Premier Sports will broadcast exclusive coverage of the finale to the 2012 Co-operative Championship season.
Live coverage of both the RFL Championship and Championship One grand finals will be shown on Premier Sports Extra this Sunday, forming part of the channel’s Super Sunday Finals Day line-up.
A bumper six-hour celebration of Rugby League gets underway at 1pm, with the full Premier Sports on-screen team of Dave Woods, Ian Ramsdale, Natalie Quirk and Brian Noble guiding viewers through the day’s events.
The programme begins with a review of the 2012 Australian NRL grand final which was played earlier in the day.
At 1.30pm live coverage begins from The Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington with the build up to the Championship One grand final between Barrow and Doncaster, which kicks off at 2.00pm.
The Championship grand final between Featherstone Rovers and Sheffield Eagles begins at 4.30pm.
Between both live games highlights from the Conference final will be shown as well as coverage of the Co-operative Championships awards dinner taking place this evening in Leeds.
Richard Webb, Operations Director at Premier Sports said: “We look forward to a very special event covering all that is great about Rugby League.
“The day will bring to a close a superb first season’s coverage that has been very successful both on and off the pitch.
“I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone involved in the coverage and wish all the finals teams well on Sunday the 30th September.”
The Rugby Football League (RFL) have praised Premier Sports for its “innovative” coverage in its first season screening live Co-Operative Championship games.
The subscription channel is into the first of a two-year deal to screen more than 30 matches per season.
.Sunday 30th September Doncaster RLFC v Barrow Raiders Co-Operative Championship 1 Grand Final Kick-off: 14:00 | LIVE – 1.30pm-4.00pm – Premier Sports Extra Featherstone Rovers v Sheffield Eagles Co-Operative Championship Grand Final Kick-off: 16:30 | LIVE – 4.00pm-6.45pm – Premier Sports Extra Premier Sports Extra is available on Sky channel 430 To subscribe to Premier Sports visit www.premiersports.tv or call 0871 663 9000. . . .