League One 2018 fixtures: Stags trip is first game up for Hunslet

South Leeds Stadium, the home of Hunslet RLFC.
South Leeds Stadium, the home of Hunslet RLFC.
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HUNSLET WILL kick off their League One campaign with a trip to Hemel Stags on Sunday, February 18.

The Parksiders make their home bow against Whitehaven on Sunday, March 4. The biggest date in Hunslet’s league season will be July 15 when fallen giants Bradford Bulls visit South Leeds Stadium.

Hunslet coach, Gary Thornton.

Hunslet coach, Gary Thornton.

League One will feature 14 clubs next year and the Super-8s and Shield competitions have been scrapped after Oxford and Gloucestershire All Golds withdrew. Sides will play each other once home and away.

The league leaders after 26 rounds will be promoted with the next four teams playing-off for a place in the Championship.

February: Sunday 18: Hemel Stags A 2pm.

March: Sunday 4: Whitehaven H 3pm; Sunday 11: North Wales Crusaders H 3pm; Sunday 25: Bradford Bulls A 3pm; Friday 30: Keighley Cougars H 2pm.

April: Sunday 8: Oldham A 3pm; Sunday 15: Workington Town H 3pm; Sunday 29: Newcastle Thunder A 3pm.

May: Sunday 6: York City Knights H 3pm; Sunday 20: Doncaster A 3pm; Sunday 27: West Wales Raiders H 3pm.

June: Saturday 9: London Skolars A 3pm; Sunday 17: Coventry Bears H 3pm; Sunday 24: Oldham H 3pm.

July: Sunday 1: North Wales Crusaders A 2.30pm; Sunday 8: Workington Town A 3pm; Sunday 15: Bradford Bulls H 3pm; Sunday 22: Doncaster H 3pm; Sunday 29: Keighley Cougars A 3pm.

August: Saturday 4: West Wales Raiders A 3pm; Sunday 12: Hemel Stags H 3pm; Sunday 19: York City Knights A 3pm;

September: Sunday 2: London Skolars H 3pm; Sunday 9: Whitehaven A 3pm; Sunday 16: Newcastle Thunder H 3pm; Saturday 22: Coventry Bears A 3pm.

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