Wood, 31, hit the headlines after having a testicle removed following the defeat to Leeds, and his personal life has also been subject to much scrutiny by the national press in the close season.
He will now turn out for the Lions against Workington this weekend, as part of the partnership they have with Warrington.
The Wigan-born prop has made nearly 300 appearances for the Wolves since he made his debut in 2000.
Swinton's opponents Workington are likely to have a couple of players from Widnes featuring in their line-up - the Vikings have confirmed Declan Hulme will definitely feature for the Cumbrians.
As more details of the RFL's re-structure become clear, we've broken down the information in to an idiot's guide, following a request from a reader.
The RFL have provided an illuminating clarification of how the sport of rugby league will be structured in the UK from 2015.
One devoted Rugby League fan will be crowned ‘Proper Fan of the Season’ and win a trip to the Four Nations in Australia.