Televised Challenge Cup games revealed

Batley will play in front of the national cameras again after their Challenge Cup fixture with Catalans was selected for television coverage.

The Bulldogs will play the in-form Super League side in the opening televised game of the round, which will be played on Friday, May 6 (8pm ko) on SKY Sports.

Elsewhere, the BBC has selected two all Super League matches as part of their coverage for the weekend.

Castleford will host Salford in front of the cameras on Saturday, May 7 (2.30pm ko), while on Sunday, May 8 St Helens’ mouthwatering tie against Hull FC will be shown on BBC 2 (4.30pm ko).

It will be Batley’s second time on television this season after playing, and winning, against Featherstone in front of the SKY cameras in the fifth round.