BBC select Challenge Cup second round tie for live coverage

The Challenge Cup second round tie between Featherstone Lions and Thatto Heath Crusaders has been chosen for live coverage on the BBC Sport website.

More than 23,000 viewed the first round game between Rochdale Mayfield and Crosfields, with a match from each of the first five rounds due to be streamed by the BBC, before they go televised.

National Conference League Premier Division champions Thatto Heath are the highest ranked side currently in the competition, and travel to The Millpond Stadium on Saturday February 10 (2pm kick-off).

The full draw is:

Saturday, February 10 (2pm kick-off unless stated)

British Army v London Chargers (1.00pm)
Millom v Bradford Dudley Hill (1.30pm)
Pilkington Recs v Thornhill Trojans
Oulton Raiders v Shaw Cross Sharks
Featherstone Lions v Thatto Heath Crusaders (live on BBC Sport)
Batley Boys v Royal Air Force
Askam v West Hull
Kells v Orrell St James
Distington v Lock Lane
Hunslet Club Parkside v Wath Brow Hornets
Rochdale Mayfield v Normanton Knights (2.30pm)
University of Hull v Myton Warriors (2.30pm)

2 Comments

  1. Great for the grassroots but I was hoping the Beeb would go for the armed forces or expansion this time around as the opportunities get less likely with each round!

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