Cup semi-final venues confirmed

Both venues for the Challenge Cup semi-finals have been confirmed and games will be televised live on the BBC over the weekend of Saturday, 29th and Sunday 30th July.

The first semi-final, Hull FC v Leeds Rhinos, will be played at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster on the Saturday and will be televised live on BBC One with a 2.30pm kick-off.

Hull FC, who are the current holders of the cup, last met Leeds in a semi-final in 2000 – the Rhinos just edged past them that day 28-22.

Salford Red Devils made their first semi-final since 1998 after beating Wakefield Trinity and will play Wigan Warriors, 19-time Challenge Cup winners, at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington on the Sunday (BBC Two, 2.30pm).

Tickets for both semi-finals will go on sale via participating clubs at 10.00am on Wednesday, 21st June.

The following prices apply for both matches – Adults from £20 (£3 discount available to season ticket holders), concessions from £15 (£2 discount available to season ticket holders), juniors (16 and under) from £10 (£1 discount available to season ticket holders. Under 2s are free but require a match ticket.

The schedule for the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup semi-finals is as follows:

Saturday, 29th July – Hull FC v Leeds Rhinos (BBC One, 2.30pm kick-off)
Sunday, 30th July – Wigan Warriors v Salford Red Devils (BBC Two, 2.30pm kick-off)