London Broncos Surprise Stadium Switch for Super League Clash

Rugby League: London Broncos Announce Surprise Stadium Switch for Super League Clash

In a surprising move, London Broncos, the Super League club, have announced a one-off stadium switch for their upcoming match against St Helens. The Broncos, who have called multiple venues home since their formation in 1980 as Fulham RLFC, will be returning to the Twickenham Stoop for this fixture.

Since 2022, the Broncos have been playing their home games at Plough Lane, the stadium of AFC Wimbledon. However, it appears that the pitch at Plough Lane will be undergoing maintenance ahead of the 2024-25 EFL season, necessitating a change of venue for this particular match.

The Twickenham Stoop, which the Broncos have called home for three separate spells in their 44-year history, will once again host the club for their clash against the reigning Super League champions, St Helens, on Sunday, 16 June at 3pm.

“As we returned to the Super League for the 2024 season, we looked to make a conscious nod to the past with the return of the simple black kit from the 93/94 season and the striking quarter kit from the 1996 first summer season,” Kemp said. “We are excited and looking forward to welcoming you all to the Twickenham Stoop on what will be a great occasion as we return to a venue that hosted one of the clubs most successful periods and we look to re-engage with some of those lost supporters from within the area now that we are back in Super League.”

— Mark Kemp, Head of Commercial, London Broncos

The London Broncos’ decision to temporarily return to the Twickenham Stoop is a strategic move to capitalize on the nostalgia and history associated with the venue, as they seek to reconnect with their fan base and build momentum in their return to the Super League competition.

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