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Date and time confirmed for Leigh Centurions' opening play-offs clash
12:42am Monday 2nd September 2013 in Sport
LEIGH Centurions’ opening play-offs game will be away to table toppers Featherstone Rovers.
It will take place on Sunday, kick of 3pm.
Featherstone clinched a fourth successive League Leaders’ Shield in the Kingstone Press Championship with a 46-8 win at Hunslet Hawks at the weekend, while Leigh go into the clash on the back of a surprise 24-22 home defeat to Dewsbury Rams.
Sunday’s winners will go through to the semi finals in week three, while the losers will have a second bite of the cherry at home in week two.
The title-deciding top-eight play-offs kick off on Friday night when Premier Sports will televise the Sheffield Eagles versus Halifax fixture at 7.30pm.
Opening week play-off fixtures in the Kingstone Press Championship:
Friday September 6
Qualifying Play-off: Sheffield Eagles v Halifax
Winning team has a bye in Week 2 and a home play-off in Week 3; losing team at home in Week 2 to Elimination Play-off winners
Sunday September 8
Qualifying Play-off: Featherstone Rovers v Leigh Centurions (3.00pm)
Winning team has a bye in Week 2 and a home play-off in Week 3, losing team at home in Week 2 to Elimination Play-off winners
Elimination Play-offs: Batley Bulldogs v Workington Town, Doncaster v Dewsbury Rams.
Winners away to Qualifying Play-off losing teams in Week 2, losers eliminated.
The Kingstone Press Championship Grand Final and the Championship One play-off final will take place at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday, September 29, when the action will commence with the Rugby League Conference Challenge Trophy Final between Leigh Miners v Wigan St Patricks.
Tickets cost from just £15 for adults, £10 for concessions and can be purchased by visiting www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk or by calling the RFL Ticket Office on 0844 856 1113.
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