Challenge Cup round-up: Round 2

There were a couple of upsets in round two of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.

Featherstone Lions progressed into the third round after beating Thatto Heath Crusaders 18-6 in a game which was streamed LIVE on the BBC Sport website.

Hunslet Club Parkside eased past Wath Brow Hornets 24-6 at home.

NCL division three club Millom caused an upset as they beat division one side Bradford Dudley hill 24-12.

Shaw Cross Sharks suffered a 24-10 defeat away to Oulton Raiders.

Askam beat West Hull, who are two divisions above them, 16-4.

A drop-goal was the only thing to separate the Batley Boys and the Royal Air Force, with Batley running out 13-12 winners.

Division one side Lock Lane were stunned as they lost 12-4 to Distington.

Orrell St James were downed by Kells, meaning that four Cumbrian sides progressed through to the third round.

In what was a scrappy affair, Pilkington Recs saw off Thornhill Trojans with a 16-0 home victory.

No university teams are in the third round this year after the University of Hull were downed 22-18 by Myton Warriors.

The Army edged past London Chargers in a 26-14 thriller in Aldershot.

And Normanton Knights made the third round with a narrow 8-4 win at Rochdale Mayfield.

Did you go to any of the games? Let us know in the comments below.

About Drew Darbyshire 8175 Articles
Love Rugby League Deputy Editor. Joined the site ahead of the 2017 World Cup and been a full-time reporter since 2018.

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  1. Went to Batley Boys excellent game in atrocious conditions, both sides gave it their all right into extra time, but there can’t be a better lad than Adam Bingham to drop a goal in extra time, fantastic result from “The Boys”

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