9s Finals to be shown on Premier Sports
The 2012 Rugby League 9s Finals night will be shown live on Premier Sports in a four-hour Rugby League extravaganza from Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Tuesday June 26.
Six Stobart Super League clubs – Hull Kingston Rovers, Leeds Rhinos, London Broncos, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, Warrington Wolves and Wigan Warriors – plus Co-operative Championship champions Featherstone Rovers and a combined Cumbria team will all battle it out after successfully negotiating the group stages.
Not only will Premier Sports broadcast all 10 games live, they will also cover the race to find Rugby League’s fastest man, when seven players go head-to-head in a length-of-the-field sprint. Premier Sports will broadcast the whole event from 5.45pm to 9.45pm.
Commenting on the announcement, RFL Director of Communications Niel Wood said: “The presence of the Premier Sports cameras will provide terrific exposure for the climax of a 9s tournament which has captured the imagination of all those who have witnessed the action in recent weeks.
“Rugby League 9s is all about pace, skill and sheer drama and I’m sure that will be captured by Premier Sports on what promises to be a memorable night which will -showcase the young and emerging talent that is a key part our Super League and Championships competitions.”
Richard Webb, Premier Sports Operations Director said: “'Rugby League 9s is a fast paced, innovative, high impact high intensity game. It demonstrates the very best skills of the Rugby League player and we look forward to watching the drama unfold on Premier Sports.
“Throughout this competition we have been delighted by the passion and commitment shown by players from all levels of the Rugby League community.”
Buy tickets for the 2012 Rugby League 9s Finals Night at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Tuesday June 26 now and you will receive another absolutely free of charge.
This BOGOF offer is for pre-purchased tickets only and will not be available on the day of the game: all complimentary tickets issued will be of equal or lower value to those purchased.
Tickets are available for just £10 adults and £5 concessions by calling Leeds Rhinos Ticket Office on 0871 423 1315 (calls charged at 10p per min – calls from mobiles may vary) or the RFL Ticket Office on 0844 856 1113.
For full fixtures and more information visit: http://www.therfl.co.uk/competitions/nines
Premier Sports are offering Rugby League fans the chance to purchase a 12-month season ticket to Premier Sports, Sky Channel 433, for just £79.99 which works out at just 35p per game!