Cup draw tonight

The draw for the second round of the 2016 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup will be made this evening (Tuesday 2 February). John Kear, the coach of the Sheffield Eagles side that won the trophy in 1998, will conduct the event, together with Eagles Lance Todd Trophy winner Mark Aston. The eighteen teams in the hat are Northumbria University, Oulton Raiders, Egremont…

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Challenge Cup & trial game full-time scores

Challenge Cup Round One Aberdeen Warriors 16 Northumbria University 42 Warriors. T – Vernon, Davies, Hazzard; G – Aplin 2 Northumbria. T – Wilson, Harrison, Foster 2, Thornton 3, Richmond; G – Shaw 5 Half-time: 10-12 East Leeds 0 Oulton Raiders 32 Raiders. T – Austin, Flanagan 2, Macintosh 2; G – Flanagan 6 Half-time: 0-12 Egremont Rangers 62 Bridgend…

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RFL and BBC agree new Challenge Cup deal

The RFL and BBC have agreed a deal that will see the broadcaster continue to televise the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup and highlights of the First Utility Super League until 2020. The deal ensures that the Challenge Cup final will continue to be broadcast live on the BBC until 2020 and that the BBC will broadcast live matches in the sixth…

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Rhinos win Challenge Cup Final by record margin as Briscoe scores five tries

Leeds Rhinos led 16-0 at half-time in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final against Hull Kingston Rovers at Wembley this afternoon, and they extended their lead to 44-0 at the final to create a new record for the winning margin in a Challenge Cup Final in front of 80,140 spectators. On an emotional afternoon, when the RFL unveiled the Wembley statue…

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Rugby League Group lays wreath at Cenotaph

The Parliamentary Rugby League Group has laid a wreath at the Cenotaph in remembrance of those involved in Rugby League who have given the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country. Conducted by Her Majesty’s Armed Forces and lead by Vice Chief of Defence Staff and President of Great Britain Armed Forces Rugby League, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach,…

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