Halifax to host Challenge Cup fourth round draw tonight

Drew Darbyshire

Halifax will host the fourth round Challenge Cup draw on Monday, February 10 (6:30pm).

13 Championship clubs will join the competition in the fourth round.

Definitely through to round four are the winners of the seven weekend ties to defy Storm Ciara: the British Army, Doncaster, Hunslet, Leigh Miners Rangers, North Wales Crusaders, Siddal and Underbank.

Joining them in the hat will be those eight teams whose fixtures have been postponed: Barrow Raiders and London Skolars; Keighley Cougars and Newcastle Thunder; Rochdale Hornets and York Acorn; and Workington Town and West Bowling.

The ball numbers for the third round:

1 Barrow Raiders or London Skolars

2 Batley Bulldogs

3 Bradford Bulls

4 British Army

5 Dewsbury Rams

6 Doncaster

7 Featherstone Rovers

8 Halifax

9 Hunslet

10 Keighley Cougars or Newcastle Thunder

11 Leigh Centurions

12 Leigh Miners Rangers

13 London Broncos

14 North Wales Crusaders

15 Oldham

16 Rochdale Hornets or York Acorn

17 Sheffield Eagles

18 Siddal

19 Swinton Lions

20 Underbank Rangers

21 Whitehaven RLFC

22 Widnes Vikings

23 Workington Town or West Bowling

24 York City Knights

The men’s draw will be streamed live on the BBC Sport website from 6:30pm, with fourth round ties to be played on the weekend of February 22-23. The draw for round five is scheduled for Monday, February 24.

The Women’s Challenge Cup round one draw takes place on the Our League app at 7:15pm.

The ball numbers will be:

1 British Army

2 Cutsyke

3 Durham

4 East Leeds

5 Halifax

6 Hull KR

7 Keighley Cougars

8 Nottingham


10 Rochdale Hornets

11 Whitley Bay Barbarians

12 Wigan St Patricks

Ties will be played on Saturday, March 1.

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