Take home a historic Kingstone Press Championship Finals Day souvenir

Date published: Thursday, October 2, 2014

Rugby League fans can take home a part of Kingstone Press Championships Finals Day history by purchasing the Official Souvenir Programme at Sunday’s eagerly-anticipated climax to the Championships season at Headingley Carnegie Stadium.

With the brand new league structure set to come into force from 2015, this year’s Finals Day is last in the traditional format – making the Official Souvenir Programme the perfect memento ahead of a new era of Rugby League.
The 68-page publication is packed full of exclusive full-colour articles and features written by some of the country’s top Rugby League writers.
The entire 2014 season is reviewed and the coach and players of each participating club give their thoughts ahead of three season-defining matches: West Hull v East Leeds in the Rugby League Conference Challenge Trophy final (11.45am), Hunslet Hawks v Oldham in the Kingstone Press Championship One Grand Final League (4.05pm) and Leigh Centurions v Featherstone Rovers in the Kingstone Press Championship Grand Final (7.00pm).
Halifax’s Ben Black recalls the amazing 2010 Championship Grand Final when his team came back from 22-4 down to triumph against Featherstone in a thrilling contest, thanks to his golden-point drop-goal.
The Championship coaches not involved in the finals day give their predictions on how the day will pan out, who the star performers will be and who will triumph.
In an exclusive interview, Championship Young player of the year Ryan Brierley talks about how his unlikely friendship with Aussie Test star Cooper Cronk has inspired him to have a remarkable year with Leigh Centurions.
Featherstone Rovers lynchpin Gareth Moore reveals how he hopes to use his experience to avoid a repeat of his 2013 Grand final heartache, when he was a member of the Batley Bulldogs team defeat by Sheffield Eagles.
Oldham coach Scott Naylor reveals why he is confident of success going into the Championship One Grand Final.
Hunslet Hawks’ 35-year-old hooker David March reveals why he is relishing the Grand Final experience again – 16 years after his last Grand Final appearance as an Academy player with Wakefield Trinity.
The routes to the final made by debut Conference Challenge Trophy finalists East Leeds and West Hull are tracked, as both teams strive to write their names in the record books.
Leading Kingstone Press Championship figures including Paul Rowley, Andy Hay, Glenn Morrison and Barry Eaton explain why they feel the new competition structure that comes into place from 2015 is the perfect way to allow all clubs to thrive.
The Official Souvenir Programme for the 2014 Kingstone Press Championships Finals Day, priced at £5, will be available from sales points inside and outside Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Sunday October 5.
Copies are also available by mail order from publishers O Publishing and Media on www.o-publishing.co.uk/shop/
Tickets for the 2014 Kingstone Press Championships Finals Day are on sale now and are priced from £17 for adults and £10 for concessions. Book your tickets by visiting www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk or calling the Rugby League Ticket Hotline on 0844 856 1113.