The fixture schedule for the remainder of the 2020 Super League season has been revealed, ahead of the competition restart next month.
The reveal includes 15 Rounds of competition, in addition to the triple header on August 2 to make up for postponed games, with 21 matches to be shown live on Sky Sports throughout the first month.
Round 8 and 9 will be played as triple headers over two days at Emerald Headingley Stadium and the Totally Wicked Stadium, as Super League look to ensure the well-being of players, staff and match officials.
Venues and exact dates for later fixtures will be reviewed and confirmed as the season progresses, in line with government advice and in discussion with Sky Sports, as will the potential to welcome crowds back into grounds.
The play-offs, which will comprise of four teams, are scheduled for mid/late-November, while the Grand Final will take place at the end of November.
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— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) July 16, 2020
Super League Executive Chairman Robert Elstone said: “Today’s fixtures announcement finally brings the 2020 season back to life. We were really pleased to be able to confirm a restart date – but fans really want to know who their team is playing and when.
“It hasn’t been an easy process. “We have needed the buy-in of our Clubs and support from Sky Sports and we’re delighted all parties have pulled together to allow us to announce our fixtures and provide the focus for the remainder of the 2020 season.
“It’s fantastic that all games in August will be live on Sky Sports. I’m also pleased to confirm that Sky Sports are supporting our efforts to explore other ways to bring as many games as possible into the homes of Super League fans.”
Sky Sports Managing Director Rob Webster added: “We’re delighted to see the return of Super League to Sky Sports and we have a fabulous selection of matches to kick-off the season with a bang. With 21 games in the first month alone, Sky customers who have been waiting patiently for the sport to come back can look forward to a feast of live games starting on 2 August.”
For more information on the fixtures, click HERE.