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The stage is set for Champions visit.

The countdown has begun towards Coventry Bears pre-season game against Leeds Rhinos, kick off 7.45, 19th January at the Butts Park Arena.

One hundred and fifty people have booked hospitality packages-a full house set to have a full evening’s entertainment from 6.15pm as the Bears celebrate their 20th season as a club.

Season ticket sales have already beaten last year’s record and advance ticket sales are high with a big crowd expected to turn up on the night for what is also the Bears first semi-pro game under floodlights.

Bears Coach Tom Tsang has selected a 21 man strong squad for the fixture, including key pre-season signings and old favourites.

Alex Beddows

Ben Stead

Buzz Aldred

Callum Bradbury

Charlie Clarke

Chris Barratt

Chris Vitalini

Dan Gover

Dante Morley Samuels

Errol Carter

Harry Chapman

Harry Kaufman

Hayden Freeman

James Geurtjens

Lewis Lord

Liam Rice Wilson

Owen Jones

Paul Emmanuelli

Tom Fletcher

Josh Jackson

Zak Williams

Meanwhile, Rhinos playing legend Rob Burrow, who retired last season is on coaching duty for the first time with a Leeds side brimming with talent such as Ash Handley, Jordan Lilley, Josh Walters, Josh Jordan-Roberts, Mikolaj Oledzki and Cameron Smith.

So how will the new look Bears side gel together? Will they avenge the 102-0 hammering Leeds gave to the Coventry Northern Union side back in 1913? And could this be a foretaste of bigger games to come in a few years time?

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