6th April 2017, 15:59 | ChallengeCup

BBC Sport to stream Whitehaven v Halifax

BBC Sport to stream Whitehaven v Halifax

The Whitehaven v Halifax match will be the live streamed game from the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round, on the BBC Sport website.


Whitehaven’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round tie against Halifax will be live-streamed on the BBC Sport website on Sunday, April 23 (3.00pm).

After overcoming West Hull and Oxford in the previous rounds, Kingstone Press League 1 club Whitehaven face their toughest test in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup when they take on Halifax who currently sit in fifth position in the Kingstone Press Championship.

At 24, Carl Forster is one of British sport’s youngest professional head coaches and he’ll be hoping his Cumbrian side can make their mark in Rugby League’s oldest and most prestigious Cup competition.

Over 23,000 viewers tuned in to watch Haydock’s heroic efforts against Oldham in the fourth round live on BBC Sport. 

Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round ties:

Friday, April 21
Leeds Rhinos v Doncaster (8.00pm)

Saturday, April 22
Leigh Centurions v Hull Kingston Rovers (3.00pm)

Sunday, April 23
Salford Red Devils v Toronto Wolfpack (12.15pm)
Huddersfield Giants v Swinton Lions (12.30pm)
Dewsbury Rams v Batley Bulldogs (3.00pm)
Featherstone Rovers v Oldham (3.00pm)
Whitehaven v Halifax (3.00pm, BBC Sport)
York City Knights v Barrow Raiders (3.00pm)

Tickets for the 2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, August 26. Buy early and save 15% off adult tickets (until Tuesday, June 6) and Junior tickets from just £5. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Rugby League Ticket Office on 0844 856 1113 or by visiting www.rugby-league.com/tickets.

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