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Sheffield legends to conduct Ladbrokes Challenge Cup draw

Sheffield legends to conduct Ladbrokes Challenge Cup draw

  John Kear, who coached Sheffield Eagles to Challenge Cup glory in 1998, will be joined by his scrum-half that day, Lance Todd Trophy winner Mark Aston, for the draw for the second round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup. The

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On the Wembley trail

On the Wembley trail

    The 2016 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup first round draw took place this afternoon in the famous surroundings of Wembley Stadium. The draw was made in the dressing room, a familiar setting for Leeds Rhinos winger and 2015 Lance Todd

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Wigan named favourites to win 2016 Challenge Cup

Wigan named favourites to win 2016 Challenge Cup

Wigan Warriors are the early favourites with the sponsors to win the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup this year. Following the first round draw held at Wembley the bookies are releasing their odds for the season ahead, and it’s Wigan who find

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A history of gaffes with the cup draw

A history of gaffes with the cup draw

There was a bit of an error in Thursday’s Challenge Cup first round draw – when the name of East Leeds ARLFC was read out twice – and Stanningley’s wasn’t announced at all. It prompted this tweet from East Leeds

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Challenge Cup First Round draw made

Challenge Cup First Round draw made

The First Round of the Challenge Cup has taken place at Wembley today, with all three Cumbrian sides being handed home ties. Tom Briscoe, Leeds Rhinos’ five-try hero, and Lizzie Jones conducted the draw. There is some confusion as East

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RFL and BBC agree new Challenge Cup deal

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

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

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

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Rugby League Group lays wreath at Cenotaph

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

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Chester trying to keep Rovers relaxed

Chester trying to keep Rovers relaxed

Hull KR coach Chris Chester admits that he was a “nervous wreck” when he played in the Challenge Cup Final with Hull ten years ago – and says he’s determined to ensure the same doesn’t happen to his players. Chester

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Inexperience may help us, insists Lunt

Inexperience may help us, insists Lunt

Hull Kingston Rovers hooker Shaun Lunt believes that the club’s vast Challenge Cup inexperience compared to rivals Leeds could play into their hands at Wembley on Saturday. Only three members of the KR squad have experience of playing in the

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