Stunning broadcast deal signed ahead of Catalans Dragons’ Challenge Cup clash with St Helens

Catalans Dragons will host St Helens in the Challenge Cup Quarter finals on Saturday April 9, with a 2.30pm kick-off GMT

The blockbuster repeat of the 2021 Super League Grand Final will be shown on BBC1.

And the game will also be shown live in France on National free-to-air Channel France 3 Occitanie for the first time ever.

Christophe Levy, Head of Commercial said: “The exposure we will have with the game live on two national free-to-air channels in France and England is an extraordinary opportunity for the Dragons.

“We will offer a unique media coverage to our private and public partners.”

Catalans take on Saints this Saturday evening after both booked their place in the Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals a fortnight ago..

St Helens were able to overcome a stubborn Whitehaven in Cumbria whilst Catalans managed to withstand a strong Featherstone Rovers outfit.

Meanwhile, in the league, Saints thrashed Leeds Rhinos 26-0 heading into this one whilst the Dragons went down to a 28-12 defeat at Huddersfield Giants.

Betfred Challenge Cup Quarter Final Fixtures

Friday 8 April (7.45pm KO) – Hull KR v Castleford Tigers live on Premier Sports

Saturday 9 April (2.30pm KO UK time) – Catalans Dragons v St Helens live on BBC 1

Saturday 9 April (5.00pm KO) Huddersfield Giants v Hull FC live on Premier Sports

Sunday 10 April (2.30pm KO) – Wakefield Trinity v Wigan Warriors live on BBC 2

Betfred Women’s Challenge Cup Quarter Final Fixtures

Sunday 10 April

Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves (2.00pm KO), Weetwood

St Helens v Huddersfield Giants (2.00pm KO), Totally Wicked Stadium

York City Knights v Oulton Raidettes (2.00pm KO), LNER Community Stadium

Featherstone Rovers v Wigan Warriors (6.00pm KO), Millennium Stadium

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