After six hours of discussions at the John Smith's Stadium, both the Rugby Football League and Super League clubs looked to have agreed to postpone all levels of the game until April 3rd.
Eight Women's Rugby League team entered the first round of the Women's Coral Challenge Cup, including newly-promoted Women's Championship side Halifax, Armed Forces sides ,the British Army and the RAF, and Midlands-based Nottingham.
All Betfred Championship sides, barring Toulouse Olympique, entered the Coral Challenge Cup at the Fourth Round stage as the British Army and community side Underbank Rangers enter unknown territory.
Betfred League One sides entered the Coral Challenge Cup Third Round this evening alongside the 11 successful Community Clubs who survived the first two rounds with some exciting ties were pulled out of the hat by St Helens duo Jack Ashworth and Matty Lees.
The draws for the fourth round of the 2019 Coral Challenge Cup and the first round of the 1895 Cup have been made with a number of standout matches featuring.
“So we are delighted that Sky Sports are committed to showing this year’s £1M Game, to determine who earns promotion to the Betfred Super League in 2020.”