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York and Rochdale derbies the highlight of third round Challenge Cup draw

York and Rochdale derbies the highlight of third round Challenge Cup draw

York Acorn shall travel to York City Knights in the third round of the Challenge Cup. A superb draw has also seen amateur side Rochdale Mayfield handed a tasty tie at home to League One neighbours Rochdale Hornets. Here’s the

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Second round draw for Challenge Cup made

Second round draw for Challenge Cup made

The draw for the second round of the 2016 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup took place this evening at RAF Coningsby. The home teams were drawn by 1998 Challenge Cup & Lance Todd Trophy winner Mark Aston and the away teams were

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Cup draw tonight

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

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Challenge Cup & trial game full-time scores

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

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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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