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Fax coach highlights areas to improve

Halifax coach Richard Marshall highlighted a lack of pace and a quality kicking game as two deficiencies in his side following their narrow 20-16 loss against Featherstone at the LD Nutrition Stadium yesterday.

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Holmes try foils Fax

Holmes try foils Fax

Halifax succumbed to a third successive pre-season defeat as they were edged out 20-16 by Featherstone Rovers at the LD Nutrition Stadium today.

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Toronto prop Fleming joins Fax

Toronto prop Fleming joins Fax

Halifax have signed Wales prop Dan Fleming from Toronto Wolfpack on a two-year deal.

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Actions from Brighouse Rangers v Siddal, at Brighouse Sports Club

Siddal beat battling Brighouse

Siddal won 12-6 away to Brighouse Rangers in a thrilling Pennine League Championship derby clash on Saturday.

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Ben Kaye is halted by the Wakefield defence. Picture Tony Johnson.

Wakefield 62 Halifax 0: Defeat was a tough but valuable lesson – Marshall

BOSS Richard Marshall felt a 62-0 pre-season defeat at Super League Wakefield Trinity was a tough, but valuable, experience for his young Halifax team.

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Trinity's Reece Lyne takes a big hit from Halifax's Simon Grix.

Sloppy Halifax put to the sword by Trinity

HALIFAX SUFFERED their second defeat in as many pre-season games when they were thrashed 62-0 at Wakefield Trinity on Sunday.

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Grix, Murrell set to start against Trinity

Grix, Murrell set to start against Trinity

Player-coaches Simon Grix and Scott Murrell are both expected to make their first appearances of pre-season when Halifax travel to Super League outfit Wakefield on Sunday (2.0).

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Marshall: Youngsters will benefit from Boxing Day experience

Marshall: Youngsters will benefit from Boxing Day experience

Halifax coach Richard Marshall talked up the value of experience for the club’s young players after watching them finish well beaten in a pre-season fixture at Bradford.

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Bulls v Fax: Marshall’s youngsters undermined by errors in Odsal friendly

Bulls v Fax: Marshall’s youngsters undermined by errors in Odsal friendly

Halifax’s pre-season programme began with a very young side slipping to a 22-6 Boxing Day loss to League 1 neighbours Bradford in the freezing murk of Odsal.

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Marshall fields young guns against Bulls

Marshall fields young guns against Bulls

Halifax coach Richard Marshall has named a youthful squad for his side’s pre-season opener at Bradford on Boxing day (3.0), emphasising the “opportunity” the game presents for some untried talent.

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Rugby League - Ovenden v North Hull Knights. Graham Charlesworth for Ovenden.

Ovenden notch derby win

OVENDEN are more than half-way to winning the Pennine League’s Championship title after a 20-6 home derby win over Siddal last Saturday.

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Rugby League - Ovenden v North Hull Knights. Shaun Smith for Ovenden.

Ovenden keep 100 per cent record

Three rugby matches beat the extended freeze in Calderdale yesterday, two in the Pennine ARL and one in the 15-a-side code in Yorkshire Two.

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Ovenden's Shaun Smith in action against North Hull Knights

Ovenden book place in Yorkshire Cup final

Ovenden progressed to the Bartletts Yorkshire Cup final with a hard fought yet convincing 34-14 win over Hull Premier Division Leaders North Hull Knights.

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Brandon Douglas in action for Dewsbury against Fax before his 2017 loan move

Fax re-sign Tigers youngster Douglas on season-long loan

Halifax have re-signed the young Castleford prop Brandon Douglas on a season-long loan deal for 2018.

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Fax’s Kiddd focused on rehab and learning after injury blow

Fax’s Kiddd focused on rehab and learning after injury blow

Halifax’s rookie prop Harry Kidd has said he is determined to spend 2018 continuing his rugby league education, despite seeing being told it could be August before he can play again.

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Rugby League - Ovenden v North Hull Knights. Sam Morrows for Ovenden.

Ovenden reach county cup final

Only a handful of local amateur teams were in action yesterday as the first severe icy blast of winter froze pitches.

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Ovenden’s county cup clash

Ovenden’s county cup clash

Ovenden Face North Hull Knights in the Bartletts Yorkshire Cup semi-final at Four Fields on Saturday.

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Siddal name Murray as their new coach

Siddal name Murray as their new coach

National Conference champions Siddal have named the former Barrow Raiders boss Anthony Murray as their new coach.

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Rugby league - Fee Cup final between Brighouse Rangers and Illingworth at Old Brods, Hipperholme.
Karl Frankland for Brighouse.

Rangers beaten in close contest

Brighouse Rangers were beaten 14-6 at home by Queens in yesterday’s battle of the second and third clubs in the Pennine League’s Championship.

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Rugby League - Siddal v Brighouse Rangers. Sam Moon for Siddal.

Siddal cut short Brighouse comeback

Siddal won yesterday’s Pennine League Championship derby against Brighouse Rangers by 24-12 in cold, blustery conditions at Chevinedge.

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