KNIGHTS V TITANS: LIVE Sunday from 1pm EST
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As the Rugby League community unites to support Alex McKinnon, Fox Sports will deliver a special extended broadcast of Sunday’s Knights v Titans match as part of ‘Rise For Alex’ Round.
A one-hour ‘NRL Sunday’ hosted by Matt Russell, Mark Gasnier, Brett Kimmorley and Kevin Walters at 1pm will showcase all the build up to the big match as Hunter Stadium transforms into an entertainment destination for fans.
Fox Sports’ Lara Pitt and Andy Raymond will be on ground to capture all the activity, including a special performance by Jessica Mauboy, as fans welcome Alex home for the first time since his injury in March.
Lara catches up with a host of former greats showing their support at the match plus Knights players share their thoughts on Alex ahead of the emotion-charged match.
Then at 2pm, the ‘Rise For Alex’ Round centrepiece match kicks off with Russell and Kimmorley calling all the action while Walters and Gasnier will be sideline delivering live updates from the field.
Round 19 of the 2014 Telstra Premiership is a dedicated ‘Rise For Alex’ Round providing fans a chance to show their support and help raise funds for Alex. Money raised will contribute to the RiseForAlex Fund to provide ongoing medical and financial support for Alex.
Fox Sports has also joined forces with The Saturday Daily Telegraph to donate $1 from every copy of Saturday’s paper to the RiseForAlex Fund, coinciding with the NRL donating $1 from every ticket sale for this weekend’s matches.