Full fixture list for the 2023 Women’s Super League season

Drew Darbyshire
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Here is a full fixture list for the 2023 Women’s Super League season.

Leeds will launch their defence of the Women’s Super League with a repeat of the 2022 Grand Final against York at Headingley on Easter Sunday (April 9).

The match will be the first part of a double-header, with the Rhinos men taking on Huddersfield at 6pm.

That is stand-alone opening fixture for the Women’s Super League season, with the other 10 clubs kicking off on Sunday, April 16. York have another heavyweight clash against St Helens, who are the Challenge Cup holders.

Other highlights of that round will see Warrington make their debut in Group 1 with a derby against Wigan.

There will be away matches for the two newcomers in Group 2 – Salford travel to Castleford, with Leigh facing Bradford at Odsal.

There will be an international window on April 29, with England taking on France at Warrington.

The group stage of the Women’s Challenge Cup will then take centre stage for a month before the Women’s Super League returns on Friday, May 26.

Also that weekend, York will face Warrington as part of the Championship’s Summer Bash at the LNER Community Stadium.

The last round of regular season games is on the weekend of September 8-10, after which the top four of Group 1 will contest semi-finals leading to the Grand Final on the weekend of October 7-8.

The team who finishes top of Group 2 will secure automatic promotion to the expanded eight-team Women’s Super League in 2024. Play-offs will determine the second promoted team.

2023 Women’s Super League fixtures in full:

Round 1

Sunday, April 9

Leeds Rhinos v York Valkyrie – KO TBC

Group 1

Sunday, April 16

Huddersfield Giants v Leeds Rhinos – 2pm

Warrington Wolves v Wigan Warriors – 2pm

York Valkyrie v St Helens – 3pm

Group 2

Bradford Bulls v Leigh Leopards – 5:15pm

Castleford Tigers v Salford Red Devils – 2pm

Featherstone Rovers v Barrow Raiders – 12pm

Round 2

Group 1

Friday, May 26

Leeds v St Helens – 5:30pm

Sunday, May 28

Huddersfield Giants v Wigan Warriors – 2pm

York Valkyrie v Warrington Wolves – KO TBC

Group 2

Barrow Raiders v Bradford Bulls – 2pm

Featherstone Rovers v Castleford Tigers – 12pm

Salford Red Devils v Leigh Leopards – 12pm

Round 3

Sunday, June 11

Group 1 

Huddersfield Giants v Warrington Wolves – 2pm

St Helens v Wigan Warriors – 1pm

Group 2

Barrow Raiders v Castleford Tigers – 12pm

Bradford Bulls v Salford Red Devils – 5:15pm

Leigh Leopards v Featherstone Rovers – 2pm

Round 4

Sunday, July 2

Group 1

St Helens v Huddersfield Giants – 1pm

Warrington Wolves v Leeds Rhinos – 2pm

York Valkyrie v Wigan Warriors – 12pm

Group 2

Barrow Raiders v Leigh Leopards – 12pm

Bradford Bulls v Castleford Tigers – 5:15pm

Featherstone Rovers v Salford Red Devils – 12pm

Round 5

Sunday, July 9

Group 1

Huddersfield Giants v York Valkyrie – 2pm

Warrington Wolves v St Helens – 2pm                          

Wigan Warriors v Leeds Rhinos – 12pm

Group 2                                                                        

Castleford Tigers v Leigh Leopards – 2pm

Featherstone Rovers v Bradford Bulls – 12pm                                                                             

Salford Red Devils v Barrow Raiders – 12pm

Round 6

Sunday, July 16

Group 1

Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves – 12pm                       

York Valkyrie v Leeds Rhinos – 12pm

Group 2                                            

Barrow Raiders v Featherstone Rovers – 12pm

Leigh Leopards v Bradford Bulls – 2pm

Salford Red Devils v Castleford Tigers – 12pm                               

Round 7

Friday, July 28     

Group 1                     

St. Helens v York Valkyrie – 5:30pm                                                             

Sunday, July 30

Warrington Wolves v Huddersfield Giants – 2pm                              

Round 8                                                                                                   

Sunday, August 6

Group 1

Leeds Rhinos v Huddersfield Giants – 12.30pm

Warrington Wolves v York Valkyrie – 2pm

Wigan Warriors v St Helens – 12pm

Group 2                                                             

Castleford Tigers v Barrow Raiders – 2pm

Featherstone Rovers v Leigh Leopards – 12pm

Salford Red Devils v Bradford Bulls – 12pm                                     

Round 9                                                                                                   

Sunday, August 20

Group 1

Huddersfield Giants v St Helens – 2pm                              

Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves – 12.30pm

Wigan Warriors v York Valkyrie – 12pm

Group 2                                                                                         

Bradford Bulls v Barrow Raiders – 5:15pm

Castleford Tigers v Featherstone Rovers – 2pm                                                                              

Leigh Leopards v Salford Red Devils – 2pm

Round 10                                                                                                 

Sunday, September 3

Group 1

St Helens v Leeds Rhinos – 1pm

Wigan Warriors v Huddersfield Giants – 12pm

Group 2                                                                                           

Barrow Raiders v Salford Red Devils – 2pm                              

Bradford bulls v Featherstone Rovers – 5:15pm                                                                              

Leigh Leopards v Castleford Tigers – 2pm

Round 11                                                                                                 

Friday, September 8

Group 1

Leeds Rhinos v Wigan Warriors – 5:30pm

Sunday, September 10

St Helens v Warrington Wolves – 1pm                                                             

York Valkyrie v Huddersfield Giants – 3pm

Group 2                                                                                         

Castleford Tigers v Bradford Bulls – 2pm

Leigh Leopards v Barrow Raiders – 2pm                              

Salford Red Devils v Featherstone Rovers – 12pm

The Rugby Football League say fixtures for Women’s Super League South, the Championship and League 1 will be finalised soon.

The draw for the group stage of the Women’s Challenge Cup, including Cardiff Demons and London Broncos from the Women’s Super League South and Hull KR and Oulton Raidettes from the Championship, takes place on Thursday (January 12) at Wembley, the venue for August’s final.

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