BBC London is delighted to announce that we will be covering the whole of the London Bronco's 2005 Super League X and Powergen Challenge Cup campaigns.
There will be full match commentary on every Broncos game via the BBC London website www.bbc.co.uk/london. Plus, this season, many more matches will also be broadcast on BBC London 94.9FM and BBC London Digital radio.
Linked with the Broncos official website, London fans can hear every tackle, kick and play. Mark Church will again be the BBC London match commentator and he�ll be joined by expert summarisers across the season. There will also be interactive commentary from Broncos fans.
If you want to get your opinions and thoughts about the team on air, just email [email protected] or text 07786 200 949 during any Broncos match, starting on Sunday 13th February when the Broncos host the Wolves.
The BBC London website will reinforce the partnership with London Broncos featuring up-to-the-minute news as well as the latest interviews from the Broncos playing and coaching staff.
And this season we will break new ground by turning Thursday nights into Broncos night on BBC London 94.9 FM! Our team will be reviewing and previewing games, and asking London Broncos fans to get in on the act.
To get involved with this new programme segment, Broncos fans need simply to call 0207 224 2000, text 07786 200 949, or email [email protected] to have their say and add to the debate on the Broncos in Super League X.
The shows will also give fans an opportunity to win tickets for matches at Griffin Park, plus merchandise, as well as the chance to join Mark before kick-off at certain games.
Mark Church will also be writing for the Broncos award-winning match day magazine, �Game On!� throughout the season, as well as providing regular articles in the local press. On top of this, all the match commentaries will be available to the opposing teams� websites as well as international internet sites such as www.leagueunlimited.com.
BBC London will also be keeping an eye on the London Skolars efforts this season. Skolars� score updates will be broadcast during Broncos games whenever possible.
BBC London is committed to providing London Broncos fans with best possible coverage of their team. No matter where the Broncos are playing, we will be there.
If you cannot get to a game, log onto the BBC London website www.bbc.co.uk/london click on sport and follow the on screen instructions.
Alternatively go to the Broncos website www.londonbroncos.co.uk and click on Live Commentary.
Through BBC London's exclusive coverage Broncos fans need never to miss a single play of the 2005 Super League and Powergen Challenge Cup campaigns.
Peter Stevens, Sports Editor, BBC London, commented on the new deal: �This is the fourth season that BBC London 94.9 has been the radio media partner for the London Broncos, and this season promises to be the most comprehensive so far in the partnership.�
Not only will there be full commentary available on every game via the BBC London and London Broncos websites, more matches than before will be broadcast on BBC London 94.9 and BBC London digital radio.�
Also fans will have a dedicated London Broncos slot on the BBC London 94.9 Thursday Sports Show, which will all go towards raising the profile of the Broncos and the sport of Rugby League in the Capital.�
Broncos CEO Nic Cartwright added: �The coverage and service from BBC London is exceptional. This is a very important partnership and what it does in terms of taking our club and the game of rugby league in London to a new audience is invaluable.�
The fact that BBC London have now also committed to a London Broncos Thursday night segment speaks volumes for our relationship. It should be a great new season for all involved.�