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How not to market the Challenge Cup!

How not to market the Challenge Cup!

“We’re conscious that the Challenge Cup has lost its shine. It’s probably become our third biggest property. Magic Weekend has overtaken it in terms of fans and we’re conscious of that. There’s a lot we’ve got to sit down and discuss. We’ll

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Challenge Cup quarter-final dates revealed

Challenge Cup quarter-final dates revealed

The dates for the quarter-final of the Challenge Cup have been revealed. Salford and Wakefield will kick off proceedings on Thursday, June 15, the first of two games to be shown on Sky Sports. A day later, Sky will show

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Challenge Cup quarter-final draw

Challenge Cup quarter-final draw

Defending champions Hull FC will host Super League table-toppers Castleford Tigers in the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup. Cas’ put over half a century of points past St Helens to book their place in the last eight while Hull FC’s

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Leeds comfortably dispatch of League One Raiders

Leeds comfortably dispatch of League One Raiders

Leeds Rhinos recorded 13 tries as they comprehensively dispatched of Barrow Raiders 72-10, booking their place in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals. Joel Moon completed a first half hat-trick with Ryan Hall, Matt Parcell and Ash Handley opening up a 32-4 half time lead, Luke

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Brown downs former club Widnes

Brown downs former club Widnes

Kevin Brown scored a hat-trick as Warrington Wolves edged out his former club Widnes Vikings 34-20 to reach the Challenge Cup quarter-finals Greg Burke went over to give the visitors a lead on 15 minutes but Warrington responded through Ryan

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Wigan book quarter-final spot

Wigan book quarter-final spot

Wigan Warriors eased past Championship Swinton Lions 42-12 to book their place in the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup. Joel Tomkins Liam Farrell, Joe Burgess and Liam Marshall touched down as Wigan raced into an 18-0 lead at the break.

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Castleford ease into cup quarter-finals

Castleford ease into cup quarter-finals

Castleford Tigers thrashed St Helens 53-10 as the Super League table-toppers moved into the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup. Michael Shenton and Jake Webster went over for the hosts early on before St Helens replied through Ryan Morgan. Zeb Taia thought he had

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Friday’s Rugby League Results

Friday’s Rugby League Results

Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Dewsbury Rams 6 Wakefield Trinity 54 Hull FC 62 Catalans Dragons 0 Salford Red Devils 24 Hull Kingston Rovers 14   Kingstone Press League 1 Newcastle Thunder 22 Toronto Wolfpack 40   Full reports from all today’s

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Saltonstall eyeing up try-scoring record to help Fax dump Featherstone out of the cup

Saltonstall eyeing up try-scoring record to help Fax dump Featherstone out of the cup

James Saltonstall is hoping he can continue his incredible try-scoring form, and guide Halifax to the last eight of the Challenge Cup as a result. The Fax speedster is the Championship’s second top try scorer having crossed 13 times this

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Richard Marshall wants Halifax to embrace Challenge Cup intensity

Richard Marshall wants Halifax to embrace Challenge Cup intensity

Rugby League, as a sport, boasts some proud and fierce rivalries. But perhaps one of the lesser documented rivalries is between two towns in West Yorkshire. Featherstone and Halifax have been going to battle right since the Rovers were founded

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