16th February 2017, 10:02 | ChallengeCup

BBC choose to stream Siddal v Toronto

BBC choose to stream Siddal v Toronto

The BBC Sport website will stream Toronto Wolfpack's first competitive match, as they visit Siddal in the third round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.


2016 National Conference League champions Siddal will host newly formed Kingstone Press League 1 side Toronto Wolfpack in BBC Sport’s live streamed Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round tie on Saturday, February 25 (1.00pm).

Siddal’s 34-10 comeback win against Pilkington Recs was broadcast in the second round and was watched by 20,000 viewers.

Toronto Wolfpack are the first transatlantic team to enter the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup and the tie against Siddal will be their first competitive rugby league fixture.

2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round ties:

*West Hull/Thatto Heath Crusaders v Whitehaven
Hemel Stags v London Skolars
Fryston Warriors v Keighley Cougars
University of Gloucestershire All Golds v North Wales Crusaders
Newcastle Thunder v Workington Town
Doncaster v Myton Warriors
Siddal v Toronto Wolfpack
Barrow Raiders v Rochdale Mayfield
York City Knights v Egremont Rangers
South Wales Ironmen v Oxford
Hunslet v Coventry Bears
Wests Warriors v Haydock
*Tie to confirm West Hull/Thatto Heath Crusaders for the third round will be played this Saturday, February 18.

Tickets for the 2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, August 26 can be purchased by calling the Rugby League Ticket Office on 0844 856 1113 or by visiting www.rugby-league.com/tickets.