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Somerset Rebels confirm play-off opponents
9:22am Wednesday 18th September 2013 in Sport
THE SOMERSET Rebels have picked the Newcastle Diamonds and Redcar Bears as their group opponents in the semi-final stages of the Premier League Championship-deciding play-offs, leaving Ipswich, Edinburgh and Workington to contest the other group.
The Rebels had first pick of who would comprise their group by virtue of finishing top of the Premier League table. Redcar was their first choice of opposition, with Newcastle their next.
With each team in the respective groups to face each other home and away, the Somerset promotion have moved quickly to confirm the dates of their matches, these being;
Thursday 3rd Oct - Redcar v Somerset
Friday 4th Oct - Somerset v Redcar
Friday 11th Oct - Somerset v Newcastle
Sunday 13th Oct - Newcastle v Somerset
The winners of each group then race off over two legs in the Grand Final.
Winners of the Grand Final are crowned Premier League Champions.
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