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York First Up For Cougars

The Keighley Cougars can now officially confirm the fixture list for the forthcoming 2015 Kingstone Press League One campaign.

With no action in February, and March set aside for the early rounds of the two cup competitions, the Cougars league campaign will start on Good Friday when York City Knights will be the visitor’s to Cougar Park.

The following week will see the club make it’s first ever visit to the Hemel Stags. This season will also bring first ever meetings against not only the Stags, but also the Coventry Bears, Oxford RL and the Gloucestershire All Golds for Keighley.

This season also welcomes the League One Cup, a revamped format of the former Northern Rail Cup, which will see it’s First Round, Quarter Finals and Semi Finals played alongside the Challenge Cup’s Third & Fourth Round in March.

The League 1 Cup, which features all 14 League 1 clubs plus 2014 Conference Challenge Trophy winners West Hull and another National Conference League team who are yet to be confirmed, climaxes with the final at Bloomfield Road, Blackpool on Saturday May 23 as part of the Summer Bash, a weekend where each Championship club will play a fixture at the same ground.

The Keighley Cougars 2015 Fixture List will be as follows:

KINGSTONE PRESS LEAGUE ONE:

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TETLEY’S CHALLENGE CUP:

Sunday 8th March – Third Round (Championship One Clubs Enter)
Sunday 22nd March – Fourth Round (Championship Clubs Enter)
Sunday 12th April – Fifth Round (Super League Clubs Enter)

LEAGUE ONE CUP:

Sunday 1st March – First Round
Sunday 15th March – Quarter Finals
Sunday 29th March – Semi Finals
Saturday 23rd May – Grand Final (To be played at Bloomfield Road, Blackpool)

DENOTES: KPL1 – Kingstone Press League One; TCC3 – Tetley’s Challenge Cup + Round Number; L1CR1 – League One Cup + Round Number.

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3 Responses

  1. john french says:

    ash lindsey signs on very welcomed looking at the fixtures york home but not away gloustershire away not at home oxford at home not away have i missed something or is this another cock up by RFL i all so notice are main money benifactors sky are not mentioning the championship one publisity is a must to make sure we get the benefit of the season ahead the RFL shoud give each dive one monies to advertise after all we are all members of the RFL but you wouldnt think so the way the clubs are treated

    • admin says:

      Hi John,

      Due to the congested fixture list this year, it was agreed that the clubs would play four teams once this year and the other nine twice.

  2. john french says:

    thank you for your responce i can understand now buti must of missed if the RFL had stated this in the first place iam very dissapointed inthe RFL div 1 appears to me will be neglected by theRFL and publisity will be sparce but thanks

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