Challenge Cup fifth round draw next week

Drew Darbyshire

Wigan women’s captain Gemma Walsh and St Helens ladies star Faye Gaskin will conduct the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round draw on Tuesday.

The draw will be broadcast LIVE on the BBC Sport website on Tuesday, March 20, from 7pm.

Former England Women’s captain Walsh played in the 2005, 2008 and 2013 Women’s Rugby League World Cups and has made 15 appearances for England.

Gaskin has earned six caps for England Women and will play at St Helens Ladies, formerly Thatto Heath Ladies, this year.

Super League sides Warrington Wolves, Hull Kingston Rovers, Widnes Vikings and Catalans Dragons will enter the draw for the fifth round alongside the 12 winning sides from the fourth round of the competition, which takes place this weekend.

The 2018 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fourth round ties are as follows:

Friday, March 16

Kells v Toronto Wolfpack (6:15pm)
Doncaster RLFC v Newcastle Thunder (8pm)

Saturday, March 17

Normanton Knights v Rochdale Hornets (2pm, LIVE on BBC Sport website)

Sunday, March 18

North Wales Crusaders v Featherstone Rovers (2:30pm)
Barrow Raiders v Sheffield Eagles (3pm)
Coventry Bears v Pilkington Recs (3pm)
Halifax v Oldham (3pm)
Batley Bulldogs v Leigh Centurions (3pm)
Workington Town v London Broncos (3pm)
Whitehaven RLFC v Dewsbury Rams (3pm)
York City Knights v Swinton Lions (3pm)
Hunslet RLFC v Bradford Bulls (3pm)

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