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BBC2 Floodlit Trophy

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BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Top # 12 Facts

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Fulham v Wigan 1st Rugby League game at Craven Cottage 140980

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BBC2 Floodlit Final 1977 - Hull KR v St Helens

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John Player Special Trophy 1984 - Leeds v Widnes

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1979 Premiership Trophy Final - Bradford Northern v Leeds

The BBC 2 Floodlit Trophy was a competition for British rugby league clubs held between 1965 and 1980. It was designed specifically for television, and the then director of BBC2, broadcaster David Attenborough, was instrumental in its creation. When the competition was first mooted not many clubs were equipped with floodlights, but the tournament caused no fewer than twenty-one clubs to install them.
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