Holders Leeds handed Saints semi-final

Holders Leeds will take on St Helens in the semi-finals of the Challenge Cup.

Saints booked their place in the last four for the first time since 2011 with a hard fought 36-20 win over Widnes on Sunday afternoon, prior to the draw being made by Chris Kamara and Paul Sculthorpe live on BBC.

The Rhinos moved within 80 minutes of a Wembley return with a 24-6 win over Hull on Friday.

In the other semi-final, Warrington will face Hull KR.

The Wolves survived a scare from Championship side Leigh on Saturday, while Rovers kicked off an entertaining Challenge Cup weekend with a 32-26 defeat of Catalans on Thursday.


The semi-finals will take place on Friday July 31 and Saturday August 1.

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