Featherstone to play against Valencia in Spain in 2020

Featherstone have confirmed they will travel to Spain to take part in a pre-season friendly against League 1 hopefuls Valencia Huracanes.

Rovers are in advanced negotiations to face the newly-formed Spanish club in pre-season, with the trip overseas being pencilled in for Saturday, January 11.

The Huracanes are hoping to enter League 1 in the not too distant future.

Featherstone will also play York, Hull KR and Leeds in pre-season.

Rovers chief executive, Davide Longo, said: “We will be making history as the first team to face the newly formed Valencia Huracanes side as they look to build a case for entering League 1 and I hope the Rovers fans are looking forward to what should be some January sunshine in Spain.

“Just to reiterate, I’m working very closely with Valencia Huracanes CEO Dean Buchan on some great travel packages to Valencia and the surrounding areas.

“These will be promoted next week once final confirmation is signed off.

“At this stage, I’d like to thank Dean for the opportunity to bring the club and our supporters to Spain for what should be a fantastic event.”

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