York and Catalans Challenge Cup tie to be shown on BBC

The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round fixture between York City Knights and Catalans Dragons at Bootham Crescent on Sunday, April 22 (KO 3.00pm) has been selected to be live streamed on the BBC Sport website.

Betfred League 1 side York City Knights caused an upset in Round 4 when they defeated Swinton Lions from the Betfred Championship.

The Knights welcome Betfred Super League side Catalans Dragons, who enter the competition at this stage. The Dragons last reached the Challenge Cup final in 2007, when they fell to a 30-8 defeat against St Helens.

Earlier this year, York opened their 2018 Betfred League 1 campaign in front of a 4,281 crowd against Bradford Bulls.

The fourth round streamed tie between Normanton Knights and Rochdale Hornets attracted a viewing audience of over 13,000.

From round six onwards, two matches will be screened on BBC One and BBC Two and Sky Sports will also show two games over each weekend.

Full fifth round draw:

Warrington Wolves v Bradford Bulls

Toronto Wolfpack v Barrow Raiders*

Widnes Vikings v Coventry Bears

Leigh Centurions v London Broncos

Whitehaven RLFC v Rochdale Hornets

Oldham RLFC v Hull Kingston Rovers

Doncaster RLFC v Featherstone Rovers

York City Knights v Catalans Dragons

*Toronto Wolfpack v Barrow Raiders fixture will be reversed and will be played at Craven Park.

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