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Challenge Cup third-round draw details


The draw for the third round of the 2014 Tetley’s Challenge Cup will take place at the University of Gloucestershire tomorrow (Monday February 24) at 6.10pm. It will be broadcast live on BBC Radio Gloucester. UK residents can listen to the draw live on BBC Radio Gloucester by clicking here. The draw will also be streamed live on The ... Read More »

Tetley’s Challenge Cup presents the ultimate non-uniform day

Tetley's Challenge Cup

Former Bradford Northern prop Jon Hamer believes destiny has played its part ahead of Great Britain Police’s Tetley’s Challenge Cup second round tie against the British Army. An annual tie between the two teams had been hosted by the home side since 2003, but it was called off this year due to the unavailability of both squads. As fate would ... Read More »

East Leeds take the Easy Road to Wembley

Tetley's Challenge Cup

East Leeds will be hoping to repeat last season’s Tetley’s Challenge Cup exploits by getting through to the third round of Rugby League’s oldest and most prestigious competition when they play ‘local’ rivals Leeds Metropolitan University on Saturday (2.00pm). The second round tie marks East Leeds’s debut at their new home, Richmond Hill on Easy Road in Leeds and captain ... Read More »

Tetley’s Challenge Cup second round draw

Tetley's Challenge Cup

The draw for the second round of the 2014 Tetley’s Challenge Cup took place on Thursday evening live on  the Rugby League Extra show on BBC Radio Manchester. The home teams were drawn by Kris Radlinski, the Rugby General Manager of Tetley’s Challenge Cup holders Wigan Warriors; the away teams were drawn by the owner of Salford City Reds, Dr ... Read More »

Radlinski to make Challenge Cup draw

Tetley's Challenge Cup

Lance Todd Trophy winner Kris Radlinski and the owner of Salford Red Devils, Dr Marwan Koukash will conduct the draw for the second round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup this evening. The draw will take place live on BBC Radio Manchester’s Rugby League Extra show around 6.30pm – Rugby League fans can listen in live from anywhere in the UK ... Read More »

Challenge Cup Report: Loughborough University V GB Police


Loughborough University 24 – 38 GB Police By Richard Oxley, at Loughborough University, Sunday The first round of the 2014 Tetley’s Challenge Cup saw Great Britain Police make the journey along the M1 to the unrivalled sporting facilities of Loughborough University, who, boasting an unblemished 2013/14 BUCS record, were in a confident mood. GB Police coach, Mark Robinson, called for ... Read More »

Welsh champions target capital challenge

Tetley's Challenge Cup

Welsh champions Torfaen Tigers aim to make the most of their first Tetley’s Challenge Cup appearance when they travel to South West London Chargers for a first round tie in Chiswick on Saturday (2.00pm). Torfaen, the 2013 South Wales Rugby League Conference champions, travel to face Harry Jepson Trophy winners South West London Chargers in a tie that sees two ... Read More »

Tetley’s Challenge Cup draw produces compelling ties

The enduring appeal of Rugby League’s oldest and most prestigious competition, the Tetley’s Challenge Cup was highlighted on Wednesday night (January 8) when the first round draw was conducted live on BBC radio. Forty four clubs will begin the journey that concludes with the final at Wembley on Saturday August 23 when they contest an compelling first round over the ... Read More »

Tetley’s Challenge Cup 1st round draw

The draw for the first round of the 2014 Tetley’s Challenge Cup will be broadcast live on BBC Radio Humberside on Wednesday January 8 between 6.30pm and 7.30pm. The draw sees 44 teams set out on the road that ultimately leads to Wembley Stadium and the 2014 final of Rugby League’s oldest and most prestigious knockout competition on Saturday August ... Read More »

What a letdown

First published in League Express, Monday 26th Aug 2013 Well, it was our fault for expecting a classic, I suppose. That was absolutely dreadful, wasn’t it? I’ve championed Wigan for all of Shaun Wane’s time in charge, but they look a bit lethargic at the moment. Fortunately for them, they were playing a Hull side that was pitiful beyond belief ... Read More »