After six hours of discussions at the John Smith's Stadium, both the Rugby Football League and Super League clubs looked to have agreed to postpone all levels of the game until April 3rd.
Betfred League One sides entered the Coral Challenge Cup Third Round this evening alongside the 11 successful Community Clubs who survived the first two rounds with some exciting ties were pulled out of the hat by St Helens duo Jack Ashworth and Matty Lees.
A decade ago, Coventry Bears and Bedford Tigers faced off in the Southern Conference Midlands Premier Division Play-Off Semi-Final. That game finished 58-10 to Coventry and the gap between the two clubs has never been closer.
“So we are delighted that Sky Sports are committed to showing this year’s £1M Game, to determine who earns promotion to the Betfred Super League in 2020.”