5Live to host Quarter-Final draw

BBC Radio 5Live will host the draw for the quarter-finals of the Men’s Betfred Challenge Cup on Monday 25 March – and darts aces and Rugby League fans Joe Cullen and Michael Smith will be joining ‘The Monday Night Club’ between 8.45pm-9 to draw the four ties.

The presence of St Helens supporter Smith, world champion in 2023, and Wigan Warriors fan Cullen, a former Masters champion and Premier League finalist, ensures that Rugby League’s famous rivals will be represented at Monday night’s, with both teams now confirmed in the hat.

Round 6 ties in full

  • Hull KR 40-0 Salford Red Devils
  • Leeds Rhinos 6-20 St Helens
  • Wigan Warriors 44-18 Sheffield Eagles
  • Batley Bulldogs v Castleford Tigers – Saturday 23 March, 3pm
  • Huddersfield Giants v Hull FC – Saturday 23 March,2pm
  • Leigh Leopards v Featherstone Rovers – Saturday 23 March, 2pm (The Sportsman)
  • Warrington Wolves v London Broncos – Saturday 23 March, 5.30pm
  • Halifax Panthers v Catalans Dragons – Sunday 24 March, 3pm

Quarter-finals draw ball numbers:

  • 1. Castleford Tigers 
  • 2. Catalans Dragons 
  • 3. Huddersfield Giants 
  • 4. Hull KR 
  • 5. Leigh Leopards 
  • 6. St Helens 
  • 7. Warrington Wolves 
  • 8. Wigan Warriors

Quarter-final ties will take place over the weekend of 13/14 April.  

BBC Radio 5Live is available via DAB and AM radio (909 or 693), the BBC Sounds app and the following TV channels.

  • Freeview: 705
  • Sky: 0105
  • Virgin Media: 905  

The Men’s 2024 Betfred Challenge Cup Final (KO 3pm) is part of a Finals Day triple-header at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 8 June, alongside the finals of the Betfred Women’s Challenge Cup (KO 11.45am) and the AB Sundecks 1895 Cup (KO 5.45pm). Tickets are available online now from only £20 Adults and £10 Under 16s, with family packages also available.

Friday 22 March 2024