WITH Warrington Wolves' first two games of the season and Magic Weekend opposition now confirmed, the 2022 schedule is starting to take shape.

The full fixture list will be revealed tomorrow at 8am, but here are the key dates we already know.

Opening game

The Wire were the first to have their opening fixture for 2022 confirmed this morning.

Daryl Powell's first game in charge will see him take his side to Headingley to take on Leeds Rhinos on Saturday, February 12, kick off 12.30pm.

The game will be a historic one for as it will be the first ever Super League fixture broadcast live on free-to-air television.

> Read more about Super League's new broadcast deal with Channel 4 here

Warrington Guardian:

George Williams after The Wire's victory at Leeds Rhinos earlier this year. Picture by SWPix.com

The Wire's first home game of the season has also been confirmed - they host Daryl Powell's former club Castleford Tigers on Thursday, February 17.

Challenge Cup Final

Having been moved to mid-July in 2021 and October due to the pandemic the year before, there is another new date for the Challenge Cup Final next year.

Warrington Wolves and their fans will be hoping to be in London lining up for the game on Saturday, May 28, kick off 3pm.

There is a change of venue for one year only, too - the 2022 final will take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium before returning to Wembley Stadium for 2023.

Round dates have not been officially confirmed but it is understood Super League clubs will enter at the sixth-round stage at the end of March.

Warrington Guardian:

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium will host the 2022 Challenge Cup Final. Picture by SWPix.com

Magic Weekend

The Challenge Cup Final's move to the Spring Bank Holiday weekend means there will also be a new date for next year's Magic Weekend.

For the first time, Magic will be held in summer as Newcastle's St James' Park once again plays host on the weekend of July 9-10.

Warrington Wolves will take on League Leaders' Shield holders Catalans Dragons on Sunday, July 10, kick off 3.15pm.

Warrington Guardian:

George Williams celebrates scoring against former club Wigan at this year's Magic Weekend. Picture by SWPix.com

Super League Grand Final

In order to aid England's preparations for the season-ending Rugby League World Cup, next year's Grand Final will be played earlier than usual.

Old Trafford will once again play host, with the game taking place on Saturday, September 24, kick off 6pm.