The Co-operative predicts thrilling atmosphere at Finals Day

Date published: Friday, September 17, 2010

Whilst teams competing in The Co-operative Championships are still battling it out in the play-offs to reach Finals Day, the off-field entertainment for the three match Rugby League extravaganza on Sunday 26th September looks set to be the most thrilling and entertaining yet.

Fans attending The Co-operative Championships Finals Day at the Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington will be treated to a magical day including club mascots on the pitch, exclusive music performed by The International Party Doctors, the 2010 Fan of the Year presentation on the pitch and goodies for all supporters entering the stadium.

In addition, there will be some added celebrity sparkle from both the silver screen and the playing grass as confirmed to attend the event is Harry Potter Star Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter film franchise) who is a huge Rugby League fan and who will be helping present the Fan of the Year award on the pitch.

Stars from the playing side of the stand include Sky Sports Mike ‘Stevo’ Stephenson, former St Helen’s loose forward and current Co-operative ambassador Paul Sculthorpe, the only player to win back to back Man of Steel awards, and St Helen’s star Jon Wilkin.

All will be helping to bring that Grand Final experience to the day and entertaining fans as all those attending enjoy the high quality Rugby League on the pitch.

Liz Matkin, Head of Sponsorship for The Co-operative, added: “The entertainment line-up for Finals Day looks really exciting. We want to give supporters that unique Finals Day experience to compliment the high energy Rugby League exhibition on the pitch. We have strived to make the day as special as possible for those playing and those coming to watch. Last year we had 11,000 people inside the stadium, and this year we hope to beat that number. We look forward to seeing as many fans of the game as possible there on Sunday as well as those experiencing Rugby League for the first time.”

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To purchase your tickets for The Co-operative Championship Finals Day call the RFL ticket office on 0844 856 1113 or visit www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk .Tickets can also be purchased from The Halliwell Jones Ticket Office on the day.