10th August 2018, 09:24 | league_1

Betfred League 1: Round 21 Preview

Betfred League 1: Round 21 Preview

With the beginning of the Super 8s, the Qualifiers and the Championship Shield starting this week, League 1 remains the same – York City Knights and Bradford Bulls are battling it out for automatic promotion.

Knights will travel to West Wales Raiders, while Bulls will also travel to Wales to face North Wales Crusaders.

Two points separate Workington Town in third to Whitehaven in seventh; Oldham, Doncaster and Hunslet are sandwiched between those two teams and they are all vying for a place in the top five.

Whitehaven and Oldham face each other with the winner of that game going two points clear of the losing team.

Hunslet will host Hemel Stags who have only managed two wins all season, while Doncaster host London Skolars.

Newcastle Thunder and Keighley Cougars are currently on the same amount of points with an outside chance of reaching the top five they are currently six points behind Whitehaven, Thunder will travel Cougars. 

Saturday: West Wales Raiders v York City Knights

Sunday: North Wales Crusaders v Bradford Bulls, Workington Town v Coventry Bears, Oldham v Whitehaven, Keighley Cougars v Newcastle Thunder, Hunslet v Hemel Stags, Doncaster v London Skolars