SKY Television is delighted to have signed a one year extension of its existing Broadcast contract earlier today meaning New Zealand rugby league fans will have their full fix of action in 2012 including LIVE coverage of the Telstra Premiership, Harvey Norman State of Origin series, the VB Test and all Toyota Cup matches televised from Fox Sport.
Stephen McIvor will continue to be the face of SKY’s rugby league coverage, hosting Gameday and dedicated Rugby League show 40/20.
Experienced rugby league commentator Dale Husband will lead the new-look rugby league commentary team on SKY Sport alongside former Kiwi International Daryl Halligan.
McIvor is over the moon that good friend Dale Husband is stepping into the main commentary role.
“Dale is well known in league circles and is one of the most professional broadcasters in the country”.
SKY Sport will have coverage of NRL and Warriors Toyota Cup home games over the 2012 season starting with a 40/20 special, previewing the NRL season ahead, followed by the NRL season opener on Thursday March 1st between the Newcastle Knights and St George Illawarra Dragons from Hunter Stadium.