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Jon Wilkin ready for huge Leeds test in Challenge Cup

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St Helens forward Jon Wilkin admits his side need to be ready for opponents Leeds Rhinos in Saturday’s colossal Tetley’s Challenge Cup tie, admitting they cannot take anything for granted despite their win earlier in the season. Saints edged a 14-10 thriller back in March thanks to a late Tommy Makinson try, but Wilkin believes that the Rhinos will raise ... Read More »

Match preview: Huddersfield v St Helens

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Arguably the tie of the round in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup this weekend is the tussle between last year’s league leaders Huddersfield and current table toppers St Helens. With the Saints still undefeated in 2014, it is a huge test for Paul Anderson and his men to overturn former ally Nathan Brown. The Giants have seemingly been given a huge ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull KR v Warrington Wolves

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Hull Kingston Rovers and Warrington lock horns in one of five all-Super League clashes this weekend, with the Wolves looking to continue their rich recent history in the famous tournament. With Matthew Russell easing himself back to full fitness for the Wolves, the visitors are likely to be considered as favourites for their trip to East Hull – where they ... Read More »

Brambani wants Sheffield Eagles to soar in cup again

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Dominic Brambani wants Sheffield Eagles to replicate the Tetley’s Challenge Cup run they enjoyed last year as they prepare to take on London Skolars in their fourth round tie at Owlerton Stadium on Saturday. The Eagles went as far as the quarter-finals in 2013 and with five Super League clubs drawn against each other in the fourth round, Brambani sees ... Read More »

Match preview: Dewsbury Rams v Wigan Warriors

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Dewsbury Rams will be looking to cause one of the biggest cup upsets in recent memory tonight, as they take on defending cup holders Wigan Warriors in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup. Under Glenn Morrison, the Rams have been going well in the Kingston Press Championship, but they will face a remarkably different test tonight against a Wigan side who picked ... Read More »

Craig Sandercock wants to reward Hull KR fans with cup run

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Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock admits it is time his side rewarded their fans with a good cup run, as they begin their assault on Wembley this weekend. Rovers host cup kings Warrington Wolves in a mouthwatering Tetley’s Challenge Cup 4th round clash this Sunday, and the Australian confirmed he would be fielding his strongest side against the Wolves, with ... Read More »

Ben Westwood wary of underdog opponents in Challenge Cup

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Despite being arguably the most dominant force in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup in recent years, Warrington captain Ben Westwood is still wary of their opponents this weekend – as they look to launch another charge to the final. The Wolves have won the Cup three times in the last five years, with Hull Kingston Rovers standing in their way this ... Read More »

Adrian Morley still obsessed by magic of the cup

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Despite being one of Rugby League’s most decorated players, Salford Red Devils captain Adrian Morley still has one more goal to aim for – to win the Tetley’s Challenge Cup with his hometown club. Salford head for Hull FC this evening looking to book their place in the last 16 of Rugby League’s oldest and most prestigious knockout competition and ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Salford Red Devils

Hull FC full-back Jamie Shaul. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC and Salford get the fourth round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup underway this evening, with a rematch of the clash that finished 30-8 in favour of the Black and Whites last Friday. Hull boss Lee Radford has been boosted by the return of props Mickey Paea and Garreth Carvell for the clash, as his pack begins to take ... Read More »

Wigan to begin cup defence at Dewsbury

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Wigan Warriors will start the defence of the Challenge Cup with a trip to high-flying Championship outfit Dewsbury, in a fourth-round draw that has thrown up some absolutely huge ties. Arguably the standout tie of the round is last years league leaders, Huddersfield Giants, up against the current table toppers of 2014, St Helens. It is another meeting with former ... Read More »