BBC and Sky Sports to show four Challenge Cup round six ties

Photo courtesy of Richard Long

BBC and Sky Sports will show two games each in the sixth round of the 2019 Challenge Cup over the weekend of May 10-12. 

The first Bradford-Leeds derby for five years will be shown live on BBC1, kicking off at 2:30pm on Saturday, May 11.

The BBC’s second tie, also to be shown on BBC1, will be the blockbuster between Warrington Wolves and Wigan Warriors at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Sunday, May 12 (kick-off 2:15pm).

Sky Sports will show the first and fourth televised matches of the weekend – kicking things off with Hull FC’s tie against Castleford Tigers on Friday, May 10 (7:35pm), and then rounding off the programme with Huddersfield Giants versus St Helens on Sunday, May 12 (6:05pm).

Kick-off times for the remaining four matches of the sixth round will now be confirmed by the clubs involved.

2019 Challenge Cup round six ties:

Friday, May 10 – Hull FC v Castleford Tigers (7:35pm, Sky Sports)

Saturday, May 11 – Bradford Bulls v Leeds Rhinos (2:30pm, BBC1)

Sunday, May 12 – Warrington Wolves v Wigan Warriors (2:15pm, BBC1), Huddersfield Giants v St Helens (6:05pm, Sky Sports)

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