Challenge Cup quarter-finals draw: Everything you need to know

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Everything you need to know about the Challenge Cup quarter-finals draw.

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup will be held at Headingley at half-time in Saturday’s sixth round tie between Super League rivals Leeds and Castleford. BBC Two will show the draw live.


The draw numbers will be as follows:

1 Wigan Warriors or Salford Red Devils

2 Sheffield Eagles or Hull FC

3 Whitehaven or St Helens

4 Catalans Dragons or Featherstone Rovers

5 Hull KR or Leigh Centurions

6 Leeds Rhinos or Castleford Tigers

7 Warrington Wolves or Wakefield Trinity

8 Barrow Raiders or Huddersfield Giants

The quarter-finals will be played on the weekend of April 8-10.

1895 Cup draw details

BBC Radio Cumbria will show the draw for the play-off and semi-finals of the 1895 Cup live on Monday, March 28 (9:15am).

The play-off  will be played on the weekend of April 9-10. The semi-finals will take place on the weekend of May 7-8.

Featherstone are the current holders of the 1895 Cup, having beat York in the final at Wembley last year.

Tottenham Hostspur Stadium will host the Challenge Cup final on Saturday, May 28.

Challenge Cup sixth round

The Challenge Cup sixth round gets underway on Friday night. Wigan welcome fellow Super League side Salford to the DW Stadium (7:35pm).

Part-time Championship club Sheffield Eagles take on Hull at Featherstone on Saturday (2pm), whilst Super League champions and Challenge Cup holders St Helens travel up to Cumbria to face Championship outfit Whitehaven..

Championship high flyers Featherstone travel to the south of France to face last year’s Super League Grand Finalists Catalans Dragons.

The Championship’s in-form side Leigh will fancy their chances with an away trip at Hull KR. Leeds-Castleford will conclude Saturday’s action, with the quarter-finals draw at half-time.

On Sunday, Warrington take on Wakefield at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. And on BBC Two, Barrow host Super League side Huddersfield (4:30pm).

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