York to play Featherstone in virtual match

York City Knights have announced a special virtual match against Featherstone Rovers on Sunday.

With rugby league currently out of action because of the coronavirus, the two clubs have agreed to the special event with the hope it will lift spirits. The two sides will be playing

21-man-squads will be announced tomorrow. The Knights have announced Head Coach James Ford will be in the centres. Percy the Pit Pony will be Rovers’ captain.

The match will take place on Sunday, with kick-off at 3pm.

From tomorrow, York will be launching a very special ‘Virtual Match Day’ at the online shop; YCKStore.co.uk, where Knights fans can continue to support the club financially if they wish to do so, by purchasing items they usually would at Bootham Crescent such as a Pie & Pint, and have a bit of fun ahead of this special Twitter event.

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