A rugby league August Bank Holiday treat with London League Weekend delivering a hat-trick of events in the capital for price of just one £39 ticket. (tickets are now off-sale for this combined event however entry to Friday Night Lights is available on the gate and limited tickets for the Challenge Cup Final are available online).
If you’ve ever wanted to get a flavour of rugby league live in London this triple-header package put together by London Skolars is a great place to start.
It starts with Friday Night Lights in north London and London Skolars v Hunslet RLCD in League 1 action accompanied by a Real Ale Festival, street food and live entertainment. Kick-off is 7pm at New River Stadium in White Hart Lane.
Onto Saturday and Wembley is the venue for the Coral Challenge Cup Final at 5.30pm. For over 120 years the Challenge Cup has served up some of the most memorable rugby league moments by some of the biggest stars in the game. Rugby league’s showpiece occasion is the competition which fuels the ultimate rivalry between clubs great and small, culminating in the final at the iconic Wembley Stadium which this year pits runaway Super League leaders St Helens against Warrington Wolves. Tickets are located in Block 510-513, East Stand.
Onto Sunday and the London 9s Festival at East London RFC will feature 100 games of rugby in one amazing day starting at 10am. 36 amateur men’s and women’s rugby teams playing fast, furious, 15 minutes games of 9-a-side rugby across 6 pitches meets 12 hours of music from 10am-10pm including cheerleaders, gourmet street food, 3 bars, a festival marquee and 100ft inflatable assault course.
Ticket in advance for London League Weekend are available via the ‘Get Tickets‘ link.