Sky Sports under fire for displaying wrong Super League badges

Sky Sports does a lot of things right for rugby league.

Its broadcasting deal is incredibly important for the sport, enabling clubs to spend the salary cap and keep their heads above water in the modern day.

In terms of fixtures being broadcast, Thursday and Friday nights take precedence with the odd game being covered on Saturday nights as well as bank holiday games.

However, Sky Sports has come under fire in the past day for displaying some mistakes on club badges on the background of Sky Sports pundit Jenna Brooks.

Eagle-eyed viewers noticed the errors with Catalans Dragons before Castleford Tigers alphabetically with the Tigers’ badge on a white background instead of the correct black background.

Wakefield Trinity were also before Salford Red Devils alphabetically, but perhaps the biggest error was that of the Leeds Rhinos badge.

Sky Sports had, in fact, used the logo of the Leeds Rhinos netball team instead of the rugby league side, prompting the sport’s fans to point out the error on social media.

Meanwhile, the latest picks on Sky Sports have been announced with four teams to be broadcast in Round 23 and 24 and then three for Round 25 with a French derby an exciting fixture for the latter.

Betfred Super League – Round 23

Thursday 11 August

Warrington Wolves v Toulouse, 8pm (Sky Sports)

Friday 12 August

Hull KR v Leeds Rhinos, 8pm (Sky Sports)

Betfred Super League – Round 24

Thursday 18 August

Huddersfield Giants v Castleford Tigers, 8pm (Sky Sports)

Friday 19 August

Hull FC v Wakefield Trinity, 8pm (Sky Sports)

Betfred Super League – Round 25

Wednesday 24 August

Leeds Rhinos v Huddersfield Giants, 8pm (Sky Sports)

Thursday 25 August

Toulouse v Catalans Dragons, 8:30pm local/ 7:30pm UK (Sky Sports)

Friday 26 August

Wigan Warriors v St Helens, 8pm (Sky Sports)

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