CARNEGIE NINES DRAW ANNOUNCEMENT

The draw for the Carnegie Floodlit Nines tournament took place on Thursday evening.

The draw for the Carnegie Floodlit Nines tournament took place on Thursday evening. engage Super League match official Richard Silverwood and Match Official Coach Ray Tennant drew out the nine teams in the competition. The first round sees host club Leeds Metropolitan University take on the British Army. The winner of that match will face a daunting encounter against Carnegie Challenge Cup finalists Hull FC in the second round. The other second round matches see Leeds Rhinos take on Huddersfield Giants in the only all Super League tie, Justin Morgan’s Hull Kingston Rovers are up against Cumbria and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats will play the flamboyant Fiji UK side. Rugby League’s newest tournament takes place at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Wednesday 27 August 2008. The first round match kicks off at 6:10pm. The second round ties get underway at 6:30pm with tournament favourites Leeds Rhinos taking on Huddersfield Giants in the opening game of the round. Commenting on the draw, Event Director, Lionel Hurst said, "In the week when the Olympic Games open, the great sport of Rugby League is quickest out of the blocks to secure the first gold. "The stunning draw for the first ever Carnegie Floodlit 9s is pure gold with an array of sparkling clashes. "Headingley Carnegie Stadium will provide the perfect stage for Rugby League’s great athletes." Ticket prices for the event are £10.00 adults. Children under 16 will gain free admission when accompanied by a full paying adult. Admission can be made via the turnstile on the night or in advance from the Headingley Carnegie Ticket Office on 0870 60 60 50. The Draw In Full:- Round One 1. Leeds Metropolitan University v British Army Kick Off 6:10pm Round Two 2. Leeds Rhinos v Huddersfield Giants Kick Off: 6:30pm 3. Hull Kingston Rovers v Cumbria Kick Off: 6:50pm 4. Fiji UK v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats Kick Off: 7:10pm 5. Hull FC v Leeds Metropolitan University or British Army Kick Off: 7:30pm Semi Finals 6. Winner of game 2 v Winner of game 3 Kick Off: 8:00pm 7. Winner of game 4 v Winner of game 5 Kick Off: 8:20pm Carnegie Floodlit 9s Cup Final 8. Winner of Game 6 v Winner of Game 7 Kick Off: 9:00pm