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BBC Radio Leeds big sporting Saturday
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A big sporting Saturday is in prospect on BBC Radio Leeds

BBC Radio Leeds has a big sporting Saturday in prospect.

Saturday 7 August sees the return of Leeds United to the Championship as they host a season opener against Derby.

Meanwhile Leeds Rhinos will be bidding for a Wembley spot in a Challenge Cup semi-final against St Helens.

Both games will be featured on BBC Radio Leeds, TV and online.


BBC Radio Leeds is pleased to announce that the station has commentary rights for the Leeds united game.

Adam Pope
Adam Pope will bring you the big football game

The game is being covered on BBC ONE and therefore the BBC has the rights to live radio commentary. You will be able to hear the commentary of Adam Pope and summariser Andy Ritchie.

For those watching on TV, Adam's commentary will also be available on the Red button if you have a digital TV.

The big football game game kicks-off at 17.15 hrs on Saturday and coverage on BBC Radio Leeds starts at 17:00 hrs on all FM frequencies.

The game will also be featured on BBC ONE

Rugby league Challenge Cup
The famous Challenge Cup is the final prize

Rugby league

Earlier on that day the Rhinos will run out for the Carnegie Challenge Cup semi at the Galpharm stadium v St Helens.

All the action kicks-off at 14:30 hrs and you can hear BBC Radio Leeds' full commentary with Mark Wilson and Brad Drew on 103.9FM and online here at bbc.co.uk/leeds or bbc.co.uk/westyorkshire.

You can also see the rugby league game on BBC TV.

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