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:
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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.