Coventry Bears Fixtures For 2018 Announced


Coventry Bears To Face Leeds Rhinos

As part of their 20th anniversary, Coventry Bears Rugby League team will play Leeds Rhinos.

The game will take place at Butts Park Arena on Friday January 19th with kick off at 7.45pm.

Coventry Bears Managing Director, Alan Robinson, is delighted to welcome the recently crowned Betfred Super League champions:

This is the most important Rugby League game to be held in Coventry since the 2016 Four Nations and we are honoured that the most successful club in the Super League era of the sport will be gracing the hallowed turf of the Butts Park Arena.  This is a unique opportunity for Bears’ fans, rugby enthusiasts and general sports followers in Coventry, and the wider Midlands region, to witness an iconic sporting institution on their doorstep and we would encourage everyone who enjoys live sport to come along and watch the eight-time Betfred Super League champions do battle with the Bears.”

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Coventry Bears Lose At Oxford

Coventry Bears Rugby League were beaten 24-28 at Oxford this afternoon.

Cov were 6-0 down when Hayden Freeman went over and then Jamal Hunte went over only for Oxford to score again.

Oxford ran in three tries before half-time and in the second half, Freeman went over for a try which Brad Delaney converted.

Matt Reid went over as did an Oxford player with Brad Delaney running in a try but Cob could not get another try and they went down to defeat.


Coventry Bears Win At NW Crusaders

Coventry Bears won 22-16 at North West Crusaders this afternoon.

At the Queensway Stadium in Wrexham, Jamahl Hunte ran 70 metres to put Cov 4-0 up.

Matt Reid then went over with Paul Emanuelli converting and before the home side came back with a converted 27th minute try.

Brad Delaney ran in a try which Emanuelli converted to put the Bears 16-6 up at half-time.

In the second half, Crusaders were level in the 46th minute with two tries but in the 52nd minute, Sam Davies went over, Delaney converted and Cov won 22-16.