Challenge Cup Fifth Round Draw Made

The draw for the fifth round of the Coral Challenge Cup has been made.

The fifth round features Championship and League 1 clubs, alongside the bottom four ranked clubs from last year’s Super League.

NCL Premier Division side Thatto Heath Crusaders were also in the hat after their impressive victory over League 1 outfit North Wales Crusaders.

Three out of the Eight ties look like they could be tasty affairs with Widnes Vikings welcoming their Championship rivals York City Knights. The London Broncos travel to the Shay as Danny Ward’s side face Halifax and Bradford Bulls and Featherstone Rovers meet at Odsal in a battle of two competitive Championship sides.

Leeds Rhinos face League 1 Workington Town with Salford Red Devils and Hull Kingston Rovers facing Rochdale Hornets and Leigh Centurions respectively.

Thatto Heath Crusaders did manage a home tie but they drew Dewsbury Rams of the Championship.

The Full Draw is as follows:

Hull KR v Leigh Centurions
Widnes Vikings v York City Knights
Thatto Heath Crusaders v Dewsbury Rams
Leeds Rhinos v Workington Town
Halifax v London Broncos
Bradford Bulls v Featherstone Rovers
Salford Red Devils v Rochdale Hornets
Doncaster v Batley Bulldogs

The ties will be played over the weekend of 13 and 14 April.


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