Challenge Cup

11 Jan 2020

Coral Challenge Cup - Round One Saturday wrap-up

Coral Challenge Cup - Round One Saturday wrap-up

Skirlaugh enjoyed a fine 8-6 home win over Hunslet Club Parkside in today's early kick off live on BBC Sport.

They hit the front in the first half and were 4-0 up at the break.

They grabbed another try shortly after the restart and, despite their Leeds-based visitors hitting back with a converted score with 25 minutes to play, they held on and secured their progress to the next round.

Elsewhere, Ashton Bears' Coral Challenge Cup debut ended with a convincing 58-10 on the road at Edinburgh Eagles, as Barrow Island ran out 84-6 winners against Welsh outfit Rhondda Outlaws in Cumbria.

Fellow Cumbrians Distington won 50-10 at home to Bedford Tigers, and there were away wins for both West Hull - 28-18 at Pilkington Recs - and West Bowling, who pulled off a 24-12 win against Featherstone Lions.

York Acorn dispatched of London's Hammersmith Hills Hoists 36-14 in North Yorkshire, and it was a comfortable 38-0 win for Siddal who hosted Saddleworth Rangers.

Thornhill Trojans secured their spot in Tuesday's draw by beating Thatto Heath Crusaders 22-16 at home, as fellow West Yorkshire outfit Underbank Rangers claimed a 22-10 win over Lock Lane from Castleford.

Elsewhere, West Bank Bears won a thriller 26-24 at home to the Royal Navy and Milford Marlins made a statement of intent with a fine 47-12 win over Wigan St Judes, and Wigan St Pats moved into round two with a hard-fought 30-14 victory at home to Dewsbury Moor.

London Chargers' Coral Challenge Cup journey came to an end at Rochdale Mayfield as they fell to a 32-12 defeat, while the british Army progressed thanks to a 26-10 home win over Oulton Raiders on home turf.

Finally, there were home wins for Wigan's Ince Rose Bridge - 50-10 against East Hull, and Leigh Miners Rangers, who edged out a fine clash at home to Leeds outfit Stanningley, winning 28-26.