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.
A new name, a new structure, a new knockout tournament and the same trailblazing reputation for expanded horizons will be common themes for Kingstone Press League 1 in 2015.
Coventry Bears have added to their squad for their first season in semi-professional rugby league by signing former St Helens winger Ben Parry.