Televised Northern Rail Cup clash confirmed

Halifax will begin their defence of the Northern Rail Cup in front of the Premier Sports cameras on Thursday May 16 when the holders’ first round tie at Dewsbury Rams will be screened live with a 7.30pm kick off.

The match sees Halifax in Northern Rail Cup action for the first time since their 21-12 victory over Featherstone Rovers at Blackpool last year. 

The 2013 Northern Rail Cup final will take place at The Shay, Halifax, on Saturday July 20 when the match forms part of an historic double header that also features the first Northern Rail Bowl, a final contested by the two leading Championship One clubs from the competition’s group stages.

Tickets for the 2013 Northern Rail Finals Day at The Shay Stadium, Halifax, on Saturday July 20, cost from just £15 adult and £10 concessions and can be purchased by visiting or by calling the RFL Ticket Office on 0844 856 1113.

The Northern Rail Cup first round fixtures in full is:

Featherstone Rovers v Leigh Centurions
Sheffield Eagles v Barrow Raiders
Workington Town v Hunslet Hawks
Dewsbury Rams v Halifax
Keighley Cougars v Batley Bulldogs
Swinton Lions v North Wales Crusaders
London Skolars v Whitehaven
York City Knights v Doncaster

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