Sky Sports to show Rob Burrow and Jamie Jones-Buchanan benefit between Leeds Rhinos and Bradford Bulls
Sky Sports will broadcast this Sundays unique conflict between Bradford Bulls at Emerald Headingley and old rivals Leeds Rhinos.
The match which kicks off at 3pm, is currently heading to get a near 20,000 market out following the statement that funds raised goes towards supporting Great Britain star Rob Burrow and prior Leeds Rhinos, who was diagnosed .
The game will also bring down the curtain on ahead Jamie career with all the Super League champions. Jones-Buchanan consented to share the match.
A fund was set up to support his wife Burrow and his own family of three children under eight, and online giving has already raised over #250,000 in under 3 months.
With less than 2,000 tickets fans that are not able to attend the game will have the ability to watch the action on an emotional day live on Sky Sports.
All components of the air are being donated by long-term contractors. While Telegenic is donating the outside air travel vehicles, sound, replay, all cam and technical executives are all donating their services for the day, in addition to the demonstration and creation team.
The event will reach a psychological decision when Burrow himself takes to the area in the closing stages together with Danny McGuire, Kevin Sinfield, Jamie Peacock, Kylie Leuluai and fellow Leeds Rhinos legends Jones-Buchanan to the very first time since the year in 2015.
Id like to say a massive thank you to Sky Sports to their service before Sundays game in particular Neville Smith, that has pulled together all of the facets to make this potential, Rhinos manager of Baseball Sinfield said.
I know there are a whole good deal of rugby league fans who would want to be there but are not able because of other commitments and this can enable them to be a part of a memorable event.
Steve Smith, Sky Sports Executive Director, added:Fixtures between Leeds Rhinos and Bradford Bulls are always a highlight at the soccer team calendar. We are delighted to be supporting Rob Burrow, as well as observing a glittering career for Jamie Jones-Buchanan.