Win tickets to see Summer Bash derby in Blackpool

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Dewsbury Rams and Batley Bulldogs clash in the first of three Kingstone Press Championship matches in the traditional Good Friday showdown tomorrow.

The two rivals also meet in the Challenge Cup fifth round at Tetley’s Stadium on Sunday April 23.

A third meeting in the space of five weeks between the Rams and Bulldogs takes place at this year’s Summer Bash in Blackpool over the weekend of May 27 and 28.

An action packed weekend at the seaside will see a whole round of Championship fixtures played plus the League One Cup final.

Batley won a thrilling contest 28-24 in Blackpool last season, while the Rams and Bulldogs will bring the curtain down on this year’s Summer Bash, with the Heavy Woollen derby the final game on Sunday May 28, kick off 5.15pm.

We have teamed up with the RFL for two lucky readers to each have the chance of winning a pair of weekend tickets.

Tickets would be in the reserved seating area of Blackpool FC’s Bloomfield Road and the winner would have the option of attending both days of the Summer Bash or just attending on the Sunday when Dewsbury face Batley.

To be in with a chance of winning a pair of weekend tickets to the Summer Bash, answer the following question and send entries via email to with Summer Bash Tickets Competition in the subject field.

The deadline is 5pm on Monday May 8 and usual Johnston Press competition rules apply.

Question: What time will Dewsbury and Batley kick off at this season’s Summer Bash?

Tickets for the 2017 Summer Bash at Bloomfield Road, Blackpool on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28 can be purchased by calling the Rugby League Ticket office on 0844 856 1113 or by visiting