Sky Sports have announced that Saturday’s behind-closed-doors game between Catalans and Leeds will be broadcast on their YouTube channel.

It’s the first time Sky have utilised the platform to show a Rugby League match.

The French government’s decision to ban crowds of more than 1,000, in response to the coronavirus outbreak resulted in a decision being taken to play this weekend’s game in an empty stadium

Catalans chairman Bernard Guasch had hoped to reverse the fixture.

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Sky say they will be no geo-restrictions on the broadcast, which will start at 4.55pm on Saturday, for a 5pm kick-off.

The Sky Sports YouTube channel is available here: