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Ratchford and Brierley to conduct Challenge Cup draw

Ratchford and Brierley to conduct Challenge Cup draw

Super League stars Stefan Ratchford and Ryan Brierley will conduct the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round draw. The eight winning sides from this weekend’ second round fixtures will be joined by all 16 Kingstone Press League 1 clubs in the

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Back on the Wembley trail

Back on the Wembley trail

  SIXTEEN amateur teams will head into action at the weekend just 80 minutes away from a tie with Kingstone Press League 1 opposition in the bid to progress on the Wembley trail. Many eyes will be on Haydock, who

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Amateur big guns pair up in Challenge Cup

Amateur big guns pair up in Challenge Cup

    Four of the eight ties in the second round of the 2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup involve teams from the Premier Division of the Kingstone Press Cider National Conference League.   It’s hard to call the clashes between Kells

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Challenge Cup second round draw made

Challenge Cup second round draw made

NCL champions Siddal face a tricky trip to Pilkington Recs in the second round of the Challenge Cup. The draw, made at the home of Siddal, was conducted by local former player Johnny Lawless and Luke Robinson. Sixteen clubs representing

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Challenge Cup hopefuls go into the hat

Challenge Cup hopefuls go into the hat

    The draw for the second round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup takes place this evening (Tuesday 31 January) and 16 amateur sides will go into the hat, hoping to go on to meet a professional side at the

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Armed Forces crash out of Ladbroke’s Challenge Cup

Armed Forces crash out of Ladbroke’s Challenge Cup

Saturday was a bad day for the British Armed Forces in the first round of the Ladbroke’s Challenge Cup, with the Army, Navy and Royal Air Force all crashing out of the competition to amateur clubs. The Army travelled to

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BBC at Twist Lane for Challenge Cup

BBC at Twist Lane for Challenge Cup

Saturday’s first round tie in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup between Leigh Miners Rangers and Wigan St Patrick’s will be televised live by the BBC.   The game, which kicks off at 1.00pm, will be screened on the BBC Sport website

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Embarking on the Wembley trail

Embarking on the Wembley trail

    THIRTY-TWO amateur teams will set off in the Wembley trail on Saturday – and although none harbour realistic ambitions of winning the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup, all will hope to progress as far as they can, with the prize

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The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup beckons

The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup beckons

THE Ladbrokes Challenge Cup gets underway on Saturday 28 January.   The scheduled programme is: Leigh Miners Rangers v Wigan St Patricks; London Chargers v Bridgend Blue Bulls (all 1.00pm) Aberdeen Warriors v Pilkington Recs; Thatto Heath Crusaders v Skirlaugh

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Hull derby the highlight of Challenge Cup first round draw

Hull derby the highlight of Challenge Cup first round draw

West Hull and Hull Dockers will clash in the first round of the Challenge Cup. The draw, which was conducted by Hull FC’s Challenge Cup winning coach Lee Radford, sees 32 clubs from the amateur and university game, plus the

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