Betfred Challenge Cups update

Posted: Friday 7th May 2021 - 11:00 AM

The former Great Britain captain Jamie Peacock will conduct the draw.

The Semi-Finals will be played on Saturday, June 5, in a triple-header kicking off with the Final of the Betfred Women’s Challenge Cup (venue and further details to be confirmed next week).

Both competitions are at the Quarter Final stage this weekend.

The battle to reach the last four of the Betfred Challenge Cup begins tonight with two Quarter-Finals televised live on Sky Sports: Catalans Dragons versus Warrington Wolves in a repeat of the 2018 Final (kick-off 6pm), followed by St Helens versus Huddersfield Giants in a repeat of the 2006 Final.

On Saturday, BBC Sport will show Hull FC v Wigan Warriors, a repeat of several memorable Wembley Finals, the most recent in 2017, with a 230pm kick-off; followed by the Castleford-Salford clash which is a repeat of the 1969 Final, and kicks off at 530pm.

Both games will be live on BBC2, with coverage starting at 2pm.

All four Quarter Finals are being played on neutral ground at Emerald Headingley.

The ball numbers for the Semi Finals will be determined chronologically, as follows:

1 – Catalans Dragons or Warrington Wolves

2 – St Helens or Huddersfield Giants

3 – Hull FC or Wigan Warriors

4 – Castleford Tigers or Salford Red Devils


The Betfred Women’s Challenge Cup Quarter Finals are being played on Sunday (May 9).  The draw will be conducted at the Mobile Rocket Stadium in Wakefield by the former Hull FC and Hull KR stand-off Paul Cooke, and streamed live on, after their coverage of the tie between York City Knights and Wigan Warriors which kicks off at midday.

The ball numbers for the Semi Finals will be as follows:

1 - Leeds Rhinos or Bradford Bulls

2 – St Helens or Featherstone Rovers

3 – Warrington Wolves or Castleford Tigers

4 – York City Knights or Wigan Warriors

The Semi Finals will be played on Saturday May 22, with the Final on Saturday June 5 (see above).

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