Coventry return to Butts Park Arena for 2020

Drew Darbyshire

Coventry will return to the Butts Park Arena for the 2020 campaign.

The Bears will play their first game back at Butts Park Arena in a pre-season friendly against Championship side London Broncos on Friday, January 10 (7:30pm).

A new artificial turf has been laid down at Butts Park – a ground which holds 4,000 people. The Bears groundshare with Coventry Rugby.

Coventry Rugby managing director, Nick Johnston, said: “The Bears have been a staple of city centre sport here in Coventry for many years and we’re looking forward to seeing them back at Butts Park Arena.

“It is a big first game for the Bears against London Broncos, especially under the lights, and it will be a tough test for the team in the build-up to the league campaign.

“We’ve built a positive relationship with Alan Robinson, Debbie Watson and the club as a whole and it will be good to have rugby league back in the city centre.”

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