Salford and St Helens to host Challenge Cup quarter-final double headers

The RFL has confirmed that Salford and St Helens will host the Challenge Cup quarter-finals behind closed doors.

The quarter-finals will be split into two double headers later this month, with all four matches being broadcast live.

The BBC’s selected ties – Warrington v St Helens and Castleford or Hull FC v Wigan – will be played at Salford’s AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday, September 19.

That follows a Friday night double header at the Totally Wicked Stadium in St Helens on September 18, with all action shown live by Sky Sports – Catalans v Salford followed by Leeds against Hull KR.

The Totally Wicked Stadium will also host the Castleford-Hull sixth round tie on Sunday, September 13 – which will be shown live on BBC1, with a 3pm kick-off.

 

As with all Super League fixtures since the resumption of the 2020 season in August, all five of the above matches will be played behind closed doors because of Government restrictions.

Challenge Cup remaining rounds:

Sixth round

Sunday, September 13: Castleford v Hull FC (Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens – 3pm, live on BBC 1)

Quarter-finals

Friday, September 18: Catalans v Salford (6pm), Leeds v Hull KR (8:15pm) – both Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens (Sky Sports)

Saturday, September 19: Warrington v St Helens (2:30pm, live on BBC1), Castleford or Hull FC v Wigan (5pm, live on BBC2) – both at AJ Bell Stadium, Salford

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