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.
The idea of a new World Nines competition is being discussed by the Rugby League International Federation.
Batley CEO Paul Harrison says the Championship needs to get back on TV screens to help grow the exposure and sponsorship of the division.
The Rugby Football Union say they will not stop Sale signing Castleford winger Denny Solomona.
Kevin Brown says he would have regretted not taking the chance to join Warrington.
Swinton have celebrated their 150-year history with the launch of an impressive video.