Opinion: How I hope the Challenge Cup draw pans out
There were some interesting choices, so I thought I would share my own hopes. I want you to do the same, too – either join the debate on Twitter or comment using the form below this article.
The teams in the hat for the draw are as follows:
In an ideal world, this is what I’d like to see and why:
Keighley Cougars v Bradford Bulls
Why? It would most likely be a sell-out crowd (it’s a local rivalry) and the result could go either way.
Leigh Centurions v Wigan Warriors
Why? A sell-out is almost guaranteed and Leigh are capable of causing an upset, especially if Shaun Wane fields a side of youngsters.
Castleford Tigers v Leeds Rhinos
Why? Why not? Super League’s top two sides, a West Yorkshire derby, and a packed-out Jungle. You could even say this would be the most interesting final.
Widnes Vikings v Warrington Wolves
Why? Good Friday’s thumping aside, this would be another mouthwatering and well-attended derby that could go either way.
These choices might not be for everyone but there’s no doubting they would produce some excitement, and there’s potential here for four sell-out crowds. Now it’s your turn – let us know what you want to see come out of the hat tonight by commenting using the form below this article or joining the debate on Twitter and Facebook.
Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your choice.
|Print / Kindle||Print / Digital||Digital Exclusive||Print / Digital|