BBC Sport to stream Whitehaven v Halifax

Whitehaven’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round tie against Halifax will be live-streamed on the BBC Sport website on Sunday, 23rd April (3.00pm).

After overcoming West Hull and Oxford in the previous rounds, League 1 club Whitehaven face their toughest test in the competition when they take on Halifax who currently sit in fifth position in the Championship.

At 24, Carl Forster is one of British sport’s youngest professional head coaches and he’ll be hoping his Cumbrian side can make their mark in rugby league’s oldest and most prestigious cup competition.

Over 23,000 viewers tuned in to watch Haydock’s heroic efforts against Oldham in the fourth round live on BBC Sport.

Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round ties:

Friday, 21st April

Leeds Rhinos v Doncaster (8.00pm)

Saturday, 22nd April

Leigh Centurions v Hull Kingston Rovers (3.00pm)

Sunday, 23rd April

Salford Red Devils v Toronto Wolfpack (12.15pm)

Huddersfield Giants v Swinton Lions (12.30pm)

Featherstone Rovers v Oldham (3.00pm)

Whitehaven v Halifax (3.00pm, BBC Sport)

Dewsbury Rams v Batley Bulldogs (3.00pm)

York City Knights v Barrow Raiders (3.00pm)

Tickets for the 2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, 26th August are now available.

Buy early and save 15% off adult tickets (until Tuesday, 6th June) and junior tickets from just £5. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Rugby League Ticket Office on 0844 856 1113 or by clicking here.

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