Widnes first for Fax

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Halifax RLFC will host Widnes Vikings in their first Qualifiers Super 8s game on Sunday week.

The fixtures for the new phase of the season were announced today with teams seeded according to finishing positions at the bottom of Suoper League and top of the Championship.

Halifax, who finished fourth in the Championship, have three home games and four away matches.

The Sky TV cameras will return to the Shay on Saturday, September 5 when Salford visit.

Halifax’s programme finishes at Odsal on September 27 in a rematch with Bradford Bulls, who were beaten narrowly at the Shay on Sunday.

Round by Round

August 8: Leigh Centurions v Hull KR

August 9: Bradford Bulls v Sheffield Eagles, Halifax v Widnes Vikings, Salford Red Devils v Wakefield Wildcats.

August 15: Wakefield Wildcats v Bradford Bulls.

August 16: Hull KR v Halifax, Salford Red Devils v Leigh Centurions, Widnes Vikings v Sheffield Eagles

August 22: Leigh Centurions v Wakefield Wildcats.

August 23: Bradford Bulls v Salford Red Devils, Sheffield Eagles v Halifax (4.15), Widnes Vikings v Hull KR.

September 5: Halifax v Salford Red Devils (3.00pm, Sky Sports).

September 6 Bradford Bulls v Widnes Vikings, Hull KR v Wakefield Wildcats, Leigh Centurions v Sheffield Eagles.

September 12: Wakefield Wildcats v Widnes Vikings.

September 13: Halifax v Leigh Centurions, Hull KR v Bradford Bulls, Salford Red Devils v Sheffield Eagles.

September 18: Sheffield Eagles v Hull KR.

September 19: Wakefield Wildcats v Halifax (6.00pm .

September 20: Leigh Centurions v Bradford Bulls, Widnes Vikings v Salford Red Devils.

September 27: Bradford Bulls v Halifax, Hull KR v Salford Red Devils, Sheffield Eagles v Wakefield Wildcats, Widnes Vikings v Leigh Centurions.