Sport Sky Sports to show 25 Super League games between Feb-April
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Sky Sports will show 25 live Betfred Super League fixtures over the first 11 rounds of action between February 10 and April 29, 2022.
St Helens will launch their defence of the Super League title at the home to Catalans Dragons, on Thursday, February 10, live on Sky Sports, in a repeat of the 2021 Grand Final.
It will be followed on Friday February 11 by Hull KR against Wigan Warriors, live on Sky Sports.
On Saturday 12 February, Toulouse Olympique welcome Huddersfield Giants to the Stade Ernest-Wallon in their first-ever top-flight fixture, live on Sky Sports.
Premier League extends US broadcast deal with NBC
The Premier League has agreed a new six-year deal with NBC that will see it remain the competition's official broadcast partner in the US until 2028. The deal will allow NBC Sports to show all 380 Premier League matches every season, while they also have exclusive rights to the Spanish language broadcast. © Getty NBC Sports has been broadcasting the Premier League in the US since 2013 The new agreement will see NBC Sports extend its partnership with the Premier League into a 15th year, having first started broadcasting the top flight in the US in 2013.
In Round Two, Sky Sports will broadcast Warrington Wolves against Castleford Tigers on Thursday, February 17, as Daryl Powell's new side take on his former team and Wigan Warriors vs Leeds Rhinos on Friday night.
Rivals Round at Easter sees some of the fiercest rivalries in sport and next year it kicks off on Thursday, April 14 when Sky Sports broadcast an all-French affair as Catalans Dragons host Toulouse Olympique in Perpignan.
After all that excitement, Good Friday brings us two unmissable matches with cross-city rivals Hull KR and Hull FC battling it out for bragging rights before St Helens vs Wigan, both live on Sky Sports.
Super League has also confirmed that Magic Weekend has a new date in the calendar, being played at St James' Park on July 9 and 10.
Cancelo, Rodri magic helps Man City floor tame Toffees
Joao Cancelo's stunning assist and a rocket from Rodri inspired Man City to a routine 3-0 victory over Everton and up to second place in the Premier League. City broke 44 minutes of Everton resistance when Cancelo's out-of-this-world assist was half-volleyed home by Raheem Sterling - his first league goal since August on his 300th Premier League appearance.
Old Trafford will host the Betfred Super League Grand Final on Saturday, September 24, the 25th occurrence of the biggest night in Super League.
The regular season will see each team will play 27 fixtures - 13 home and 13 away, plus the Magic Weekend at St James' Park.
The end of season Play-Off series will again see the top six ranked teams battle it out to reach Old Trafford. The top two teams at the end of the regular season will be just 80 minutes from the Grand Final and receive a bye in week 1 before facing the winners from third vs sixth and fourth vs fifth.
Rhodri Jones, Super League chief commercial officer, said: "The announcement of fixtures for the forthcoming Betfred Super League season is always an exciting day for fans and players alike.
"I am sure the addition of Toulouse Olympique to Super League will add to the growing interest in Super League as well as giving players and fans a new experience.
Wells: The Super League Big Changes Tour
In the first of a four-part series, Sky Sports rugby league pundit Jon Wells looks at changes at Super League's clubs.As all players report back to their clubs for the start of pre-season ahead of Super League XXVII, I get the feeling there has been much more activity in terms of personnel movement - on and off the field - than for as long as I can remember. There appears to have been more rolls of the dice, more gambles, more new pages turned.
"I want to wish all the clubs the best for the 2022 season and I for one am looking forward to watching the story of the season unfold as we build towards the 25th Super League Grand Final on 24 September."Sky Sport's Live Super League games Rounds 1-11
St Helens vs Catalans, Thursday February 10, kick-off 8pm
Hull KR vs Wigan, Friday February 11, kick-off 8pm
Toulouse vs Huddersfield, Saturday February 12, kick-off 7pm UK time
Warrington vs Castleford, Thursday February 17, kick-off 8pm
Wigan vs Leeds, Friday February 18, kick-off 8pm
Leeds vs Catalans, Thursday February 24, kick-off 8pm
Hull KR vs Castleford, Friday February 25, kick-off 8pm
Wakefield vs Leeds, Thursday March 3, kick-off 8pm
Warrington vs Catalans, Friday March 4, kick-off 8pm
Leeds vs Hull FC, Thursday March 10, kick-off 8pm
St Helens vs Warrington, Friday March 11, kick-off 8pm
Huddersfield vs Castleford, Saturday March 12, kick-off 3.15pm
Wigan vs Castleford, Thursday March 17, kick-off 8pm
Salford vs Leeds, Friday March 18, kick-off 8pm
Super League fixtures: St Helens begin defence vs Dragons
Defending Super League champions St Helens will kick off 2022 at home to Catalans Dragons in a repeat of last season's Grand Final, live on Sky Sports. Each Super League club announced on Wednesday evening, via their respective social media platforms, their opponents for the opening two rounds of Super League action. St Helens will open their 2022 Super League defence at home to Catalans Dragons, live on Sky Sports An updated list of all the 2022 Super League fixtures up to Round 11 will be published at 8am on Thursday.
Wigan vs Hull FC, Thursday March 31, kick-off 8pm
Leeds vs St Helens, Friday April 1, kick-off 8pm
Catalans vs Toulouse, Thursday April 14, kick-off 7.30pm UK time
Hull KR vs Hull FC, Friday April 15, kick-off 12.30pm
St Helens vs Wigan, Friday April 15, kick-off 3pm
Castleford vs Leeds, Monday April 18, kick-off 3pm
Hull FC vs Warrington, Monday April 18, kick-off 5.30pm
Castleford vs St Helens, Friday April 22, kick-off 8pm
Hull FC vs Catalans, Sunday April 24, kick-off 6.45pm
Wakefield vs Huddersfield, Thursday April 28, kick-off 8pm
Warrington vs Wigan, Friday April 29, kick-off 8pm
Southampton vs Leicester preview: Djenepo back? .
Team news, stats and prediction ahead of Southampton vs Leicester in the Premier League on Wednesday; kick-off 7.30pm. Team newsDefender Jack Stephens could return to the Southampton squad for Wednesday's Premier League clash with Leicester. © Associated Press Moussa Djenepo looks on course to feature for Southampton Stephens is back in training after more than two months out with a knee injury and could be involved as the Saints attempt to bounce back from defeats at Norwich and Liverpool in their last two games.