2023 Championship televised fixtures confirmed

Premier Sports Championship Credit: Alamy
Premier Sports Championship Credit: Alamy

The Rugby Football League has today confirmed all the televised Championship fixtures for the 2023 campaign.

Keighley’s return to the Championship will be broadcast live during their opening round against Featherstone – the first Monday night match of the season. Swinton make their first appearance at Sheffield Eagles on April 17.

Fixtures will be live on Viaplay Sports, the rebrand of Premier Sports in 2023.  

Details of 12 televised fixtures has been confirmed, with each of the Championship’s 14 clubs already guaranteed to be shown at least once.

Full details of the Summer Bash will be announced next Tuesday – November 15.

More Championship selections for June, July and August will be confirmed in the spring.

Televised fixtures

Mon 6th Feb: Round 1: Keighley Cougars v Featherstone Rovers

Mon 13th Feb: Round 2: York City Knights v Bradford Bulls

Mon 27th Feb Round 4: Widnes Vikings v Halifax Panthers

Mon 6th Mar Round 5: Featherstone Rovers v Bradford Bulls

Mon 20th Mar Round 6: Batley Bulldogs v Barrow Raiders

Easter Monday 10th Apr Round 8: Halifax Panthers v Bradford Bulls (kick-off tbc)

Mon 17th Apr Round 9: Sheffield Eagles v Swinton Lions

Bank Holiday Monday 8th May Round 10: Batley Bulldogs v Widnes Vikings

May 20-21 – Betfred Challenge Cup Sixth Round

May 27/28 Summer Bash – Toulouse v London & Featherstone v York (details to follow next week)

Fri 2nd June Round 13: Newcastle Thunder v Bradford Bulls

June 17-18 – Betfred Challenge Cup Quarter Finals

Mon 21st Aug:  Whitehaven v Barrow Raiders

Kick-offs 7:45pm unless otherwise stated.

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