Sky Sports has delivered yet Another Enormous Increase to Women’s Rugby League by Declaring live coverage of Their Betfred Women’s Super League Grand Final.
It will be the first Women’s Super League fixture and Sky’s very first live the match of domestic women.
The news follows the recent statement of Betfred since the first name sponsors of the Women’s Super League, and the turn of the BWSL Grand Final to the Totally Wicked Arena in St Helens on Friday October 11 – night prior to the guys Betfred Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford.
Although Wigan defeat Leeds in the past season’s Grand Final, the Women’s Super League was launched with Bradford Bulls the champions, beating Featherstone Rovers at the Grand Final.
“We are thrilled to make this announcement, and look forward to Sky Sports providing their usual outstanding coverage of a few of the match’s newest events,” said Ralph Rimmer, chief executive of the Rugby Football League.
“Women’s Rugby League has made rapid strides in the last few years, and also the evolution of the Women’s Super League, now sponsored by Betfred, has been at the forefront of the.
“We’ve been able to tell that story through routine coverage on Our League, and this year we have also broadcast that Our League coverage throughout the Twitch stage which has taken our viewing figures beyond 200,000 for Women’s Rugby League at 2019.
“The quality of Rugby League around the pitch will be bringing bigger audiences and larger media profile it off, and having the Grand Final live on Sky is going to be a perfect reflection of this – particularly coming to the Friday night before the orgasm of the men’s Super League season at Old Trafford.”
Castleford are aiming to clinch the League Leaders’ Shield for its BWSL in the Jungle on Tuesday for the first time in their home match against York .
Should they do so, October 6, that will affirm the line-up for those semi-finals at the Four Play-Offs, with the two games to be played on Sunday. The League Leaders would probably soon be and as matters stand, that would depart St Helens to sponsor.
“Sky Sports has enjoyed a Enormous summer of women’s sport, together with the Netball World Cup, The Ashes and most lately the Solheim Cup,” Steve Smith, Director of Sky Sports Production, stated.
“We are proud to bring the Women’s Super League Grand Final to our coverage, giving the event the stage it deserves. There is so much talent in the sport, it is inspirational for another generation and everyone else to watch.”