11th April 2018, 09:59 | ChallengeCup

Knights v Dragons selected for BBC fixture

Knights v Dragons selected for BBC fixture

Fifth round game to be shown live from Bootham Crescent

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The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round fixture between York City Knights and Catalans Dragons at Bootham Crescent on Sunday, April 22 (KO 3.00pm) has been selected to be live streamed on the BBC Sport website. 

Betfred League 1 side York City Knights caused an upset in Round 4 when they defeated Swinton Lions from the Betfred Championship.

The Knights welcome Betfred Super League side Catalans Dragons, who enter the competition at this stage. The Dragons last reached the Challenge Cup final in 2007, when they fell to a 30-8 defeat against St Helens.

Earlier this year, York opened their 2018 Betfred League 1 campaign in front of a 4,281 crowd against Bradford Bulls.

The fourth round streamed tie between Normanton Knights and Rochdale Hornets attracted a viewing audience of over 13,000.

From round six onwards, two matches will be screened on BBC One and BBC Two and Sky Sports will also show two games over each weekend.

Save 10% off tickets for the 2018 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, August 25 by purchasing before May 29. Tickets start from £20 for adults and can be purchased by calling the Rugby League Ticket Office on 0844 856 1113 or by visiting www.rugby-league.com/tickets.

Fans booking in groups of 15 or more can save 40% until May 29, with tickets starting from only £12 for adults and £5 for Juniors. Please call our group sales team on 0844 856 1115.