Video: Channel 4 reveals Super League promotion

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Channel 4 has revealed its first Super League promotional material ahead of the 2022 season.

Super League will be shown live on free-to-air television for the first time in 2022 after officials agreed a two-year deal with Channel 4.

The Leeds-based broadcaster will show 10 matches a year.

That begins with Leeds’ home clash with Warrington in the opening round of Super League on Saturday, February 12th.

Channel 4 also recently signed a multi-year agreement to show live, uninterrupted Formula E coverage on free-to-air television in the UK.


The move ends Sky Sports’ 26-year monopoly of live Super League.

Sky will continue to show 66 matches a season including the Magic Weekend and the Grand Final. Additionally, they will have the first pick of games in each of the regular rounds as well as the play-offs.

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Championship set for Premier Sports

The Championship will have a new home in 2022 after the Rugby Football League agreed a two-year broadcast partnership with Premier Sports.

Live coverage of the Championship will return to TV screens for the first time since 2013, featuring on Monday nights.

It opens with York hosting Featherstone on January 31, while Featherstone are also on the following week when they host Leigh.

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