Sky Sports to show New South Wales tour

Sky sports will broadcast all three games of next month’s New South Wales tour LIVE.

Wigan Warriors and Hull FC will go head-to-head on Saturday 10 February at the WIN Stadium and it will be the first time ever a Super League fixture will be played outside Europe and Sky Sports will show the clash on Main Event, kick-off 8:45am (UK time).

The two English clubs will take part in the first ever double-header games between Super League and NRL teams at a single venue the following week when Hull FC play St George Illawarra Dragons and Wigan Warriors take on South Sydney Rabbitohs at the ANZ Stadium on Saturday 17 February. Sky Sports will show both fixtures LIVE on Main Event (Hull FC v St George Illawarra, kick-off 6:45am UK time. Wigan Warriors v South Sydney Rabbitohs, kick-off 8:45am).

All three games will also be broadcast on Fox Sports in Australia.

The World Club Challenge between Leeds Rhinos and Melbourne Storm on Friday 16 February will also be shown on Sky Sports Main Event, kick-off 9am (UK time).

Neville Smith, Sky Sports head of Rugby League, said: “We are delighted to be showing the World Club Challenge once again, as well as the first-ever Super League match to be played outside of Europe and an outstanding double-header in Sydney.

“These matches are going to be a tremendous part of another massive season of Rugby League on Sky Sports, and we can’t wait to take you there.”

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