The Super League 2016 fixtures have been released and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have their first opening game at Belle Vue for many years!!
The Wildcats will get the 2016 season underway when they welcome Widnes Vikings to Belle Vue on Sunday 7th February kick-off 3pm. This will be the first time in over seven years that the opening game has taken place at home. The club will then take the short journey across to The Mend-A-Hose Jungle to face local rivals Castleford Tigers on Sunday 14th February, kick-off 3.30pm for the first away fixture.
Trinity will face local side Leeds Rhinos at Headingley Stadium on Monday 28th March, the time is still to be confirmed. The 2015 League winners will then head to Belle Vue on Sunday 19th June, kick-off 3pm.
Wakefield will then travel to face Catalans Dragons in the penultimate game on Saturday 16th July, kick-off 6pm. It was also announced that the club will also be facing the French side at the Magic Weekend which is to take place at St James’ Park, Newcastle over the weekend of 21st-22nd May 2016.
The final game of the season will take place at home against local rivals Castleford Tigers on Sunday 24th July.
Chairman, Michael Carter has spoken about the fixtures, saying, "I cannot wait to get started again and Widnes at home will be a tough opener for us. It will be nice to start our campaign at home for once in front of our loyal fans, and I hope that it gives everyone that excitement to get on board early with us and join up to our new members scheme."
Please note that the fixture away at Hull KR in round 11 has been moved to Sunday 21st February for the Challenge Cup Round 4 fixtures.
Sky have chosen to show our fixtures with Salford on 2nd April, Hull KR on 2nd June and our trip to Catalans in July.
Season tickets on sale from 9am tomorrow morning from the Ridings Store and Online!!
The full list of fixtures are below:
|ROUND||DATE||OPPONENT||VENUE||HOME/AWAY||K.O. LOCAL TIME|
|1||7th February||Widnes Vikings||Belle Vue Stadium||Home||3:00pm|
|2||14th February||Castleford Tigers||The Mend-A-Hose Jungle||Away||3:30pm|
|11||21st February||Hull KR||KC Lightstream|
|3||26th February||Warrington Wolves||Halliwell Jones Stadium||Away||8:00pm|
|4||6th March||Catalans Dragons||Belle Vue Stadium||Home||3:00pm|
|5||11th March||St Helens||Langtree park||Away||8:00pm|
|6||18th March||Hull FC||Kingston Communications Stadium||Away||8:00pm|
|7||25th March||Huddersfield Giants||Belle Vue Stadium||Home||3:00pm|
|8||28th March||Leeds Rhinos||Headingley Carnegie Stadium||Away||TBC|
|9||2nd April||Salford Red Devils||Belle Vue Stadium||Home||TBC|
|10||10th April||Wigan Warriors||Belle Vue Stadium||Home||3:00pm|
|12||24th April||Hull FC||Belle Vue Stadium||Home||3:00pm|
|13||29th April||Widnes Vikings||Select Security Stadium Halton||Away||8:00pm|
|14||15th May||Warrington Wolves||Belle Vue Stadium||Home||3:00pm|
|15||22nd May||Catalans Dragons||St James' Park||Home||1:00pm|
|16||27th May||Salford Red Devils||AJ Bell Stadium||Away||8:00pm|
|17||2nd June||Hull KR||Belle Vue Stadium||Home||8:00pm|
|18||12th June||Huddersfield Giants||The John Smith's Stadium||Away||3:00pm|
|19||19th June||Leeds Rhinos||Belle Vue Stadium||Home||3:00pm|
|20||3rd July||St Helens||Belle Vue Stadium||Home||3:00pm|
|21||8th July||Wigan Warriors||DW Stadium||Away||8:00pm|
|22||16th July||Catalans Dragons||Stade Gilbert Brutus||Away||6:00pm|
|23||24th July||Castleford Tigers||Belle Vue Stadium||Home||3:00pm|