Halifax coach Richard Marshall wants to see a more ruthless team emerge over the next 10 days as the club aim to move into a top four Championship spot.

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Niall Evalds takes Steve Tyrer's pass against Swinton

Halifax-born Evalds happy with home town chance as he battles for Salford spot

Salford’s Halifax-born back Niall Evalds has said it was a “privilege” to play for his hometown club last weekend.

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Fax's Elliot Morris scores against Swinton

Fax up to fifth, but Marshall demands more after untidy contest

Halifax coach Richard Marshall watched his side climb to fifth on the Championship ladder on Sunday, but was far from happy with the performance that got them there.

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