YORK City Knights' Summer Bash game against Halifax will be shown live on Sky Sports, the broadcaster have confirmed.

The Betfred Championship's showpiece event sees six matches take place over the weekend of May 30-31 at Blackpool FC's Bloomfield Road - with all the games being screened on Sky Sports.

York's match against Halifax will take place on Saturday, May 30 with a 5.15pm kick-off.

The Heavy Woollen derby between Batley Bulldogs and Dewsbury Rams takes place beforehand (3pm) while Featherstone Rovers face Bradford Bulls at 7.30pm.

On the Sunday, Swinton Lions play Oldham (1pm), Sheffield Eagles take on Whitehaven (3.15pm) and Leigh Centurions face Widnes Vikings (5.30pm).

York have played only once previously at the Summer Bash in last season's competition, where they were heavily beaten 42-10 by Featherstone.

The Summer Bash was introduced in 2015, with 2020 being the sixth consecutive time the event has featured in Blackpool.