Australian comedian and presenter Adam Hills will present the Super League coverage on Channel 4 in 2022.
Hills will present the new coverage of the sport on Channel 4 in 2022. He will be joined by Helen Skelton throughout the season.
Channel 4’s live coverage begins this Saturday, February 12, as Leeds host Warrington at Headingley Stadium.
Hills and Skelton will be joined by Danika Priim, Leon Pryce and Sam Tomkins as pundits in the first live match this weekend.
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Adam Hills: I love rugby league
“I love rugby league. I’ve been a fan since I was three days old, when my Dad brought a South Sydney Rabbitohs toy rabbit to the hospital for me,” said Hills.
“Presenting rugby league for Channel 4 will be a childhood dream come true. I intend to play the role of an excited fan, asking loads of questions to the experts alongside me. Hopefully I can relay the passion, the excitement and the inclusive nature of the game to the viewers.”
Channel 4’s head of sport Pete Andrews added: “Adam is the perfect presenter for our Super League coverage. He’s passionate and knowledgeable about the sport, he plays rugby league and he’s already hugely popular with Channel 4 audiences.
“As soon as we secured the deal to show Super League, he was at the top of our wish list and I’m thrilled he’ll be fronting our coverage.”
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Channel 4 have also confirmed Mark Wilson will be commentating in 2022. They will broadcast 10 live games each season in a initial two-year partnership.
It is the first time Super League will be shown live on free-to-air television.
Televised coverage continues tonight on Premier Sports as Featherstone host Leigh in the Championship.
Now to shout about it! 😤
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