WEEKEND WATCH: Sport On The Box – May 25-26

May 24, 2013

Sport On The Box presents a comprehensive guide to when and where to watch your favourite events this weekend.

With so many great sporting events taking place over one bumper weekend – from Froch v Kessler II to the UEFA Champions League Final, Monaco Grand Prix to French Open tennis and the Aviva Premiership Final to Wentworth’s BMW PGA Championship, it is all set to be a unmissable 48 hours for armchair fans.

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RUGBY LEAGUE: Super League Magic Weekend 2013 – Live on Sky Sports

May 20, 2013

Rugby League fans rejoice as the Super League Magic Weekend returns to Manchester’s Etihad Stadium this weekend (May 25-26).

All seven games will be showcased live on Sky Sports with current league leaders Wigan looking to extend their advantage at the top of the table when they face the champions Leeds, in arguably the stand-out game of the weekend.

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RUGBY LEAGUE: BBC’s Super League Show returns for 2013 season

January 30, 2013

The Super League Show, terrestrial television’s only weekly rugby league programme, returns to BBC TV for its fourteenth season on Monday, February 4.

On air throughout the regular season, the programme will feature highlights and interviews from the weekend’s Super League fixtures every Monday night on BBC One in the North of England at 11.35pm.

It will also feature the game’s top players, plus comment on the week’s topical issues, both on and off the pitch, from our regular studio pundits.  

The programme will also continue to be repeated across the UK on BBC Two but in a new daytime slot of 1.30pm on Tuesday afternoons, moving from its former late-night graveyard slot.

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XMAS WATCH: Christmas Specials on Sky Sports

December 18, 2012

Sky Sports presents a bumper line-up of programming this festive season with a host of Christmas specials and review shows looking back at the some the memorable moments that have enlightened viewers throughout 2012.

The Gillette Soccer Saturday team return to the pitch for their Christmas special as the show’s pundits pair off to battle it out again for the Soccer Saturday Cup, and stars from the worlds of sport and entertainment are welcomed onto the Soccer AM sofa for a special Christmas Day edition.

There’s also a chance to relive the drama of some of the biggest sporting moments of the year, including Chelsea’s sensational UEFA Champions League triumph in Munich and Europe’s remarkable comeback at the Ryder Cup in Medinah.

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RUGBY LEAGUE: Sky Sports announces live Super League XVIII games

November 19, 2012

Live coverage of Super League XVIII on Sky Sports will begin with defending champions Leeds Rhinos at home to Hull FC on Friday, February 1.

Up to two live games will be broadcast each weekend during the regular season, and every club will be featured live by the end of Round six when Super League XVIII commences in February 2013.

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RUGBY LEAGUE: Super League Grand Final 2012 – Warrington v Leeds – Live on Sky Sports

October 2, 2012

The 2012 Stobart Super League champions will be crowned on Saturday night and Sky Sports cameras will be at Old Trafford as Warrington Wolves and Leeds Rhinos battle it out for supremacy.

Defending champions Leeds booked their place in a fifth Grand Final in six years following play-off victories over Wakefield, Catalan and Wigan, while Warrington are 80 minutes away from the elusive double having beaten the Rhinos at Wembley in August’s Challenge Cup final.

Sky Sports will have all the action of the grand finale to the domestic rugby league season exclusively live, with terrestrial highlights on BBC Two and live radio commentary on BBC 5 live.

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RUGBY LEAGUE: Sky Sports extends Super League deal

August 3, 2011

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  • New £90m five-year deal secures Super League on Sky until 2016
  • Up to 70 live matches per season, including the Grand Final
  • All Super League coverage to be broadcast in High Definition, with selected games in 3D
  • Sky to drop Co-Operative Championship coverage

Sky Sports has announced a new deal to screen live Super League matches until the end of 2016.

The new five-year agreement with the Rugby Football League sees the Super League gain a record-breaking deal for exclusive rights to matches played during the 2012 and 2016 seasons, taking the partnership with BSkyB up to its 21st year.

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