Sky Sports to show the Women’s Super League Grand Final
Sky Sports has Given another Massive boost to the Rugby League of Women by announcing live coverage of the Betfred Women’s Super League Grand Final.
It will be the first Women’s Super League fixture and the fit of women first lives.
The news follows the recent announcement of Betfred as the first name sponsors of the Women’s Super League, along with the turn of this BWSL Grand Final to the Totally Wicked Stadium in St Helens on Friday October 11 at night prior to the guys Betfred Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford.
Even the Women’s Super League was launched together with Bradford Bulls the inaugural winners, defeating against Featherstone Rovers at the Grand Final, although Wigan defeat Leeds in the past year’s Grand Final.
“We’re thrilled to make this statement, and look ahead to Sky Sports supplying their regular outstanding coverage of one of the match’s hottest events, said Ralph Rimmer, chief executive of the Rugby Football League.
“Women’s Rugby League has made rapid strides in the past couple of decades, and also the evolution of the Women’s Super League, now sponsored by Betfred, has been at the forefront of that.
“We have been able to let this story through routine coverage on Our League, and this year we’ve also broadcast that Our League protection throughout the Twitch stage which has obtained our seeing figures outside 200,000 for Women’s Rugby League in 2019.
“The quality of Rugby League about the pitch is slowly attracting larger audiences and greater media profile off it, and having the Grand Final live on Sky will be a perfect manifestation of that – particularly coming on the Friday night prior to the climax of these men’s Super League season in Old Trafford.”
Castleford are aiming to clinch the League Leaders’ Shield for your BWSL for the first time inside their home match against York at the Jungle on Tuesday evening.
October 6, that would confirm that the line-up for the semi-finals at the Top Four Play-Offs, with both games to be played on Sunday, if they do so. The League Leaders would soon be and as things stand, that could render St Helens to sponsor.
“Sky Sports has enjoyed a Massive summer of women’s sport, using the Netball World Cup, The Ashes and most lately the Solheim Cup,” Steve Smith, Director of Sky Sports Production, stated.
“We are proud to add the Women’s Super League Grand Final to our coverage, giving the event the stage it deserves. There’s so much talent from the sport, it’s inspiring for another generation and everybody else to watch.”
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