19th February 2020, 08:52 | ChallengeCup

Coral Challenge Cup: Round 4 ties and Round 5 draw details confirmed

Coral Challenge Cup: Round 4 ties and Round 5 draw details confirmed

Full details of next weekend’s Coral Challenge Cup Fourth Round ties and the draw for Round Five can now be confirmed.  

Round Four ties  

Friday 21 February

Leigh Centurions v Batley Bulldogs (KO 8pm)

Saturday 22 February 

Sheffield Eagles v Halifax (2pm)

Siddal v Newcastle Thunder (2pm)

Featherstone Rovers v Barrow Raiders (3pm)

Swinton Lions v Leigh Miners Rangers (3pm)

Sunday 23 February

Bradford Bulls v Underbank Rangers (1pm, Live on BBC Sport and Red Button)

North Wales Crusaders v Hunslet (2.30pm)

London Broncos v York City Knights (3pm, Live on Our League)

Rochdale Hornets v British Army (3pm)

Whitehaven v Dewsbury Rams (3pm)

Widnes Vikings v Oldham (3pm)

Workington Town v Doncaster (3pm)

The draw for Round Five will be streamed on BBC Sport and Our League at 6.30pm on Monday 24 February, 6.30pm, live from Hull Kingston Rovers’ Hull College Craven Park. Rovers are one four Super League clubs joining the competition at this stage, alongside Huddersfield Giants, Toronto Wolfpack and Wakefield Trinity.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Rovers’ famous 1980 Challenge Cup Final victory over their neighbours and fierce rivals Hull FC – a hard-fought 10-5 win in front of a capacity crowd at Wembley Stadium. And taking part in the draw will be one of the members of that cup-winning side, the former Great Britain hooker and pack enforcer David Watkinson.  

Newly-promoted Toronto Wolfpack also enter at this stage, and to mark the occasion exiled Torontonian and Rugby League ‘superfan’ Sandy Shipley will be joining David Watkinson to draw the teams.  

Fifth Round ties will be played on the weekend of 14/15 March. As in the previous rounds, one tie will be selected for live streaming by BBC Sport and another by the RFL for Our League.

The remaining eight Super League clubs enter the competition at the Sixth Round stage.  

2020 Coral Challenge Cup schedule

14/15 March: Fifth Round (12 Fourth Round winners, plus four Betfred Super League clubs – Huddersfield Giants, Hull KR, Toronto Wolfpack, Wakefield Trinity)

4/5 April: Sixth Round (8 Fifth Round winners, plus the remaining 8 Betfred Super League clubs)

9/10 May: Quarter Finals

6 June: Semi Finals

Saturday July 18: Final – Wembley Stadium