Semi-final referees confirmed

Ben Thaler and Richard Silverwood have been named as the referees for this weekend’s Challenge Cup semi-finals.

Thaler will take charge of the tie between Leeds and Wigan at the Galpharm Stadium on Saturday (5.30pm), assisted by touchjudges James Child and Tony Martin, with Steve Ganson as video referee.

Silverwood will be in the middle for Sunday’s clash between Huddersfield and Warrington at the City of Salford Stadium, and will be joined by touch judges Robert Hicks and Tim Roby, with Ian Smith as video referee.