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Hull FC prevail in Challenge Cup cracker

Hull FC prevail in Challenge Cup cracker

Hull FC are one win away from ending their Wembley hoodoo after winning a pulsating semi-final against Wigan 16-12. Two tries in four second-half minutes proved to be the difference, as Lee Radford’s men came from 8-2 down to take

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Sims determined to avoid more Challenge Cup heartache

Sims determined to avoid more Challenge Cup heartache Updated

Ashton Sims admits the pain of last year’s shock Challenge Cup semi-final defeat to Hull KR is still fresh in his mind as the club looks to avoid another upset this Saturday to make it back to Wembley. Widely considered

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Eorl Crabtree column: Challenge Cup is losing its magic

Eorl Crabtree column: Challenge Cup is losing its magic Updated

This column originally appeared in Rugby League World. Get your copy every month in stores, or alternatively, purchase an online subscription at totalrl.com/shop. I’m worried that the Challenge Cup is losing its appeal and we can’t afford to let it

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Looking back at the Challenge Cup semi-finalists’ previous experience at this stage of the competition

Looking back at the Challenge Cup semi-finalists’ previous experience at this stage of the competition

Challenge Cup semi-final weekend is almost upon us, and excitement continues to rise as we get closer to discovering who will be the first winner of major silverware in 2016. The four clubs involved, Hull FC, Wigan, Warrington and Wakefield,

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Garry Schofield column: So who will get to Wembley?

Garry Schofield column: So who will get to Wembley?

Every week, leading Rugby League columnist Garry Schofield writes for League Express about the big talking points in the game. As a special treat to celebrate Challenge Cup semi-final weekend, here is the Hall of Fame inductee’s preview ahead of

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Atkins wants to see the Halliwell Jones Stadium bouncing

Atkins wants to see the Halliwell Jones Stadium bouncing

Warrington Wolves centre Ryan Atkins is looking forward to another exciting derby clash against Widnes Vikings in this Friday’s Challenge Cup quarter-final game at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. The Wolves have already secured two victories against the Vikings this season

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Lizzie Jones to present the Challenge Cup at Wembley

Lizzie Jones to present the Challenge Cup at Wembley

The RFL has invited Lizzie Jones, who thrilled the Challenge Cup crowd with her rendition of ‘Abide With Me’ at last year’s Wembley showpiece occasion, to present the trophy to the winning team in 2016. Lizzie will be this year’s

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Taylor eyeing Wembley trip with Hull FC

Taylor eyeing Wembley trip with Hull FC

Hull FC prop Scott Taylor has his sights firmly set on a return to Wembley with his hometown club ahead of Saturday’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup quarter-final. They welcome Catalans Dragons to the KC Stadium and despite winning the game’s oldest

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Yeaman aiming for more Challenge Cup memories in 2016

Yeaman aiming for more Challenge Cup memories in 2016

Hull FC centre Kirk Yeaman heads back into a competition he has fond memories of this weekend – and he insists that the Black and Whites are good enough to make it to the last eight of the Challenge Cup

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Televised Challenge Cup games revealed

Televised Challenge Cup games revealed

Batley will play in front of the national cameras again after their Challenge Cup fixture with Catalans was selected for television coverage. The Bulldogs will play the in-form Super League side in the opening televised game of the round, which

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